The Zen Kiss

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


Doudou N'Diaye Rose
The late Doudou N'Diaye Rose was a legendary master drummer of Senegal, a one-man repository of all that is old and new in Senegalese… more »

Voices from the Distant Steppe

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 was 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 »


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 »


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 »

Plus from Us

Various Artists
"After the music for 'The Last Temptation of Christ' was completed and released under the name 'Passion', we put out an accompanying record… more »

Faso Denou

Farafina's music has a polyrhythmic structure that is complex and yet immediately clear, but above all this music is an irresistible… more »

City of Love

Most members of Ashkhabad are traditional musicians, earning their living by playing at weddings. They take their name from the capital… more »

Table Songs of Georgia

Tsinandali Choir
Table songs are the musical expression of the Georgian cult of wine, and the Tsinandali Choir are famous for their stirring and powerful… more »

Love Songs

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The music on this album focuses upon the ghazal. The word ghazal is from the Arabic “to converse with women”, a dialogue between… more »

Devotional Songs

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
The music on this album concentrates mainly on traditional religious songs. Sufi belief is the mystical branch of Islam and advocates the… more »


Ex-Clannad member Pól Brennan in collaboration with virtuoso Chinese flautist Guo Yue and Japanese percussionist Joji Hirota. A powerful… more »

Music At Matt Molloy's

Various Artists
Some of Ireland's finest traditional musicians join legendary Chieftains' flute player Matt Molloy and guitarist Arty McGlynn in Molloy's… more »

A Week in the Real World (Part 1)

Various Artists
In August 1991 Real World Studios opened its doors to over 75 artists from 20 countries for a unique recording project in association with… 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 »