Tarika – Son Egal (Music of Madagascar)

This album is not just field recordings, or abstract arrangements of pro-Western composers on abundant ethnic material – this is the very life of Madagascar. And it’s not for nothing that the authors of the project have made quite interesting studies of the most problematic periods of the country’s history, connected with the influence of Senegal.… Read more

Samite – Embalasasa (smooth african music & rythms from Uganda)

This album, which, like other albums of the author, is adorned with his virtuosic Kalimba play, and also accompanies his vocals – light, gentle, very close, absolutely not sharp, but rather heartfelt and perhaps a bit sad. All this helps the listener to enter the world of the author and his country without hindrance.… Read more

Marcus Viana – Poemas Misticos Do Oriente

In this album Marcus and Letizia recorded reading mystical poems from the poetry of Omar Khayyam and Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī. The gentle voice of Letizia is framed by the beautiful, calm and sensitive music of Marcus Viana. All this together gives birth to a beautiful light album in a rather unusual musical format, which pleases the ear and calms.… Read more

Nikola Parov – Álomidő (2010)

The album of the Hungarian multi-instrumentalist of Bulgarian origin Nikola Parov sounds very impressive. There are also mystical compositions in the Enigmatic style, and dancing with the usual boldness of the Balkan people, lyrical lingering songs, sad and sad melodies with the participation of violin and duduk, and finally the unexpected pacifying sounds of the pianoforte. A unique mixture of different cultures and styles, but the mixture is very juicy, interesting, exciting.… Read more