Noura Mint Seymali

Mauritania
Vocal Blues Rock African
Noura Mint Seymali

Noura Mint Seymali is the Islamic Republic of Mauritania's defining artist on the international stage. Drawing deep on the timeless repertoire of the Moorish griot, a hereditary class of musical poet / historians, her band conjures "a full blown sandstorm of hypnotic grooves, melding traditional Mauritanian instruments, like the ardine and tidinite, within an electrified psychedelic rock band.” Noura Mint Seymali's debut album - TZENNI (Glitterbeat, 2014) - was hailed as "arguably the best psych / blues album of the year" by Vice/Noisey and charted at #1 on World Music Charts Europe.
Constantly expanding upon a sound born of Arab and Sub-Saharan roots, Noura Mint Seymali bends the arc of Moorish musical tradition to fit our contemporary moment.

Videos
  • Noura Mint Seymali - Na Sane
    Noura Mint Seymali - Na Sane
  • Noura Mint Seymali - Tzenni (teaser)
    Noura Mint Seymali - Tzenni (teaser)
  • Noura Mint Seymali "Tzenni"
    Noura Mint Seymali "Tzenni"
  • Noura Mint Seymali - Tracks ARTE
    Noura Mint Seymali - Tracks ARTE
  • Noura Mint Seymali - "El Mougelmen" - Roskilde 2015
    Noura Mint Seymali - "El Mougelmen" - Roskilde 2015
Press
„Guten Gewissens lässt sich sagen, dass die Frauenstimmen Mauretaniens die eindringlichsten aus dem ganzen Universum des Wüstenrock sind. Auf ihrem zweiten internationalen Album wirkt die Sängerin aus Nouakchott wie entfesselt."
Rolling Stone
„Seymali and her group are impeccable, a riot of traditional Mauritanian music and psychedelic rock...some of the most life-affirming scenes to ever grace a festival of experimental music."
The Wire
Discography
Arbina
Arbina
2016
Glitterbeat
Line up

Noura Mint Seymali - vocals / ardine
Jeiche Ould Chighaly - guitar
Ousmane Touré - bass
Matthew Tinari - drums

Availability

Territories:

Europe

except:

France

2018 May, June, July, September, October, November
Contact
Frank Abraham
Frank Abraham
Managing Director, Booking Agent
fa@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 20
Kora Büttner
Kora Büttner
Production & PR
kora@f-cat.de / +49 30 26 103 29 31

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