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Menwar Ay Ay Lolo
Menwar is a political and cultural spokesperson for the Creole minority in Mauritius, refreshing traditional musical forms like sega to put his messages across. The sound is lightly rootsy, dominated by drums and v...



Patchwork Europe Early Recordings
Marvellous stuff from all over Europe, 1911 to 1954. Finnish violin, English barnstorming, Sardinian triple-bagpipes, klezmer accordion from Belarus, Romanian clarinet, Ukrainian violin, for starters.









Finnish Tango
Tango is the national music of Finland (where Finns say it was invented) more melancholic, less erotic than its Argentinian inspiration; the accordion, not the bandoneon. Examples here from 1915 till now.



Globalista
The idea is wild, irrepressible pop music, all the rage at home but unheard of here. Representing Turkey, Mali, China, France, Russia, Jamaica, Spain, and the rest. Big hit with Charlie Gillett.



Rembetika Songs Of The Greek Underground, 1925-47
Excellent selection of this stunning Greek blues music about drugs, booze, cops, violence, sex, and scratching a living together.



Mestizo Music Rebellion In Latin America
'Latino Ska, Cumbia, Hip Hop, Salsamuffin.'



Mzansi Music Young Urban South Africa
House, JA dancehall, techno and hiphop SA hybrids.



Zanzibara 1: Ikhwani Safaa Musical Club
Swahili music from the eastern coast of Africa Lamu, Mombasa, Tanga, Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar and the Comoros. Archival in amongst contemporary recordings.



Zanzibara 2: 1965-1975, The Golden Years Of Mombasa Taarab
Spicy, deep, sensual Arab, Black and Asian styles, lipsmackingly mixed together in classic Taarab when electric guitars, bass guitars, organs and kit drums kicked orchestral instruments out of bed.