Content tagged with 'World music'

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Album Review: Amadou & Mariam – Folila (Nonesuch)

From the time they began playing, Amadou and Mariam, the adorable blind couple from Mali, waited more than two decades to experience a breakthrough in the United States. This despite… Read more

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JuJu recording the track ‘Djanfa Moja’ fast and live in the Wooden Studio at Real World

“We just came together, plugged in and played,” says Justin Adams of ‘In Trance’, a one-take marvel that begs repeated listening. “We played it exactly as we play it live.… Read more

Syriana at Real World Studios. Photography: York Tillyer

Americana meets Damascus – an exclusive SoS project

Nick Page (Real World regular, Trans Global Underground member and Dub Colossus mastermind), Abdullah Chhadeh (Syrian qanun virtuoso and musical innovator) and Irish born Bernard O’Neill (another Real World regular… Read more

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Download an exclusive Dengue Fever track

 Next month we’re very excited to be teaming up with critically acclaimed Los Angeles-based Cambodian American rock band Dengue Fever, the group Mojo called “The world’s premier Cambodian psychedelic rock… Read more

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Win tickets to Bath Festival Closing Party

Every year arguably the loveliest city in the UK hosts 16 days of the world’s best music. This year the 2009 Bath International Music Festival runs from the 22nd May… Read more

Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara. Photography: York Tillyer.

Win Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara tickets

Society of Sound artists Justin Adams and Juldeh Camara play live at London’s Jazz Cafe on Wednesday May 13th and we have 5 pairs of tickets to give away.  Simply… Read more

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Award-winning duo record an album for B&W

Justin Adams (Robert Plant, Jah Wobble) has been described by the Guardian as “one of the most intriguing, enthusiastic musicians in Britain” and together with Gambian griot and master of… Read more