Best Of 2012: World Music

MAGNET’s j. poet picks the best world-music releases of the year.

1 TriBeCaStan New Deli (Evergreen)
2 Balkan Beat Box Give (National Geographic)
3 Taraf De Haïdouks & Kocani Orkestar Band Of Gypsies 2 (Crammed Discs)
4 Chicha Libre Canibalismo (Barbés/Crammed Discs)
5 Samite Trust (Musicians For World Harmony)
6 The Spy From Cairo Arabadub (Wonderwheel)
7 Wahid Road Poem (BMP Blouzo)
8 New York Gypsy All Stars Romantech (Traditional Crossroads)
9 Bang Data La Sopa (rOckOliTo)
10 Zdob Si Zdub Basta Mafia! (Asphalt Tango)