Volodia - Un Pied Sur Terre (Baco Records)

Paul Le Maire aka Volodia made a name for himself as a member of French reggae/hip-hop trio Phases Cachées, but now also presents this solo album.

Acid Arab - Musique De France (Crammed Discs)

If you're a fan of Omar Souleyman's version of Syrian dabke music, you should definitely check out 'Musique De France', the long player debut of Acid Arab.

Terrakota - Oxalá (Self-published/Zephyrus Records)

Six years after 'World Massala' and a serious change in lineup (after the departure of vocalist Romi, the band invited vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Gonçalo Sarmento to join them, and dancer Diana Rego, drummer Márcio Pinto and percussionist Paulo das Cavernas are also new faces) Terrakota returns in style with 'Oxalá'.

Various Artists - Kenya Special Volume Two: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970s & ' 80s (Soundway Records)

Three years after the release of 'Kenya Special: Selected East African Recordings From The 1970s & '80s', Soundway Records now also presents this sequel.

Danakil - La Rue Raisonne (Baco Records)

Two years after 'Entre Les Lignes' French reggae pride Danakil return with a new long player.

Mawyd - Plant The Seed (Khanti Records/Harmonia Mundi)

With 'Plant The Seed' Mawyd, a five-piece band from Bordeaux, presents a successor for their 2012 debut 'Look At The Tree'.

Jah9 - 9 (VP Records)

Fans of numerology can indulge to this '9', the new long player by Janine Cunningham aka Jah9, because where this album is concerned, it's all about the number "9".

Clinton Fearon - This Morning (Chapter Two Records/Wagram)

Recently we received some worrying messages about Clinton Fearon's health (don't panic he has recovered and is about to leave on tour), so it should come as no surprise that his new long player 'This Morning' opens with the upbeat 'Doctor Say'.

AMJ Collective meets RSD - Sky Blue Love (Astar)

For 'Sky Blue Love' AMJ Collective and RSD joined forces.

Various Artists - Merritone Rock Steady 1 & 2 (Dub Store Records)

If you want to know where The Frightnrs got the inspiration for 'Nothing More To Say', we can highly recommend these two new compilations on Dub Store Records.

Dub Inc - So What (Diversité)

With 'So What' Dub Inc reacts to the series of tragic events that have been hitting France for quite a while now.

DJ Click - Labesse Club (No Fridge)

With 'Labesse Club', French producer DJ Click (Benjamin Martin) celebrates the tenth anniversary of 'Labesse', Click's first solo album from 2006.

Orkesta Mendoza - ¡Vamos A Guarachar! (Glitterbeat Records)

Orkesta Mendoza is the musical playground of Sergio Mendoza, a multi-instrumentalist and bandleader from Tucson, Arizona.

M. Shadd'y - Niya Moja EP (Self-published)

Accompanied by the Nantes based Soulnation Band, Bandrele, Mayotte born M.

Dubkasm meets Iration Steppas - CM4400 EP (Self-published)

For this 'CM4400' EP (in fact a double 12" release) Bristol based Dubkasm and Leeds based Iration Steppas, two heavyweights from the UK dub scene, joined forces.

Dub Spencer & Trance Hill - Deep Dive Dub (Echo Beach)

For 'Deep Dive Dub' Swiss dub-duo Dub Spencer & Trance Hill (still one of the most original sounding names in reggae) drew inspiration from the deep sea adventures of Belgo-Swiss oceanographer Jacques Piccard, who on 23 January 1960 descended to record depths in the Marian Trench with his bathyscaphe Trieste.

The Frightnrs - Nothing More To Say (Daptone Records)

For once let us get straight to the point: with 'Nothing More To Say' The Frightnrs have created an instant classic in the rocksteady genre! Unfortunately, there's also a tragic side to this long player debut by this Queens, New York based band, as after the recording of 'Nothing More To Say', lead vocalist Dan Klein was told he was suffering from ALS, an incurable muscular disease which finally turned fatal in June of this year.

Black Flower - Artifacts (Zephyrus Records)

For 'Artifacts', the second long player by Brussels based Ethio-jazz ensemble Black Flower, front man Nathan Daems (flute, sax) drew inspiration from a trip to Greece where he travelled to become more proficient in playing the ney.

Edwin Sanz - Overflow (Alex Wilson Records)

Venezuelan percussionist Edwin Sanz returns with a successor to his 2014 'San Agustin' album.

Various Artists - Real Rio (Mais Um Discos)

'Real Rio', after 'Oi! A Nova Musica Brasileira!', 'Daora: Underground Sounds Of Urban Brazil' and 'Rolê: New Sounds Of Brazil', already Mais Um Discos' fourth compilation of contemporary Brazilian music (this time rock, pop, noise and electronic music from Rio de Janeiro), was compiled by Chico Dub, also the curator of Novas Frequencias, a renowned festival for experimental music in Rio.