“The idea was to put together few tracks I composed during years exploring this very special feeling of Spleen. I choose also to ask to a bunch of musicians I collaborate with to share this: Bojan Z, Ibrahim Maalouf, Ballaké Sissoko…”
Rich & Dense
“Particularly rich, dense and musical, this album by the player of oud, the Arab lute whose words he invigorates with rock and electro tones, is one of his most fascinating proposals.” Le Monde Musique – June 8, 2015
Smadj, the shaman of oud, uses acoustics, electricity and machines with his acolytes to shape a blues album evolving with a hint of the eternal. A superb musical jigsaw whose charm arises from an affectionate marriage between tradition(s) and modernity.