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Toukadime: Taste of Morocco

The collectors, producers, musicians, and DJs known as Toukadime, Krimau and Bachir, assembled this mix of Moroccan vinyl specially for Clocktower as part of their multi-part musical exploration of the Maghreb (see also their mixes of Tunisian and Algerian sounds).

On this program you will hear:
Houcine Slaoui: El American (Houcine Slaoui speaks about the Americans soldiers in Morocco during the second world war)
Haja Hamdaouia: Daba Iji
Brahim El Alami: Doub A Galbi Doub
Ahmed Hassan: Aouam
Fethallah Lmghari: Arijal Allah
Mohamed Lahyani: Marsoul El Hob
Abdelhai Sqalli: Allache Ya Ghezali
Samy El Maghribi: New York (Samy claims his love for the city of New York)

This program is part of a radio series curated by Margaux Huille of 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair. Referencing the fifty-four countries that constitute the African continent, the title of 1:54 establishes the parameters of the fair’s ethos: as a platform that strives to represent multiplicity and showcase the diversity of contemporary African art and cultural production on an international stage. 1:54 New York 2016 showcases 17 exhibitors, presenting over 60 African and African diasporan artists at Pioneer Works, 6-8 May 2016.