Mahmoud Guinia – Colours of the Night

The king of Gnawa music’s album Aicha is reissued.

Mahmoud Guinia (Gania or Guenya) was born in 1951 in the city of Essaouira, the second son of a master of Gnawa music. His family of both the father’s and mother’s sides came from present day Mali. They were employed as soldiers in the sultan’s army.
The Guinia family is regarded as the main representative for the Saouiri style.

He plays the guembri.

Maâllem Mahmoud Guinia died in 2015.

Live performance in Marrakech in 2014.


Asmae – Tayer

Electro (House, EDM...)

Aisha Kandisha’s Jarring Effect – Fin Roh

From album Shabeesation (full album behind the link).
Recorded through several sessions in 1991 and 1992, in Casablanca, and later gone through Bill Laswell’s studio in 1993.
Vocals by Umar Bin Hassan of the Last Poets.