World Circuit Records

World Circuit Records have established their reputation by producing some of the finest world music albums of the past two decades, specialising in mu

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World Circuit Records have established their reputation by producing some of the finest world music albums of the past two decades, specialising in music from Cuba and West Africa.

The label is best known for the GRAMMY winning Buena Vista Social Club album, which is the biggest selling world music album of all time, and led to the phenomenal rise in popularity of Cuban music. 10 years after their historic concert in New York, World Circuit release Buena Vista Social Club At Carnegie Hall.

World Circuit's African artists enjoy equal prestige, including Grammy winning albums from Ali Farka Touré and kora virtuoso Toumani Diabaté, Mali's 'star of stars' Oumou Sangare, afrobeat legend Tony Allen, and the great Orchestra Baobab.
2010 saw the release of 'Ali & Toumani' the second and laast album of duets between the late Ali Farka Touré & Toumani Diabaté, 'Jamm', Cheikh Lo's first album in five years and 'AfroCubism', the long awaited Cuba-Mali collaboration featuring Eliades Ochoa, Djelimady Tounkara, Bassekou Kouyate, Toumani Diabaté, Kasse Mady Diabaté, Grupo Patria and Lassana Diabaté.

activities

Records

participating in

  • WOMEX 2017
  • WOMEX 2016
  • WOMEX 2015
  • WOMEX 2014
  • WOMEX 2013
  • WOMEX 2012
  • WOMEX 2011
  • WOMEX 2010
  • WOMEX 2009
  • WOMEX 2008
  • WOMEX 2007
  • WOMEX 2006
  • WOMEX 2005
  • WOMEX 2004
  • WOMEX 2003
  • WOMEX 2002
  • WOMEX 2001

Records

"Bambay Gueej" - Cheikh Lô (World Circuit Records)

"Ne La Thiass" - Cheikh Lô (World Circuit Records)

"World Circuit Presents" - Various Artists (World Circuit Records)

"Buena Vista Social Club" - Buena Vista Social Club (World Circuit Records)

"Mi Sueño" - Ibrahim Ferrer

"Cachaito" - Cachaito Lopez

"Echu Mingua" - Anga Diaz

"Lamp Fall" - Cheikh Lo