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Garth Cartwright

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Garth Cartwright is a New Zealand born, London-based journalist and author of several books including Princes Amongst Men: Journeys With Gypsy Musicians and Going for a Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop.

Articles by Garth Cartwright

11/15/2019 12:00:00 AM

My world: Gruff Rhys

The Welsh musician of Super Furry Animals fame speaks to Garth Cartwright about his fascination for songs sung in languages other than English

10/14/2021 12:00:00 AM

Fanfare Ciocărlia | A Beginner's Guide

Fanfare Ciocărlia are the planet’s foremost Balkan brass band, soundtracking Guinness and Ikea ads, covered and copied, remixed and sampled, winning international awards and, night after night, taking their furious brass blast to the stage

8/3/2021 12:00:00 AM

Balkan Albums | The Essential 10

Ten classic albums that exemplify the diversity and virtuosity of music in the Balkan region, featuring Fanfare Ciocărlia, Kočani Orkestar, Taraf de Haïdouks, Esma Redžepova and more

10/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

African-American Protest Albums – The Essential 10

Over the past century, black American artists have sung out against injustice. Garth Cartwright chooses ten albums that express discontent, from the age of Jim Crow to the current Trump administration

3/25/2021 12:00:00 AM

The 10 best Gospel albums

Garth Cartwright aims to get you swaying in the aisles with these ten top classic gospel collections, featuring Mahalia Jackson, The Blind Boys of Alabama, The Edwin Hawkins Singers and more...

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