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'Azel,' Bombino's New Album Is His Best Work Yet

Bombino pushes Tuareg desert blues forward with his new album 'Azel,' produced by Dirty Projectors' Dave Longstreth,

Bombino. Photo by Vittorio Catti.

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Film

'Return To Timbuktu'

'Return To Timbuktu' is a forthcoming feature-length documentary from filmmaker Michael Meredith about the return of musicians to Mali after the conflict.

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Tinariwen On 'Emmaar'

Okayafrica caught up with Tinariwen in the lead-up to 'Emmaar,' one of their most comprehensive, contemplative and layered offerings yet.

Africa Express 'Maison Des Jeunes'

Full-length debut from Africa Express 'Maison Des Jeunes' is a successful experiment in cross-cultural conversation and 47 minutes of really good music.

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