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World Music

Paco Peña: Requiem for the Earth - UK Tour

Considered one of the world’s greatest Flamenco artists, Paco Peña brings his astonishing flamenco company to The Bridgewater Hall for this internationally-acclaimed production. Paco Peña’s Requiem for the Earth is a powerful musical expression o

Gipsy Rhumba - Soul Jazz Records

This is the first album to be released outside of Spain to focus on the history of the Gipsy Rhumba that first took place in the 1960's. The Guardian gave the album three stars saying: "This well-presented compilation, drawn from 1965-74, is a capsule

Julio Iglesias: Live in London - Royal Albert Hall

One of the world’s most captivating performers, Julio Iglesias, the Latin Frank Sinatra, will return to the London stage for the first time in 10 years with two special concerts at the city's most prestigious of venues, the Royal Albert Hall. Julio I

Mehfil-e-Sartaaj - Royal Albert Hall

Satinder Sartaaj will perform at the iconic Royal Albert Hall in Mehfil-e-Sartaaj, the most anticipated live music event on the Asian music calendar. A multi-gifted songwriter, singer, composer and poet, Satinder Sartaaj boasts an unprecedented list of

Gipsy Rhumba review a capsule of supercharged clapping and joyous vocals

The traditions of flamenco being so strict, it must have taken bravado to bust them open and create a new micro-genre – Catalan Rumba – in the early 60s, when Barcelona musicians caught the Latin bug.

Melingo: Linyera review Buenos Aires star's inventive take on tango

(World Village) Daniel Melingo is one of the quirky celebrities of the Buenos Aires tango scene. He's a singer and actor with a gruff voice and a stage persona that veers between Charlie Chaplin and Tom Waits . But he's also an impressive multi-instrum

Wild Goats & Unmarried Women - She'Koyokh

United by their love of rip-roaring artfully delivered klezmer, She'Koyokh spin tales of wild goats, unmarried women and broken hearts drawn from the rich folk traditions of Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Balkans. Inspired by wandering nineteenth centu

Malawi Mouse Boys: Dirt Is Good

Likeable strumming on homemade acoustic guitars with more than a hint of harmonised gospel in the singing.

Dirt Is Good - Malawi Mouse Boys

Sophomore release from Malawi's world-beating vocal collective. Following on from their critically-acclaimed debut, 'He Is No.1', and with Ian Brennan (Tinariwen / Ramblin' Jack Eliot) once again on production duties, this second outing from Malawi's very