Savall unites musicians in a multicultural plea for world peace.
Oud vibrations: Joseph Tawadros teams up with the ACO.
A superior blend: Crossing Roper Bar is a fascinating collaboration.
Powerful collection of the Nigerian Afrobeat legend's greatest hits.
This mixed Cuban choir really packs a punch.
Move over Mariza: this soulful young fadista sings directly from her heart.
Rollicking Rajasthani hits: traditional tunes from the Dhoad Gypsies.
The All-Stars’ reggae version of
Dark Side of the Moon was an
inspired idea, realised with wit
A live set from enchanting East African vocalist.
Over almost 40 years, German musician Stephan Micus has created 20 discs of intimate and reflective beauty.
This 2007 collaboration between Tunisian-born, European-based oud player and vocalist Youssef and Austrian guitarist Muthspiel reflects a trend towards placing the middle eastern’s favourite stringed instrument in jazz settings.
As a composer for documentaries and theatre, Sydney musician Nicolette Boaz is used to adapting various styles for a common purpose.
Souad Massi’s fourth studio disc in a decade shows a greater variety of styles, while still keeping strong her message of protest for political and social freedom in her native Algeria, particularly the struggle for women’s rights.
Sydney-based singer-songwriter Miriam Lieberman has a special interest in West Africa.
On a concert stage, Femi Kuti is one of the most exciting acts in the world.
A solid pop album – but is this world music?
Intended as a tribute to celebrate 50 years of independence of 16 mostly Francophone African states, this specially priced four-disc box set of 50 songs by 50 different artists represents only the proverbial tip of the iceberg of African music – but is still a great slice of African music of the last five decades.
Listening to these contemporary
interpretations of French chanson
it’s hard to believe the woman
responsible comes from Victoria.
The joy of this album is not just
that it’s a superior example of Irish
folk music, but that it’s also highly
The 72-year-old ethnomusicologist
Lloyd Miller has always been
a musical eccentric.