Out Now: The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Samba
Chameleon-like Brazilian samba absorbed psychedelic influences from the 1960s onwards. From original innovators such as Ney Matogrosso (featured here with Vitor Ramil) and Wal Sant’ana, to modern innovators Gui Amabis and Luciano Salvador, dig those spaced out Psychedelic Samba grooves!
The Best Arabic Music You've Never Heard
This collection of original fresh talent from across the Arab world is selected exclusively from artists entering World Music Network’s ‘Battle of the Bands’ competition. From the driving grooves of Algerian jazz-head Anis Benhallak to the instrumental oud and violin delights of Al Andalus Ensemble, check out the latest sounds of the Arabic speaking world.
Blind Boy Fuller Available Now On Vinyl
During his short but prolific recording career, Blind Boy Fuller became one of the most influential and best-selling bluesmen of his time. With songs brimming with wit and soulfulness, his strikingly original and energetic guitar arrangements have been an inspiration to countless guitarists ever since.
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.
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!
Psychedelic Cumbia & Latin Disco: Two New Rough Guides!
On 31 July, World Music Network releases two Rough Guides: Psychedelic Cumbia & Latin Disco!
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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'.