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The Three Seasons of the Andes - Kimsa Pachanaka - LOS RUPHAY

The Three Seasons of the Andes highlights Bolivia's distinctive and unique climate. Bolivia experiences three seasons within its annual cycle—Lupi Pacha (the dry season), Jallu Pacha (the rainy season), and Thaya Pacha (the cold season). These seasons of the Aymara annual cycle (Kimsa Pachanaka translates to three times) have been greatly disrupted by climate change, affecting farming communities and the nation's biodiversity.

The Irish Revolution - Pól Brennan

‘The Irish Revolution’ is the latest album from renowned Irish composer and founding member of Clannad, Pól Brennan. This collection of songs – originally produced as the soundtrack to the RTÉ documentary series from which the album takes its name – explores one of the most tumultuous times of the artist's homeland: the Irish revolutionary period and its War of Independence.

Duos - Alone - Tri Nguyen on Đàn-tranh and piano

Duos-Alone - the latest album from Vietnamese virtuoso Tri Nguyen – releases 11th August 2023 on Naxos World. For Tri Nguyen, Duos-Alone is a deeply personal project. Composed as a musical letter of love to his late mother, the album explores Tri’s intimate thoughts on life, family, culture, the value of memories and the profound impact of maternal devotion. These private contemplations are shared through the sounds of the piano and the Vietnamese zither known as the đàn-tranh. Nguyen’s mastery of these instruments is matched by his ingenuity.

Zeyn’el - Divan & Divine

Divan & Divine is the latest album from Turkish multi-instrumentalist Zeyn’el and will release on 23rd June 2023. The songs of Divan & Divine are inspired by the poems of the Anatolian troubadours of the 14th to 16th centuries, yet they touch upon and translate to the prejudices suffered by many today.