Mosno Al-Moseeki, the rocker from Sudan
Mosno Al-Moseeki, or the third world rocker as he calls himself, is an international singer/songwriter from Sudan. He blends Arab-poetic lyrics with a pentatonic blend of acoustic alternative rock known as Eclectic Desert Rock.
Mosno released two EPs ‘The Low-Tech’ (2008), ‘The Un-Genre‘ (2010), & is currently working on a full length concept album ‘Novella’ which is a semi biographical story of his cultural migration. His original song ‘No Kingdom’ (2012) is written & featured in the first Sudanese/American short film “Faisal Goes West“, by award-winning director Bentley Brown. Mosno is also featured with DJ N’dinga Gaba on the single ‘The Offering’ (2012) released on the South African label, Peng Africa.
In 2011 he released an international hit song ‘Live 4 Now‘ as a member of the electronic group, t3N, which is now heard all over South Africa & Europe. In 2011 he opened for award-winning band, Carbon Leaf, and opened for Rusted Root as the duo “goatFISH” with Sahffi Lynne in 2012.
Past performances and achievements.
-Centerstage as Djembe player & back up vocalist for Sahffi Lynne (2012)
-He is the first Sudanese to have played Artscape, in Baltimore, Maryland (2011)
-An Die Musik Musical Hall (2010)
-Nikki Beach, for the World Music Conference (2009)
-He shared the stage with Tony Mayfield (son of Curtis Mayfield). (2008)