BEST OF 2016

Best Of 2016: World Music

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

1 Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano Heritage (Qwest/MCPS)
2 Beats Antique Shadowbox (Beats)
3 Mariza Mundo (Nonesuch)
4 Zomba Prison Project I Will Not Stop Singing (Six Degrees)
5 Debo Band Ere Gobez (FPE)
6 Guillermo Velásquez y los Leones de la Sierra de Xichú Serrano de Corazón (Folkways)
7 Simrit Songs Of Resilience (Simritkaur)
8 Brothers Of The Baladi Gravity Of Love (Baladi Productions)
9 The Nordic Fiddlers Bloc Deliverance (NFB)
10 Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis NYN (World Music Network)