Artist Profile: Lamine Sonko & The African Intelligence
Lamine performs & chats about the importance of preserving culture through music and the positive effects and perceptions that can come from creating and sharing a melting-pot of influences and flavours in local communities.
Santana Inspired By Nuru Kane’s ‘Çigil’ On Latest Album
Most of the original members from the Santana III/Woodstock-era reunited for this jam-packed sixteen track masterpiece. One track in particular draws inspiration from Riverboat Records’ very own Senegalese singer/songwriter Nuru Kane.
Songlines Music Awards 2016: Debashish Bhattacharya
The Songlines Music Awards 2016 were announced 5 May 2016. The award winners are the pinnacle of exemplary raw talent from all regions of the world.
Record Store Day Exclusive Releases: John Renbourn + More!
World Music Network is excited to announce its participation in this year’s Record Store Day with exclusive releases now being available as LP!
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June Video Chart is now up! Ft. @makusoundsystem @SLagnawi @Charles_Bradley + Many more! bit.ly/1r9omZl pic.twitter.com/zfwsMzCFgx
‘Ultimately, Lost in Mali is the sound of best-kept secrets primed to break beyond Malian borders’ - BBS (Blues Rag) bit.ly/25zujhK
Femi Kuti & Positive Force live @Belgrave_Leeds June 10, tickets @seetickets @JumboRecords @Crash_Records #afrobeat pic.twitter.com/odDiBLEuSI
New City Music, Chicago: 'a great showcase of the funky sounds currently made in Crescent City'.
The Guardian, UK, 3*** stars: 'A classy compilation'.
Guardian, UK 4****stars: 'A highly original, compelling set'.
Froots, UK: '... a superb album of an under-represented music ... and comes highly recommended'.