World Music

A high energy Anglo-Punjabi dance groove, Bhangra is the love child of a generation of British Asians. Driven by percussion,...
With its DNA rooted in Africa, Blues music evolved from acoustic Mississippi sounds to electric Chicago riffs. Today's leading...
Film remains king in India where Bombay vast commercial Hindi-language cinema is bursting with glamour and high drama, from tear-...
Welcome to the freewheeling Brazilian Lounge groove where beautiful acoustic bossa nova meets electronic ingenuity, and where...
The thriving Desert Blues sound of the Saharan peoples is the spiritual homeland of the blues. This Rough Guide explores the...
Adored the world over, flamenco dance is a passionate and expressive art form originating in Spain. A vibrant living tradition...
From the joyful vibrancy of Athens to the sublime tranquillity of the islands, Greek music is the soundtrack to an outdoor life...
Deep-rooted and thriving, Irish folk is among the most vibrant music traditions in Europe. Featuring a whirlwind of fiddles,...
From rural roots in the Dominican Republic, merengue has grown to become a vibrant, ultra-modern Latin dance phenomenon...
Wisps of accordion music can often be heard floating from the open doors of bars and cafe's while strolling through the streets...
Salsa is the musical pulse that flows through Latin America, the Spanish speaking Caribbean, and the Latin Diaspora in the USA...
Born in the shady bordellos and swinging clubs of Buenos Aires, Tango has become one of the world's best loved dance styles. This...