Pioneers in the global music mash up business that wrested ‘world music’ from the hands of a self-appointed clique of experts and splattered it all over the world’s dancefloors in the nineties, Transglobal Underground are back with their seventh albumRead more "Transglobal Underground – Moonshout"
Jose Luis, London’s Latin Mr Big turns his hand to the art of compilation making to deliver three big, bad slabs of music that will have purists gnashing their teeth and everyone else shaking their thingRead more "Resiste – Brasil, Cuba & Salsa Carnaval"
Marking Gilles Peterson’s long-awaited return to the record label business, is this amphetamine jazz dazzler from the land of the rising sunRead more "Soil and “Pimp” Sessions – Pimp Master"
Fast and furiously catchy, LDA V The Lunatics blends punk, ska, cumbia, reggaeton, mariachi and revolutionary politics to provide a fresh new soundtrack for the anti-globalista generationRead more "Los de Abajo – LDA V The Lunatics"
This is not like other music. The Romanian Gypsy musical tradition that grew up alongside bear taming, ursari, meets urban electronica. Genre and generation hopping at its most out there but don’t worry no animals were hurt in the recording of this album.Read more "Shukar Collective – Urban Gypsy"
Once upon a time in the West, DJ Krush’s name was on everybody’s lips along with that other master turntablist DJ Shadow. Eight LPs later, when most of his contemporaries have long since dropped away, Krush is still ‘meisoing’ along doing things his own way.Read more "DJ Krush – ‘Wa’ in Babylon"
Lhasa is unclassifiable not because she mixes a few styles together — although she does that — but because she is like a quantum particle. The very act of observation throws the experiment.Read more "Lhasa – The Living Road"