20 March 2014

Mamani Keita - Kanou
SoundRoots / Spin The Globe

Top 10 World Music Albums – March  2014

  1. Mamani Keita: Kanou
  2. Jaro Milko & the Cubalkanics: Cigarros Explosivos!
  3. Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia: Devil's Tale
  4. various artists: globalFEST Selector
  5. Krakauer's Ancestral Groove: Checkpoint
  6. Atash: Everything Is Music
  7. Ozomatli: Place In the Sun
  8. Alsarah & The Nubatones: Silt
  9. Nistha Raj: Exit 1
  10. Hassan Hakmoun: Unity
Lots of new faces and sounds on this month's chart. There's the Balkan-Cuban puree of Jaro Milko, north African sounds from Hassan Hakmoun and Alsarah & the Nubatones, Klezmer-funk from David Krakauer and friends, and the powerful compilation from globalFEST featuring Kailash Kher, Lo'Jo, Brooklyn Qawwali Party, and many others (the best compilation I've heard so far this year!).

Click on the links above to explore further. Do you know of great new releases not on the list? Give them a vote in the comments...

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