They made our year! Here is a shortlist of 30 albums chosen by Qwest TV's journalists amongst the best releases of 2018.
This double-headed reissue is a timely reminder of the place of minimalism in contemporary music.
For years, the soulful London-based drummer, Richard Spaven, has played alongside greats like José James, Guru, Flying Lotus, Gregory Porter, and Bill Laurance. Now he's releasing Real Time, his second album as a leader.
The guembri's history spans across epochs, continents and musical genres. Let's take a closer look at the Gnawa instrument's story so far as it infuses the music of Mâalems with that of jazzmen as well as electronic frontrunners, too.