Tag: Bombino

  • Bombino: Nomad

    Bombino: Nomad

    Produced by Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys, Tuareg musician Bombino’s third solo album Nomad (2013) is a testament to the constant cross-pollination taking place between modern African and Western music. Born in Niger in 1980, Omara “Bombino” Moctar discovers in the early 1990s the…

  • Bombino: Tar Hani

    Bombino: Tar Hani

    It was in 2008 while filming a documentary in Niger focusing on the Tuareg nomads of the Sahara and Sahel regions of Africa that American film maker Ron Wyman first heard the music of Bombino on a car stereo. Our driver had one cassette –…