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New Music CDs Round-Up 5 | reviews, news & interviews

New Music CDs Round-Up 5

New Music CDs Round-Up 5

Critics' favourites for January - with Vampire Weekend as the Stinker of the Month

Vinicio Capossela: As if Captain Beefheart was raised by Victorian nuns in Naples
January's most riveting CDs found by our critics includes those by Malian master-musicians Ali Farka Touré and Toumani Diabaté, an Italian surrealist, an Algerian rocker, British Big Band jazz, Northern chamber folk and some sparky veterans releasing their best stuff for decades including Sade, Massive Attack and Peter Gabriel. The CD of the month is by Vinicio Capossela. Stinker: the over-rated Vampire Weekend. Reviewers this month are Howard Male, Thomas H Green, Peter Quinn, Robert Sandall, Graeme Thomson, Sue Steward, Peter Culshaw, Russ Coffey and Joe Muggs.
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