TootArd Reaches Number 1 at the Transglobal World Music Chart

TootArd – Laissez Passer

The album Laissez Passer by Golan Heights band TootArd is the top album in February 2018 at the Transglobal World Music Chart.

TootArd is an ensemble from the occupied Golan Heights who combine fuse Eastern Mediterranean-influenced desert blues, psychedelic-rock, reggae and classical Arabic modalities. Their second album Laissez Passer, is their debut international release.

The rest of the chart:

Boubacar Traoré – Dounia Tabolo (Lusafrica)
Gabacho Maroc – Tawassol (10h10 / Cristal)
3MA: Ballaké Sissoko, Driss El Maloumi, Rajery – Anarouz (Six Degrees)
Efrén López, Stelios Petrakis, Bijan Chemirani – Taos (Buda Musique)
Júlio Pereira – Praça do Comércio (Tradisom)
Kapela Maliszów – Wiejski Dżez (Unzipped Fly)
Maya Youssef – Syrian Dreams (Harmonia Mundi)
BKO – Mali Foli Coura (Buda Musique)
WoWaKin – Kraj za Miastem (WoWaKin)
Trio Da Kali and Kronos Quartet – Ladilikan (World Circuit)
Saz’iso – At Least Wave Your Handkerchief at Me: The Joys and Sorrows of Southern Albanian Song (Glitterbeat)
Gaiteiros de Lisboa – A História (Uguru)
Son Palenque – Kutu Prieta pa Saranguiá (Palenque)
Anouar Brahem – Blue Maqams (ECM)
Gili Yalo – Gili Yalo (Dead Sea)
Samurai Accordion – Te (Visage Music)
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino – Canzoniere (Ponderosa Music)
Bao Sissoko, Mola Sylla & Wouter Vandenabeele – Tamala (Muziekpublique)
Lankum – Between the Earth and Sky (Rough Trade)

Author: World Music Central News Department

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