16 May 2014

Top 10 Global Albums, May 2014 edition

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Top 10 World Music Albums – May  2014

  1. Aziza Brahim: Soutak
  2. Toumani Diabate & Sidiki Diabate: Toumani & Sidiki
  3. Mamani Keita: Kanou
  4. Amsterdam Klezmer Band: Blitzmash
  5. Rakkatak: Open
  6. Calaita Flamenco Son: Calaita Flamenco Son
  7. Linas Rimsa & Folk Group Arinushka: Old Faith
  8. Dobet Gnahore: Na Dre
  9. Lila Downs, Niña Pastori y Soledad: Raíz
  10. Noura Mint Seymali: Tzenni

Lots of new artists on this month's chart, from the sublime father-son kora duo of Toumani & Sidiki Diabate to the compelling reboot of old Russian sacred chants by Linas Rimsa & Folk Group Arinushka. Click the links for more info and to buy music.

Music from all of these albums will be featured on Spin The Globe this morning -- tune into KAOS-fm from 10am to noon (PDT) at 89.3fm locally, or via the live webstream at www.KAOSradio.org.

Spin the Globe's 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 have your album considered for airplay and charting, submit it to Spin the Globe - see contact page.

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