Billed as Azzddine around the 2004 album Massafat (which is in fact acknowledged to Azzddine with Expenses Laswell), Azzddine is usually Azzddine Ouhnine, a Moroccan oud player and composer located in Rabat. The Switzerland-based Barbarity label, which is an expert in cross-cultural collaborations between African and Western/American musicians, made a decision to produce a Compact disc with him based on a lo-fi documenting of 1 of his concert events. On Massafat, Ouhnine’s vocals, oud, and darbukka had been combined with efforts by in regards to a dozen additional music artists on violins, keyboards, history singing, development, and drums. Probably the most mentioned of the excess players was bassist Expenses Laswell, who added bass to eight from the 14 songs, although he was asked merely to play using one or two from the selections. The ultimate item combines traditional Moroccan music with areas of digital dance music, rap, and dub reggae.