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Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 50 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 50 songs)

In times of end-of-year charts, top ten lists, ‘top of’ and ‘best of’, we’ve preferred to keep things as inclusive and smooth as possible, so we have simply “listened back” to 2017 and summed up what our speakers, headphones and earphones have played the most. Enjoy our 2017 in music...
Visions of Sound – November 2017

Visions of Sound – November 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:
Album Review: TootArd – Laissez Passer [Glitterbeat Records]
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Album Review: TootArd – Laissez Passer [Glitterbeat Records]

I first heard of TootArd (Arabic for ‘strawberries’) in my Casablanca apartment in the wake of the Arab Spring, with their first hit Ruh Bladi. Released in 2011, the group’s reggae-influenced first album Nuri Andaburi took the band to perform over the Golan Heights, and in Jerusalem, Palestine, and beyond....
Mixes: Groovalizacion Radio Albums (November 2017)

Mixes: Groovalizacion Radio Albums (November 2017)

We’re more than thrilled to host our Groovalizacion Radio friends and their monthly album mixes.  “Every month, Groovalizacion Radio selects the 10 best albums in the field of innovative, cutting-edge World Music 2.0 – One ‘special recommendation’ plus nine albums in no particular order. Discover this months’ selection in this handy mixtape. Find the full...