Posts tagged "Tinariwen"

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

Tinariwen, ‘Tassili’ (Anti-)

The rock stars of northern Mali's Tuareg tribe set their electric guitars aside ?and send the female ?singers home for their most emotionally involved set…
Richard Gehr / August 31, 2011

PREMIERE: Tinariwen & Wilco’s Nels Cline

Tinariwen, the talented ensemble of musicians from Northern Mali, have been together for some 30 years. But lately they've become increasingly popular in the U.S.,…
Kevin O'Donnell / August 3, 2011

FREE ALBUM! SPIN’s Picks for Bonnaroo 2010

June 10-13 brings us Bonnaroo, the annual celebration of music in the Tennessee countryside, attended by some 80,000 fans. To get you psyched for the…
Peter Gaston / June 5, 2010

Tinariwen, ‘Imidiwan: Companions’ (World Village)

While Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi pitched a tent outside the United Nations, these former conscripts in his army played at this year's Coachella festival. Tinariwe…
SPIN Staff / October 13, 2009