World New Releases

World New Releases

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

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Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow) cover
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Gurrumul
Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)
[ Skinny Fish / CD - released 13/Apr/2018 ]
Over four years in the making and completed just weeks before his passing in 2017, 'Djarimirri (Child of the Rainbow)' is an astounding achievement of music, presenting traditional songs and harmonised chants from his traditional Yolngu life with...
Disco Club cover
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Tim Maia
Disco Club
[ Mr Bongo / CD - released 6/Apr/2018 ]
Recorded in 1978, this is a latter-period gem from the larger than life legend, combining the glitz and glamour of disco's heyday with Maia's raw funk and soul roots. For 'Disco Club', Maia left his usual band and went into the legendary Estudios...
Orquesta Akokan cover
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Orquesta Akokan
Orquesta Akokan
[ Daptone / CD - released 30/Mar/2018 ]
Akokán is a Yoruba word used in Cuba meaning "from the heart," and indeed, every song on the self-titled debut album by Orquesta Akokán feels like a heartfelt gift from the band to the listener.
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Orquesta Akokan
Orquesta Akokan (LP Limited Clear)
[ Daptone / LP - released 30/Mar/2018 ]
Akokán is a Yoruba word used in Cuba meaning "from the heart," and indeed, every song on the self-titled debut album by Orquesta Akokán feels like a heartfelt gift from the band to the listener.
Ponguru cover
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Al Fraser & Phil Boniface
Ponguru
[ Rattle Records / CD - released 23/Mar/2018 ]
Phil and Al began performing together in 1998 while studying jazz performance at Massey University Conservatorium of Music, now the New Zealand School of Music. Al's journey with ngā taonga pūoro began in 1999 and he is now one of the leading...
Aroo (12") cover
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DJ Katapila
Aroo (12")
[ Awesome Tapes From Africa / 12in - released 23/Mar/2018 ]
DJ Katapila's Aroo EP is the latest addition to the iconoclastic producer's catalog of fast-paced, pan West African-influenced dance music.
Lala Belu cover
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Hailu Mergia
Lala Belu
[ Awesome Tapes From Africa / CD - released 9/Mar/2018 ]
The "obscure outsider artist from beyond the west" has become a familiar trope for old music excavated in far-flung places, thanks in part to the eagle-eyed tape rummaging of intrepid label owners such as Brian Shimkovitz. Under his Awesome Tapes...
Lala Belu (LP) cover
add to cart $40.00 In Stock
Hailu Mergia
Lala Belu (LP)
[ Awesome Tapes From Africa / LP - released 9/Mar/2018 ]
The "obscure outsider artist from beyond the west" has become a familiar trope for old music excavated in far-flung places, thanks in part to the eagle-eyed tape rummaging of intrepid label owners such as Brian Shimkovitz. Under his Awesome Tapes...
Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980S South Africa cover
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Various Artists
Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980S South Africa
[ Soundway / 2 CD - released 9/Mar/2018 ]
In 1980s black South Africa a local form of pop music evolved as the disco boom died down and slowly mutated. It was often ubiquitously described as Bubblegum - usually stripped-down and lo-fi with a predominance of synths, keyboards and...
Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980S South Africa (Triple LP) cover
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Various Artists
Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980S South Africa (Triple LP)
[ Soundway Records / 3 LP - released 9/Mar/2018 ]
In 1980s black South Africa a local form of pop music evolved as the disco boom died down and slowly mutated. It was often ubiquitously described as Bubblegum - usually stripped-down and lo-fi with a predominance of synths, keyboards and...
Black Times (LP) cover
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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
Black Times (LP)
[ Strut / LP - released 2/Mar/2018 ]
Strut presents the new album from the modern day leader of Afrobeat, Seun Kuti. The youngest son of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti is as incensed by injustice as his father ever was and, with his mighty new album Black Times including features...
Black Times cover
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Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
Black Times
[ Strut / CD - released 2/Mar/2018 ]
Strut presents the new album from the modern day leader of Afrobeat, Seun Kuti. The youngest son of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti is as incensed by injustice as his father ever was and, with his mighty new album Black Times including features...
Temet (LP) cover
add to cart $45.00 In Stock
Imarhan
Temet (LP)
[ City Slang / LP - released 23/Feb/2018 ]
When Imarhan released their self-titled debut album in 2016, they stepped into a genre already flooded with talent and exposure, but still managed to rise to the top and be heralded as the "new wave Of Tuareg music" by Fact Magazine and The...
WOMAD 2018 cover
add to cart $25.00 In Stock
Various Artists
WOMAD 2018
[ Cartell / CD - released 23/Feb/2018 ]
The new compilation highlighting acts performing at WOMAD 2018. This collection features tracks from artists such as Thievery Corporation, Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Mista Savona and many more
Ernesto Chahoud presents TAITU - Soul-fuelled Stompers from 1960s - 1970s Ethiopia cover
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Various Artists
Ernesto Chahoud presents TAITU - Soul-fuelled Stompers from 1960s - 1970s Ethiopia
[ Strut / CD - released 16/Feb/2018 ]
Ernesto Chahoud's 'Taitu' is a collection of soul-fuelled stompers straight from the dancefloors of 1970s Addis Ababa. A breathless journey through the unique Ethio sound that bands were forging at the time, the 24-track compilation is the result of...
Irish Festival cover
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Tara
Irish Festival
[ ARC Music / CD - released 11/Feb/2018 ]
An entertaining and varied album of Irish songs and instrumentals, presented by Tara, a well-known name in Irish music. The songs: Ramble Away; The Devil's Song; Samhradh Samhradh; Two Slides; Madame, I'm a Darling; Paddy Dreaming; The Tailor by...
Chinese Celebration cover
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Various
Chinese Celebration
[ Arc / CD - released 11/Feb/2018 ]
This new release is an enchanting collection of traditional and contemporary music from mainland China and Taiwan, with both sung and instrumental pieces, showcasing traditional Chinese instruments such as the board zithers guqin and zheng, lutes,...
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The Gloaming
Live at the NCH
[ Real Worl / CD - released 3/Feb/2018 ]
In March 2018, The Gloaming will play seven sold-out shows at Dublin's National Concert Hall. To mark this occasion, they will release Live at the NCH, a live album recorded at the venue which has become their home from home. In recent years, The...
Tanda Tula Choir cover
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Tanda Tula Choir
Tanda Tula Choir
[ Bush Recordings / CD - released 2/Feb/2018 ]
In 2015, German producer Superpitcher was invited to go on a safari in South Africa. There he met the wonderful Tanda Tula staff choir who, during the day, worked at the camp and at night entertained the guests with their captivating voices and...
Tanda Tula Choir cover
add to cart $52.00 Out of Stock
2-6 weeks
Tanda Tula Choir
Tanda Tula Choir
[ Bush Recordings / LP - released 2/Feb/2018 ]
In 2015, German producer Superpitcher was invited to go on a safari in South Africa. There he met the wonderful Tanda Tula staff choir who, during the day, worked at the camp and at night entertained the guests with their captivating voices and...