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Thursday, October 19, 2023

Documenting Doc Rowe

Tim Plester and Rob Curry’s documentary on legendary UK archivist and filmmaker, Doc Rowe, is soon to be released. Today marks the launch of their crowdfunder campaign for the digitisation of Doc’s work.

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Celtic Connections Line-Up Revealed

Glasgow set to host 2024 iteration of Europe’s premier folk, roots and world music fest, featuring Angélique Kidjo, Béla Fleck, Lankum, DakhaBrakha and more

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Let Them Speak: Indigenous Voice Referendum

Australia is holding a referendum that may lead to its Indigenous people gaining political recognition. Seth Jordan reports from two of Australia’s most important Indigenous events on the opposing campaigns

Friday, October 6, 2023

WOMEX Coming to Manchester

WOMEX have announced that their 2024 edition will be turning Manchester into a haven of world music next October

Thursday, October 5, 2023

The Latin Grammy nods are in…

Natalia Lafourcade, Susana Baca, Omara Portuondo, Xênia França and a Shakira freestyle session (!) are all in with a chance at this year’s Latin Grammys

Monday, October 2, 2023

Scotland Unwrapped at Kings Place

Karine Polwart, Aidan O’Rourke and Jasdeep Singh Degun join the bill for a year-long celebration of Scottish music and spoken-word

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Obituary: Erkin Koray (1941-2023)

Pioneering figure in Turkish folk-rock and a countercultural icon, Erkin Koray was Turkey's first notable rock'n'roll figure and continues to influence new generations of Anatolian musicians

Monday, September 25, 2023

The Soul of Congo

Brussels-based imprint Planet Ilunga marks its 10th anniversary with the release of The Soul of Congo, a deluxe anthology dedicated to the sounds of legendary Congolese label, Ngoma

Thursday, September 21, 2023

Luzmila and the Birds

Catch the trailer for ZZK’s forthcoming documentary on revered Bolivian songstress Luzmila Carpio, a teaser released to coincide with the launch of her latest album, out today

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