Omara "Bombino" Moctar, a young Tuareg guitarist and songwriter, was raised during an era of armed struggles for independence and violent suppression by government forces. His electrifying jams capture the spirit of resistance and rebellion while echoing with guitar riffs reminiscent of fellow Africans Tinariwen and Ali Farka Touré as well as Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker and Jimmy Page.
Amonafi represents a new chapter in the life of Daby Touré. A page has been turned, and Amonafi is certainly just the beginning of fresh and exciting adventure, one with many more stories to tell. Bombino
With Monistic Theory, Joe & Sekou reveal that their odyssey is far from over, and if their fans around the world have anything to say about it, it’s a voyage that will continue for years to come. Bombino
This album has a desolate, desert aura to it that sets it apart from other outings in their discography, and the riffs in "Green Sugar" demand air-sitar play. "Melted Crystal" is the real gem, though. PannionSeer