Alibi, Imed / Safar
Album:Safar Collection:World
Artist:Alibi, Imed Added:Oct 2014
Label:Irl Music Consultants 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2014-10-31 Pull Date:2015-01-02 Charts:Reggae/World
Week Ending:Dec 28Dec 7Nov 30Nov 23Nov 16Nov 9

Recent Airplay
1.Oct 15, 2015:funk to folk
4.Nov 29, 2014:Arabology
Staring At The Sand, Balkani Connexion, Mhd, Nafass, Maknassy, Fanfare D'alexandrie, Bounawara, Pour Quelques Dinars De Plus
2.Dec 23, 2014:Clean Copper Radio
Pour Quelques Dinars De Plus
5.Nov 18, 2014:funk to folk
Bounawara, Maknassy
3.Dec 06, 2014:Arabology
Pour Quelques Dinars De Plus
6.Nov 13, 2014:The Sunset Life

Album Review
Ramzi Salti
Reviewed 2014-10-26 
Imed Alibi, Safar (IRL, 2014)
All tracks FCC safe

Imed Alibi is a Tunisian percussionist who has played with such musicians as Rachid Taha and Les Boukakes. This is his first solo album and features percussive music, Berber and Sufi rhythms, ample violin sounds, and electronica.
TRY: 1, 4, 5
**1. Pour quelques dinars de plus – Title composed by Stéphane Puech and inspired by the film ’For a Few Dollars More’ with a traditional Tunisian rhythm. 4:06
2. Bounawara – Tribal rhythm from Tunisia with Led Zeppelin influences at the end. 5:02
3. Fanfare d’Alexandrie – Trumpet sounds mixed with Egyptian baladi rhythm including darbuke. 5:17
**4. Maknassy – This is the name of Alibi’s hometown where the Tunisian revolution began. Features haunting vocals by Emel Mathlouthi. Gnawa rhythm. 5:06
**5. Nafass – Title means “Breath.” Sufi instrumental. Ft Zied Zouari on violin 6:11
6. MHD – Track composed by Pasco Teillet (Speed Caravan); rhythm gains speed as track progresses. 4:42
7. Balkani Connexion – Rhythm is 7/8. Balkani influence. 5:45
8. Staring at the Sand – Mixture of electro sound, Algerian vocals and tribal rhythms; joyful end ft Egyptian violins. 5:28

Track Listing
1.Pour Quelques Dinars De Plus 5.Nafass
2.Bounawara 6.Mhd
3.Fanfare D'alexandrie 7.Balkani Connexion
4.Maknassy 8.Staring At The Sand