Amrals Trinidad Cavaliers Steel Orchestra – 90% Of Me Is You

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Throwback from the ‘Calypsoul 70’ compilation, released back in 2008 on -based .

Tags: #Calypso #Caribbean #soul #throwback #world-music

Long Arm – He’s Afraid To Eat

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From , , Georgy Kotunov (AKA Long Arm) cites influences such as , , and (all previous #SOTDs). Georgy’s latest album ‘Silent Opera’ is “an attempt to describe the states of the human soul. The state of rising and fall, of despair and hope, of humility and expectation of a miracle. The search for peace inside against the background of flowering life around and elusive time”. Out on the Berlin-based label , with album artwork by William Barras.

Tags: #broken-beat #electronic #funk #jazz #modern-classical #world-music

Juu & G. Jee feat. 鎮座DOPENESS x MMM 2ยาม Time 2 Yam「深夜0時、僕は2回火を付ける」

Out on  (based in Japan), Juu, G. Jee and Chinza DOPENESS update the 1960-70s popular Thai ‘Luk Thung’ genre with 21st Century hip hop and trap, drum machines and samples. Fresh and exciting! The ‘New Luk Thung’ album is available via Spotify and Bandcamp.

Tags#avant-garde #hip-hop/rap #non-english #trap #world-music

KOKOKO! – Buka Dansa

KOKOKO! is a collective born in Kinshasa capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, consisting of musical instrument inventors from the Ngwaka neighbourhood, electronic producer débruit, Makara Bianko (aka the Lingwala devil) and his dancers from the Lingwala neighbourhood. Their previous single Azo Toke has been a previous #SOTD (30 Nov 2018). Taken from the debut album ‘Fongola’, forthcoming on .

Tags: #african-vibes #alternative #electronic #postpunk #world-music

Khruangbin – Mary Always

Khruangbin (which literally translates to “Engine Fly” in Thai) is an American musical trio from Houston, Texas, featuring Laura Lee on bass, Mark Speer on guitar, and Donald Ray “DJ” Johnson Jr. on drums. Their second album ‘Con Todo El Mundo’ was one of my favourite albums of 2018! You can listen to previous #SOTD Maria También (29 Jan 2018)#SOTD Evan Finds The Third Room (4 Oct 2018); and full album on Spotify. And I also featured Khruangbin as the #ChristmasDaySOTD. Now the band are set to release a glorious dub version ‘Hasta El Cielo (Con Todo El Mundo in dub)’. Available to pre-order was Record/Vinyl, CD and Digital Album from Bandcamp. Out on .

Tags: #alternative #funk #indie/rock #instrumental #surf #world-music

Ami Dang – Raiments

Amrita “Ami” Kaur Dang is a South Asian-American vocalist, sitarist, composer and producer from Baltimore (Maryland). Her sound ranges from North Indian classical fused with noise/ambient electronics to beat-driven psych and experimental dancepop. Ami’s new, all-instrumental album Parted Plains is available to pre-order from Bandcamp, being released on .

Tags:  #ambient #electronic #experimental #instrumental #world-music

Teni – Sugar Mummy


New single from Nigerian singer Teniola Apata (also known as Teni the Entertainer, and stylised real sugar mummy of Lagos), and produced by Rexxie and JaySynthsBeatz. Out on .

Tags:  #african-vibes #pop #world-music