Alexandra Daoud

The Chemical Brothers: A Swift Chronology Of Their Top 15 Songs

The Chemical Brothers are a Grammy award-winning English band established in 1989, juggling between electronic music styles such as dance, trip hop and techno. Being so eclectic, their music was a precursor for the big beat genre, alongside beasts such as The Prodigy and Fatboy Slim, bringing the style foreword to the point of becoming a staple in pop culture....

Tokimonsta: Top 12 Songs

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Tokimonsta – who goes by the name of Jennifer Lee – started off her career in L.A. as a DJ, crafti...

Tinariwen: Top 15 Songs

Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. When listening to Tinariwen you’re spellbound by their haunting desert charm and rebellious sahara spirit. They were founded by Ibrahim Ag Alhabib, who at age four witnessed the execution of his father (a Tuareg rebel) during a 1963 uprising in Mali. As a child he saw a western film in which a cowboy played a guitar. Ag Alhabib built his own guitar out of a tin can, a stick and bicycle brake wire. He started to play old Tuareg and modern Arabic pop tunes, more than a few years later his band, Tinariwen, is probably the most authentic international act in the world....

Alexandra Daoud

An amalgamation of wit, culture, a whole lot of humor and a dash of crazy, Alex is known to be the go-to person for music recommendations, thanks to her restless quest to find the gems of the world’s music library. When she isn't busy curating playlists, she's designing stuff for a prettier world