A profile of a World Music label that is the definition of musical diversity. Atracao
A profile of Atracao Fonografica, a label specializing in Brazilian music, both traditional and contemporary. Barefoot Music
Emerging World Music artists.
Blue JackelLes Disques Audiogram
A profile of the label Blue Jackel, specialzing in music from Brazil and Cuba.
A profile of the largest independent distributor of French-language music in North America. Global Beat
Profile of a label encompassing African, Native American, and other cultural rhythms. Happy 40th Claddagh!
Claddagh Records celebrates 40 years and joins The Atlantic Group. NorthSide
A profile of the American-based label for Scandinavian music. Oliver Sudden
A new face in World Music labels, from Canada. Sounds True
An interview with Joel Davis, "Minister of Music" at this innovative label that specializes in sacred music from around the World. 514 Records
Québec-based label focussing on techno and the act Pat et Thick.
A French label for Arabic, Algerian, Moroccan, and other exotic kinds of music.
Contemporary World Music featureing World Fusion, Celtic, Flamenco and more.
Italian label featuring several series of music from around the world.
Canada's Latin music specialists, with management, promotions and recordings.
UK-based World Music label -- huge online catalogue, sound samples, new releases, links.
Aria Music & Entertainment
Jazz, New Age, World Fusion, Blues, all in one company.
Production company for Persian artist Aria; mandate of spreading peace and love through music.
Indian music distributor including Bhangra, folk, and classics.
Afro-Cuban styles and sounds.
Blue Jackel Entertainment
Music from Brasil and Cuba.
City of Tribes
World Beat label for artists like Mission, Stellamara, and Stephen Kent.
A German record company which specializes in an eclectic catalogue and artistic freedom.
Italian label and distributor of Agricantus and other ethnic and World artists.
Based in Belgium and features Western and Eastern European artists.
Disques Audiogram, Les
Based in Québec, Canada, this is the largest label for French language music in North America.
Québec label to Eric Lapointe, Jeff Smallwood, Louise Forestier, Patrick Norman, and more.
Home to Dubmatique and Mitsou.
Documentary Educational Resources
A production company that has been producing and distributing film and video about people and cultures from every continent since 1968, with a lot of musical content.
Nancy Lewis Public Relations, offering information on artists such as Nasio, Jerry Jheto, Jah Levi.
Label for "New Music" and World Music.
A division of Hearts of Space, with a focus on ambient music.
Free Reed Music
Information about the artists and releases of the Free Reed label, as well as information about traditional music and instruments.
World Fusion in the truest sense -- a huge variety of sound and original rhythms.
From Sony Music International, a major World Music label.
Hearts of Space
Specializes in diverse cultures, ambient, future sounds, and traditional music.
EMI's World Music label with over 65 artists.
Specializing in Arabic and Asian music.
Reggae label with mewsletter, links, reviews, photos, information about Reggae and Jamaica.
German label for didgeridoo, trance and meditation CDs.
Largest independent music company in Israel -- distributes Jazz, New Age, World Music.
Based in Québec, label focusses on country, folk, jazz and gospel.
Music from Iran: Persian classical music, folk and new music.
Kiss RecordsLost Chart Records
Distribution, artist management and promotion.
Jazz from around the world on this label based in Québec.
Luaka Bop Records
David Byrne's lable of rock, pop, funk, and World.
Lyrichord Music Reference Center
A huge archive of world music recordings from all parts of the globe.
Sound samples, interviews and CDs of Indian Classical Music.
Home to La Bottine Souriante and other Québec acts.
Monte Cristo Records
Also known as Dhyana Productions, Inc., this is a full service musical support company for Georgian music artists.
Music in Motion Films
Independet label for African and Cuban music.
Classical and World Music albums, with online searchable catalog. and RealAudio samples.
Music from Scandinavia, featuring a wide range of artists and styles.
Music from Denmark.
Chinese and Flamenco artists.
"World music that rocks" -- Boiled in Lead, 3 Mustaphas, and other hard-hitting acts.
Afro-Caribbean label based in Germany.
A French Canadian label focussing on instrumental and classical music.
Oriental Star AgenciesPasseport
Pakistani and Indian music; label is based in the U.K.
A French Canadian label for a variety of musical styles.
The only label in Japan focussing on Arabic music.
Productions Mille-Pattes, Les
French-Canadian roots music.
Putumayo World Music
Specializing in thematic collections -- search their catalogue, join email list, find out more about new releases.
Real World Records
Founded by Peter Gabriel and WOMAD, this is the project that really started public interest in World Music.
Another division of Hearts of Space, focussing on the "future" -- interesting combination of influences and aounds.
Spanish independent label. In Spanish.
Home of recording artist Leigh Cline, a folk/blues/Celtic musician who combines Eastern Mediterranean and Asian influences. Bio, audio, recording info, links.
The production label of Canadian composer Daniel Janke.
Native American label home to David and Steve Gordon.
Sufi music from Pakistan.
List of African albums available from this label.
Spiritual World Music and books.
Tandem Music Group Corp.
International record management for independent labels for music such as New Age, Celtic, and World.
Home to many top artists from Africa, Spain, France and beyond.
"Worldly music" from India, Africa and Native America.
Visionary Dance Productions
Bellydance instructional videos, accompanying music CDs, upcoming events.
Based in Germany, this label presents acoustic world music.
World Class Music
The traditional music tributary of Hearts of Space.
Worldwide Recordings Limited
A company that helps out independent artists especially, with classified, a mailing list, newsgroups, and a search engine for information about music from anywhere.
Music management, consulting, distribution, publishing, with a particular focus on Keali'i Reichel.
X Dot 25 Music
Traditional World to World Ambient.
A major label in Sweden, for bands like Den Fule and Väsen.
An entertaining site in French and a bit of English for some Canadian Francophone acts.