"The mixedgender group (known at home as Ternipe, which translates to youth), led by Lakatos, is a rambunctious bunch, rhythmically strumming acoustic guitars and mandolins, banging on tin cans and any"
"On this CD Phil Stanton brings together a rich collections of musical pieces. These are tracks that expose the non-South African to songs in the different ethnic languages as well as in South African"
"Occasionally accompanied by handclaps, tambourines, zithers, or flutes, it is difficult to not think of tape loops or synthesizers while listening to these 20 tracks, but it is human voices making thi"
"Featuring bluesy sounds from Mali, Wodaabe music from the Sahelian savannah and Manding rhythms, this album features griots, musical giants and rising stars, who reveal the vitality of these timeless"
"Typical of more contemporary Iranian classical performance, the instruments and voice take an equal role, with plenty of stunning improvisations on the lute-like tar and the ancient spike fiddle known"
"Falak songs cry to the sky of the transient nature of life and separation from loved ones induced by a perceived inescapable fate. Tajik mountain music also comprises folk, dance and wedding songs,"
"The Serbian singer is clearly a giant talent, comparable in his own way to Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan or Mari Boine Persen, someone capable of bringing their music to life with such vivid spirituality that"