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Pape & Cheikh

Pape & Cheikh released Mariama on Real World Records in 2002. Steeped in the traditions of their Serer region of central Senegal, but citing Bob Dylan, Cat Stevens and Joan Armatrading among their prime influences, Pape and Cheikh brilliantly encompass both concepts of folk music.

Further reading

Society of Sound: Richard Spaven

The November release on Bowers & Wilkins Society of Sound is the new album from Richard Spaven.

First acts announced for WOMAD Chile 2019

The festival, now in it's fifth year, takes place 15-17 February at Plaza la Paz, Recoleta.

From Algiers to London: Abdel Ali Slimani gets an Invasion of the Heart

Abdel Ali Slimani shares the story of his music journey from Algeria to England.

Real World Sessions: Totó la Momposina, 20 August 1991

A look back on The Wood Room session with producer Phil Ramone and mix engineer Richard Blair.