BRAZIL – 2020/07/26: In this photo illustration the Shopify logo seen displayed on a smartphone. … [+] (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images As the music industry navigates a third year of the pandemic, many artists have discovered creative ways to adhereRead More →

With each passing year, the music continues to change and discover new sounds. 2021 has been no different, and artists continue to leverage popular social media platforms to their advantage, including the trendy app TikTok. A long list of artists has made waves over the 12 months, but these 10Read More →

As we slowly recover from the Coronavirus hangover, life is getting more enjoyable day by day. Last year we saw a moderate return to normalcy, with concert halls reopening and music festivals dispersing. With Glastonbury returning this year, after a two-year hiatus, we can look forward to the triumphant returnRead More →

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Award-winning South African musical artist Rhandzu Lucretia US-based singer-songwriter and producer Will Diehl in concert Award-winning South African musical artist Rhandzu Lucretia South African and American musical artists meet for a virtual collaboration between World, Pop, Jazz – Xitsonga and English – for songwriting during the pandemic. Working remotely withRead More →

‘Blueprint’: Piano music by Nikolai Kapustin for Jazz Trio Frank Dupree, piano; Jakob Krupp, bass; Obi Jenne, drums (Capriccio) When I reviewed pianist Frank Dupree’s debut album of works by Nikolai Kapustin last year, Dupree previewed things to come. For his follow-up engagement with Kapustin, a Russian swing-influenced composer, DupreeRead More →

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For ALIBI Music, there is no better way to usher in another year than with the release of 10 new albums – each skillfully crafted by professional composers/artists and adding to a catalog that has become a resource essential for editors working in film, television, streaming, video games and advertising.Read More →

Photography: Brent McKeever PinkPanther PinkPantheress (who just won the prestigious BBC Sound of 2022 award) was still living in her freshman halls at UAL when her songs started exploding on TikTok. Surrounded by a general sense of mystery (she only recently showed her face in photos and has yet toRead More →

2022 is the year when Uganda’s entertainment industry fully reopens after nearly two years of lockdown. The expectation is high that it will be a year filled with bangers as artists return to the booth with some of them lining up music albums. MBU takes a look at the artistsRead More →

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Photo by Kayko Tamaki Like many artists during the pandemic facing quarantine, Los Angeles-based Torii Wolf has found the energy quite prolific. Over the course of 2020, they released 20 stunning singles/tracks which increasingly revealed the eclectic talents behind the singer/songwriter’s genre songs. But it’s Wolf’s apathetic collaborative spirit thatRead More →

A new year symbolizes the beginning of new emerging musical artists ready to make their mark in the industry. While 2021 has seen the rise of many talented individuals, 2022 has a fresh batch of musicians to showcase on the scene. From London singer and songwriter Grace Carter, who supportedRead More →

Music remains a great source of comfort, especially during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Since concerts and shows are too few and far between, musicians also spend time in recording studios, producing a lot of music. From Weeknd’s recently announced “Dawn” album, at Porcupine Tree 11e studio album after a hiatusRead More →

Click to enlarge The eclectic instrumentation creates the unique sound which is loosely named, “World Music”. Jazz around the world, Putumayo album cover What is world music? According to Dictionary.com, it is “traditional music from the developing world.” In a much broader sense, it is any music incorporating different stylesRead More →

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World Music Central presents the best world music albums of 2021 selected by its publishers and contributors. Daryana Antipova (Russia) San Salvador – La Grande Folie – La Grande Folie / Pagans / MDCMahsa Vahdat – Light up the night – Kirkelig KulturverkstedStaritsa – Klyukva – CPL-musicKhöömei Beat – ChangysRead More →