Transglobal World Music Chart for August 2016

The Refugees for Refugees recording is once more the number 1 album this month.

1. Refugees for Refugees – Amerli (Muziekpublique)
2. Ana Alcaide – Leyenda (ARC Music)
3. Lakou Mizik – Wa Di Yo (Cumbancha)
4. 2016: Afro Celt Sound System – The Source (ECC Records)
5. Calypso Rose – Far from Home (Because Music)
6. Mabiisi – Mabiisi (Akwaaba Music)
7. Kayhan Kalhor, Aynur, Cemîl Qoçgirî & Salman Gambarov – Hawniyaz (Harmonia Mundi)
8. Elza Soares – The Woman at the End of the World / A Mulher do Fim do Mundo (Mais Um Discos)
9. M.A.K.U. Soundsystem – Mezcla (Glitterbeat Records)
10. Kepa Junkera & Sorginak – Maletak (Fol Música)
11. Leyla McCalla – A Day for the Hunter, a Day for the Prey (Jazz Village / Harmonia Mundi)
12. Quintet Bumbac – Libre Voyage dans les Musiques des Balkans (Collectif Çok Malko)
13. Bombino – Azel (Partisan Records)
14. Gerardo Núñez & Ulf Wakenius – Logos (ACT Music)
15. Kimi Djabaté – Kanamalu (Red Orange Recordings)
16. Yo-Yo Ma & Silk Road Ensemble – Sing Me Home (Sony Masterworks)
17. Anoushka Shankar – Land of Gold (Deutsche Grammophon)
18. Aziza Brahim – Abbar el Hamada (Glitterbeat Records)
19. Mahsa Vahdat – A Cappella: The sun will rise (Kirkelig Kulturverksted)
20. Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate – Monistic Theory (Cumbancha)

21. Kristi Stassinopoulou & Stathis Kalyviotis – Nyn (Riverboat / World Music Network)
22. Vigüela – Temperamento (ARC Music)
23. Khmer Rouge Survivors – They Will Kill You, if You Cry (Glitterbeat Records)
24. Burak Malçok – Saklı Nefes / Hidden Breath (Onearth Records)
25. 9Bach – Anian (Real World Records)
26. Djelimady Tounkara – Djely Blues (Label Bleu)
27. La Banda Morisca – Algarabya (Fol Música)
28. Elektro Hafız – Elektro Hafız (Pharaway Sounds)
29. Fanfare Ciocărlia – 20 (Asphalt Tango Records)
30. V.A. – Space Echo: The Mystery Behind the Cosmic Sound of Cabo Verde Finally Revealed (Analog Africa)
31. Jean Luc Thomas & Ravichandra Kulur – Magic Flutes (Hirustica)
32. Maarja Nuut – Une Meeles (Marina Records)
33. Mamadou Barry & Afro Groove Gang – Tankadi (Label Bleu)
34. Richard Bona & Mandekan Cubano – Heritage (Qwest Records)
35. Mor Karbasi – Ojos de Novia (Alama Records)
36. Imarhan – Imarhan (City Slang)
37. Derek Gripper – Libraries on Fire (New Cape Records)
38. Joseph Tawadros – World Music (Joseph Tawadros)
39. Terra Sangue Mare – Terra Sangue Mare (Terra Sangue Mare)
40. Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Khan, Ayaan Ali Khan & Elmira Darvarova – Amalgam (Affetto)

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Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites and Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.


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