Chibite

Hukwe Zawose
Enchanting, innovative songs from Tanzania's national treasure, using the vital tools of his musical ancestors: thumb piano, fiddle flute… more »

Mraya

Abdel Ali Slimani
An assured debut from Invaders of the Heart singer Ali Slimani. Algerian rai roots find solid ground with trance-like grooves. The hand of… more »

New Moon

Abdelli
The poetic and passionate music of a man who brings his ancient culture into the twentieth century, in collaboration with musicians from… more »

Dream

U. Srinivas & Michael Brook
A union between India's premier mandolin player and a renowned Canadian guitarist/producer, U Srinivas and Michael Brook's album 'Dream'… more »

Opus 1

Pan African Orchestra
Out of Accra, Ghana, comes a new and ambitious expression of modern Africa using the sanza, the drum, the flute and strings of many African… more »

The Truth (Ny Marina)

Justin Vali Trio
This unusual acoustic trio merges island roots with shades of urban life. A new, intricate vocabulary for traditional… more »

Arcane

Various Artists
The joined forces of Simon Jeffes, Nigel Kennedy, Andy Sheppard, Nana Vasconcelos, Jane Siberry, Alex Gifford and many more come together… more »

Classical

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

Rama Sreerama

U. Srinivas
The child prodigy of Karnatak music who has taken the mandolin, an instrument unknown in India, to unique classical heights. A recording… more »

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 »

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 »

The Last Prophet

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
As well as his extraordinary skills and the depth of his understanding of classical music, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan also has the incredible… more »

Djabote

Doudou N'Diaye Rose
Legendary master drummer of Senegal, a one-man repository of all that's old and new in Senegalese drum-lore. Composer and producer of… 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 »

Beat the Border

Geoffrey Oryema
'Beat the Border' is Geoffrey Oryema's second album for Real World Records. One of the cornerstones of this recording is French guitarist… more »

Way Down Below Buffalo Hell

Jam Nation
In August 1992, the production and remix team of Mark Rutherford and John Gosling were asked by Peter Gabriel to create an album in seven… more »

Trance

Hassan Hakmoun
Hassan Hakmoun and his band take the ancient Moroccan musical tradition and update it with an upfront vitality. What results is part of the… more »

Majurugenta

Ghorwane
In the hot and dusty Gaza Province of Mozambique there is a small lake called Ghorwane that never runs dry, even in the hottest season.… 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 »