World New Releases

World New Releases

Below is a list of all World titles released in the last 90 days.

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Yene Mircha cover
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Hailu Mergia
Yene Mircha
[ Awesome Tapes From Africa / CD - released 27/Mar/2020 ]
It's been a long, winding road to Hailu Mergia's sixth decade of musical activity. From a young musician in the 60s starting out in Addis Ababa to the 70s golden age of dance bands to the new hope as an emigre in America to the drier period of the...
Yene Mircha (LP) cover
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Hailu Mergia
Yene Mircha (LP)
[ Awesome Tapes From Africa / LP - released 27/Mar/2020 ]
It's been a long, winding road to Hailu Mergia's sixth decade of musical activity. From a young musician in the 60s starting out in Addis Ababa to the 70s golden age of dance bands to the new hope as an emigre in America to the drier period of the...
Modiehi (LP) cover
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Marumo
Modiehi (LP)
[ Mr Bongo / LP - released 27/Mar/2020 ]
'Modish' was originally released on Spades Record in 1982 and was recorded by producer West Nkosi, who was a member of supergroup 'Mahlathini & The Mahotella Queens'. He worked with the big hitters in South African music such as Ladysmith Black...
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2-6 weeks
Various Artists
Cape Verde: An Archipelago of Music
[ Ocora / 2 CD - released 27/Mar/2020 ]
Those who live on this Atlantic Archipelago have been torn away from both Europe and Africa. They are imbued with saudade, the nostalgia born from separation. From hardships, the Creole language, and cross-bred poetry and culture were born, which the...
Rejoice cover
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Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela
Rejoice
[ World Circuit / Warner / CD - released 20/Mar/2020 ]
'Rejoice' is a very special collaboration between Tony Allen, the co-founder of Afrobeat, and Hugh Masekela, the master of South African jazz. Having first met in the 70s thanks to their respective close associations with Fela Kuti, the two...
Rejoice Vinyl (LP) cover
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Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela
Rejoice Vinyl (LP)
[ World Circuit / Warner / LP - released 20/Mar/2020 ]
'Rejoice' is a very special collaboration between Tony Allen, the co-founder of Afrobeat, and Hugh Masekela, the master of South African jazz. Having first met in the 70s thanks to their respective close associations with Fela Kuti, the two...
Rwanda, You Should Be Loved cover
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2-6 weeks
The Good Ones
Rwanda, You Should Be Loved
[ Anti / CD - released 6/Mar/2020 ]
Beginning in 1978 when they were still children, The Good Ones' core members were first taught music by co-lead singer Janvier Havugimana's older brother, who was blind and later perished in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. They formed the band as a...
Ravi Shankar Edition cover
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RAVI SHANKAR
Ravi Shankar Edition
Ravi Shankar, Yehudi Menuhin, Jean-Pierre Rampal / London Symphony & Philharmonic Orchestra, Andre Previn, Zubin Mehta
[ Warner Classics / 5 CD Box Set - released 6/Mar/2020 ]
Including performances from Zubin Mehta, Yehudi Menhuin, Andre Previn and the London Symphony Orchestra, these pioneering, visionary works come together to form an inspiring whole.
WOMAD 2020 cover
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Various Artists
WOMAD 2020
[ Cartel / CD - released 6/Mar/2020 ]
The Womad 2020 compilation features internationally renowned acts such as Blind Boys of Alabama, Orquesta Akokan, Laura Marling, Ziggy Marley, Hiatus Kaiyote, Salif Keita, Minyo Crusaders and many more.
Buenos Hermanos cover
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Ibrahim Ferrer
Buenos Hermanos
[ BMG / ADA / CD - released 28/Feb/2020 ]
In 2003 Ibrahim Ferrer released his second solo album 'Buenos Hermanos', an audacious and assured album firmly rooted in tradition but at the same time expanding the horizons of Cuban music in the 21st century with its varied repertoire and modern...
Buenos Hermanos (LP) cover
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Ibrahim Ferrer
Buenos Hermanos (LP)
[ BMG / ADA / 2 LP - released 28/Feb/2020 ]
In 2003 Ibrahim Ferrer released his second solo album 'Buenos Hermanos', an audacious and assured album firmly rooted in tradition but at the same time expanding the horizons of Cuban music in the 21st century with its varied repertoire and modern...
Braziliance! (LP) cover
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Marcos Valle
Braziliance! (LP)
[ Mr Bongo / LP - released 14/Feb/2020 ]
To call Marcos Valle 'a legend' of Brazilian music is much more than just easy press-release hype. As singer, writer, musician and record producer, Marcos has played an integral role shaping the sound of the country's music from the 'golden era' of...
Army Arrangement (LP) cover
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Fela Kuti
Army Arrangement (LP)
[ Cooking Vinyl / LP - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
Army Arrangement is about Nigeria's attempt at 'democracy' in 1979 after more than a decade of military rule. In 1970, Nigeria emerged from a three-year Biafra civil war with the largest standing army in black Africa, no financial debts - careering...
Coffin For Head Of State (LP) cover
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2-6 weeks
Fela Kuti
Coffin For Head Of State (LP)
[ Knitting Factory / Cooking Vinyl / LP - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
Knitting Factory Records/Cooking Vinyl have reissued the individual titles from the Fela Kuti Box Set #4 Curated by Erykah Badu. After the sacking and burning of Fela's Kalakuta Republic in 1977, Fela wrote several musical responses attacking the...
J.J.D. (LP) cover
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2-6 weeks
Fela Kuti
J.J.D. (LP)
[ Knitting Factory / Cooking Vinyl / LP - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
Johnny Just Drop is talking about Africans who travel abroad only to return home with new values and mannerisms. Since the advent of colonialism in Africa, the education system left Black people with an inferior perception of their culture. Those who...
No Agreement (LP) cover
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2-6 weeks
Fela Kuti
No Agreement (LP)
[ Knitting Factory / Cooking Vinyl / LP - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
"No Agreement" showcases some of Fela and the Africa 70's highest caliber work within the signature Afrobeat genre. Smooth guitar parts and a pronounced brass section (which included the addition of Art Ensemble of Chicago trumpeter Lester Bowie),...
Undergound System (LP) cover
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Fela Kuti
Undergound System (LP)
[ Knitting Factory / Cooking Vinyl / LP - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
Fela starts the song in Underground System by saying he had sang songs for great African men: Kwame Nkrumah, the first President of Ghana was for him the greatest of all. In the same breath, he had sang songs against African thieves: Olusegun...
V.I.P. (LP) cover
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2-6 weeks
Fela Kuti
V.I.P. (LP)
[ Knitting Factory / Cooking Vinyl / LP - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
Performed by Fela and his Afrika 70 at the renowned Berlin Jazz Festival in 1978, this live recording of V.I.P. is possibly Fela's most profound vilification of the Nigerian government. In his very public address to the European crowd, Fela explains...
Yellow Fever (LP) cover
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2-6 weeks
Fela Kuti
Yellow Fever (LP)
[ Knitting Factory / Cooking Vinyl / LP - released 7/Feb/2020 ]
The title track, "Yellow Fever", is a scathing criticism of post-colonial Nigerians who cannot shake their "colonial mentality." Fela rails on women who bleach their skin as an act of beauty, contemptuously adding that, despite what they think, it...
Soley cover
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2-6 weeks
Noukilla
Soley
[ Naxos World / CD - released 3/Feb/2020 ]
Noukilla are five friends from the island of Mauritius who moved to Shanghai in 2005. Whilst working as session musicians and playing cover songs with various bands in the city, they regularly came together to play tunes from their far-away home....