Liberian Musicians Fight Ebola With Songs
Ebola is real. The fact is all too apparent as the first cases are spotted in the US. In Liberia, though, the statement is the chorus to a hit song. More than that, it's a necessary call to action in a country where many didn't believe in the virus' existence. Working both alongside aid organizations like UNICEF and independently, Liberian musicians are releasing music to spread awareness and combat the Ebola outbreak in their country.
FatDog Debuts On Riverboat Records With 'New Found Land'
FatDog are the musical torchbearers of a new found land – a mythical island in the North Sea, where musicians from Scandinavia and Britain meet to play and swap stories. Their debut album is available on Riverboat Records now.
Music Without Frontiers: A New Rough Guide In Association With UNPO
There is a good reason why most of us have heard very little Oromo, Balochi, Kurdish, or Basque music. After all, if you are stateless, what state is actually going to promote your music? WMN proudly presents 'The Rough Guide To Music Without Frontiers', a compilation album produced in collaboration with UNPO.
Two New Rough Guides: Bollywood Disco & Fado Legends
Two new compilation albums are to be released by World Music Network on 29 September: 'The Rough Guide To Bollywood Disco' and 'The Rough Guide To Fado Legends'
New Album By Sally Nyolo - 'Tiger Run' Out On 29 September!
Sally Nyolo's second album on Riverboat Records will be released on 29 September!
Vote Online To Determine The Order Of October's Audio Chart!
October'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.
A Summer Of Artist's Strikes And Unrest In France
French art workers have experienced significant issues as their festival season has been thrown in dissaray due to many strikes and protests. Since 1 July 2014, The French government has severely revised the intermittents du spectacle, a unique unemployment policy, which -until recently- which compensated arts and entertainment workers.
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