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World Cup Offer: 1/2 Price On All Brazilian Releases!

World Cup Offer: 1/2 Price On All Brazilian Releases!

Celebrate the World Cup 2014 in style! Purchase all WMN's Brazilian Releases for 1/2 their usual price! The offer runs until the grand finale, on 13 July... better head over to the store!

Posted May 27th, 2014
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Desert Blues Like You've Never Heard - Anansy Cissé: Mali Overdrive

Desert Blues Like You've Never Heard - Anansy Cissé: Mali Overdrive

On 26 May 'Mali Overdrive', the new album by Anansy Cissé, will be released on Riverboat Records.

Posted May 23rd, 2014
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Two New Rough Guides: Psychedelic Cambodia & Indian Classical Music

Two New Rough Guides: Psychedelic Cambodia & Indian Classical Music

'The Rough Guide to Psychedelic Cambodia' and 'The Rough Guide To Indian Classical Music' are two brand new compilation albums that are being released on 26 May on the Rough Guide Label. Listen to some of the songs & read how to order the albums!

Posted May 22nd, 2014
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Competition: Win Tickets To Andrew Cronshaw And SANS On 15 May!

Competition: Win Tickets To Andrew Cronshaw And SANS On 15 May!

Looking for an evening of mesmerising World Music? This is your chance to win a pair of tickets to see the amazingly talented Andrew Cronshaw and SANS perform live! On Thursday 15 May at Canada Water Culture Space.

Posted May 6th, 2014
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The Winners Of The Songlines Music Awards 2014

The Winners Of The Songlines Music Awards 2014

In the 100th edition of Songlines Magazine, the winners of the Songlines Music Awards 2014 have been announced!

Posted Apr 25th, 2014
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Calaita Flamenco Son: New Album Out On 28 April!

Calaita Flamenco Son: New Album Out On 28 April!

World Music Network is pleased to announce release of the forthcoming album by Calaita Flamenco Son on 28 April. Grounded in authentic Spanish traditions, Calaita Flamenco Son’s innovative flamenco combines passionate vocals, awe-inspiring guitar virtuosity, intense percussion and jazz-inflected saxophone.

Posted Apr 25th, 2014
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New Rough Guide Releases: Celtic Music & African Blues!

New Rough Guide Releases: Celtic Music & African Blues!

'The Rough Guide To Celtic Music' and 'The Rough Guide African Blues' are two of World Music Network's latest compilation albums. Released on 28 April 2014, they will be available as a are part of our subscription service or can be ordered as a one off purchase.

Posted Apr 22nd, 2014
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New Rough Guides On Vinyl: Limited Editions

New Rough Guides On Vinyl: Limited Editions

Record Store Day, on 19 April, is a celebration of the unique culture surrounding independently owned record stores throughout the world. Check out what's happening at your local store and head along to show your support. WMN will be celebrating by releasing exclusive vinyl albums, available at your local independent record store...

Posted Apr 18th, 2014
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Vote Online To Determine The Order Of Our May Audio Chart!

Vote Online To Determine The Order Of Our May Audio Chart!

May's short-list is here: listen to our pick of the latest world music releases, and then vote for up to five of your favourite artists.

Posted Apr 15th, 2014
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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'.