Babeti Soukous

Tabu Ley Seigneur Rochereau


'Expect the unexpected': what else could be the underlying motto of the Tama project than this true piece of Malian philosophy, taken from… more »


Most bands, whether in the western rock tradition or in African music, are built around the concept of a leader - one strong character who… more »

Serious Tam

George Mamua Telek's songs and his hauntingly beautiful voice, traverse many musical styles capturing the spirit of the Tolai people of… more »

Peoples Colony No 1

Temple Of Sound
"The essence of a collaboration is people... what drives them, their dreams, aspirations, their daily rhythms. We're not so dissimilar. On… more »

S'amore 'e mama

Tenores di Bitti
One of the most fascinating traditional polyphonic quartets of the Mediterranean Sea - straight from the heart of Sardinia. "...mountain… more »


The Black Swan Effect
"Just when you think you've heard it all before, along comes an album that demands the hairs on the back of you neck stand to attention,… more »

Carry Your Kin

The Breath
The Breath is Stuart McCallum (former guitarist of (The Cinematic Orchestra), Irish singer Rioghnach Connolly and McCallum's fellow… more »


The Creole Choir of Cuba
Santiman is The Creole Choir's second album, and the follow up to Tande-la. Freedom songs that have been passed down through generations of… more »


The Creole Choir Of Cuba
The Creole Choir of Cuba are called 'Desandann' in their home country which means 'descendants' and with the songs on their forthcoming… more »


The Gloaming
The Gloaming's latest album 2 is now available on CD and LP. The Gloaming - Martin Hayes, Dennis Cahill, Iarla Ó Lionáird,… more »

The Gloaming

The Gloaming
Buy The Gloaming on iTunes Album artwork 'PASSAGE' by Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison THE GLOAMING: Iarla Ó Lionaird, Thomas… more »

The Imagined Village

The Imagined Village
'Englishness is the final frontier of world music.' - Simon Emmerson, head man of The Imagined Village Every age re-invents the past… more »


The Terem Quartet
More dazzling reinterpretations from the strings of the St Petersburg quartet - classical themes wittily and ingeniously "Terem-ised". more »


The Terem Quartet
The Terem Quartet is unique. As classically trained musicians, their technique and expertise are astonishing. As players of traditional… more »

Rise Up

Thomas Mapfumo and The Blacks Unlimited
Thomas Mapfumo, Zimbabwe's greatest living musician, in a minor key. 'Rise Up' review by Banning Eyre. I reached the Lion of… more »


Tom Kerstens' G Plus Ensemble
'Utopia' is the debut recording of Tom Kerstens with his newly formed G Plus Ensemble. The group was created specifically for the recording… more »


Totó La Momposina y sus Tambores
Beautifully packaged 28-page hard back CD book with extended sleeve notes and rare archive photos. You don't normally get the chance… more »

La Candela Viva

Totó La Momposina y sus Tambores
Totó represents the fourth generation of her family to make music. A powerful sense of continuity binds together her extended family,… more »


Lead singer Moussa Ag Keyna who, together with Aminatou and French producer Dan Levy, has created a sublime new African desert sound, but… more »


Ex-Clannad member Pól Brennan in collaboration with virtuoso Chinese flautist Guo Yue and Japanese percussionist Joji Hirota. A powerful… more »

Table Songs of Georgia

Tsinandali Choir
Table songs are the musical expression of the Georgian cult of wine, and the Tsinandali Choir are famous for their stirring and powerful… more »