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Video: Tinariwen "Imidawan Ma Tenam" ft. Nels Cline (Wilco) *World Premiere*

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Our favorite Northern Malian blues making desert nomads, Tinariwen, premiere their latest video for "Imidawan Ma Tenam" today.  Fresh off a great collabo with our Brooklyn neighbors Tunde Adebimpe and Kyp Malone (from TV on The Radio), Tinariwen hit with this  hauntingly beautiful song + video shot in Northern Mali, which also features guitar from Nels Cline of Wilco (recorded seperately in Chicago).  Vid is produced and directed by Patrick Votan.  Watch the video for the interesting details and circumstances of the recording process of their upcoming album, Tassili (Anti, August 30), which took them far from their homeland.  The album also features the horn section from The Dirty Dozen Brass Band - we're counting the days till the drop date! Tinariwen are on tour now - check after the jump for tour dates.

Tinariwen Tour Dates:

Fri.Sept-30 Los Angeles Oohlala Festival w/ Hindi Zahra

El Rey Theater

Sat/Oct-29Los Angeles, CA, Luckman Foundation

Sun/Oct-30 San Francisco, CA Fillmore

Mon/Oct-31Santa Cruz, CA Rio Theatre

Tue/Nov-01Pomona, CA Glasshouse

Wed/Nov-02Tucson, AZ Rialto Theater

Fri/Nov-04Dallas, TX Granada Theater

Sat/Nov-05Austin, TXFFF fest

Sun/Nov-06Houston, TX Fitzgeralds

Mon/Nov-07New Orleans, LA House Of Blues

Wed/Nov-09Orlando, FL The Social

Thu/Nov-10Miami, FL, Grand Central

Fri/Nov-11St. Petersburg, FL, State Theater

Sat/Nov-12Atlanta, GA, Variety

Sun/Nov-13Chapel Hill, NC, Cat's Cradle

Tue/Nov-15Washington, DC9:30 Club

Wed/Nov-16Philadelphia, PA, Trocadero

Fri/Nov-18Boston, MA, Paradise

Sat/Nov-19New York, NY, Webster Hall

Mon/Nov-21Montreal PQ, Le National

Tue/Nov-22Toronto, ONT, Opera House

Wed/Nov-23Detroit, MI, Majestic Theater

Fri/Nov-25Chicago, IL, Metro

Sat/Nov-26Minneapolis, MN, Cedar Cultural Center

Mon/Nov-28Edmonton, ALB

Tue/Nov-29Calgary, ALBEPCOR / Folk Fest

Wed/Nov-30Vancouver, BC Vogue

Thu/Dec-01Seattle, WA Showbox

 

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