Clockwise from top left: Chvrches (The Current), Jack Garratt (courtesy of the artist), Bombino (Cameron Pollack/WXPN), The Heavy (KUTX), Hinds (Melissa Wax/KEXP), Lucius (Rich McKie/WXPN). Courtesy of the artists & NPR member stations hide caption

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01Akhar Zaman (This Moment)

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    Akhar Zaman (This Moment)
    Album
    Azel
    Artist
    Bombino
    Label
    Partisan Records
    Released
    2016

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Listen To Bombino On World Cafe

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Bombino, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2013

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Bombino: Tiny Desk Concert

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This Week's Mix Brought To You By The Letter 'B,' From The Bad Seeds To Bombino

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Bombino: A Desert Rock 'Nomad' Rolls Into Nashville

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

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KCRW Presents: Bombino

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Bombino: High-Energy Sounds From 'Agadez,' Niger

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