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Album Review: Night – Jhalka Raya Buka [26th August 2017]
8.5

Album Review: Night – Jhalka Raya Buka [26th August 2017]

  The world of folk music is, nowadays, experiencing a revival where artists struggle to find a balance between traditions, integrity, and individual innovation. With the album, Jhalka Raya Buka, the Nepali band Night offers a new-school folk packed with plenty of respectful reminiscences and additional field recordings of Nepal’s...
Album Review: Namlo – s/t
7.5

Album Review: Namlo – s/t

Nepalese folk music is one of those ancient musical traditions from Asia with a spellbinding power over anyone’s ears. The weaving and tender melodies voice the Himalayan breeze and nature all around. The harmonization of wind and string instruments forges unique compositions, floating between Nepalese verdant landscapes and anywhere else...

Playlists

Playlist: Sola Akingbola – Songs and Sensibilities (October 2017)

Playlist: Sola Akingbola – Songs and Sensibilities (October 2017)

It doesn’t happen every day to have the honour of featuring an exclusive playlist curated by one of the finest percussionists around. So, we’re more than thrilled to present a selection of tunes compiled for us by Sola Akingbola. Percussionist of Jamiroquai, band leader of Critical Mass, the Nigerian musician dedicated his...
Your Ticket To… Afropop (by Rita Ray)

Your Ticket To… Afropop (by Rita Ray)

If you’re not used to it, there’s an easy and engaging way to approach to African music and it’s through its most contemporary and popular incarnation: afropop. Afropop is an umbrella term referring to anything and everything in African music. It can be Tunisian or South African, Kenyan or Senegalese,...
Visions of Sound – September 2017

Visions of Sound – September 2017

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
News: Dub Pistols Celebrate 20 Years with a New Album and UK Tour

News: Dub Pistols Celebrate 20 Years with a New Album and UK Tour

We couldn’t miss the opportunity to toast the 20th anniversary of Dub Pistols, one of the most thrilling bands born-and-bred in the UK in the last decades.  To celebrate in style, we have the pleasure to premiere the remix of “Crazy Diamond”, their new album’s title track, which will be released on...
News: BRZZVLL presents Waiho

News: BRZZVLL presents Waiho

We had the pleasure to include their new album’s title-track (“Wahio”) in the September instalment of our monthly compilation, and now we haven’t missed the opportunity to premiere another of their new tunes. The reason why we are so delighted to introduce you to BRZZVLL and their music is “simply” because...
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