Slovakia is producing wonderful music, but has almost no exposure in the world stage, which is maddening. Quality musicianship in… Read more [Music] Hrdza – Neskroteny
Bosnian-Dutch accordionist and composer Nihad Hrustanbegović takes on the Dave Brubeck standard and does justice to it.
Wonderfully heavy Greek music by Cretan singer Antonis Xylouris, who records under the name of Psarantonis.
The greatest alternative music band to ever come out of the Tuva region is Russia, Yat-Kha left a legacy of… Read more [Music] Yat-Kha – Karangailyg Kara Hovaa (Dyngyldai)
I wish to thank my Google+ friend and colleague, Mehmet Hanedar, for always providing me with a glimpse into Turkish,… Read more [Music] Ferdi Tayfur – Batan Güneş
Can, recording a session for John Peel. I’m not sure what year this was recorded, but hearing it makes me… Read more [Music] Can – Geheim (Half Past One) [Peel Sessions]
A wonderful fusion of world music and jazz from a young Turkish-Swedish composer, İlhan Erşahin.
Fairouz is the nightingale of the Arab pop world. Here’s an album’s worth of hits for you to hear.
Albanian gypsy music meeting electronica, perfectly balanced? Kudos who Fanfare Tirana and Transglobal Underground for this massive hit!
Perhaps Albania’s most beautiful export, Swiss-based jazz singer Elina Duni captivates with this tune.