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Mdou Moctar - Ilana: The Creator MP3
Performer: Mdou Moctar
Title: Ilana: The Creator
Label: Sahel Sounds
Country: USA & Canada
Released: 29 Mar 2019
Style: African, Folk Rock
Cat: SS-051
Rating: 4.9/5
Format: MP3, FLAC, WMA
FLAC size: 1980 mb | MP3 size: 1720 mb | WMA size: 1828 mb

5Kamane Tarhanin5:08
7Asshet Akal4:50


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
SS-051Mdou Moctar Ilana: The Creator ‎(LP, Album, Gat)Sahel SoundsSS-051US2019
SS-051Mdou Moctar Ilana: The Creator ‎(8-Trk, Ltd)Sahel SoundsSS-051US2019
SS-051Mdou Moctar Ilana: The Creator ‎(Cass, Album)Sahel SoundsSS-051US2019


  • CoverRobert Beatty
  • DjembeAroudaini Daniel (tracks: A4)
  • Drum ProgrammingCem Mısırlıoğlu (tracks: B4)
  • DrumsMazawadje Aboubacar Ibrahim
  • Mastered ByHeba Kadry
  • Mixed BySeth Manchester
  • Photography ByAnna Viotti, Rigo Luis
  • ProducerChristopher Kirkley
  • Producer, Bass GuitarMichael Coltun
  • Recorded ByChris Koltay, Michael Coltun
  • Rhythm Guitar, Backing VocalsAhmoudou Madassane
  • SongwriterMahamadou Souleymane, Mdou Moctar


Recorded by Chris Koltay, High Bias Recordings, Detroit USA
Additonal recording by Michael Coltun, Agadez, NE
Mixed by Seth Manchester, Machines with Magnets


  • Barcode: 6 02318 13688 6
  • Matrix / Runout: SS051CD 6745-CD-2822 19-051-05
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI LK13


Ilana: The Creator by Mdou Moctar, released 29 March 2019 1. Kamane Tarhanin 2. Asshet Akal 3. Inizgam 4. Anna 5. Takamba 6. Tarhatazed 7. Wiwasharnine 8. Ilana 9. Tumastin Mdou Moctar immediately stands out as one of the most innovative artists in contemporary Saharan music. His unconventional interpretations of Tuareg guitar and have pushed him to the forefront of a crowded scene. bonnieprince A stunning album. Amazing guitar playing, and an expansion on all Mdou Moctar have previously done. Favorite track: Wiwasharnine. zenmaster489. Ilana The Creator. Mdou Moctar - Ilana The Creator 2019. To favorites 0 Download album. Listen album. Psychedelic Rock. Mdou Moctar. Songs in album Mdou Moctar - Ilana The Creator 2019. Mdou Moctar - Kamane Tarhanin. Mdou Moctar - Asshet Akal. Mdou Moctar - Inizgam. Mdou Moctar - Anna. Mdou Moctar - Takamba. Mdou Moctar - Tarhatazed. Mdou Moctar - Wiwasharnine. Update Required To play the media you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin. Album 2019 9 Songs. Worldwide 2019. Kamane Tarhanin, the new single from the upcoming Mdou Moctar full length Ilana: The Creator. Listen free to Mdou Moctar Ilana: The Creator Kamane Tarhanin, Asshet Akal and more. 9 tracks 36:56. Genre: Blues Rock. With his latest album, the lefthanded, Tuareg guitarist testifies that there's still life for rock music, even if we didn't believe it A fine example of celebratory, saharan rock that will take us directly to the heart of Africa. Summary: This is the first album recorded in a real studio with a full band for the Tuareg guitarist and songwriter born in Niger. Buy On. Record Label: Sahel Sounds. Play jigsaw puzzles for free Home. Ilana The Creator, 2019. Kamane Tarhanin, 05:08. Asshet Akal, 04:50. Now playing . Nigerien desert blues guitarist Mdou Moctar's new album Ilana: The Creator is wholly based on his considerable skill as a rock guitarist and songwriter rather than on trying to get in on current trends. Ilana: The Creator. Sahel Sounds. 29 March 2019. Let's make no bones about it: Ilana, the politically-charged title track of Nigerien desert blues guitarist Mdou Moctar's new album Ilana: The Creator, is the most intense and technically perfect piece of rock and roll I've heard this whole quarter. Maybe I'm getting ahead of myself. Moctars path to the West has been a peculiar one. He began to make his name playing weddings his first album 2008s Anar featured bits of Auto-Tune and made the rounds via Bluetooth swaps between mobile phones. After one of his songs was included on the Sahel Sounds compilation Music From Saharan Cellphones, label boss Christopher Kirkley set out to track down the young musician. From the opening lick of Kamane Tarhanin, Ilana The Creator elucidates just why our ears would draw a line from 20th-century blues and rock to another continent and a distinct style of guitar playing known as assouf