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Songhoy Blues
Music in Exile

Songhoy Blues are a rock ‘n’ roll outfit tributing the eponymous Songhoy, a group who reside in Mali by the Niger River. On ‘Music In Exile’, the band’s influences range from the also eponymous blues and the sound of old school rock bands known for being awesome at showing off. They make a sound that unwinds around ...view item »

Songhoy Blues

Malian blues heroes Songhoy Blues follow-up their critically acclaimed debut LP, Music In Exile, with Re-Covered - an EP of covers. The EP features a pertinent re-imagining of The Clash’s Should I Stay or Should I Go which deals with the difficult situation faced by refug...view item »

Songhoy Blues

Another album of wonderful afro-funk-pop from Songhoy Blues! Résistance features guest appearances from Elf Kid, a children’s choir, and, most remarkably, punk’s sacred aunt Iggy Pop, and the whole thing flows like liquid gold. Chanting vocals, meaty rhythms, and that...view item »

Songhoy Blues
Al Hassidi Terei

Having been banned from playing music by Islamic extremists in Timbuktu, Songhoy Blues moved to the Malian capital where they met Damon Albarn and things have been going up since then. Some classic African folk/rock with crisp guitar and beautiful vocal sounds, it’s fun and defiant. Debut album to come, watch this space....view item »