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Tinariwen Deliver a Devastatingly Beautiful Album With 'Elwan'

Despite its scathing message of political critique, Tinariwen’s newest album, 'Elwan,' never feels incendiary.

Much like reggae, the critically acclaimed sound of Malian guitar group Tinariwen was born out of necessity, a direct response to the widespread independence of 1960s North Africa.

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