Features

Remembering Haroon Shamsher

In June 2017, Haroon Shamsher was honoured with a BBC Music Day Blue Plaque in recognition of his co...

The Seven Steps to Mercy: Track by Track

Iarla Ó Lionáird takes us through the tracks on his debut solo album, released in 1997.

Meet Rokia Koné: the Rose of Bamako

The latest single by Les Amazones d'afrique features the outstanding Malian singer Rokia Koné, whos...

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 day project.

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...

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.