Top 10 World Music Albums – May 2014
- Aziza Brahim: Soutak
- Toumani Diabate & Sidiki Diabate: Toumani & Sidiki
- Mamani Keita: Kanou
- Amsterdam Klezmer Band: Blitzmash
- Rakkatak: Open
- Calaita Flamenco Son: Calaita Flamenco Son
- Linas Rimsa & Folk Group Arinushka: Old Faith
- Dobet Gnahore: Na Dre
- Lila Downs, Niña Pastori y Soledad: Raíz
- 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.