• 9Bach
    Wales9Bach's name is a play on words in their native Welsh: 9 stands for nain -…
  • Aar Maanta
    SomaliaConsidered the voice of the new generation Somalis in the UK. In 2009, Aar…
  • Alice Russell
    United KingdomForget Brighton rock - this is Brighton soulBeing a great soul singer is all…
  • Anna Cinzia Villani & Macuran…
    ItalyAnna Cinzia Villani is one of the most representative female voices in Salento,…
  • Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba
    MaliBassekou Kouyate's extraordinary musical journey shows that he is…
  • Bobby Womack
    United StatesThis soul survivor is currently enjoying a fabulous, long-overdue renaissance.…
  • Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita
    Senegal, Wales2013 has been an amazing year for welsh harpist Catrin Finch and Senegalese…
  • Chloe Charles
    CanadaTwo years ago, young Canadian singer-songwriter and classical guitarist Chloe…
  • DakhaBrakha
    UkraineDakhaBrakha (meaning 'give/take') call themselves an 'ethno-chaos' group. For…
  • Debademba
    Burkina Faso, MaliFor years, Debademba was one of the most hidden secrets of Paris popular…
  • Ethno Trio Troitsa
    BelarusSlavic sensuality, pagan rusticity, and folk rock arrangements with an…
  • Fat Freddy's Drop
    New ZealandLock up your bass bins! Perennial soul shakers Fat Freddy's Drop are ready to…
  • Fatoumata Diawara & Roberto Fonseca
    Cuba, MaliA transatlantic meeting between Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara and Cuban…
  • Goran Bregović and His Wedding &…
    Bulgaria, SerbiaRoots in the Balkans where he stems from, head in to the 21st Century which he…
  • Ibibio Sound Machine
    Nigeria, United KingdomIbibio Sound Machine are set to release their debut LP through Soundway…
  • Imed Alibi
    France, TunisiaImed Alibi makes world music. Modern world music. A world of rhythms, beats,…
  • Jus Now
    Trinidad & Tobago, United KingdomJus Now is the meeting of two Riddim obsessives, Interface (Producer/DJ from…
  • Justin Vali & Ny Malagasy Orkestra
    MadagascarThey are nine, and each one of them brings a unique musical tradition.From the…
  • Kobo Town
    Canada, Trinidad & TobagoFounded by Trinidadian/Canadian songwriter Drew Gonsalves, Kobo Town is named…
  • Madeeh
    MalaysiaMadeeh Ensemble comes from the upper Padawan region which is situated about…
  • Magic Drum Orchestra
    United KingdomMagic Drum Orchestra take the raw sound of a Brazilian "bateria" or samba band…
  • Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat
    IranMahsa and Marjan Vahdat reflect the current evolution of Persian song. They are…
  • Manu Dibango
    CameroonWho knows? If he had not been born under the star sign of Sagittarius, he might…
  • Mari Boine
    NorwayThe language Mari Boine sings in is Sami, of course. She originates from a…
  • Martin Simpson & Dom Flemons
    United Kingdom, United StatesEnglish musician Martin Simpson (one of the finest acoustic finger-style and…
  • Mulatu Astatke
    EthiopiaMulatu, on his first international release, bears witness to an extraordinarily…
  • Nitin Sawhney ONEZERO
    United KingdomNitin Sawhney is one of the most distinctive and versatile musical voices alive…
  • Nuru Kane
    SenegalNuru Kane's many-sided music is part-Moroccan, part-Senegalese, part-blues,…
  • Oliver Mutukudzi & The Black…
    ZimbabweOne of Africa's musical giants, Zimbabwe's Oliver Mtukudzi is a guitarist,…
  • Orange Hill
    ColombiaFounded over thirty years ago, Orange Hill originates in the traditional…
  • Salim - Sulaiman
    IndiaToday Salim and Sulaiman merchant are among India's most respected composers,…
  • Salim - Sulaiman with Karsh Kale
    India“Karsh Kale mixes eclectic beats with the sounds of his heritage to make…
  • Snarky Puppy
    United StatesThe once Texan, now New York-based quasi-collective Snarky Puppy has gone from…
  • The Gloaming
    Ireland (Irish Republic), United StatesThe Gloaming carves new paths connecting the rich Irish folk tradition and the…
  • The Good Ones
    RwandaThe Good Ones are a trio of Rwandan genocide survivors who play joyous,…
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
    United StatesTroy 'Trombone Shorty' Andrews has God-given talent, natural charisma and a…
  • Tunng
    United KingdomTo say Tunng have reinvented themselves on their new album is a bit like…
  • Vinicio Capossela & The Post…
    ItalyDescribed as 'Italy's greatest secret' (Sunday Times), and 'Italy's most…
  • Youssou N'Dour et le Super Etoile…
    SenegalYoussou NDour's bedrock in Senegalese music and storytelling remains the…
  • 숨[su:m]
    Korea (Republic of)The name translates as: a rhythmic space, a pause for breath. Respiration is…