||Desert Crossroads CD (2008) |
Alhousseini Mohamed Anivolla discography The sounds of the Sahara desert sift into your stereo with DESERT CROSSROADS. The album presents Etran Finatwa, a group formed by musicians from the Wodaabe and Tuareg tribes, two nomadic bands of desert dwellers. In the wake of fellow Tuareg group Tinariwen's worldwide popularity, Etran Finatwa's music was marketed to the West, but it's a horse of a different color. More acoustic-oriented and traditional-sounding (even if not strictly traditional), it bears the echoes of people who have drifted across the Saharan sands and grasslands for longer than anyone can recall. Over pounding percussion and tartly picked riffs that could only be described as bluesy, voices wail, sometimes alone, sometimes in group chants, telling tales of a life most of the world can barely envision.
Etran Finatawa: Alhousseini Mohamed Anivolla (vocals, guitar, bass instrument, background vocals); Ghalitane Khamidoune (vocals, guitar, background vocals); Bagui Bouga (vocals, flute, background vocals); Bammo Agonla (vocals, hand claps, background vocals); Zaid Ag Abdoul Jamil, Mamane Tankari (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Paul Borg.
Liner Note Author: Paul Borg.
Recording information: Livingston ...
||Sahara Sessions CD (2013) |
Alhousseini Mohamed Anivolla CD discography Recording information: Tent in the Desert, Korey Gourou, Niger.
Personnel: Bammo Agonla (vocals, guitar, hand claps); Alhousseini Mohamed Anivolla (vocals, guitar); Goumar Abdouljamil (guitar, background vocals); Mamane Tankari (background vocals).
Audio Mixer: Colin Bass.
||Tarkat Tajje/Let's Go! CD (2010) |
Alhousseini Mohamed Anivolla albums The third album from Etran Finatawa, the band comprised of a mix of the Wodaabe and Touareg people, captures the development of an already well-formed sound. It's based in the desert blues style, not a million miles from Tinariwen and other similar performers, but the group ...