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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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New 2XCD: The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar - Listen Here!

New 2XCD: The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar - Listen Here!

'The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar' is the latest World Music Network compilation album. The Rough Guide is out on 25 August and includes a bonus disc by Antonio Rey

Posted Aug 21st, 2014
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Vote Online To Determine The Order Of September's Audio Chart!

Vote Online To Determine The Order Of September's Audio Chart!

September'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 Aug 15th, 2014
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Olcay Bayir - Forthcoming Album & Live Performance

Olcay Bayir - Forthcoming Album & Live Performance

Olcay Bayir is releasing her debut album on the award winning label Riverboat Records in October. Check her out at Rich Mix London on 12 September!

Posted Aug 14th, 2014
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Amália Rodrigues Awards 2014

Amália Rodrigues Awards 2014

The Amália Rodrigues Awards rewards important figures in the Fado world for their contribution to the art form. Coincidently, World Music Network will release a 'Rough Guide To Fado Legends' in September.

Posted Aug 13th, 2014
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Two New Rough Guide Releases: The Music Of The Sahara & Palestine

Two New Rough Guide Releases: The Music Of The Sahara & Palestine

'The Music Of The Sahara' and 'The Music Of Palestine' are the two latest additions to the World Music Network Rough Guide series. Order them now!

Posted Jul 28th, 2014
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Tamburocket By Söndörgő - Out Now!

Tamburocket By Söndörgő - Out Now!

'Tamburocket - Hungarian Fireworks' is Söndörgő's first release on Riverboat Records and available now as a one-off purchase or as part of your World Music Network Subscription.

Posted Jul 28th, 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'.