Stunning Algerian Electronic Music from the 1970s Has Been Discovered
Some electronic music by Ahmed Malek, "the Algerian Ennio Morricone" was found by label Habibi Funk.
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Aziza Brahim's Music Explores the Western Sahara's Sad Legacy with Beautiful Songs
The Sahrawi singer discusses the process and motivations behind her new album 'Abbar el Hamada,' which addresses 40 years of Western Sahara occupation.
'From Here to Eternity' Drawings Kiss Censorship Goodbye
The governmental practice of editing-out sensual contact from films takes center stage in Adel Abdessemed's new drawing series.
This Old Man Is Making the Best Illegal Pastis in France
In Provence, one former horse smith is making some of the most delicious and illegal pastis in France, and it's not exactly the easiest process to pull off.
A (Silicon) Valley Grows in Algeria
Young entrepreneurs are hoping to break Algeria's tenuous dependence on oil by starting new businesses and expanding the Algerian marketplace.
The Sahara's Forgotten War
The bloody, 16-year war in Western Sahara between the native Sahrawi and the Moroccan occupiers who forced more than 100,000 Sahrawis into exile across the border in Algeria is barely noticed worldwide, so VICE News travels to Western Sahara to learn...
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Partying in Paris with Algeria's Ecstatic Soccer Fans
When Algeria advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup by drawing with Russia the immigrant-filled area around the Barbès – Rochechouart Metro station exploded in a raucous celebration of spontaneous joy.
El Mahdy Jr. is Turning Algerian and Turkish Pop into Seriously Cool Beats
"If dub was born in Algeria or the Middle East, what would it sound like?”
Will Algerians Rise Up Against Their Crooked Election System?
Algerians are voting for their president today, but everybody already knows the results. Abdelaziz Bouteflika is going to win again, even though he hasn't been healthy enough to campaign.