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The Rough Guide To Howlin' Wolf - Out On Vinyl!

The Rough Guide To Howlin' Wolf - Out On Vinyl!

World Music Network is proud to present a new record on vinyl: 'The Rough Guide To Blues Legends: Howlin' Wolf'. 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!

Posted Apr 29th, 2015
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Six Vinyl Releases For Record Store Day 2015!

Six Vinyl Releases For Record Store Day 2015!

Enjoyed Record Store Day 2015? World Music Network has released no less than 6 (!) recent Rough Guides on vinyl, perfect to add to your record collection!

Posted Apr 20th, 2015
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Soukous to Maskanda: 10 Guitar Greats From Africa

Soukous to Maskanda: 10 Guitar Greats From Africa

A look at some of the most influential and interesting guitarists to come from the African Continent.

Posted Apr 20th, 2015
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Determine The Order Of The May Audio Chart!

Determine The Order Of The May 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 May Audio Chart!

Posted Apr 15th, 2015
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New Release: 'Slide Guitar Ragas From Dusk Till Dawn' - Debashish Bhattacharya

New Release: 'Slide Guitar Ragas From Dusk Till Dawn' - Debashish Bhattacharya

Grammy nominated slide-guitarist Debashish Bhattacharya's has just released a new album! 'Slide Guitar Ragas From Dusk Till Dawn' is his seventh release on Riverboat Records.

Posted Mar 30th, 2015
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Blind Boy Fuller & Unsung Heroes Of Country Blues: Two New Rough Guides Out Now!

Blind Boy Fuller & Unsung Heroes Of Country Blues: Two New Rough Guides Out Now!

On 30 March 2015, two brand new Blues compilation albums were released on World Music Network

Posted Mar 30th, 2015
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Monoswezi - The Village: Now On Limited Edition Vinyl!

Monoswezi - The Village: Now On Limited Edition Vinyl!

'The Village', Monoswezi's debut album, is now available on limited edition vinyl and features a previously unreleased track!

Posted Mar 23rd, 2015
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The Rough Guide To Monday Mornings: 5 World Music Tracks To Start The Working Week

The Rough Guide To Monday Mornings: 5 World Music Tracks To Start The Working Week

Trouble getting out of bed on Monday mornings? Here's 5 tracks that will have you dancing to work.

Posted Mar 23rd, 2015
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Söndörgő & Olcay Bayir Nominated For Songlines Music Awards 2015!

Söndörgő & Olcay Bayir Nominated For Songlines Music Awards 2015!

Songlines has announced the nominations for the Songlines Music Awards 2015, and they include Söndörgő and Olcay Bayir!

Posted Mar 19th, 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'.