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Khaela Maricich (left) and Melissa Dyne of The Blow.

Read Bob Boilen's Top 20 Albums of 2013

December 16, 2013 – The All Songs Considered host shares an overstuffed list of the albums he loved this year.

Bombino performs a Tiny Desk Concert on June 19, 2013.

Watch Bombino: Tiny Desk Concert

September 7, 2013 – For our 300th Tiny Desk Concert, we showcase a Tuareg guitarist's fierce, hypnotic, alluring jams.

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Bombino.

Read Bombino On World Cafe WXPN

August 30, 2013 – The Tuareg guitarist's latest album, Nomad, is packed with hypnotic and exciting guitar lines. WXPN

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Bombino at the 2013 Newport Folk Festival

Watch Bombino, Live In Concert

July 30, 2013 – Bombino is a young, Niger-born Tuareg guitarist inspired by the wizardry of Saharan rock.

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Bombino's new album is titled Nomad.

Read Bombino: A Desert Rock 'Nomad' Rolls Into Nashville

April 2, 2013 – The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach adds sonic heft to the Tuareg guitar virtuoso's latest album.

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Bombino's new album, Nomad, comes out April 2.

Read First Listen: Bombino, 'Nomad'

March 24, 2013 – The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach pairs up with monster Tuareg guitarist Bombino for a dream-team album.

Clockwise from upper left: Bombino, Waxahatchee, Brainstorm, KEN Mode

Read New Music, Brought To You By The Letter 'B'

February 19, 2013 – This week All Songs Considered features new cuts from Brass Bed, Bombino and more.

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Bombino performs at New York City's (Le) Poisson Rouge on Nov. 29.

Watch Bombino In Concert

November 29, 2011 – The blazing guitar phenomenon from Niger played live at New York's (Le) Poisson Rouge.

Omara "Bombino" Moctar, a Tuareg of Saharan Africa, is originally from Niger.

Listen KCRW Presents: Bombino KCRW

September 21, 2011 – This African Tuareg guitarist can really shred, and he visited KCRW to share his hypnotic playing. KCRW

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Agadez by Bombino.

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

April 26, 2011 – The singer and guitarist Bombino combines threads of blues, rock and African folk on Agadez.

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