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Al Jamilat

Yasmine Hamdan

Released 17/03/17 Label Crammed Discs Genre Rest of World Cat no. CRAM276

With her debut solo album 'Ya Nass' (2013), Lebanese singer-songwriter Yasmine Hamdan (Hailed as "Arabic music's modern voice" by New York Times), introduced her personal, modern take on ...

Released 17/03/17 Label Crammed Discs Genre Rest of World Cat no. CRAM276LP

With her debut solo album 'Ya Nass' (2013), Lebanese singer-songwriter Yasmine Hamdan (Hailed as "Arabic music's modern voice" by New York Times), introduced her personal, modern take on ...

Terraforming In Analogue Space - IRL Remixes 2000 - 2015

Various

Released 03/03/17 Label IrL Genre Rest of World Cat no. IRL100

For their 100th release since forming in 2000, Independent Records wanted to release a special album that praises and celebrates much of their world music catalogue from the past 15 years...

Label IrL Genre Rest of World Cat no. irl100cd

For their 100th release since forming in 2000, Independent Records wanted to release a special album that praises and celebrates much of their world music catalogue from the past 15 years...

Lost in China - Off The Beaten Track From Beijing To Xinjiang

Various

Label Riverboat Genre Rest of World Cat no. tugcd1098

From the bustling chaos of Beijing to the deserts of Xinjiang, 'Lost In China' celebrates a new generation of artists who, united by their desire to explore and at times confound local tr...

White Birds

Kostis

Label Mississippi Genre Rest of World Cat no. MRP098LP

The first-ever compilation of Xabagies, the nearly forgotten Hawaiian-influenced music of 1930s Greece, focused on the compositions of Kostas Bezos and his ensemble White Birds. A world-c...

Paradise Bangkok The Album Volume 2

Various Artists

Label Paradise Bangkok Genre Rest of World Cat no. pblp002

2nd volume of the now highly sought after Paradise Bangkok 45s series of vintage luk thung and mo lam that have been released over the past 2 years, collected here for the 1st time 3 excl...

Club Sodade

Cesaria Evora

Label Legacy Genre Rest of World Cat no. 88985368451

Cesaria Evora's greatest hits remixed by some of the best house music DJs, including Carl Craig and 4 Hero. Pressed on double coloured vinyl (4 colour splatter, in the style of the cover).

Altin Kanis Klubu

Various Artists

Label B Music Genre Rest of World Cat no. pudelprodukte28

The first Turkish 12inch on Pudel Produkte aka the label designed in the master bedroom of european club culture — Hamburg's Golden Pudel Club. Compiled by Pudel resident and Outernationa...

Darandi

Aurelio

Label Real World Genre Rest of World Cat no. cdrw216

Since childhood, Aurelio Martinez has been performing the music of his Garifuna ancestors. Descended from shipwrecked African slaves and the Island Caribs of St Vincent, the Garifuna face...

Hafa

Izem

Label Soundway Genre Rest of World Cat no. sndwlp099

The innovative Lisbon-based French producer has been hard at work on his debut LP Hafa, exploring the sounds of Latin America and North Africa in a vivid analogue-digital, genre-defying s...

Hide Your Way

Me And My Friends

Label Soundway Genre Rest of World Cat no. sndwlp088

The sound of English folk colliding head-on with the golden-era music of 1970s West Africa and the West Indies. Second album from British quintet Me and My Friends. Towering vocal harmoni...

90 Degrees of Shade - Hot Jump Up island Sounds from the Caribbean

Various

Label soul jazz Genre Rest of World Cat no. sjrlp2901

Soul Jazz Records' new album '90 Degrees Of Shade' features the music of the Caribbean - Mambo, Calypso, Mento, Merengue, Latin Jazz and much more. The music of Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, Puer...

Label soul jazz Genre Rest of World Cat no. sjrlp2902

LP+

Africa Express Presents The Orchestra Of Syrian Musicians

The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians

Label Transgressive Genre Rest of World Cat no. trans263cd

The recordings were made in June when The Orchestra of Syrian Musicians, featuring current and former members of the Syrian National Orchestra for Arabic Music, came together for the fir...

Sweet Sweet Dreams

Shadow

Label Analog Africa Genre Rest of World Cat no. aalp082

Deluxe gatefold sleeve with poster and 4 page inlay.

Label Analog Africa Genre Rest of World Cat no. aacd082

Sweet Sweet Dreams has been elevated to holy grail status becoming one of the most sought-after Caribbean disco records in existence. Sweet Sweet Dreams was recorded at the legendary SHAR...

Kwangkay: Funerary Music Of The Dayak Benuaq Of Borneo

Various

Label Sublime Frequencies Genre Rest of World Cat no. sf106lp

Numbering less than 1000 people, the Dayak Benuaq from the Eastern Kalimantan region of Indonesian Borneo still practice many of their traditional ceremonial customs. This album of field ...

Lebanon

Raja Zahr

Label Orientalissimo Genre Rest of World Cat no. shish001lp

Raja Zahr is an American music producer, singer and multi instrumentalist of Arab (Lebanese) origin. Here we go with the bare facts about this: his first album in a row of five releases b...

Turkish One Hit Wonders

Various

Label Basma France Genre Rest of World Cat no. LP01

If you thought that Erkin Koray was the only psychedelic musician from Turkey, then you should think again, but were Erkin Koray was Rock’n’Rock, what we have here is Folk’n’Fuzz. A genre...

Hologram Imparatorlugu

Gaye Su Akyol

Label Glitterbeat Genre Rest of World Cat no. gbcd040

Istanbul has a deep, layered history. Growing up there, singer-songwriter Gaye Su Akyol breathed all that in every day, along with her family's ancient roots in Anatolia. Those rich tradi...

Label Glitterbeat Genre Rest of World Cat no. gblp040

Istanbul has a deep, layered history. Growing up there, singer-songwriter Gaye Su Akyol breathed all that in every day, along with her family's ancient roots in Anatolia. Those rich tradi...

Shout It Out

Balkan Beat Box

Label Digital Monkey Genre Rest of World Cat no. dml0012

Israeli born artists Tamir Muskat, Ori Kaplan, Tomer Yosef met in Brooklyn's underground in the mid-2000s and ignited the world with the outspoken formidable live act Balkan Beat Box. Com...

Label Digital Monkey Genre Rest of World Cat no. dml0011

Israeli born artists Tamir Muskat, Ori Kaplan, Tomer Yosef met in Brooklyn's underground in the mid-2000s and ignited the world with the outspoken formidable live act Balkan Beat Box. Com...

Planet Lam

The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band

Label Studio Lam Genre Rest of World Cat no. slcd002

Inspiration for this, the second LP from The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, is the musical experimentation that has happened at their seminal venue in Bangkok, Studio Lam, and...

Label Studio Lam Genre Rest of World Cat no. sllp002

Inspiration for this, the second LP from The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, is the musical experimentation that has happened at their seminal venue in Bangkok, Studio Lam, and...

Cambodian Cassette Archives - Khmer Folk and Pop music Volume 1

Various

Label Sublime Frequencies Genre Rest of World Cat no. sf1011cd

2016 digipak edition with restored / remastered audio, which replaces the long deleted 2004 original edition. Includes three added bonus tracks, extensive booklet of liner notes and vital...

Burkina Faso - Volume 2

Various

Label Sublime Frequencies Genre Rest of World Cat no. sf104lp

Edition of 400. Sublime Frequencies presents the second volume in a three volume set of contemporary field recordings by Hisham Mayet recorded in Burkina Faso during three expeditions fro...

Burkina Faso - Volume 1

Various

Label Sublime Frequencies Genre Rest of World Cat no. sf103lp

Edition of 400. Sublime Frequencies presents the inaugural volume in a three volume set of contemporary field recordings by Hisham Mayet, recorded in Burkina Faso during three expeditions...

Grade A Guy

Sonthaya Kalasin

Label EM Records Genre Rest of World Cat no. em1156lp

Sonthaya Kalasin was the male lead singer in in the molam section of legendary producer/ impresario Surin Paksiri's beloved musical troupe Thidso Lam Phloen. These recordings, the very be...

Musique De France

Acid Arab

Label Crammed Discs Genre Rest of World Cat no. cram272dlp

The debut album from the mighty Parisian electronic music crew Acid Arab, who have been putting European festival and club audiences under a spell for the last couple of years, with their...

Label Crammed Discs Genre Rest of World Cat no. cram272

The debut album from the mighty Parisian electronic music crew Acid Arab, who have been putting European festival and club audiences under a spell for the last couple of years, with their...

Live Wires

Sondorgo

Genre Rest of World Cat no. tugcd1096

Hailing from Hungary Sondorgo's music takes heart from the Eastern European folk canon. Provenance in their original works is heard from Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Turkish, Jewish an...

Susana Baca

Susana Baca

Label Luaka Bop Genre Rest of World Cat no. lb27lp

First time on Vinyl for this 1997 album. Susana Baca’s singing – sometimes plaintive, sometimes a purr, always evocative – hangs gracefully over sophisticated songs, equal parts rhythm an...

Legend of Funana (The Forbidden Music of Cape Verde Islands)

Bitori

Label Analog Africa Genre Rest of World Cat no. aacd081

The follow up to the highly acclaimed 'Space Echo' compilation is another offering from the magical Cape Verde islands. In 1997, a quiet, unassuming man of 59 years old named Victor Tavar...

Mulher Do Norte

Claudia Aurora

Label Red Orange Recordings Genre Rest of World Cat no. red1602cd

Portuguese singer Claudia Aurora took her team of crack musicians back to the mother country for this recording. Guitars, double bass, cello, bouzouki and accordion all combine to create ...

Label Red Orange Recordings Genre Rest of World Cat no. lpred1602

Portuguese singer Claudia Aurora took her team of crack musicians back to the mother country for this recording. Guitars, double bass, cello, bouzouki and accordion all combine to create ...

Far From Home

Calypso Rose

Label Because Genre Rest of World Cat no. 5060421565200

Calypso Rose new album - with the participation of Manu Chao. Produced by Ivan Duran with additional production, a charango guitar and three featuring with Manu. Her music catalogue goes ...

Rough Guide to the World of Psychedelia

Various

Label Rough guide Genre Rest of World Cat no. rgnet910lp

In the minds of most people, the psychedelic era lasted just a few short (though eventful and multi-coloured) years. As the Beat Generation of Burroughs, Kerouac and Ginsberg morphed into...

Label Rough guide Genre Rest of World Cat no. rgnet910cd

In the minds of most people, the psychedelic era lasted just a few short (though eventful and multi-coloured) years. As the Beat Generation of Burroughs, Kerouac and Ginsberg morphed into...

Space Echo - The Mystery Behind the Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde

Various Artists

Label Analog Africa Genre Rest of World Cat no. aalp080

In the spring of 1968 a cargo ship was preparing to leave the port of Baltimore with an important shipment of musical instruments. Its final destination was Rio De Janeiro, where the EMSE...

Label Analog Africa Genre Rest of World Cat no. aacd080

In the spring of 1968 a cargo ship was preparing to leave the port of Baltimore with an important shipment of musical instruments. Its final destination was Rio De Janeiro, where the EMSE...

Cosmic Unity

family atlantica

Label Soundway Genre Rest of World Cat no. sndwlp082

Award-winning, London-based Family Atlantica are back with their far-reaching second album 'Cosmic Unity', released on Soundway Records. It follows on from their 2013 eponymous debut - an...

Label Soundway Genre Rest of World Cat no. sndwcd082

Award-winning, London-based Family Atlantica are back with their far-reaching second album 'Cosmic Unity', released on Soundway Records. It follows on from their 2013 eponymous debut - an...

Dadebe

TSU!

Genre Rest of World Cat no. rsj001

Record Store Day 2016 Release. Record Store Journal Istanbul's first journey on wax comes with an exclamation mark. TSU! A cultural stalwart in Istanbul, James Hakan Dedeoğlu's musical pe...

Live At The Tabernacle

Reem Kelani

Label Fuse (Leon) Genre Rest of World Cat no. cfcd050

The album comprises a live recording of Reem's concert at the Tabernacle, London W11, on 22 November 2012, and it consists of two CD's, with almost 80 minutes of playing time. The songs w...

The Rough Guide to Calypso Gold

Various

Label Rough guide Genre Rest of World Cat no. rgnet1336lp

The anthology of the best Calypso from Trinidad from rare early recordings up to the zenith of the 1950s calypso craze. From the 1920s legendary string orchestras through the forties with...

Ya Balad

Bachar Mar Khalife

Label In Fine Genre Rest of World Cat no. if1033

Bachar Mar-Khalife is a French Lebanese singer, composer and a multi-instrumentalist. He has collaborated on many projects that fuse jazz, world music, electronic and hip-hop with artists...

Label In Fine Genre Rest of World Cat no. if1033lp

Bachar Mar-Khalife is a French Lebanese singer, composer and a multi-instrumentalist. He has collaborated on many projects that fuse jazz, world music, electronic and hip-hop with artists...

Excavated Shellac - Reeds

Various

Label Dust To Digital Genre Rest of World Cat no. pt2006

Reed instruments are capable of some of the most impassioned music on the planet, all due to the malleability of the reeds, themselves—historically made of plant tissue - which vibrate wh...

Darb El Hawa

Omar Souleyman

Label Monkeytown Genre Rest of World Cat no. mtr56rmx

Perhaps Syria's most successful musical export, international singer Omar Souleyman has returned with his second proper studio effort and most personal album to date, 'Bahdeni Nami', comi...

Bahdeni Nami

Omar Souleyman

Label Monkeytown Genre Rest of World Cat no. mtr056cd

Perhaps Syria's most successful musical export, international singer Omar Souleyman has returned with his second proper studio effort and most personal album to date, 'Bahdeni Nami' relea...

Label Monkeytown Genre Rest of World Cat no. mtr056lp

Perhaps Syria's most successful musical export, international singer Omar Souleyman has returned with his second proper studio effort and most personal album to date, 'Bahdeni Nami' relea...

King Of Keyboard

Rizan Said

Genre Rest of World Cat no. end011

It can be said, that without Rizan Said, a good number of Syrian singers from the 1990s onward might never have been heard - most notably Omar Souleyman, a collaborator with Rizan for two...

The Deepest Lake

Dengue Fever

Label Tuk tuk records Genre Rest of World Cat no. tt007cd

Dengue Fever is in the vanguard of an emerging global pop sensibility, making music that's both familiar, yet eerily unique. With five full length releases, the Los Angeles sextet Dengue ...