World Music

  • Ruddy Franco: “OM SHANTI OM” – rich and soothing arrangements

    Soothing, uplifting, rich melodies. Perfect for unwinding after a long day. Healing to the mind, body, and spirit. Conducive to spiritually. That generally sums up the album “OM SHANTI OM” by Ruddy Franco also known as “El Piano de Los Andes”. Winner of the 2011 Bolivian Junior Chamber International...
  • Bonga Jean-Baptiste: “Kenbe Tradision” – A tapestry of sound!

    The rapid ascent of a young generation of beatmakers with Haitian roots – artists like Kaytranada, Fool’s Gold label mates High Klassified and Shash’U, as well as longstanding LuckyMe artist Lunice. While none of them overtly revisit or reinterpret the traditional sounds of their Caribbean ancestors such as kompa,...
  • Greg Herriges: “Revel & Ritual: Holiday Music for the World” – a treat for the ears!

    “Revel & Ritual: Holiday Music for the World” by Greg Herriges, is a groundbreaking collection of traditional and original music for holidays of many faiths, places, and seasons, including Hanukkah, Holi, Ashura, Chinese and Ukrainian New Year, Sakura Matsuri, Basque and Catalan Christmas carols, and the Winter Solstice. Majestic,...
  • Suki Rae: “Can’t Stop Now” – Wholesome, enjoyable and uplifting!

    Suki Rae absolutely knocks it out of the park, and you’ll love every single song on her brand new album “Can’t Stop Now”. Wholesome, enjoyable, uplifting and overall a solid recording. Suki has expanded on her sound compared to previous albums, adding in diverse orchestration and styles as the...
  • Maki: ‘Waking Up With The World On Fire’ is absorbing

    Maki, the man behind the epically intriguing album, ‘Waking Up With The World On Fire’, formulates an intriguing symbiosis between New Age musicality, Darkwave and world-music influences, cinematic musings, and mythical meditations. His music is beautifully crafted, fully emotional, spiritually entrancing, intimately moving, seducing, majestic, enveloping and alluring. On...
  • Mortinus: “Morten” – audio interstellar bliss!

    Mortinus’ latest album, “Morten” is a collection of highly melodic, superbly arranged, precisely mixed, texturally varied electronic music that sounds like it could have come from no other artist. The recording absorbs many different sounds and styles from loping breakbeat to drum and bass, to ambient and hints of...
  • Kimia Penton: “Where the rain falls” – exquisitely sculpted songs

    Kimia Penton was born in the Middle East, raised in London and now calls Dallas, Texas her home. The singer, songwriter, violinist and psychologist who started classical violin lessons at the age of 7, plays a fusion of pop, jazz, and world music. Her brand new album “Where the rain...
  • Afro Jazz and World Music Label ‘Akumba Music LLC’ Presents the Album “Kineyo” by Pijenda

    If there is one thing that musicians and artists loathe, it is being put in labeled boxes in an attempt to define their sound. Genres are a creation of Record Labels in a bid to find specific markets for their artists. This has, over the years, become a mixed...
  • Blue Soul Ten: “The Fearless Warrior” – an enlightened stream of consciousness

    In 2015 Blue Soul Ten released the debut album titled “The Unspoken Warrior”, which was meant to reflect project creator Claye Greene’s approach to living life with bravery and beauty. The album was a blend of Soul, Jazz, World and Hip-Hop, containing collaborations with vocalists and instrumentalists from around the world, and was released...