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

World Music Library – Music of North-East Thailand (King Records)

Since ancient times in Thailand, every religious rite, village festival, wedding, birth of a child, etc. are accompanied by singing and music. For Thai music, there is no halftone. Musical pieces usually have a simple rhythm (with small variations), performed more often at a fast pace. … Read more

World Music Library – Music of Myanmar (King Records)

Located on the western edge of southeast Asia, Myanmar has developed its own unique culture under the powerful influence of Thailand, China, and India. This disc presents an anthology of Myanmar’s diverse music, from the quiet chamber music to the lively outdoor ensemble… Read more