Mdou Moctar

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.

Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime stream

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.

Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime stream

Mdou Moctar – Afrique Victime

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

Mdou Moctar Afrique Victime stream

Mdou Moctar announces new album, Afrique Victime

Check out new single “Tala Tannam.”

Mdou Moctar Chismiten

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.