LDA V The Lunatics

Los de Abajo
This, surely, is one of the more glorious moments in the history of clashes between global music styles. ...the best album they've made… more »

Invisible Fields

Iarla Ó Lionáird
"This album was always going to be different," he says. "I did it in my own house, with a tight team that I trusted. There are no club… more »

Guess You Got It

Pina
Guess You Got It - which was issued on PRE, a new Real World imprint - is crammed with songs that already sound like classics. With Pina… more »

Moksha

Amjad Ali Khan
Indian classical music is still essentially an oral tradition handed down. That's why the lineage or the guru is all important. The teacher… more »

Hotel Juicy Parlour

Sizer Barker
Liverpool, late spring, 1996. Carl Brown is walking through a cemetery with a friend, a dog and a headful of songs when his attention is… more »

Champagne And Grits

Little Axe
In 2004 Skip and his team found a new home at Real World Records and created 'Champagne & Grits' (featuring Shara Nelson and Chris Difford… more »

Day Of Colours

Rizwan-Muazzam Qawwali
When the unforgettable qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died in Pakistan in 1997, he left a musical vacuum into which stepped his two… more »

Diam

Daby Touré
On Daby Touré's first album for Real World, the songs tell of Daby's life, of the people around him, and of the world in general. He… more »

Street Signs

Ozomatli
It is time for a revolution. It is time for another Ozomatli album. It is time for Street Signs The last time Los Angeles' beloved… more »

Tana Tani

State of Bengal Vs Paban Das Paul
'Tana Tani' plunges Paban into the dub-heavy melee of the British Asian breakbeat scene, where his ecstatic, smoky vocals soar over… more »

Neguinha Te Amo

Daúde
Though this may come as a surprise to those unfamiliar with Brazil's music scene, Daude is a rare find: a black woman in Brazil's eclectic… more »

Sanctuary

Charlie Musselwhite
On this musical excursion -- his debut release with Real World Records -- American blues legend Charlie Musselwhite explores the themes… more »

Among Brothers

Abdelli
With no preconceived idea, and with the openness of mind of a newborn child, Abdelli and I let our inspiration be guided by signs that… more »

Seed

Afro Celt Sound System
It was 1996 when Afro Celt Sound System first assaulted our senses with their innovative fusion of West African rhythms, Irish… more »

Never Trust A Hippy

Adrian Sherwood
Never Trust A Hippy is Adrian Sherwood's eclectic, compelling, and lovingly crafted solo debut. The timing, it seemed, was right.… more »

Mariama

Pape and Cheikh
Everyone knows the majesty of Africa's traditional folk music. But few in the West would have connected Africa with 'folk' in the… more »

Espace

Tama
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 »

Music of the Himalayas

Rahul Sharma
Let's pretend it's still September 2000. A 27-year-old santoor player called Rahul Sharma is touring as principal soloist with a trio of… more »

Roots Controller

Misty in Roots
REJOICE! The return of Misty In Roots to the recording studio with 'Roots Controller' marks twelve years since their last release - and the… more »

Quick Look

Pina
Songwriters have often travelled far and wide in search of inspiration. But the crazy journey undertaken by Austrian singer, songsmith and… more »