Best of Wandering Rhythms 2011

Favourite Discoveries of the Year:

Byron Lee and the Dragonaires – Rivers of Babylon  (Jamaica)

The Narcicyst – The Asthmatic Lover  (Iraq)

Carla Morrison – Esta Soledad  (Mexico)

Cui Jian – Flying  (China)

Imam Baildi – Ta Xena Heria  (Greece)

Zulu – Candela  (Peru)

Omar Khorshid -Rakset El Fadaa  (Egypt)

Chrissy Zebby Tembo & Ngozi Family – Gone Forever  (Zambia)

Nas & Damian Marley – Patience  (USA/Jamaica)

Professor Jay – Machozi Jashi na Damu  (Tanzania)

Baaba Maal – Télévision  (Sénégal)

Favourite Releases of 2011:

Las Robertas -Street Feelings  (Chile)

Connan Mockasin – It’s Choade, My Dear  (New Zealand)

Omar Souleyman – Hafer Gabrakbidi  (Syria)

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Ffunny Ffriends  (New Zealand)

Chains of Love – Black Hearts  (Canada)

SBTRKT – Sanctuary  (England)

Maluca & Party Squad – Lola  (Dominican Republic/Holland)

Shabazz Palaces – An echo from the hosts that profess infinitum  (USA)

Delicate Steve – Don’t Get Stuck ((Proud Elephants))  (USA)

Kourosh Yaghmaei -Niyayesh  (Iran)

Gablé – Unbeatable  (France)

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou – Tegbé  (Bénin)

Strawberry Halfmoon Garden – Tiny Sun, Tiny Seed  (Canada)

Opopo – Warm Blood  (Canada)

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