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Kries: Selo Na Okuke / Village Tracks

Kries: Selo Na Okuke / Village Tracks

Kries means bonfire in an old Croatian dialect; an apt name for a band who burn barriers, mixing modern and traditional Balkan instruments to give new life and meaning to age-old songs.

Posted Oct 26th, 2017
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Ramon Goose: Long Road To Tiznit

Ramon Goose: Long Road To Tiznit

The long and winding road from Marrakesh to Tiznit had a profound influence on the Desert blues of guitarist Ramon Goose, who forges an infectious blend of old-school blues and hypnotic Saharan grooves with songs of refugees, smugglers, danger and freedom.

Posted Aug 25th, 2017
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Monoswezi: A Je

Monoswezi: A Je

African-Nordic jazz alchemists Monoswezi explore new sonic worlds: listen out for Indian harmonium, Malian ngoni and African-American banjo atop minimalist global groove.

Posted Aug 3rd, 2017
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Rafiki Jazz: Har Dam Sahara

Rafiki Jazz: Har Dam Sahara

Rafiki Jazz celebrate unity in diversity with a unique shape-shifting and mesmeric sound. Rooted in modern Britain yet inspired by ancient musical traditions both near and far, Har Dam Sahara is a love-letter to this intricate world in all its beauty and complexity.

Posted Jun 21st, 2017
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Rocqawali: Sufi Spirit

Rocqawali: Sufi Spirit

Seamlessly blending the peaceful Sufi tradition of qawali with the guttural, impassioned guitar cries of rock and roll, Rocqawali’s debut album demonstrates how the two musical styles share a deep honesty that marries sublime.

Posted Jun 5th, 2017
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World Music Charts Europe - December 2017

World Music Network has teamed up with the World Music Charts Europe to produce their monthly Spotify playlist!

Every month the chart is compiled from the votes of leading music specialists and DJs from twenty-four European countries and is undoubtedly the most comprehensive and reliable way of discovering what is new and exciting in the world music scene.

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Rocqawali: Sufi Spirit

PopMatters, US 'A fusion of rock and hypnotic Sufi music, Sufi Spirit is a warm, brilliant album to bask in from start to finish' 8/10

Wizz Jones, Pete Berryman, Simeon Jones: Come What May

 PopMatter, US 'Jones, Berryman, and Jones have created something special and timeless here'

The Rough Guide To Jug Band Blues

fROOTS, UK 'a delicious selection that delights from start to finish'

She'Koyokh: First Dance On Second Avenue

Evening Standard, UK 'brilliant new album from She'Koyokh'