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Special Recording Reviews
Here's a listing of some of the recordings that have gotten special attention from RootsWorld. They are in chronological order, newest are first. See also: No Comment
- Bulgari, real roots, Bulgarian style
- Voice of the People
- Cicala Mvta, chindon Japan
- Bois Sec Ardoin w/ Balfa Toujours
- Hamre-Tibbetts Hardangar experiments
- Bulgari : Bulgarian folk masters
- Gamelan, Bali 1928, NYC 1941
- Tarika: simply D
- Gilberto Gil: soloing in Oslo
- Enzo Favata: Italian jazz and roots
- Eliza Carthy Red Rice
- Sainkho: Tuvan voices
- Kepa Junkera: Basque accordion
- Ntoni Denti D'Oro: Cape Verde roots
- Lhasa de Sela
- Hijas del Sol: Bioko breezes
- Groupa : 15 years in Sweden
- Norway meets Senegal , in voices and harps.
- Dvorak + The Chieftains + The Band + Taj Mahal = Largo
- Fliflet / Hamre: accordion'n'drums from Norway
- Brian Peters finds The Beast In The Box
- Sima Bina: the music of Khorassan
- Maryam Mursal: Progressive Sudan
- New Nile Orchestra: from Addis to Burlington?
- Aminata Kamissoko: Mali's new voice
- Gjallarhorn: new Swedish-Finnish
- Gaelic Roots: live music from Boston College
- Milton Nascimento is Brazil
- La Charanga Habanera, inside out in Cuba
- Juan-Jose Mosalini, one man's tango
- Mammas, Mediterranean divas
- Nà Lua records adventurous Galician folk-pop
- Wimme Saari brings ancient joiks into the future.
- Zabe i Babe merge the Balkan beat with American soul.
- Lhasa de Sela 's voice travels from Mexico to Canada.
- Anti-Gravity lifts off with Indo-jazz
- The Buena Vista Social Club : Cooder in Havana
- Phil Ochs , Farewells and Fantasies
- Väsen , a Swedish Whirled quartet
- Canadian kora innovator Daniel Janke
- Regis Gizavo, accordion of Madagascar
- Mansour Seck 's newest is reviewed, with a short sound sample
- Hedningarna, the heathen music of Sweden
- Oumou Sangare, a voice from Mali
- Abana Ba Nasery, two dry guitars and a pop bottle from Kenya!
- Dumisani Maraire and Ephat Mujuru: the Shona spirit of mbira
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