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The best world music & folk albums of 2016

  My Sunday Times choices. Full details here [£]. Once again, there are a couple of discs here that don’t fit neatly into the world/folk categories. But then again, good music is good music: in the age of shuffle mode … Continue reading

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World music & folk albums of the year

My 2015 choices in today’s Sunday Times [£]  Shye Ben Tzur/Jonny Greenwood/Rajasthan Express: Junun (Nonesuch) Rhiannon Giddens: Tomorrow Is My Turn (Nonesuch) Lila Downs: Balas y Chocolate (Sony) Various: Joy of Living – A Tribute to Ewan MacColl (Cooking Vinyl) … Continue reading

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World music albums of the year

Just for a change, a home-grown recording tops my world music choices in the Sunday Times 100 Best Records of the Year [£]. 1  VARIOUS  The Elizabethan Session (Quercus) 2  MELINGO Linyera (World Village) 3  AURELIO Landini (Real World) 4  MAYRA ANDRADE, Lovely Difficult (Sterns … Continue reading

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