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Kraftwerk, Beach House, Low to play Green Man Festival 2022

Plus Parquet Courts, Mdou Moctar, Cate Le Bon, Jenny Hval, Yves Tumor and more

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Mdou Moctar announces 2022 tour dates

Headlining shows and dates with Parquet Courts.

The best albums of 2021

The 50 Best Albums of 2021

Our 50 favorite records of a strange and eclectic year.

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The 100 Best Songs of 2021

Our favorite tracks from a pretty strange year

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Mdou Moctar shares new performance video, Live at the Niger River

See the Nigerien guitarist and his bandmates perform songs from ‘Afrique Victime’

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Watch the new Mdou Moctar film, Afrique Victime: The Documentary

See the new 10-minute clip telling the story behind the album.

Best Albums of 2021 so far

The 33 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The year’s half over and it’s still hard to know what to make of it.…

Best albums of may 2021

The Best Albums of May 2021

The best new releases of the past month, from desert blues to progressive metalcore.

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Stream Mdou Moctar’s new album, Afrique Victime

Hear the Nigerien artist’s new psych odyssey.

Best albums of may 2021

Mdou Moctar announces fall tour, shares new track “Taliat”

Hear another new track from ‘Afrique Victime’ before it’s released on Friday.

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Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime

The Tuareg guitarist/songwriter delivers an album that radiates warmth even as it soars to psychedelic heights.

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Mdou Moctar announces new album, Afrique Victime

Check out new single “Tala Tannam.”

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Mdou Moctar’s “Chismiten” is electric, dynamic desert blues

Hear the desert blues guitarist’s first single for Matador, and it’s a real heater.

The Top 100 Songs of 2019

Our favorite songs of 2019

The best albums of 2019

The Best Albums of April 2019

A dozen albums that made April more tolerable.