Dead Men Don't Smoke Marijuana

S.E. Rogie
Floating from the bars of Sierra Leone comes palm wine music. With his mellow baritone and acoustic guitar, Rogie weaves gentle melodies… more »

Ya Habib

Sabri Brothers
'O Beloved' is the translated title of this classic Qawwali album by a classic Qawwali ensemble. The Sabri Brothers are Pakistan's best… more »

Guzo

Samuel Yirga
Guzo is the debut release of young Ethiopian pianist Samuel Yirga. Against the odds, Samuel found his way to music school in Addis Ababa… more »

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 »

Hagere

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

[sen]

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

Yol Bolsin

Sevara Nazarkhan
Buy Yol Bolsin on iTunes Sevara's acclaimed 2002 debut Yol Bolsin ('Where Are You Going') is a collection of traditional, folk and… more »

Weaving My Ancestors' Voices

Sheila Chandra
Sheila Chandra is the only Asian singer to have had mainstream chart success in the UK in the 1980s. 'Ever So Lonely', Monsoon's Top… more »

The Zen Kiss

Sheila Chandra
An extraordinary exploration of vocal power and potential. "With a dexterous tonal range that's as bright as lightening and bold as a… more »

ABoneCroneDrone

Sheila Chandra
This album, the third in the trilogy for Real World, gives you the fullest access possible to Chandra's imagination - the melodies are in… 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 »

Voices from the Distant Steppe

Shu-de
From deep in central Asia comes a unique recording of traditional Tuvan "throat-singing". Poignant and intimate folk songs and ritual… 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 »

Lost Souls

Spaccanapoli
From the streets of Naples, Spaccanapoli are the inheritors of a tradition that has existed for centuries, but nurtured today by the tough… more »

Kalashnik Love

Speed Caravan
"I've always had this rage that I need to express." Mehdi Haddab sits back, rests his electric oud on his lap. "Rage against, I don't… 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 »

The Vapourer

Spiro
Buy The Vapourer on iTunes New six-track mini album of Moog synthesizer mixes by Adrian Utley (Portishead) - which transport Spiro's… more »

Lightbox

Spiro
Lightbox is Spiro's first album for Real World Records - an extraordinarily stirring record. Recorded over four days at Real World Studios… more »

Pole Star

Spiro
Buy Pole Star on iTunes Spiro first met on the Bristol music scene and have been together, their line-up completely unchanged, for over… more »

Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow

Spiro
Pre order on iTunes Spiro: "Dazzling", "magnificent", "intense and minimal", "soulful", "passionate", "breathtakingly moving" - this… 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 »

The Road To Damascus

Syriana
The Road to Damascus begins in London, when Nick "Dubulah" Page and Syrian Qanun player, Abdullah Chhadeh, finally get around to starting a… more »

Al Bidayeh

Syriana
It is said that Damascus - old Damascus, the 7,000-year-old capital of Syria - is a bit like a veiled woman who keeps her beauty hidden.… 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 »

Al Samah

Syriana
Syriana's 'Al Samah' - combining the best of digital and analogue technology A digital EP featuring four tracks currently available only… more »