El Mahdy Jr.

El Mahdy Jr.

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El Mahdy Jr. is an Algerian musician whose tense yet spacious productions combine swirling dub rhythms and heavy bass with field recordings, snippets of radio transmissions, and elements of Turkish, Algerian, and West African music. Born El-Mahdi Rezoug, the artist and his family moved to Istanbul, Turkey during the '90s in order to escape Algeria's civil war. Rezoug became a French-Arabic translator and worked in Algeria, Burkina Faso, Turkey, and Croatia, absorbing the music o... Read more

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