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Mon Pays (My Country) is officially released and available at all your favorite places to purchase music. This album is an hommage to beautiful Mali and her people. #PeaceInMali.
Pre-order Vieux Farka Touré’s new album (CD or digital download), “Mon Pays (My Country)” and save $2.00 PLUS get a free, exclusive download of Vieux Farka Touré’s live performance from this year’s WOMAD festival in Adelaide, Australia. The ‘Live at … Continue reading
Thank you to PopMatters and to Sam Bathrick/ Native Resonance for this beautiful video of the story behind The Touré-Raichel Collective. Watch out for European tour dates this Fall! From the PopMatters Premiere: PopMatters’ David Maine recently raved about the … Continue reading
“The deeply affecting, at times hypnotic album rises from simmering grooves enriched by Mr. Touré’s stinging solos on acoustic and electric guitars and Mr. Raichel’s cascading piano. It’s not so much a cross-cultural exercise as an exploration of common ground.” … Continue reading
Vieux Farka Touré (Mali) and Idan Raichel (Israel), virtuosic superstars from very different backgrounds, join together to create masterworks of collaboration and improvisation. After a chance meeting in an airport in Europe, Idan and Vieux forged a deep friendship that … Continue reading
Vieux announces ‘power rock trio’ tour of UK and France February 2nd-18th! Please see the tour page for individual dates.
With “All the Same,” Vieux Farka Toure and Dave Matthews craft a stunning song about the perils of possessing a unique and desirable gift. Both Vieux and Dave are hailed as musical torch-bearers of both their generation and hometown, but … Continue reading
Will Hermes from Rolling Stone says Vieux “joins American peers for a crossover set that slays, primarily because the players come to his music, not the other way around.” With a star-rating on par with the uber-popular Lonely Island and … Continue reading