Niger's Etran de L'Aïr share new single 'Toubouk Ine Chihoussay'
Hailing from the town of Agadez, which is known as “the gateway to the desert”, Etran de L’Aïr capture the pulse of everyday life at weddings, baptisms, political events, outdoor soirees alike.
In 2020, The New Yorker's Amanda Petrusich picked the group's 'No. 1' as her favorite album of the year. The album was recorded on a cellphone and released through Sahel Sounds. Now, Etran de L’Aïr release the single 'Toubouk Ine Chihoussay', their first internationally released studio recording, in celebration of their first-ever tour, which also sees them performing at Le Guess Who? as part of Hidden Musics.
Etran de L’Aïr perform live at Le Guess Who? as part of the Hidden Musics project. Also performing at the festival are a.o Arooj Aftab, Siti Muharam, Mazaher, Mónika Lakatos, Ghalia Benali in Hadret Ishq, and many more.