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- The Rough Guide To Cuban Rare Groove
- The Rough Guide To Peru Rare Groove
- The Rough Guide To Brazilian Jazz
- The Rough Guide To Americana
- The Rough Guide To South African Jazz
- The Rough Guide To The Best Arabic Music You've Never Heard
- The Rough Guide To The Best World Music You've Never Heard
- The Rough Guide To Latin Disco
- The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Cumbia
- The Rough Guide To Psychedelic India
- The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Samba
Latest WMN Releases
Brexit Blues offers a light-hearted yet poignant collection of folk, roots and blues music from across Europe, lamenting a decision that confounds those of us who openly welcome our neighbours and celebrate cultural diversity.
NYNKristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis
NYN presents Kristi Stassinopolou and Stathis Kalyviotis’ reflections on current day Greece. Through all the challenges their message is to seize this day, not rue the last. Laced with elements of Greek traditional folk mixed with psychedelic rock, punk and contemporary electronica, this is a musical manifesto for our times.
The Corner House SetAidan Coffey with Frankie Gavin, Alec Finn & Colm Murphy
The Corner House Set celebrates traditional Irish music at its best. Virtuosos Aidan Coffey, Frankie Gavin, Alec Finn and Colm Murphy combine accordion, fiddle, bouzouki and bodhrán to deliver a rip-roaring album inspired and named after one of Cork City’s nest public houses. ‘excellent traditional music from start to finish, chosen with taste and played with skill’ Peter Browne RTE Radio, Ireland
Söndörgő dazzle audiences around the globe with their unstoppable tamburitza music. This rip-roaring travelogue of audio postcards is captured in crystalline clarity; turn up the dial and play it loud!
Joint ControlJohn Renbourn & Wizz Jones
Recorded shortly before John Renbourn’s death in March 2015, this landmark album brings together two of the most important and influential acoustic guitarists of our era. Great friends for over 50 years and regular playing partners for the last two years of John’s life, their mutual respect and musical understanding shines through these historic recordings.
The Rough Guide To Brazilian Jazz
This cutting edge Rough Guide digs deep into today's dynamic, shape-shifting Brazilian jazz scene – leaving 'The Girl From Ipanema' lounging in the shade.
The Rough Guide To Bottleneck Blues
By imitating the cries and moans of the human voice, the haunting sound of the bottleneck has become synonymous with the blues. This Rough Guide shows how in the hands of many of the great early bluesmen it became the ultimate mode of musical expression.
The Rough Guide To A World Of Psychedelia
The psychedelic movement of the 1960s imprinted a kaleidoscopic stamp on musical cultures from across the globe – from the Tropicália artists in Brazil to the Afrobeat groups in West Africa and even the legendary Bollywood composers. Carefully selected from albums in the Rough Guide Psychedelic series, these mind-bending, rebellious and deeply cool grooves create a heady psychedelic brew which is guaranteed to open up new musical doors.
The Rough Guide To Gospel Blues
The huge musical influence of the church has meant that gospel music and the blues have long been intertwined. From the true guitar evangelists such as Blind Willie Johnson and Reverend Gary Davis to blues legends Charley Patton and Skip James, these recordings illustrate how the line separating the Lord’s song and ‘devil’s music’ was very thin.
The Rough Guide To Blues Women
From the classic blues of Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey to female country blues pioneers Memphis Minnie and Geeshie Wiley, this Rough Guide explores the hugely significant and often overlooked role that women have played in the story of the blues.
The Attic TapesJohn Renbourn
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.
The Rough Guide To Cuban Rare Groove
This lovingly curated crate-digging Rough Guide unearths unknown Cuban rare grooves from across the diaspora and beyond.
The Rough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz
Swinging Addis is thriving once again, with the distinctive ancient-sounding tones of Ethiopia blending with modern jazz interpretations to create a totally unmistakable fusion. From the legendary innovators Mulatu Astatke and Getatchew Mekuria to today’s new generation of artists, this Rough Guide celebrates this burgeoning and most captivating of musical scenes. 'the most irresistible of Rough Guide's three Ethiopian comps...these selections suggest a confident modernity' A MINUS Robert Christgau, Vice
The WMN Store
All MP3s available for purchase in the World Music Network Store are encoded at 320kbps to ensure a high sound quality. All tracks in the Introducing and Riverboat labels, as well as a selection of Rough Guide titles, are available for download as individual MP3s or as part of an album bundle.