Namian Sidibé is a young Malian singer with an album of praise songs.
Dudu Tassa, an Israeli musician and singer with Iraqi heritage, performs Arabic and Middle Eastern love songs with Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood.
Tel Aviv’s Sababa 5, instrumental funk and pop outfit, provide backing for Inbal Nor Dekel’s vocals.
Okwy Osabede and his band play Nigerian highlife from an Igbo perspective.
Naya Sound System have been rummaging through the Indian CBS archives, in particular the Bollywood section.
Sound artist and musician, Jason Singh, explores his connection to the Manganiyar communities of Rajasthan.
Ustad Noor Bakhsh, from Balochistan, between Pakistan and Iran, plays the electrified benju.
Oki is a Japanese musician from the indigenous Ainu people, playing the tonkori, an ancient harp.
Joachim Cooder, percussionist and sideman to his father and many musical luminaries, made a lovely folk-country album based around the electrified mbira. He is doing a short tour of Ireland including the 31st of this month in Whelans.
“Playing for the Man at the Door” is drawn from Mack McCormick’s large archive of previously unreleased music recorded in the greater Texas area from 1958 onwards.
Bixiga 70 are a ten-piece brass-powered outfit from São Paulo with a new album on the way and a gig at this year’s Guinness Jazz Festival.
Asynchrone are a French collective formed to honour the music of Ryuichi Sakamoto with a debut album on the way.
Daniel Villarreal is a drummer with several bands and a DJ in the Chicago music scene.
American multi-instrumentalist Idris Ackamoor formed The Pyramids in the early 1970s, and the last five years has seen a purple patch of creativity.
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