22 July 2012

Top 10 CDs - July 2012

SoundRoots / Spin The Globe
Top 10 World Music Albums – July  2012

  1. Mounira Mitchala: Chili Houritki
  2. Annbjorg Lien: Khoom Loy
  3. Jungle By Night: Hidden
  4. Andra Kouyate & Seke Chi: Saro
  5. Yellow Sisters: Zverinec (Menagerie)
  6. Maga Bo: Quilombo do Futuro
  7. various artists: Subway Salsa: The Montuno Records Story
  8. Elikeh: Between 2 Worlds
  9. Warsaw Village Band: Nord
  10. Krar Collective: Ethiopia Super Krar
Lots of new sounds on this month's chart -- from Chadian singer Mounira Mitchala at #1 to Ethiopia's Krar Collective at #10. Between those two are Afrobeat from the Netherlands, women's vocal harmonies from the Czech Republic, some classic NYC salsa, and Polish folk-tronica, among other things. Click on the links for more album info. Happy exploring!

By the way, you can hear selections from all of these albums on last week's episode of Spin The Globe: 

The SoundRoots / Spin the Globe monthly Top 10 is a somewhat subjective ranking of recent “world music” (sometimes including Latin, Native American, & reggae) album releases, based on on-air spins, listener response, and our own eclectic tastes. To submit your album for airplay and charting consideration, see contact page.
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