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Calypso Gold Re-Issue

Calypso Gold Re-Issue

The anthology of the best calypso from Trinidad from rare early recordings up to the zenith of the 1950s calypso craze.

Posted Sep 2nd, 2015
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John Renbourn's Album Of Unreleased Recordings... Coming Soon

John Renbourn's Album Of Unreleased Recordings... Coming Soon

Lovingly mastered from old tapes found in a friend’s attic, this is a vintage collection of previously unreleased rarities and early works by one of the guitar's truly great innovators.

Posted Aug 19th, 2015
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Determine The Order Of The September Audio Chart!

Determine The Order Of The September 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 September Audio Chart!

Posted Aug 19th, 2015
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Enter The International Songwriting Competition 2015!

Enter The International Songwriting Competition 2015!

Dust down your original melodies, dig out the demo tapes, reveal your intricate instrumental compositions and read on to find out how to enter the International Songwriting Competition 2015!

Posted Aug 10th, 2015
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Psychedelic Cumbia & Latin Disco: Two New Rough Guides!

Psychedelic Cumbia & Latin Disco: Two New Rough Guides!

On 31 July, World Music Network releases two Rough Guides: Psychedelic Cumbia & Latin Disco!

Posted Jul 27th, 2015
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Determine The Order Of The August Audio Chart!

Determine The Order Of The August 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 August Audio Chart!

Posted Jul 15th, 2015
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New Release: The Rough Guide To Barbecue Bob

New Release: The Rough Guide To Barbecue Bob

World Music Network is pleased to announce the release of The Rough Guide To Blues Legends: Barbecue Bob on 29 June 2015

Posted Jun 26th, 2015
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The Rough Guide To Samba: Out Now On Limited Vinyl!

The Rough Guide To Samba: Out Now On Limited Vinyl!

On 29 June, the Rough Guide To Samba will be added to our vinyl catalogue!

Posted Jun 26th, 2015
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The Rough Guide To Summer Evenings: Top 5 Psychedelic Tracks

The Rough Guide To Summer Evenings: Top 5 Psychedelic Tracks

A psychedelic soundtrack to summer evenings, featuring music from Nigeria, Cambodia, India and Peru.

Posted Jun 22nd, 2015
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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'.