Monday, 29 August 2016
I rarely listen to the radio of an evening these days.
However last Monday I caught a snippet of Vic Galloway's Music Review on Radio Scotland
As part of the show he was reviewing three singles with Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai and a reviewer called Graeme Virtue
I missed the first two which were Wanted to Want it To by C Duncan and Conceptual Romance by Jenny Hval.
I did however catch the third song which completely blew me away
How good is this?
Needless to say it was the pick of the bunch scoring 9/10 from all three of them.
The boy from Mogwai said he could sit and listen to this on a loop all day and he's not wrong there
By way of further research a search engine and a couple of clicks of the mouse tell me that Imarhan are a desert blues band from Southern Algeria who share a sound with Tinariwen - indeed their main man Sadam has a cousin in that band.
They have an album out on City Slang the picture above being the cover
Further exploration is clearly required