Features

Sheila Chandra recalls her first visit to Real World Studios

A blog by Sheila as part of Real World Tales, marking the label's 25th anniversary in 2014.

All In The Family

Music journalist Campbell Stevenson takes a look at the relationship between musicians and family.

What is Qawwali? —A Beginner’s Guide

A brief introduction to the music of the Sufi mystics.

République Amazone: Track by Track

Exploring the lyrics of songs from the debut album by Les Amazones d'Afrique

Track of the Day: ‘Meáchan Rudaí’ by The Gloaming

The Gloaming's third album opens with a song based on a poem of the same name by Liam Ó Muirthile.

Entering the sonic world of The Gloaming 3

Music journalist Michael Hann takes a look at the process of creating The Gloaming 3

What Heat: Track by Track

Delving deeper into Bokanté's What Heat with Michael League & Malika Tirolien.

From Algiers to London: Abdel Ali Slimani gets an Invasion of the Heart

Abdel Ali Slimani shares the story of his music journey from Algeria to England.

5 albums that showcase the beautiful music of North Africa

Get to know the music of North Africa with these five essential albums from our catalogue.

Amazones Power: Track by Track

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