Bombino Asks the Big Relationship Questions on Exuberant ‘Timtar (Memories)’

On his third David Longstreth-produced studio LP, Azel (out April 1 via Partisan Records), Niger-born guitar wrangler Bombino parlays a variation on his Tuareg music and heritage: Tuareggae, a combination of — as you might expect — reggae and the so-called “desert blues” associated with bands like Tinariwen and Terakraft. On “Timtar (Memories),” another listen off … Continue reading Bombino Asks the Big Relationship Questions on Exuberant ‘Timtar (Memories)’