Samira's Blues

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Samira's Blues - Tarhanin (Off...

Samira's Blues - Tarhanin (Official video)

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Samira's Blues - Sahert lgamra...

Samira's Blues - Sahert lgamra - سهرت الكمره

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Samira's Blues - Taragalte 201...

Samira's Blues - Taragalte 2019 @ 2M

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Samira's Blues - Tribute to Ta...

Samira's Blues - Tribute to Tamikrest // Fassous Tarhanet

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Samira's Blues & Tarwa N-Tinir...

Samira's Blues & Tarwa N-Tiniri - Festival Taragalte 2019 @2M


25 Apr 2022

New podcast: Assouf- The blues of the desert

On the coldest day of 2021, musician and writer Samira Dainan went to Poppodium Duycker in Hoofddorp to meet with Ousmane Ag Mossa, the bandleader of Tamikrest. Named the new legend of Tuareg music, Ousmane speaks on what it means to write music in the solitude of the Sahara desert. In this podcast, he speaks on the power and the meaning of his music, and how each song breaths a whole life-world and history. Check it out:



Ya Baba

Digital - AudioMaze - 2018

Samira's Blues

Magnetising North African spirituals and original songs in Arabic, Tamazight and French.

Samira's Blues brings you a blend of magnetising spirituals en originals by Samira Dainan, with Arabic, Berber and African roots. Samira follows the nomadic trail of her ancestors, by living in Morocco's desert, attending ceremonies in the Atlas Mountains and the Sous and joining Gnaoua lilas in Essaouira. Back in Amsterdam she writes and composes songs for her band, together with guitarist Bas Gaakeer.