Moulay Ahmed El Hassani

26/07/2018Brighton's Hive Mind Records Pay Tribute To A Morrocan Legend

Once again digging deep into its musical treasure trove is Brighton imprint Hive Mind Records, who, after posthumously releasing a stunning vinyl ode to the late Morrocan singer and guimbri master Maalem Mahmoud Gania, now return with a 30-minute cassette tribute to fellow Moroccan legend Moulay Ahmed El Hassani. 

Originally hailing from Béni-Mellal in the mid-Atlas, El Hassani went on to release more than 50 albums over the past 30 years. A master of the electric guitar he is known to produce cosmic fields of sound, psychedelic in nature and beautiful in form.

You can listen to the compilation via the SoundCloud player above and make sure to follow the Hive Mind fam, while you're at it.

AUTHOR: Lev Nordstrom