Features

Track of the Day: ‘Heavy’ by Les Amazones d’Afrique

Les Amazones d'Afrique's new single introduces the band's new members: Niariu, Boy Fall & Jon Grace.

10 things you must check out at this year’s WOMAD Festival

We set you on the right track with ten great tips for this year's WOMAD Festival.

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.