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Songlines Music Awards 2016 Nominees - Includes Debashish Bhattacharya!

Songlines Music Awards 2016 Nominees - Includes Debashish Bhattacharya!

The nominees for this year's Songlines Music Awards have been announced and we are extremely proud that our very own Debashish Bhattacharya has been nominated for best album in his category for the sublime Slide Guitar Ragas From Dusk Till Dawn.

Posted Apr 6th, 2016
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WOMEX Call For Proposals For 2016 Programme

WOMEX Call For Proposals For 2016 Programme

It's the 22nd edition of WOMEX! The largest world music expo in the world, is taking place in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain from 19 till 23 October 2015.

Posted Apr 1st, 2016
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New Release: Faith i Branko - Gypsy Lover

New Release: Faith i Branko - Gypsy Lover

Gypsy Lover chronicles the meeting of cultures in music and in marriage - Album Out Now

Posted Mar 25th, 2016
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New Release: The Rough Guide To A World Of Psychedelia

New Release: The Rough Guide To A World Of Psychedelia

The psychedelic movement of the 1960s imprinted a kaleidoscopic stamp on musical cultures from across the globe – from the Tropicália artists in Brazil all the way to the Afrobeat groups in West Africa.

Posted Mar 25th, 2016
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New Release: The Rough Guide To South African Jazz

New Release: The Rough Guide To South African Jazz

South African jazz is a pertinent reminder of the intrinsic link between music and the dismantling of oppression. This Rough Guide celebrates and showcases the wealth of burgeoning jazz talent emerging from the Rainbow Nation.

Posted Mar 25th, 2016
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Obituary Of A True Reggae Legend: DJ Derek

Obituary Of A True Reggae Legend: DJ Derek

It comes as a painful loss to lose a personality such as Derek Serpell-Morris. Someone who can evoke inspiration within ourselves to continue the pursuit of our passion.

Posted Mar 24th, 2016
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Determine The Order Of The April Audio Chart!

Determine The Order Of The April Audio Chart!

Listen to our pick of the latest world music releases, and then vote for up to three of your favourite albums to influence the order of the April Audio Chart!

Posted Mar 18th, 2016
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Australian Debashish Bhattacharya Concert At Lennox Theatre

Australian Debashish Bhattacharya Concert At Lennox Theatre

Missed Debashish Bhattacharya at WOMADelaide? Fear not! Riverside Theatres (NSW) have locked in one last show with the virtuoso before he leaves Australian shores.

Posted Mar 17th, 2016
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WOMADelaide: Who You Need To See!

WOMADelaide: Who You Need To See!

We've decided to compile a shortlist of some world music talents you may or may not have already heard of. Nevertheless, they are definitely musicians who are not to be missed this weekend!

Posted Mar 10th, 2016
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Press Quotes

The Rough Guide to New Orleans

New City Music, Chicago: 'a great showcase of the funky sounds currently made in Crescent City'.

The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Africa

The Guardian, UK, 3*** stars: 'A classy compilation'.

Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis: Greekadelia

Guardian, UK 4****stars: 'A highly original, compelling set'.

Sambasunda Quintet: Java

Froots, UK: '... a superb album of an under-represented music ... and comes highly recommended'.