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7 albums for daily meditation and reflection from around the world

Soundtrack the quieter moments of your day with this diverse selection of atmospheric recordings.

Emotion: Track by Track

As Emotion turns 25, we look at the song lyrics of the classic album.

4 shows to check out at this year’s Celtic Connections festival

The annual music festival takes place in Glasgow every January over the course of three weeks.

Amazones Power: Track by Track

Arwa Haider looks at the lyrics and meaning of the songs on Les Amazones d'Afrique's second album.

A look back on 2019 at Real World Records

Looking back on a busy twelve months for the record label in the year of our 30th birthday.

9Bach choose 5 of their favourite records on vinyl

9Bach's Anian is Vinyl of the Month for November as part of the Real World Vinyl Club.

18 voices on the new album by Les Amazones d’Afrique

Amazones Power, their second album, features voices from Africa and the diaspora.

Track of the day: ‘Áthas’ by The Gloaming

Find out more about one of the stand-out tracks on The Gloaming's third album.

Novelist Michael Cunningham previews new Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Thomas Bartlett album

The Pulitzer Prize winning novelist shares his thoughts on the beautiful new album.

7 East African artists performing at this year’s Ongala Music Festival

Named after the late Remmy Ongala, the event showcases exciting new East African talent.