The Radio Tisdas Sessions

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The Radio Tisdas Sessions
Studio album by Tinariwen
Released 6 August 2001 (UK)
13 November 2001 (U.S.)
Recorded January 2000
Radio Tisdas, Kidal
Genre Blues, Rock, Folk, World
Label Wayward
Producer Justin Adams
Lo'Jo
Tinariwen chronology
The Radio Tisdas Sessions
(2001)
Amassakoul
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars [1]
Robert Christgau B+ [2]

The Radio Tisdas Sessions is a 2001 (see 2001 in music) album by the Malian group Tinariwen. The album was recorded at Kidal's local Tuareg station, Radio Tisdas, by producers Justin Adams and Lo'Jo. While Tinariwen had previously recorded several cassette-only albums for regional markets, The Radio Tisdas Sessions was their first on CD and their first to be distributed worldwide.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Le Chant des Fauves"   7:30
2. "Nar Djenetbouba"   4:44
3. "Imidiwaren"   6:24
4. "Zin es Gourmeden"   5:19
5. "Afours Afours"   5:24
6. "Tessalit"   3:56
7. "Kheddou Kheddou"   6:10
8. "Mataraden Anexan"   5:45
9. "Bismillah"   4:20
10. "Tin-Essako" (recorded live at Le Festival au Désert in Tin-Essako, Mali) 3:11

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Radio Tisdas Sessions at AllMusic
  2. ^ Robert Christgau's consumer guide review