Bombino performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 19, 2013. Erica Yoon/NPR hide caption

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Bombino's new album is titled Nomad. Ron Wyman /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Bombino, Waxahatchee, Brainstorm, KEN Mode Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Omara "Bombino" Moctar, a Tuareg of Saharan Africa, is originally from Niger. Rob Wyman hide caption

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Agadez by Bombino. Cumbancha hide caption

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