I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun

Samuel Yirga
A reworking of the 1970s psychedelic soul classic 'I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun' taken from Samuel Yirga's forthcoming debut album 'Guzo'… more »

Emotion

Papa Wemba
By the time he recorded 'Emotion', his second album for Real World, Congolese band-leading legend Papa Wemba had made somewhere in the… more »

Moonsung

Sheila Chandra
Starting off with a reprise of Ever So Lonely, the Top 20 pop hit she had as a teenager with her band Monsoon, Moonsung gathers… more »

Higher Ground

The Blind Boys Of Alabama
The Blind Boys of Alabama started singing together way, way back in 1938. A mere 64 years later, the gospel group recorded this… more »

Volume 2: Release

Afro Celt Sound System
Three years on and over 200,000 record sales from the release of the critically acclaimed debut "Volume 1: Sound Magic", Afro Celt… more »

Live at Real World

Drummers of Burundi
Through the darkness a low rumble intensifies from the back of the stage. Gradually a series of swaying figures glide into view, huge… more »

Rain of Blessings

Lama Gyurme
Lama Gyurme was named "Oumze" (Master of Music) during his first 3 years retreat for the simple reason that his voice is an incredibly… more »

Mustt Mustt

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan is today acknowledged as the great master of Qawwali who popularised this beautiful and inspirational… more »

Volume 1 - Sound Magic

Afro Celt Sound System
The sound of the past transforming into the future. Sound Magic, was released on 15 July 1996, and was the first fruit of a… 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 »

Exile

Geoffrey Oryema
Politics, particularly the politics of repression, are familiar as raw material for the singer-songwriter, but few have had the… more »

City of Glass LV Remix / Window Seat Will Ward (Circle Traps) Remix

Portico Quartet
Portico Quartet's second single from their recently released self-titled album, features mixes of two standout tracks, with close… more »

Kaleidophonica

Spiro
Kaleidophonica is the follow-up to Spiro's much-praised Real World album Lightbox, but it's different, says mandolin-player Alex Vann… more »

Dub Me Tender

Dub Colossus
Following the critical success of Dub Colossus' second album, "Addis Through the Looking Glass" (March 2011), and two fantastic shows at… more »

EP2

Portico Quartet
Portico Quartet's critically acclaimed self-titled third album saw the band branch out into new sonic territories. Their new, richly… more »

Portico Quartet

Portico Quartet
Mercury nominated East Londoners release their third, self-titled, album. Portico Quartet have expanded to embrace new sonic… more »

Hagere

Samuel Yirga
Hagere is Samuel Yirga's debut solo release, showcasing Samuel's playing both bold and sensitive, often improvised, always deeply… more »

A Life In Film

Syriana
Syriana - A Life in Film Vinyl features 4 exclusive remixed tracks, 1 new track Ipiros, and 2 tracks from the album. Side A Syriana… more »

Foxlight

Iarla Ó Lionáird
For his third solo album - Foxlight - the acclaimed singer Iarla O Lionaird delivers an impassioned and sublime set of personal songs,… more »

In Trance

JuJu (Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara)
The new album In Trance was recorded live to capture the spirit of JuJu's ecstatic, trance-like performances on stage - channelling… more »