Best Of World Music For 2013

Posted by Gomez Comes Alive!, December 8, 2013 11:01pm | Post a Comment

Best Artwork:
El-Haru Kuroi - Cantagallo

Best Of The World Music Releases That NPR Likes:
Juana Molina - Wed 21

Best World Fusion Album:
Bombino - Nomad

Best Retro World Release:
William Oneyeabor
- World Psychedelic 5: Who Is William Onyeabor?

Best Reissue World Release On LP     
The entire Manu Chao catalog on LP!

Best New World Release On LP
Meridian Brothers - Devocion (Works 2005-2011)

Best World Music Compilation:
V/A - Daora; Underground Sounds Of Urban Brasil

Best Retro African Compilation:
V/A - Afrobeat Airways 2: Return Flight

Best Retro African Release:
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Coton - The Skeletal Essence Of Voodoo Funk 1960-1980
Vol. 3

Best New African Release:
V/A - Harafinso-Bollywood Inspired Music From Hausa Nigeria

Best Usage Of World Music Without Being A World Music Album:
Matias Aguayo - The Vistor

Best LP That I Wish I Bought But Now Is Sadly Unavailable:
V/A - Shik Shak Shock
Best New Brazilian Release:
Kassin - Sonhando Devagar

Best Retro Brazilian Release
Marcos Valle - Previsao Do Tempo

Best Retro Brazilian Compilation:
V/A - Brazuca!

Best Salsa Reissue
8 Y Mas - Juega Bilar

Best Salsa Compilation
V/A -Saoco Vol. 2 Bomba, Plena And  The Roots Of  Salsa In Puerto Rico 1955-1967
Best New Salsa/Boogaloo Release Of 2013
Boogaloo Assassins - Old Love Dies Hard

Best Middle Eastern Release:
Omar Souleyman - Wenu Wenu

Best Of The Many Retro Middle Eastern Releases In 2013
V/A - Choubi Choubi! Folk And Pop Sounds From Iraq Vol. 2

Best Of The Many Retro Chicha Releases In 2013
Teo Laura - El Sonido De La Carreterral Central Con El Rey De La Guitarra Teo Laura

Best Of The Many Retro Asian Releases in 2013
V/A - Nippon Girls-Japanese Pop, Beat & Bossa Nova 1967-69

Best Retro European Compilation:
V/A - C'est Chic: French Girl Singers Of The 1960's

Best New European Album:
Buika - Una Noche Mas Larga

Lifetime Achievement Award:
Zoe - Programaton

Rookie Of The Year:
Thee Commons

Best World Music Album That I Raved About Last Year That Got Popular This Year:
Leon Larregui - Solstis

Best World Music Album Of 2012 Sadly Not Available At Amoeba:
Chico Sonido - Nalga Bass

Best World LP Lifesaver When You Didn’t Bring Enough Records To The Club:
V/A - Peru Maravilloso

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