World Woman: For Freedom Of Artistic Expression
World Woman is an project organised by Fuuse. It will take place on 30 and 31 January in Oslo and seeks to amplify the voices of courageous and creative women who defend freedom of expression, campaign for gender equality, peace, justice and human rights.
Sounds Of South Africa: House and Electronic Dance Music
Over the last 20 years, South Africa has become the world's biggest consumer of house and electronic dance music. Find out about the emergence of the scene and some of the artists involved.
Start 2015 With Two New Rough Guides!
Another year, another two Rough Guides! World Music Network is pleased to announce the release of 'The Rough Guide To Psychedelic India' and 'The Rough Guide To Latin Rare Groove (Vol. 2)'. Find out which hidden gems we've uncovered this time!
Roma Folk Singer Mitsou Sues Beyoncé Over Plagiarism
Hungarian folk artist Mitsou claims that Beyoncé has illegally sampled her vocals in the song 'Drunk in Love'.
Vote For WMN Artists In Songlines Music Awards 2015!
Support your favourite artists by voting for them in the Songlines Music Awards 2015! Which of our artists are eligible for what category? We've made an overview for you to make things simple.
Cabin Jam to New Found Land: Interview with FatDog
We talked to saxophonist Hallvard Godal about venturing into new musical territory with FatDog, who released their debut album, New Found Land, in October.
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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'.