Features

14 African musical styles for you to explore

Zimbabwean musician and teacher Chartwell Dutiro talks us through 14 musical styles from Africa.

7 Real World album covers re-created with Lego

Two 11 year olds combined their favourite things —Lego and world music— in this wonderful rainy...

Why Jane Harbour looks for a Happy Accident when composing with Spiro

Jane Harbour offers some insight into her process of composing music with the band Spiro

5 Real World Irish traditional albums you should hear

We've had a look back over our catalogue to select 5 of our best Irish traditional music releases.

The Women of Real World

A run down of some of the inspirational and talented female musicians we have worked with throughout the years.

9Bach’s Lisa Jen Brown on the art of storytelling

If you have a story to tell, my default setting is to always tell it. 

Darandi: Track by Track

Learn more about the tracks on Aurelio Martinez's fourth studio album Darandi.

On the road with Honduran musician Aurelio Martinez

American journalist Marlon Bishop embarks on a cultural journey with Aurelio Martinez, the finest ex...

Rain of Blessings: Track by Track

Lama Tcheuky takes a closer look at the background to the songs on this album of Vajra chants.

Stuart McCallum on recording The Breath’s ‘Carry Your Kin’

Stuart McCallum, guitarist and songwriter from The Breath, on recording their debut album.