Mdou Moctar shares unreleased 13-minute guitar jam in new 6-track collection, Niger EP Vol. 1

Mdou Moctar
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Electric guitar virtuoso Mdou Moctar has announced Niger EP Vol. 1, a six-track offering that contains an unreleased 13-minute guitar jam titled Imouhar.

Joining the extended epic are live renditions of four tracks lifted from a handful of Moctar’s studio and live albums, including Afrique Victime (2012), Afelan (2012) and Akounak Tedalat Taha Tazoughai (2015).

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Matt Owen
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Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.