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Santana Inspired By Nuru Kane’s ‘Çigil’ On Latest Album

Santana Inspired By Nuru Kane’s ‘Çigil’ On Latest Album

Most of the original members from the Santana III/Woodstock-era reunited for this jam-packed sixteen track masterpiece. One track in particular draws inspiration from Riverboat Records’ very own Senegalese singer/songwriter Nuru Kane.

Posted May 20th, 2016
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Determine the Order of the June Audio Chart!

Determine the Order of the June Audio Chart!

Listen to our pick of the latest world music releases, and then vote for up to three of your favourite albums to influence the order of the June Audio Chart!

Posted May 19th, 2016
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50% Off Jazz & Blues Titles!

50% Off Jazz & Blues Titles!

We're celebrating the rich, raw and powerful sounds of jazz and blues with an amazing 50% off our wide selection of titles. Only until 31 May 2016!

Posted May 13th, 2016
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Songlines Music Awards 2016: Debashish Bhattacharya

Songlines Music Awards 2016: Debashish Bhattacharya

The Songlines Music Awards 2016 were announced 5 May 2016. The award winners are the pinnacle of exemplary raw talent from all regions of the world.

Posted May 6th, 2016
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Human Rights 2016 Award Winner: Angélique Kidjo

Human Rights 2016 Award Winner: Angélique Kidjo

With a career now spanning over 30 years Angélique Kidjo shows no signs of stopping. Now adding a new accomplishment to her never-ending resume of achievements; the coveted Amnesty International Human Rights 2016 award.

Posted May 5th, 2016
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Determine The Order Of The May Audio Chart!

Determine The Order Of The May Audio Chart!

Listen to our pick of the latest world music releases, and then vote for up to three of your favourite albums to influence the order of the May Audio Chart!

Posted Apr 14th, 2016
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Record Store Day Exclusive Releases: John Renbourn + More!

Record Store Day Exclusive Releases: John Renbourn + More!

World Music Network is excited to announce its participation in this year’s Record Store Day with exclusive releases now being available as LP!

Posted Apr 14th, 2016
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Songlines Music Awards 2016 Nominees - Includes Debashish Bhattacharya!

Songlines Music Awards 2016 Nominees - Includes Debashish Bhattacharya!

The nominees for this year's Songlines Music Awards have been announced and we are extremely proud that our very own Debashish Bhattacharya has been nominated for best album in his category for the sublime Slide Guitar Ragas From Dusk Till Dawn.

Posted Apr 6th, 2016
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WOMEX Call For Proposals For 2016 Programme

WOMEX Call For Proposals For 2016 Programme

It's the 22nd edition of WOMEX! The largest world music expo in the world, is taking place in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain from 19 till 23 October 2015.

Posted Apr 1st, 2016
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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'.

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Guardian, UK 4****stars: 'A highly original, compelling set'.

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