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Clyde P – The Gnawa March EP

50 days ago
Discobelle.netClyde P is a Parisian tech house producer that’s widely considered to be the best kept secret within the dance music scene in Europe. He’s also the son of the famous French singer Rachid Taha and was raised on a musical diet of funk and hip-hop w... more info

Rachid Taha, 59, Algerian Rocker Who Spoke for Immigrants, Dies

312 days ago
New York TimesMr. Taha, who led the group Carte de Séjour before beginning a solo career, melded his Arabic heritage with punk, funk and electronic beats. more info

Rachid Taha obituary

313 days ago
Guardian MusicSinger and songwriter who pioneered a fiery fusion of north African musical styles with rock, techno and punkRachid Taha, who has died of a heart attack aged 59, shook up the global music scene with his inventive and fiery fusion of Algerian styles a... more info

The Best Of Transmusicales 2012

2388 days ago
NME - RadarFrance's Transmusicales festival is a thing of pure beauty. Situated in Rennes, the notorious new music behemoth returned for its 33rd year last month. The gist of it? Well, things don't really kick off until about 3am, and most of the gigs take plac... more info

Watch Africa Express at Glastonbury 2007 – video

2516 days ago
Guardian MusicThe musical collective known as Africa Express played its first-ever proper gig at the Glastonbury festival in 2007. Here is Algerian singer Rachid Taha covering the Clash's Rock the Casbah with Damon Albarn, Billy Bragg, Baaba Maal and more more info

The Clash play the Theatre Mogador in Paris

2960 days ago
Guardian MusicSeptember 1981: Number 38 in our series of the 50 key events in the history of world and folk musicIn September 1981, the Clash played a seven-night residency at the Theatre Mogador in Paris. Post-Sandinista!, pre-Combat Rock, this incarnation of the... more info

The week's top concerts

3337 days ago
Chicago TribuneMax ZT, She and Him and Rachid Taha are top shows She and Him : M. Ward and Zooey Deschaenel should provide the perfect soundtrack for a late-spring evening on the lakefront with their... more info

Rachid Taha Announces First US Tour

3358 days ago
Pitchfork - Tours06-05 San Francisco, CA - Great American Music Hall06-07 Seattle, WA - Neumos06-10 Chicago, IL - Empty Bottle06-13 New York, NY - Highline Ballroom more info

the final wednesday batch of updates

3394 days ago
Totally FuzzyYoungMossTongue said... THE WARLOCKS - Heavy Deavy Skull Lover RACHID TAHA - Tékitoi VOICE CRACK - Below Beyond Above VOLCANO SUNS - The Bright Orange Years LAURA VIERS - Saltbreakers Fuzzy love... XXX themusicol... more info

tuesday evening updates

3395 days ago
Totally Fuzzythemusicologist said... musicology #534 Jamaica #14 (Pat Kelly – Dark End Of The Street) Todays cut is a Lee Perry production featuring the vocals of one of my favourite singers of the period Pat Kelly backed by the afore mentioned Upsetters. http:... more info

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