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Afro-Cuban All Stars

Aditya Prakash Ensemble

Manganiyar Seduction


Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino

San Salvador


Justin Adams & Mauro Durante

Paris Combo

Dakh Daughters

Karsh Kale

Nitin Sawhney

Souad Massi

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  • DakhaBrakha – Feature Article December 5, 2020DakhaBrakha - Feature Article
    Hailing from Kyiv, Ukraine, World music outfit DakhaBrakha see themselves as ambassadors for their culture, which influences everything from their name (“Give/Take” in Ukrainian) to their outfits. They aim to keep Ukrainian musical and storytelling tradition alive by making it more accessible to a younger, international audience. The result – a musical melting pot described ...
  • Aditya Prakash CD, ‘Diaspora Kid’, reviewed in Songlines December 5, 2020Aditya Prakash CD, 'Diaspora Kid', reviewed in Songlines
    The Los Angeles music scene, famed for its slick studio bands and hit factories, has a reputation for perfection rather than experimentation. Diaspora Kid subverts the expectations of its origin with a genuinely fresh fusion of jazz and Karnatic (South Indian classical) traditions. Aditya Parkash is an LA native with deep roots in Chennai. As ...
  • Belle du Berry, vocalist with Paris Combo, has died August 12, 2020Belle du Berry, vocalist with Paris Combo, has died
    I am sorry to inform everyone that Paris Combo’s charismatic vocalist Belle du Berry died yesterday, August 11, 2020. We had worked with Belle and Paris Combo for more that 20 years. She was a wonderful vocalist, center-stage attraction, mother, spouse, and an irreplaceable friend. My most sincere condolences to her family.
    Bill Smith
    Here is the ...
  • Songlines Magazine May 2020 – Feature on San Salvador June 18, 2020Songlines Magazine May 2020 - Feature on San Salvador
    From Corrèze to the World
    Mark Sampson chats to the dynamic French vocal sextet San Salvador during a brief moment at home in south-west France following a whirlwind 18 months of international touring.
    From the tiny hamlet in which this group of childhood friends rehearse, you look across verdant, rolling pastures to the Monédière hills on the ...