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The Wire Tapper 50 Bonus Disc

Track 13

Ammar 808

"Essoug Rsam"

Wire Tapper exclusive

Ammar 808 is Sofyann Ben Youssef, the Tunisian producer behind bands like Kel Assouf and Bargou 08. Here he brings together the Maghreb United team of Algeria’s Sofiane Saidi, Tunisia’s Cheb Hassen Tej and Morocco’s Mehdi Nassouli for an adventure into the dark realms of North African futurism, characterised by 808 bass pulsing with ancient beats. Taken from The Wire Tapper 46, issue 410, April 2018.