Niqolah Seeva seeks to push established boundaries and challenge our preconceptions; his first album presents itself as the clarion call...
Reviewed by Bill Badley in issue: November/2020
As a Pennsylvaniaborn singer-songwriter and mandolinist married to a Frenchwoman and living in Cambridgeshire during the Brexit tussles, it’s perhaps...
Reviewed by Kevin Bourke in issue: November/2020
Oneness of Juju
Oneness of Juju, led by James ‘Plunky’ Branch, were one of the first US bands to incorporate elements of African...
Reviewed by Garth Cartwright in issue: November/2020
nemanja’s Cosmic Disco – from a world music perspective – isn’t what we’d expect from Croatia, specifically Istria, a historically...
Reviewed by Robert Rigney in issue: November/2020
There have been enough qawwali- electronica fusions they could almost be their own sub-genre. The point of encounter seems to...
Reviewed by Jo Setters in issue: November/2020
Lonnie Park and the Earth Band
Nobody could question the worthiness of this project – the proceeds from which benefit UNICEF’s COVID-19 relief fund for children...
Reviewed by Nigel Williamson in issue: November/2020
The intimacy of hearing – and seeing – Baba Zula Live has Lately surpassed the experience of Listening to some...
Top of the World
This album is predicated on the idea that by changing just a few elements of a musical style or tradition...
Reviewed by Maria Lord in issue: November/2020
When Sun Ra dared to knock on the door of the cosmos in 1979 whoever let him in didn’t close...
Reviewed by Simon Cross in issue: November/2020
Clarinettist David Krakauer played with The Klezmatics before forging a distinctive solo career that pushes at the boundaries of many...
Reviewed by Simon Broughton in issue: November/2020
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