A Town Called Addis

Dub Colossus
This project brings together an extraordinary but little known African musical heritage, a labour of love recording in a makeshift studio… more »

The Bairns

Rachel Unthank and The Winterset
Described as "a bewitching, dream-like, down-to-earth masterpiece," The Bairns is already a classic. With their lilting Geordie accents,… more »

Big Blue Ball

Big Blue Ball
[quote=Peter Gabriel, producer and performer]One week in the middle of summer this craziness exploded in our Real World Studios. We had… more »

Dub Colossus EP

Dub Colossus
The first taste of an extraordinary collaboration between contemporary Ethiopian artists and Dubulah (aka Nick Page), bringing hidden gems… more »

Venus On Earth

Dengue Fever
The eagerly-awaited album from the Los Angeles indie-rockers who have made it their mission to revive psychedelic, Khmer rock and roll of… more »

Long Way Down

Various Artists
[quote=Peter Gabriel]At Real World, we were excited at the prospect of working on Long Way Down with Ewan and Charley. We had all really… more »

[sen]

Sevara Nazarkhan
Sen - which means 'you' in Uzbek - sees the irrepressible, ever curious artist leaping boldly into contemporary writing and production.… more »

Ishumar

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

Without Zero

Joi
The shamelessly upbeat Without Zero deepens and continues the Joi family vibe – with minimal use of samples. Real playing values are what… more »

Stereo Spirit

Daby Touré
Between the rain-swept streets of Paris and the swirling sands of the Sahara, there lies a voice that is neither and both of these… more »

Becoming A Cliché

Adrian Sherwood
Where the first 'solo' album was mainly instrumental, Becoming A Cliche features an ever impressive range of vocal guests: the late, great… more »

Stone Cold Ohio

Little Axe
Little Axes's fifth album is 'Stone Cold Ohio' - 15 tracks of future blues - dubbed-out, dark, and smokey. It includes covers of songs by… 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 »

Live 8 at Eden - Africa Calling

Various Artists
Most people will remember July 2nd 2005 as being the day that Bob Geldof put on his Live Aid hat with the grand aim of persuading world… more »

Delta Hardware

Charlie Musselwhite
Shot through with attitude, the songs on Delta Hardware feel rough-hewn and tough, just as they should for a guy "born in Mississippi … more »

Ama

Yungchen Lhamo
Among the world's great singers, there are a rare few who become the voice of a nation. After a decade of rapturous performances,… more »

Miero

Värttinä
If Värttinä had never recorded another album after 'iki' in 2003 their achievement would have been momentous, an unrivalled… more »

Music, Food and Love

Guo Yue
The hauntingly aching music on this CD charts an evocative journey through the life of the musician, composer and cook Guo Yue. From his… more »

Anatomic

Afro Celt Sound System
Anatomic: concerned with anatomy, concerned with dissection, related to the structure of an organism It's been ten years now since Afro… more »