Abdelmoniem Ekhaldi - "Droob A Shoag (Paths To Love)" (5:27)
Samira Dunia - "Galbi La Tahwa Tani (My Heart, Don't Fall In Love Again)" (4:33)
Mohammed Wardi - "Al Sourah (The Photo)" (9:01)
Abdullah Abdelkader - "Al Zaman Zamanak (It's Your Time)" (6:12)
Mustafa Modawi & Ibrahim El Hassan - "Al Wilaid Al Daif (The Youth Who Came As A Guest)" (7:46)
Ibrahim El Kashif - "Elhabeeb Wain? (Where Is My Sweetheart?)" (1:55)
Mohammed Wardi - "Al Mursal (The Messenger)" (11:36)
Review: Ostinato Records is still in its infancy but the label has well and truly impressed us since they first launched last year. That initial string of reissue material from Cape Verde was sensational to say the least, and we're doubly impressed to see that the label heads have now sprawled out to Sudan, a corner of Africa that is comparatively less known in terms of music. With 16 tunes that have been selected for this essential double album, there is so much to explore and take in, especially given that this music is not something to be consumed superficially; let's the rhythms take you, revel in them, learn your surroundings. This is you being launched in Sudan. Hotly tipped!