Khruangbin and Vieux Farka Touré releasing new album, Ali





Dedicated to Touré’s late father.

Khruangbin and Vieux Farka Touré are releasing a new collaborative album, Ali, via Dead Oceans this September.

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The album is dedicated to Vieux Farka Touré’s father, Ali — a guitarist who merged traditional Malian musical styles with blues.

The group worked to recreate some of Ali’s pieces for the album, putting their own twist on his compositions.

Ali follows Khruangbin’s Texas Moon EP with Leon Bridges, in February.

Pre-order Ali from Bandcamp in advance of its 23rd September release; check out the artwork and tracklist below.


1. Savanne
2. Lobbo
3. Diarabi
4. Tongo Barra
5. Tamalla
6. Mahine Me
7. Ali Hala Abada
8. Alakarra