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Friday, November 1, 2019

What next for the record label?

The record industry is in a state of flux, with many labels struggling to keep up with the rapidly changing marketplace. Yet there are artists and labels still riding the wave and who are unanimous about their ultimate motivation – making great music;

Thursday, October 31, 2019

At home with Ali Farka Touré

To record Ali Farka Touré’s album 'Niafunké', World Circuit took a mobile studio all the way to Mali. Nigel Williamson went to meet Touré for Songlines in the summer of 1999 and found out why his commitments at home meant that the mountain had to go to Mohammed;

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Spotlight: INALA

Charlotte Algar talks to composer and producer Ella Spira about INALA, an ambitious cross-cultural dance and music collaboration;

Monday, September 9, 2019

Video premiere: Alasdair Roberts' 'A Keen'

Alasdair Roberts invites us to preview a highly intimate live-recorded video to go along with his new album The Fiery Margin. ‘A Keen’ tells a devastating tale of loss.;

Friday, August 16, 2019

South Asian Jazz – The Essential 10 Albums

The discovery of South Asian music by the likes of John and Alice Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders had a big effect on US jazz, and it seems the musical connection works both ways. Jim Hickson picks some favourite albums;

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