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The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians: Africa Express Presents . . . The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians — review - Financial Times 9 Dec 2016, 3:59 pm


Financial Times

The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians: Africa Express Presents . . . The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians — review
Financial Times
There are guest musicians: Julia Holter on a spiky “Feel Youâ€�; Rachid Taha guttural on “Ya Rayahâ€�; Bassekou Kouyate and Seckou Keita unleashing extended improvisations on “Al Ajalehâ€�. The relocation of Paul Weller's “Wild Woodâ€� from bucolic pastoral to ...

The City At Night: Acid Arab Interviewed - The Quietus 21 Sep 2016, 8:23 am


The Quietus

The City At Night: Acid Arab Interviewed
The Quietus
The pair are at pains to stress that there's nothing too conceptual about their approach, but there's undoubtedly something of the manifesto about their album's title, and its range of guests – the Algerian star Rachid Taha, Syrian Rizan Said and ...

World Music Festival Nuits d'Afrique Begins This Week in Montreal - World Music Central 12 Jul 2016, 11:08 am


World Music Central

World Music Festival Nuits d'Afrique Begins This Week in Montreal
World Music Central
This year Nuits d'Afrique is celebrating its 30th anniversary. For this year's edition, Nuits d'Afrique will present current musical trends as well as world music legends, such as Algerian star Rachid Taha, Haitian masters Tabou Combo and Cuba's ...

Quebec City Summer Festival lineup includes Sting, Peter Gabriel, Flo Rida, Selena Gomez - CTV News 15 Mar 2016, 5:59 pm


CTV News

Quebec City Summer Festival lineup includes Sting, Peter Gabriel, Flo Rida, Selena Gomez
CTV News
Duran Duran, Rammstein, Sheryl Crow, Rachid Taha and Coeur de Pirate are among the many artists who will perform at the Quebec City Summer Festival from July 7 to 17. The FEQ presented its full programming schedule on Tuesday, and said other ...

Le raï fête ses 30 ans en France - Vanity Fair France 25 Jan 2016, 4:46 pm


Vanity Fair France

Le raï fête ses 30 ans en France
Vanity Fair France
Quant à Rachid Taha, ex-chanteur du groupe Carte de Séjour, il remet au goût du jour Ya Rayah, une chanson incontournable du répertoire chaâbi algérien. Le morceau sera certifié disque de platine en 1997, un an avant la tournée 1,2,3 Soleils, point ...

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Le raï est mort, vive le raï ! - Africultures 21 Jan 2016, 10:34 am


Africultures

Le raï est mort, vive le raï !
Africultures
C'était l'époque du bien vivre ensemble » résume Levy. Un temps où les Français apprécient d'écouter du raï, en savourant un couscous, comme se rappelle Rachid Taha. Flairant le filon, des maisons de disque en vogue, à l'instar de Polygram, misent ...

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The Maghrebi-Noir of Rachid Taha - PopMatters 2 Jul 2014, 7:31 am


PopMatters

The Maghrebi-Noir of Rachid Taha
PopMatters
Rachid Taha has always been somewhat of a troublemaker. Many Europeans may remember his sneering rendition of Charles Trenet's “Douce Franceâ€�, a version he recorded with his previous band, French-Algerian punkers Carte de Séjour. Decades later ...

Algerian musician Rachid Taha to rock Istanbul - Daily Sabah 2 May 2014, 9:45 pm


Daily Sabah

Algerian musician Rachid Taha to rock Istanbul
Daily Sabah
ISTANBUL — Taha became popular with "Ya Rayah" harmonizing Rai music with rebellious rock and punk. He is also notable for performing "Abdel Kader" with Algerian musicians Cheb Khaled and Faudel Belloua. He won the hearts of music lovers with ...

FrancoFolies announces 2014 lineup: Serge Fiori's Fioritudes, Pierre Lapointe, Rachid Taha, Jason Bajada, Corneille ... - Montreal Gazette 15 Apr 2014, 5:49 pm


Montreal Gazette

FrancoFolies announces 2014 lineup: Serge Fiori's Fioritudes, Pierre Lapointe, Rachid Taha, Jason Bajada, Corneille ...
Montreal Gazette
FrancoFolies announces 2014 lineup: Serge Fiori's Fioritudes, Pierre Lapointe, Rachid Taha, Jason Bajada, Corneille and more. Denise Duguay, Montreal Gazette More from Denise Duguay, Montreal Gazette. Published on: April 15, 2014 | Last Updated: ...

Womadelaide: Emel Mathlouthi and Rachid Taha review - The Guardian (blog) 10 Mar 2014, 5:42 am


The Guardian (blog)

Womadelaide: Emel Mathlouthi and Rachid Taha review
The Guardian (blog)
Photograph: PR/Womadelaide. In the early 1980s, a young Clash-obsessed Algerian exile living in France handed Joe Strummer a demo tape. Strummer never responded, but six months later the Clash released Rock the Casbah. Rachid Taha later scored a ...

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Algerian singer

September 18, 1958, (58 years old)

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