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MOH ALILECHE AND HIS AMAZIGH TOUCH IN AMERICA

 

Moh Alileche is an Amazigh-conceived, U.S.- based society vocalist musician who performs and protects the music of the Amazigh, the native individuals of North Africa. He sings in his local Tamazight language and plays the customary mandol.

Moh was born and grew up in the Djurdjura mountains in the Kabylia district of Algeria. From his town, at 9 years old, he encouraged himself to play customary Amazigh (Berber) tunes on a hand-made-single-stringed instrument, (see picture beneath) developing to a guitar and later toward the North African 10-silkstringed mandol or “agamber” in Tamazight language. His ability on “agamber” developed, and soon he became known in his locale for his abilities as an artist, artist, and musician, bringing about his absolute first radio (channel 2) meet in 1980 with has Medjahed Mouhoub and Mohand Rachid in the capital city of Algiers.

 

Since his transition to the USA in 1990, Moh has a charmed numerous American crowds with his real style. He has taken part in an assortment of occasions, including San Diego State International Festival, UC Berkeley International Spring Festival, San Francisco World Music Festival in California, and others in the Pacific Northwest. After the arrival of his first CD, Tragedy in 1999, a few Northern California radio broadcasts talked with Moh, incorporating KPFA 94.1 in Berkeley, KALW 91.7 in San Francisco and KKUP in Santa Clara. In 2001, a portion of his music was joined in a film narrative named “The Visionary”.

 

His third. Disc “North Africa’s Destiny?” was chosen best 2005 world music collection in the class “Africa”, by the Indie Acoustic Project (IAP).

Moh Alileche led an interview with Sonia Ladjadj on Radio Numidia just after the release of his third album in 2005.

In 2009 he delivered his fourth CD “In Memory of a Hero”, a tribute to his long-term companion, artist musician and lobbyist Lounes Matoub, who was killed in Kabylia, Algeria at 42 years old for censuring the public authority. Music from this CD was fused in the 2012 film Erased (delivered as The Expatriate outside of the US).

 

“At the point when the Dust Settles” turned out in 2012. A portion of the music was fused in a short film “Sending Saïd Home” (2014) France/Morocco.

 

“This instrument was made out of road trash. For the base, Alileche utilized an oil can. The neck was a discovered piece of wood. An old piece of electrical wiring filled in as the solitary string.”

His new collection “Humanity Is Falling Apart” was released on June 25th, 2021.

Moh Alileche’s 2021 album  was played on one of the most important airshows in England “Songlines”, which covers World Music…

 

 

 

Humanity Is Falling Apart was recorded at Sami Studio in Algeria in November 2019, however the collection’s delivery was deferred because of the COVID pandemic.

DISCOGRAPHY

1999 – TRAGEDY

2002 – THE SOURCE OF WATER

2005 – NORTH AFRICA’S DESTINY

2009 – IN MEMORY OF A HERO

2012 – WHEN THE DUST SETTLES

2021 – HUMANITY IS FALLING APART