1. Download: The Rough Guide to Acoustic India
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    Download: The Rough Guide to Acoustic India

    From the five-hundred-year old musical history of the Sufi Fakirs of Bengal to the virtuoso musicianship of Calcutta’s guitar master Debashish Bhattacharya and Carnatic violinist Jyotsna Srikanth, this Rough Guide explores India’s ancient musical traditions and acoustic roots.
  2. Download: The Rough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Ethiopian Jazz

    Swinging Addis is thriving once again, with the distinctive ancient-sounding tones of Ethiopia blending with modern jazz interpretations to create a totally unmistakable fusion. From the legendary innovators Mulatu Astatke and Getatchew Mekuria to today’s new generation of artists, this Rough Guide celebrates this burgeoning and most captivating of musical scenes.
  3. Download: The Rough Guide To Acoustic Africa
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Acoustic Africa

    This Rough Guide takes the listener on a criss-crossing journey across the African continent, sponging up the most evocative unplugged music emanating from the great continent along the way. Enjoy the rich desert blues of Etran Finatawa, the Baye Fall Gnawa of Nuru Kane, the masakanda magic of Shiyani Ncgobo, and the Mozambican melodies of Mabulu.
  4. Download: The Rough Guide To Calypso Gold
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Calypso Gold

    The anthology of the best calypso from Trinidad from rare early recordings up to the zenith of the 1950s calypso craze. From the 1920s legendary string orchestras through the forties with the emergence of King Radio, to the worldwide recognition of calypso in the fifties with Lord Pretender, and the legends Lord Kitchener and The Mighty Bomber, The Rough Guide To Calypso Gold delivers a taste of real calypso.
  5. Download: The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Flamenco Guitar

    Grounded in gypsy traditions, flamenco guitar has evolved to become a high art form and a potent symbol of Spanish culture. Arguably the most beautiful and technically demanding of all guitar styles, today’s greatest masters weave complex rhythms with breathtaking technical ski
  6. Download: The Rough Guide To Celtic Music
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Celtic Music

    Storytelling lies at the heart of Celtic music; breathtaking voices sing tales of lost love, tragedies both old and new, as well as exile, prison, war, and separation. Featuring bodhrán, flute, guitar and harp, this Rough Guide includes old folk lullabies, work songs and contemporary compositions from leading Celtic artists. Compiled by Dan Rosenberg
  7. Download: The Rough Guide To The Mediterranean
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    Download: The Rough Guide To The Mediterranean

    This Rough Guide treads ashore to the hilly outposts of Mediterranean life where music is still the lifeblood of the old, opulent cultures that hail from the region. Spaniard Benjamin Escoriza features alongside Turk Mercan Dede, Croatian Darko Rundek, Corsican ensemble A Filletta and Albanian brass band Fanfara Tirana.
  8. Download: The Rough Guide To Undiscovered World
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    Download: The Rough Guide To Undiscovered World

    This excellently eccentric Rough Guide is a whistle-stop tour of wild world music. The majority of music here is previously un-released, so you won’t hear this anywhere else, and it’s not worth missing. Enjoy everything from a trio of Romanian harmonica enthusiasts to a Zimbabwean-Brazilian jazz project, and more.
  9. Download: The Rough Guide To The Best World Music You've Never Heard
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    Download: The Rough Guide To The Best World Music You've Never Heard

    This seamless collection of some of the finest unheard musical treasures from around the world was gathered from World Music Network’s ‘Battle Of The Bands’ competition. From the souped-up guitar of Mali’s Anansy Cissé to modern Yiddish melodies with a modern twist by Mostly Kosher, this album represents artists at the very cutting edge of world music
  10. Download: The Rough Guide To The Music Of The Sahara
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    Download: The Rough Guide To The Music Of The Sahara

    Almost as big as the USA, the vast Sahara spans Africa from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. Despite being the hottest desert on earth, it is home to millions of people whose diverse cultures and traditions create a vivid cultural landscape. This Rough Guide features the region’s best-loved artists as well as exploring beyond the arid sandscapes to reveal hidden Saharan sounds