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Haven’t had a chance to hear much Middle Eastern or North African rock-n-roll, but like what little I’ve heard. Here, on an impulse, is the Algerian syncretist Rachid Taha performing “Nokta” in 2001.

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.