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Liberian Musicians Fight Ebola With Songs

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.

Posted Oct 9th, 2014
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FatDog Debuts On Riverboat Records With 'New Found Land'

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.

Posted Oct 6th, 2014
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Music Without Frontiers: A New Rough Guide In Association With UNPO

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.

Posted Oct 6th, 2014
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Two New Rough Guides: Bollywood Disco & Fado Legends

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'

Posted Sep 23rd, 2014
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Half Price Sale On All Children's Rough Guides!

Half Price Sale On All Children's Rough Guides!

All of our Children's Rough Guides are on offer until 31 October only!

Posted Sep 23rd, 2014
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New Album By Sally Nyolo - 'Tiger Run' Out On 29 September!

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!

Posted Sep 22nd, 2014
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Vote Online To Determine The Order Of October's Audio Chart!

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.

Posted Sep 15th, 2014
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A Summer Of Artist's Strikes And Unrest In France

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.

Posted Sep 11th, 2014
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'Oj Tak!' - The New Album By Chłopcy Kontra Basia

'Oj Tak!' - The New Album By Chłopcy Kontra Basia

Eighteen months after winning the WMN Battle of the bands and a lot of hard work, Chłopcy Kontra Basia debutes at Riverboat Records with their full length album, 'Oj Tak!' on 25 August 2014.

Posted Aug 22nd, 2014
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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'.