WOMAD this year features: Afrocubism , Alpha Blondy, Baaba Maal, Bellowhead, Dub Colossu, Ebo Taylor, Gogol Bordell0, Penguin Café, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Susheela Raman and Taraf de Haidouks Continue reading WOMAD – Charlton Park 28-31 July 2011
Pants is back! Our favourite former resident of Spokane has fled the nest and finds Clouds Over The Pacific in superb 4-track EP form.
The noble attempt to fix the shifting sands of music from around the world has been likened to the book equivalent of Apocalypse Now. A project whose twists and turns continually threaten to overwhelm its resources makes it all the more welcome and cherished as it arrives
Quantic has just made his best album so far. Now a resident in Cali, Colombia he is developing his sound with the help of some great Colombian musicians and Brasilian Arthur Verocai, who has scored the strings on several of the tracks.
Lucky 7 in the Nomads series finds BBC Radio Asian expert take over for a new selection of global music beats to put you in the travelling frame of mind.
We know Nobody as West Coast hip-hop leftfield mate of Daedelus and Mars Volta, so when he teams up with songstress Niki Randa, you know this release is nothing like the run of the mill of lesser folks.
Such was the demand for this compliation, the release date has been brought forward a couple of weeks as The Shapeshifters (aka Max Reich and Simon Marlin) get compiling and mixing this 3 CD monster.
“Think of it as the Ford manufacturer of new music,” Robert Voisey said of his 60×60 electronic music project, casually revealing his ambitious and well-examined goal to produce and disseminate what some may consider a rarefied and obscure musical form on a global scale
This is the second compilation for Lasal, Barcelona’s firmly established beach bar that has been kicking sand up to the sun since 1993
“Cantaré es la vida mia,” croons Marino Luis, “Singing is my life.” Luis, a local star in his native Buenavaentura, Colombia, is making his international solo debut with a bang. After ten years of touring with prestigious salsa outfits, Luis is ready to break out and make name for himself in the salsa scene with A la Medida.