Author Archives: Nicolas Roux

Riff Cohen is French/Israeli/Tunisian/Algerian. Her new album has a North-African trashy-pop thing happening. Read Nicolas Roux’s interview with her in Paris and check out her tunes this Friday on Shtetl on the Shortwave.

So many obstacles could have stood in the way of this collaboration: Raichel is an Israeli Jew and Touré is a Malian Muslim. Their countries don’t speak…but they do.