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Ngoni BaA sneak preview of some of the artists appearing at WOMAD 2013 in New Plymouth in a couple of weeks’ time. There’s a quartet of ngoni lutes from Mali led by Bassekou Kouyaté; Balkan beats from Goran Bregovic & his Weddings and Funerals Orchestra, and Lau shows us why they’ve been described as British folk’s most musically adventurous trio




Music Details

Segu Blue - Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba (Out Here 180735)

Tabali Te (Kouyate)


I Speak Fula – Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba (Subpop 872001)

I Speak Fula (Kouyate)

Babugu Blues (Kouyate)

Torin Torin (Kouyate)


Race the Loser – Lau (Reveal 242868)

Throwing Pennies (Drever,Green,O'Rourke)

Bambugu (Drever,Green,O'Rourke)

Torin Torin (Drever,Green,O'Rourke)


Gula Gula – Mari Boine (Real World 462312)

Gula Gula (Boine)

Recipe for a Master Race (Boine)


WOMAD 2013 Sampler (Cartell 270243)

Lene Majja (Boine)


Alkohol – Goran Bregovic (Mercury 531509)

Truckers’ Song (Trad)

Na'tan Ixara Oikopedo (Bregovic / Nikolakoupolou)