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Mdou Moctar - "Afrique Refait" + "Taliat" (Rey Sapienz Remix ft. MC Dougis)

(Mdou Moctar, photograph by Jamie Kelter Davis)

(Rey Sapienz, photograph by Sophie Garcia)

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Mdou Moctar’s ‘Afrique Victime’ was one of 2021’s most lauded releases: an innovative alchemy of Tuareg folk, blues and rock, electric guitar pyrotechnics, field recordings and electronics with poetic call-to-arms lyrics about the plight of his homeland of Niger.

Today, in line with their activity supporting and bringing attention to African artists, Moctar Moctar announce ‘Afrique Refait’, a remix collection of songs from ‘Afrique Victime’, released April 19th on Matador. The tracklist features sound-makers at the vanguard of electronic music in Africa, with a view of highlighting different scenes across the continent. Many of the artists are associated with pioneering Ugandan label Nyege Nyege Tapes who were vital to the making of the project.

Moctar’s UK tour culminates tonight with a sold-out show at EartH. Before proceeding to further European and festival dates throughout spring and summer.

Afrique Refait tracklist:

  1. Chismiten (Jay Mitta Remix) – Tanzania

  2. Taliat (Rey Sapienz Remix) ft MC Dougis – Congo

  3. Ya Habibti (Tommy T Remix) – Ethiopia

  4. Tala Tannam (Debmaster Remix) ft MC Yallah – Kenya/Uganda

  5. Untitled (Duma Remix) – Kenya

  6. Asdikte Akal (Yugen Blakrok Remix) ft Kanif The Jhatmaster – South Africa

  7. Layla (Aya Metwalli Remix) – Egypt

  8. Afrique Victime (Kabeaushé Remix) – Kenya

  9. Bismilahi Atagah (Chrisman Remix) – Congo

  10. Chismiten (DJ Diaki Rhythm Remix) – Mali

  11. Chismiten (DJ Diaki Bass Remix) – Mali

  12. Chismiten (DJ Diaki Guitar Remix) – Mali

  13. Chismiten (DJ Diaki Vocal Remix) – Mali

Mdou Moctar on Tour
Thursday, April 14th EartH Theatre, London [UK] (SOLD OUT)
Friday, April 15th : La cave aux Poètes, Roubaix/Lille [FR]
Saturday, April 16th Le Hasard Ludique, Paris [FR] (SOLD OUT)
Sunday, April 17th Doornroosje, Nijmegen [NL] (SOLD OUT)
Monday, April 18th Molotow – Hamburg [DE]
Tuesday, April 19th Alice, Copenhagen [DK] (SOLD OUT)
Wednesday, April 20th Nefertiti, Gothenburg [SE] (SOLD OUT)
Thursday, April 21st Blaa, Oslo [NO]
Friday, April 22nd, Fasching, Stockholm [SE] (SOLD OUT)
Saturday, April 23rd Plan B, Malmö [SE]
Sunday, April 24th Frannz Club, Berlin [DE]
Monday, April 25th UT Connewitz, Leipzig [DE]
Tuesday, April 26th Meetfactory, Prague [CZ]
Wednesday, April 27th Kapu, Linz [AU]
Thursday, April 28th Rote Fabrik, Zurich [CH]
Sunday, May 1st De Post, Oostende [BE]
Thursday, July 14 Pori Jazz Festival, Pori FI
Saturday, July 16 Bankito Festival, Bank HU
Friday, July 22 Latitude Festival, Southwold UK
Saturday, August 6 Off Festival, Myslowice PL
Wednesday, August 10 Øyafestivalen, Oslo NO
Saturday, August 13 SonicBlast Festival, Ancora PT
Friday, August 19 Green Man Festival, Powys UK
Saturday, August 20 Pukkelpop, Hasselt BE
Friday, August 26 Thing Festival, Port Townsend WA
August 28 – 29, This Ain’t No Picnic, Pasadena CA

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