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Out Now: The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Samba

Out Now: The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Samba

Chameleon-like Brazilian samba absorbed psychedelic influences from the 1960s onwards. From original innovators such as Ney Matogrosso (featured here with Vitor Ramil) and Wal Sant’ana, to modern innovators Gui Amabis and Luciano Salvador, dig those spaced out Psychedelic Samba grooves!

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Monoswezi's European Tour

Monoswezi's European Tour

Monoswezi weave traditional African songs and instruments with cool Scandinavian jazz. Zimbabwean mbira and vocals are enriched with Mozambican percussion and embellished with Nordic sax and sympathetic rhythm section.

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Video Chart

August Video Chart: Julieta Venegas, The Souljazz Orchestra, Ahmed Soultan & More!

August Video Chart: Julieta Venegas, The Souljazz Orchestra, Ahmed Soultan & 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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Legends Series

Howlin' Wolf: Blues Giant

Howlin' Wolf: Blues Giant

What kind of a man gets a nickname like ‘Howlin' Wolf’? Well, a three hundred pound giant with a voice so powerful it sounds as if it could knock down buildings fits the brief! Wolf dominated the post-war Chicago blues scene in every way.

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Battle Of The Bands

Enter Our New Battle Of The Bands Competition Now!

Enter Our New Battle Of The Bands Competition Now!

Enter our new Battle of the Bands Competition. Closing date: 31 August 2015

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Competition

Competition - Win A Copy Of Latin Disco

Competition - Win A Copy Of Latin Disco

Win A Copy Of The Rough Guide To Latin Disco in our online competition

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