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Album Review: Oumou Sangaré – Acoustic [No Format!; June 2020]
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Album Review: Oumou Sangaré – Acoustic [No Format!; June 2020]

Acoustic is a rootsy reimagining of Malian superstar Oumou Sangaré’s 2017 album Mogoya, but where Mogoya used a palette of beats and synths, Acoustic says more with less.  Opening with ‘Kamelemba’, a song of counsel warning women away from sweet talkers and playboys, Oumou’s majestic voice converses with the jittery...
London Gig Guide (April 2019)

London Gig Guide (April 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...
Visions of Sound – September 2018

Visions of Sound – September 2018

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: 
Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 10+ Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 10+ Albums)

We thought about songs, but we couldn’t avoid doing justice to albums too and pointing out what excited us most in 2017. We decided to limit ourselves to 10 LPs already featured on Rhythm Passport, plus some more “personal” recommendations. …and even though people are saying that they don’t make music...