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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Rebetika Revival – The Essential 10 Albums

Greek rebetika was recently inducted onto the UNESCO Cultural Heritage List, so Maria Lord selects the best ten albums that show how the style has evolved over the years

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Tango Albums – The Essential 10

As Argentinian tango comes to the Proms, and with the form currently undergoing a revival in Buenos Aires, Chris Moss selects ten timeless albums

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Windrush Generation Albums – The Essential 10

Over the decades, countless albums have demonstrated the indelible contribution the Windrush generation has made to popular music. Charles de Ledesma selects ten that sum up this dramatic period of history

Thursday, September 27, 2018

The Rough Guide to World Music: Brazil

Brazilian music is a whole world of its own. It may be best known for samba – the irrepressible rhythm of carnival – but that's only a fraction of the story

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Watch: Punch Brothers – ‘Jumbo’

Punch Brothers release a fourth live session video attached to their new album All Ashore. Their song 'Jumbo' is a thinly veiled attack on Donald Trump.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Watch: 'Ahoulaguine Akaline' featuring Bombino

Playing for Change (PFC) releases the music video for ‘Ahoulaguine Akaline’, a track from Listen to the Music, the fourth album in the wonderful Songs Around the World series.

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