Tinariwen – “Kel Tinawen” (Feat. Cass McCombs) Video

Tinariwen, the Toureg desert blues-rockers and festival mainstays, have been putting their own windblown spin on Western classic rock since they formed in 1979, and…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2019 - 9:11 am

Tinariwen – “Nànnuflày” (Feat. Kurt Vile & Mark Lanegan) Video

Tinariwen released their latest album, Elwan, early last year. And now the Tuareg desert blues masters are back with a new animated music video for…
Peter Helman | March 17, 2018 - 11:00 am

Stream Tinariwen Elwan

Next week, Tuareg desert blues greats Tinariwen will follow up 2014's Emaar with Elwan, another album that the group recorded in Joshua Tree, California. They…
Tom Breihan | February 2, 2017 - 10:06 am

Tinariwen – “Assawt”

Next month, the great Toureg desert blues band Tinariwen return with their new album Elwan. And as with their last album, 2014's Emmaar, the band…
Tom Breihan | January 23, 2017 - 11:59 am

Robert Plant, Kindness, Tinariwen Contribute New Tracks To Charity Album For Refugees

The British Red Cross are putting together a compilation album called The Long Road to draw attention to the experiences of refugees and asylum seekers,…
James Rettig | December 9, 2015 - 10:25 am

Tinariwen – “Toumast Tincha (The Antlers Remix)”

Tonight, Anti- labelmates Daniel Lanois, the Antlers, Tinariwen, and Lonney Holley will play a big show that they've called Anti-Thesis at Brooklyn's Masonic Temple. In…
Tom Breihan | November 10, 2014 - 11:58 am

Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) – “Dying To Live” (Edgar Winter Cover)

Next month, the newly honored Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Yusuf Islam, who used to be named Cat Stevens, will release a new LP,…
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2014 - 4:59 pm

Stream Tinariwen Emmaar

The eternally badass Tuareg desert-blues band Tinariwen recorded their new album Emmaar in Joshua Tree when the political climate Mali, their hometown, made it impossible…
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2014 - 9:37 am

Tinariwen – “Toumast Tincha (The People Have Been Sold Out)” Video

The eternally badass Toureg desert-blues band Tinariwen is set to follow up their 2011 album Tassili early next year with the just-announced new album Emmaar.
Tom Breihan | December 2, 2013 - 10:40 am

Tinariwen – “Iswegh Attay” Video

In their video for "Iswegh Attay," a song from their Tassili album, the members of the Touareg desert blues band Tinariwen sit around a well-lit…
Tom Breihan | January 11, 2012 - 3:23 pm

Tinariwen Bring TVOTR Members To Colbert

Last night's guest on The Colbert Report was Tinariwen, "from a North African nomadic tribe, which means they're always on tour." (Also: "Our guests tonight…
Amrit Singh | November 30, 2011 - 10:33 am

Tinariwen – “Tenere Taqqim Tossam” (Feat. Tunde Adebimpe & Kyp Malone) (Four Tet Remix)

Here Four Tet Kieran Hebden has his way with the Tishoumaren gyspy folk-blues avatars Tinariwen in seven-minute remix fashion. The African outfit's latest LP for…
Amrit Singh | September 7, 2011 - 5:29 pm

Coachella 2009: M.I.A., Superchunk, And So Much Sun

By Amrit Singh & Brandon Stosuy The weather's getting hotter by the day, but we refuse to cave: We arrived at the grounds when the…
Brandon Stosuy | April 19, 2009 - 2:42 pm