13 January 2010

World Music Top 10, January 2010

The delightful sounds of globalized Malagasy singer Seheno top our first monthly Top 10 list of 2010. Notable newcomers to the chart include Jewish singer Siora, gypsy/dance group !Dela Dap, and the modern kora sounds of the Sahel Band featuring Kane Mathis. Browse through some of these sounds, and you'll undoubtedly hear something new and appealing.

SoundRoots / Spin The Globe Top 10 Global Albums, January 2010

(click on album title for sound samples / more info)

1. Seheno: Ka
2. Mahala Rai Banda:
Ghetto Blasters
3. Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba:
I Speak Fula
4. Mulatu Astatke:
New York - Addis - London: The Story of Ethio Jazz 1965-1975
5. various artists:
Next Stop...Soweto
6. Siora:
Vision of the Dry Bones
7. Yasmin Levy:
Mano Suave
8. !Dela Dap:
Sara La Kali
9. Sahel Band feat. Kane Mathis:
Sahel Band
10. The Shin:
Black Sea Fire


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