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 »

Atom Bomb

The Blind Boys Of Alabama
While the sound of traditional soul gospel is still unmistakably at its core, Atom Bomb, the group's latest album, includes The Blind Boys'… 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
Daby Touré's first album for Real World. The songs on the album tell of Daby's life, of the people around him and of the world in… 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 »

Go Tell It On The Mountain

The Blind Boys Of Alabama
Go Tell It On The Mountain is the first holiday theme album in the group's 60-year history, and their third release for Real World… 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 latest musical excursion, Charlie Musselwhite explores the themes that have always charged the potency of the blues: loneliness,… 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 »