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March 28, 2014 7:50 pm
Last year’s Troubles saw the Afrophile Australian/American indie duo at the core of Dirtmusic record in Bamako during the Malian political crisis. Lion City, drawn from the same sessions, plays like a dub version of that album: similar material mirrors, reverberates; guitars drop in and out.
Several members of Tamikrest add slow Desert Blues to “Movin’ Careful”, and Aminata Wassidjé Traoré’s striking singing holds “Narha” together.
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