Western Saharan musician/activist Aziza Brahim's new album Abbar el Hamada (Across the Hamada), is a commanding and compassionate musical statement about, and for, the tumultuous age in which we live.
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Nive Nielsen & The Deer Children Nive Sings!
Glitterhouse CD GRCD747 4030433774724 9 Apr 12
Nive is a ukulele wielding Inuit artist hailing from Greenland, her musical vignettes are immersed with a quirky sense of humour & adorned with folk and alt. country colourings. The album was partly recorded and produced in Bristol by John Parish, Howe Gelb guests on two tracks.