New Release & Tour: Tinariwen – Amadjar / Taqkal Tarha

Tinariwen have unveiled details of their forthcoming new album Amadjar, which is due for release on September 6th and was recorded in the desert around Nouakchott during a two-week camp

The record is set to feature collaborations with major artists, including Cass McCombs, Sunn O)))’s Stephen O’Malley, and Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds’ Warren Ellis

The Tuareg group from Northern Mali have also revealed the lead single from the new album, featuring Micah Nelson – take a listen to “Taqkal Tarha” below…

The album tracklisting is as follows…

  • Tenere Maloulat (feat. Warren Ellis)
  • Zawal (feat. Warren Ellis, Noura Mint Seymali & Jeiche Ould Chighaly)
  • Amalouna (feat. Noura Mint Seymali & Stephen O’Malley)
  • Taqkal Tarha (feat. Micah Nelson)
  • Anina
  • Madjam Mahilkamen
  • Takount (feat. Noura Mint Seymali)
  • Iklam Dglour (feat. Warren Ellis & Rodophe Burger)
  • Kel Tinawen (feat. Cass McCombs)
  • Itous Ohar (feat. Cass McCombs)
  • Mhadjar Yassouf Idjan (feat. Warren Ellis)
  • Wartilla (feat. Warren Ellis & Stephen O’Malley)
  • Lalla

Tinariwen are set to play London’s EartH on 14 November. All forthcoming lives dates below…

JUN 19 – Paradiso Grote Zaal, Nieuw-amsterdam, Netherlands
JUN 20 – Susheela RamanBalojiMOH! Kouyate Essaouira, Morocco
JUL 1 – Cour du Carré des Arts, Mons, Belgium
JUL 3 – Villa Ada, Roma, Italy
JUL 13 – Belgrave Music Hall, Leeds
JUL 14 – Gunnersbury Park and Playground, London
SEP 12 – Paramount Theatre, Austin, TX
SEP 13 – White Oak Music Hall, Houston, TX
SEP 14 – Canton Hall, Dallas, TX
SEP 16 – Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
SEP 17 – The Ramkat, Winston-salem, NC
SEP 18 – Cat’s Cradle, Carrboro, NC
SEP 19 – Lincoln Theatre, Washington, DC
SEP 20 – Royale, Boston, MA
SEP 21 – Webster Hall, New York, NY
SEP 23 – Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
SEP 26 – Impérial Bell, Quebec
SEP 27 – Metropolis, Montreal
SEP 28 – The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto
SEP 30 – The Crofoot Ballroom, Pontiac, MI
OCT 1 – Thalia Hall, Chicago, IL
OCT 2 – Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood, CA
OCT 4 – Gothic Theatre, Englewood, CO
OCT 5 – Metro Music Hall, Salt Lake City, UT
OCT 7 – Taper Auditorium, Seattle, WA
OCT 8 – Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver
OCT 9 – McMenamins Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
OCT 11 – The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall, Berkeley, CA
OCT 12 – Belly Up Tavern, Solana Beach, CA
OCT 19 – LA BARAKASON, Reze, France
OCT 20 – La Sirene, La Rochelle, France
OCT 22 – Big Band Café, Hérouville-st-clair, France
OCT 23 – Casino de Paris, Paris, France
OCT 24 – RADIANT – BELLEVUE, Caluire Et Cuire, France
OCT 26 – Muziekcentrum Trix, Antwerpen, Belgium
OCT 27 – Het Depot, Leuven, Belgium
OCT 28 – Amager Bio, København S, Denmark
OCT 29 – Train, Aarhus C, Denmark
OCT 30 – zakk Halle, Dusseldorf, Germany
OCT 31 – Festsaal Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany
NOV 2 – Cosmopolite Scene, Oslo, Norway
NOV 4 – Slaktkyrkan, Johanneshov, Sweden
NOV 7 – Cosmopolite Scene, Oslo, Norway
NOV 10 – Les Docks, Lausanne, Switzerland
NOV 11 – Olympia Theatre, Dublin
NOV 13 – Manchester Cathedral, Manchester
NOV 14 – earth (formerly hackney arts centre), London

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