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 »

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 »

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 »

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

City of Love

Ashkhabad
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 »

TrÌsan

Trísan
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 »

Le Voyageur

Papa Wemba
The high-pitched, and often melancholy, tone of Wemba's beautiful singing style is reminiscent of his traditional and rural beginnings in… more »

Jubilation

Holmes Brothers
Quickly established as significant new names on the blues scene with the release of their first two albums, The Holmes Brothers are… more »

Terem

The Terem Quartet
The Terem Quartet is unique. As classically trained musicians, their technique and expertise are astonishing. As players of traditional… more »

Lament

Various Artists
A collection of beautiful and haunting Irish laments. All pieces are solo performances, recorded especially for this album, including… more »

Mambo

Remmy Ongala
Remmy Ongala and the band in sparkling form at the 1991 Real World Recording Week. A soulful and uplifting set, nurtured and given space by… more »

Island of Ghosts

Rossy
Of all the musicians performing in Madagascar today, it is Rossy who most capably captures the spirit of his island in music. He is the… more »