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Two New Rough Guides: Psychedelic Salsa & African Rare Groove!

Two New Rough Guides: Psychedelic Salsa & African Rare Groove!

On 23 February, two new compilation albums are released on World Music Network: The Rough Guide To African Rare Groove & The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Salsa.

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Trio Da Kali On Making Tracks Tour In UK

Trio Da Kali On Making Tracks Tour In UK

Trio Da Kali, a new generation of griot musicians from Mali, is touring the UK in February & March. The tour is organised by Making Tracks.

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Video Chart

February Video Chart: Otava Yo, Söndörgő, Bostic And Fussible & More!

February Video Chart: Otava Yo, Söndörgő, Bostic And Fussible & More!

Check out our pick of the 10 best world music video's this month!

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Guide To World Music

The Music of Sudan & South Sudan: Divided Together

The Music of Sudan & South Sudan: Divided Together

Sudan is a place that becomes increasingly more difficult to define with the passing of time. Once the largest African nation, on the verge of union with Egypt, Sudan is now a fractious pair of North and South, where land, culture, ethnicity and religion vie for the dominant means of constituting Sudanese Identity. This history of union and division has undeniably fed into the sound and customs of Sudanese musical practices.

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1% For The Planet

Friends Of The Earth

Friends Of The Earth

As an active member of the 1% for the planet project, World Music Network recently donated to Friends of the Earth.

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Battle Of The Bands

Battle Of The Bands Winner: Mostly Kosher!

Battle Of The Bands Winner: Mostly Kosher!

Mostly Kosher has won the World Music Network Battle of the Bands competition with their song 'Ikh Hob Dikh Tsufil Lib'. The band will feature on a forthcoming project with World Music Network and will receive press coverage in Songlines Magazine.

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Competition

Competition - Win A Copy Of The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove (Vol. 2)

Competition - Win A Copy Of The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove (Vol. 2)

Win A Copy Of The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Salsa in our online competition

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