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Best of World Music For 2010 by Gomez Comes Alive

Posted by Gomez Comes Alive!, December 27, 2010 08:02am | Post a Comment
DJ Lengua CruzandoBest Packaging:
Peña-S/T CD & DVD of Traditional Afro-Peru

Best Artwork:
DJ Lengua -Cruzando

Best World Music Release That NPR Likes:
Afrocubism-S/T

Best World Fusion Album:
Saravah Soul-Cultura Impura

Best Retro World Release LP:
Anibal Velasquez -Mambo Loco

Best 2010 World Release On LP:
Mexican Institute of Sound-Suave Patria

Best World Music Box Set:
V/A-Congotronics Box Set

Best World Music Compilation Of 2010:
PomegranatesPersian Pop, Funk, Folk, and Psych Of The 60s & 70s

Afrobeat AirwaysBest Of The Many African Funk Compilations We Saw In 2010:
Afro Beat AirwaysWest African Shock Waves Ghana & Togo 1972 to 1979

Best African Compilation That Wasn’t From Nigeria:
Angola SoundtrackThe Unique Sound Of Luanda 1965 to 1976

Best Usage Of World Music Without Being A World Music Album:
Cut Chemist Sound Of The Police – A Live One Turntable Mix of African & South American Inspired Music

Best World Music Release That I Raved About Last Year That Got Popular This Year:
Chico Mann-Analog Drift

Best Song Of 2010 From The Hoods Of South L.A.:
Banda Los Recoditos- "Ando Bien Pedo"

Omar Khorshid
Best Of The Many African Psychedelic Compilations We Saw In 2010:
World Ends Afro Rock & Psychedelia In 1970s Nigeria

Best LP That I Wish I Bought But Now Is Sadly Out Of Print:
Omar Khorshid: Guitar El Chark (Guitar of the Orient)

Best Recording Of A Live Show That I Thought Was Horrible When I Went To It, But Is Much Better In My Mind Now That I Heard The Live Recording:
Mulatu AstatkeMochilla Presents Timeless – Mulatu Astatke

 Best Retro World Release Of 2010 That People Thought Was A Modern Recording:
Charanjit SinghTen Ragas To A Disco Beat

Best Of The Fania Reissues On CD:
Kako & AzuquitaLive It Up

Best Of The Fania Reissues On LP: 
Johnny Colón and His Orchestra-Boogaloo '67

Tito Ramos Where My Head At Best Salsa Release Of 2010:
Spanish Harlem Orquestra-Viva La Tradicion

Best Limited LP Reissue That Outnumbered The Actual First Pressing:
El GusanoFantasia Del Barrio

Best Retro-Latin Soul Reissue Of 2010 That Wasn’t Joe Bataan Or Ralfi Pagan:
Tito Ramos-Where My Head Is At

Best Chicha Release Of 2010 That Wasn’t Roots Of Chicha
Tie:
Ranil Y Su Conjunto Tropical Ranil's Jungle Party
V/A-Cumbia Beat

Saigon Rock & Soul
Best Of The Many Retro Asian Releases Of 2010:
Saigon Rock & Soul: Vietnamese Classic Tracks 1968-1974

Best Of The 2010 French Releases Bought By Non-French People:
Tie:
Yann Tiersen-Dust Lane
Charlotte Gainsbourg-IRM

Best Second Volume Of A Compilation That Is As Good Or Better Than The First:
V/A-Roots Of Chicha Vol. 2

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Very Be Careful-Escape Room

Best Digital Cumbia Release Of 2010:
V/A- Cumbia Bestial

Best Retro Latin Music Compilation Of 2010:
Palenque Palenque! - Champeta Criolla & Afro Roots in Colombia 1975-91

Ana Tijoux 1977 Best International Rap Album Of 2010:
Ana Tijoux-1977

Best Latin Rock & Pop Release Of 2010:
Calle 13- Entre Los Que Quieran

Best Tribute To Kraftwerk’s Autobahn By A Group From Tijuana:
Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich + Fussible-Bulevar 2000

Best Version Of A Kraftwerk Song In 2010:
Seu Jorge- Seu Jorge & Almaz (The Model)

Best Instore At Amoeba Hollywood By A World Music Artist:
Bassekou Kouyate-I Speak Fula

Best World Music Album Of 2010 Sadly Not Available At Amoeba:
Chancha Via Circuito-Rio Arriba

Rita Indiana

Best World Music LP Lifesaver When You Didn’t Bring Enough Records To The Club:
V/A-Afrosound of Colombia

Best Brazilian LP Reissue(s):
Tie:
Lo Borges
-S/T
Milton Nascimento & Lo Borges-Clube Da Esquina

Best World Music Release That Would Make You Travel To A Remote Part Of The World Just To See Them Perform:
Omar Souleyman-Jazeera Nights

Best World Music Release Of 2010:
Rita Indiana Y Los Misterios-El Juidero

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