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 →

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 →

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 →

Entitled Waveform, the beautiful screen-printed pieces visualize the sound waves generated by dance, rave, synth and electronic music albums by British musicians, including from 808 State to Squarepusher. This is an exciting project that Alex has been working on since 2012, which resulted in two previous successful Kickstarter campaigns toRead More →

From Lil Wayne’s ‘Trust Fund Babies’ to Elton John’s ‘The Lockdown Sessions’, here are ten exciting albums due out in October 2021. With countless singles and albums released every month, it’s nearly impossible to keep up with all the latest music releases. From old school rock to alternative to modernRead More →

Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and writer-musician Scott Hutchison collaborate at Harwelden Mansion. Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and songwriter Scott Hutchison have a jam session while working on material at Harwelden Mansion. Writer-musician Scott Hutchison and singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood, featured at Harwelden Mansion, have collaborated on several albums. Singer-songwriter Tanya Maksood and writer-musicianRead More →

“It’s been a good year,” Dave said, mentioning albums from established names like Tinariwen, Natacha Atlas, Mamadou Diabate. I agreed, thinking of the Poly-Rhythmo Orchestra reunion, and also considering the anonymous Ethiopians recorded by Olivia Wyatt for Look into the sun and the Scots of Whaur the pig Gaed onRead More →

People interested in hearing music from other cultures or those fused with Western music would have world music in their collections. Here are some of the best-selling world music albums on Amazon. (Photo: Amazon) The album is a set of just six songs and was released on April 20,Read More →

Music critics and special guest at World Music Central today unveiled their list of the world’s best music albums of 2014. Although a handful of albums were released before 2014 in some territories, release schedules vary. from one territory to another and the majority of these recordings were published inRead More →

Magda Giannikou and one of his accomplices from his Banda Magda. Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle legend Courtesy of the artist Magda Giannikou and one of his accomplices from his Banda Magda. Courtesy of the artist “World music” can mean just about anything. The tracks of the FrenchRead More →