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Assembled under the artistic directorship of Victor Gama, Tsikaya is a superb example of how music is rooted in the society it...

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An intimate album with the space for real spontaneity

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Look beyond Simon Cowell and Madonna for a money-raising charity record with a difference.

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Low whistle, hornpipes, kaval (this is a traditional Balkan flute) and practice chanter (and this a part of the Scots...

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An elegant album, stripped bare to its poetry. Bass notes on the oud ground the songs wonderfully and Jubran’s voice is...

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Hiphop fans make a virtue of telling it how it is. Well, there’s no-one out there who tells it better than *Sister Fa*.

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Underground film meets underground music… Iranian-style.

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