Group Bombino

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Group Bombino
OriginAgadez, Niger
GenresTuareg Blues
Years active2007–present
LabelsSublime Frequencies
Associated actsGroup Inerane, Tinariwen
MembersOmara "Bombino" Moctar (guitar)

Group Bombino is a music group of Agadez, Niger led by Tuareg guitarist Omara Moctar and including some of the members of their associates Group Inerane.

Their music consists of guitar-based political protest songs of the Tuareg people's rebellion against the governments of Niger and Mali.

They recorded the second album in Seattle-based label Sublime Frequencies' Guitars from Agadez series, recorded live in Agadez in 2007.[1][2]

Currently, Omara Moctar (aka Bombino) performs and records under that name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-25. Retrieved 2013-03-25.
  2. ^ http://www.dustedmagazine.com/reviews/4765

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