ZAMAN8 & Hafez Modir

OFFICIAL SITE    |    Myspace Zaman 8 Free download Sani ZAMAN 8 isn’t just a part of Six Degrees’ “Emerging Artists Series” – in a sense, the group is a model for what this series of digital-only releases is about.  The San Francisco-based...
Six Degrees Digital Service Via Drip.fm

Six Degrees Digital Service Via Drip.fm

Six Degrees Deluxe Digital Service Via Drip.fm Six Degrees records is excited to announce that we are joining the family of excellent independent labels on Drip.fm’s digital download subscription service. Drip.fm is a platform that connects labels with their...
Bebel Gilberto

Bebel Gilberto

BEBEL GILBERTO BIO Bebel Gilberto is back with Momento, her third solo album, presenting some of her most elegant and personal musical statements since bursting on the scene in 2000, when her Grammy nominated debut album Tanto Tempo took the world by storm and...
Beto Villares

Beto Villares

  iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Listeners outside of Brazil may not immediately recognize the name Beto Villares, but with his self-titled debut album for Six Degrees Records and production credits behind one of the biggest selling international records of 2007 (the...
Bob Forrest

Bob Forrest

     Itunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Bob Forrest is a singer, songwriter and fixture in the recovery community who has been called “the most famous drug counselor in the world.” He got clean in 1996 after twenty-four attempts to detox, and has since been a co-star...
Bob Forrest

Bob Forrest

Survival Songs (2015)   Bio [ .DOC | .PDF...
Bombay Dub Orchestra

Bombay Dub Orchestra

Tales from the Grand Bazaar (2013) Photos Bio Downloadable bio (DOC) New York Remixes (2012) Photos 3 Cities (2008) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Bobi Céspedes

Bobi Céspedes

  iTunes  |  Amazon  | Bandcamp BIO Bobi Céspedes possesses one of the most powerful, poised, and elegant voices in the world, and Rezos, her solo debut on Six Degrees Records celebrates her arrival. The Cuban-born singer, percussionist, and Yoruba-Lucumi...
Bombay Dub Orchestra

Bombay Dub Orchestra

       iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Bombay Dub Orchestra – The New York Remixes Since the release of their self-titled debut, the name Bombay Dub Orchestra (consisting of composer/producers Garry Hughes and Andrew T. Mackay) has built quite a reputation. ...
BossaCucaNova

BossaCucaNova

Best of BossaCucaNova (2016) Photos Bio Downloadable bio (DOC) Downloadable bio (PDF) Our Kind of Bossa (2014) Photos Bio Downloadable bio (DOC) Downloadable bio...
Bossacucanova

Bossacucanova

    Itunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Bosccacucnova Reflects After Nearly Two Decades of Incredible Music New Best of Collection features two new dance floor-ready tracks   You can never tell what will happen when friends get together. The trio of Marcio Menescal,...
Brownout

Brownout

    iTunes | Amazon |Bandcamp BIO If ever a band could boast having a complex genealogical tree, that band is Brownout. The eight-piece, Latin funk ensemble based in Austin, Texas, is both offspring and germinating seed to Grammy-Winner Grupo Fantasma. The latter in...
Celso Fonseca

Celso Fonseca

    iTunes  |  Amazon  BIO In Brazil, where the national religion is soccer and the national pastime is music, even a gifted singer/songwriter can be just another face in a crowded field.  But Celso Fonseca’s reputation in his homeland has been secure for years,...
Céu

Céu

Tropix (2016) Bio: .DOC | .PDF Céu Live (2015) Bio [ .PDF | .DOC ]  Photos Caravana Sereia Bloom (2012) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Céu

Céu

      iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp Céu Drives Home the Rhythm with Tropix Brazilian singer returns with strong beats and gorgeous melodies One of the persistent challenges facing artists is keeping things fresh. Brazilian singer Céu seems to have no problem with this,...
Cheb i Sabbah

Cheb i Sabbah

     iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Cheb i Sabbah, musical adventurer, global spiritualist and producer extraordinaire has returned to the Indian subcontinent for Devotion, his seventh album on Six Degrees Records. Hundreds of artists in the world music genre, or for...
Cibelle

Cibelle

     iTunes | Amazon  BIO The London-based, São Paulo raised, singer Cibelle, (pronounced see-BELL-ee), burst on the scene in 2003 with her beautiful, smoky voice on her self-titled debut.  Her second album, The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves, is a quiet masterpiece,...
Choying Drolma & Steve Tibbetts

Choying Drolma & Steve Tibbetts

iTunes  |  Amazon  | Bandcamp BIO In 1997, with the world music craze in full swing, a guitarist from Minnesota created an international stir with a remarkable album of Tibetan Buddhist chants paired with atmospheric soundscapes of guitar and percussion.  The...
Curumin

Curumin

Arrocha (2012) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Curumin

Curumin

             iTunes | Amazon  BIO ‘Arrocha means to hold on with a lot of pressure,’ Curumin says from his São Paolo home, describing the meaning behind his new album title. ‘In Bahia it’s a rhythm, a way of dancing where you hold your girl...
Da Cruz

Da Cruz

    iTunes | Amazon  BIO Boom Boom Boom Remixes: On the “Boom Boom Boom” Remixes, Da Cruz’ Afro- Brazilian Electro-Kuduro banger gets remixed by bass scientists  Stereotyp,  Radiohiro, Kush Arora, Thomas Blondet & Jimi Wes, Señor Oz, Will Magid...
David Starfire

David Starfire

     iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Rising with David Starfire Ascend features Afrika Bambaataa, Natacha Atlas and Cheb i Sabbah “There’s nothing worse than a programmed tabla.” David Starfire laughs as he muses over the recording of his new album,...
Dawn Landes & Piers Faccini

Dawn Landes & Piers Faccini

  iTunes | Amazon BIO The two songwriters, Dawn Landes (US) and Piers Faccini (UK) met in 2013 when they recorded a Lead Belly song for Faccini’s cover project, Songs I Love. Later that year, Piers invited Dawn to France to perform in a 12th Century Romanesque...
Dirtwire

Dirtwire

       iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO The Bay Area Meets Tuva on Electro-Acoustic Tribute to Throat-Singing Legend Unlikely worlds harmoniously intersect on the Ondar EP,the newest release by Bay Area-based electro-acoustic duo Dirtwire. The EP honors the musical...
Dirtwire

Dirtwire

Ondar EP (2014) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Dom La Nena

Dom La Nena

     iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO  In the wake of the release of her acclaimed second full length album, Soyo, and in between her many live dates around the world, Brazilian born, Parisian resident,Dom La Nena has recorded a beautiful new EP of cover versions of...
The Dø

The Dø

Both Ways Open Jaws (2011) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Egyptian Project

Egyptian Project

      iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO EGYPT BEYOND THE REVOLUTION The Egyptian Project’s Debut, Ya Amar, Introduces A Legacy to the Future With all the news that’s been coming out of Egypt over the last year, it’s surprising that more music has...
Dom La Nena

Dom La Nena

Cantando (2016) Bio in English DOC | PDF Bio in French PDF Photos Soyo (2015) Bio Downloadable Bio SOYO (PDF) Ela por Eles – Remixes (2014) Photos Golondrina EP (2013) Photos Ela (2013) Photos Bio Downloadable bio (DOC) Lyrics Downloadable lyrics...
GAUDI

GAUDI

       iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp   About the latest release: In Between Times (The Remixes) Globetrotting pioneer of Dub/Electronica, Gaudi has been winning over audiences around the planet with his eclectic style and versatility, his roof raising live...
Great American Canyon Band

Great American Canyon Band

GREAT AMERICAN CANYON BAND BIO Paul and Kris Masson have always known one another. In their early lives, when they felt unfamiliar to themselves, it was the idea of the other that led them forward. And on the night they finally encountered each other, it only took one...
GAUDI

GAUDI

In Between Times (the Remixes) (2016) Photos In Between Times Remixes Bio (doc) In Between Times Remixes Bio (PDF)   Dub, Sweat & Tears  (2014) Photos In between times (2013) Photos Bio Gaudi Bio Download (doc) Gaudi Bio Download (PDF)...
Great American Canyon Band

Great American Canyon Band

Out Here (2016) Bio: [ .DOC | .PDF ] Photos Only You Remain (2016) Bio: [ .DOC | .PDF ] Photos  Crash EP...
Issa Bagayogo

Issa Bagayogo

   iTunes | Amazon  BIO Issa Bagayogo may seem like an unlikely candidate for international dancefloor success. His home country of Mali is one of the ten poorest nations in the world, and one in which economic and professional opportunities tend to be shaped by...
Jef Stott

Jef Stott

Arcana (2012) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Jef Stott

Jef Stott

    iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO JEF STOTT’S DESERT ROMANCE Bay Area producer returns with evolutionary Arabic-tinged beats on Arcana There’s a luminescent, nearly indescribable feeling you get when walking through the Playa, Burning Man’s center, after sundown. In...
Karsh Kale

Karsh Kale

UP (2016) Bio: DOC | PDF Photos Cinema (2011)...
Kassé Mady Diabaté

Kassé Mady Diabaté

      iTunes | Amazon BIO Kassé Mady Diabaté – Kiriké Out in the US on January 6, 2015 on Six Degrees Records For almost half a century Kassé Mady Diabaté has been recognized as one of West Africa’s finest singers. He is a descendant of the most distinguished...
Meklit

Meklit

We Are Alive (2014) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Karsh Kale

Karsh Kale

          iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO The Transformation of Karsh Kale Producer and multi-instrumentalist ascends to new heights on UP The word prolific barely begins to describe Karsh Kale’s storied career. The British-born, New York City-raised producer and...
Midival Punditz

Midival Punditz

Light (2015) Photos Bio MidivalPunditzLightBio (PDF) Hello Hello (2009) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Niyaz

Niyaz

The Best Of Niyaz (2017) Photos BIO Downloadable Bio (PDF) Downloadable Bio (DOC)   The Fourth Light (2015) Photos Bio Downloadable Bio (PDF)   Sumud Acoustic EP (2013) Photos Sumud (2012) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Lal Meri

Lal Meri

      iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO It’s no coincidence that Nancy Kaye, Ireesh Lal and Carmen Rizzo chose to name their groundbreaking collaboration after the ancient Sufi folk song, “Lal Meri,” an interpretation which closes the trio’s...
Pacifika

Pacifika

Amor Planeta (2014) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Lenine

Lenine

     Amazon  BIO Ever since Antonio Carlos Jobim came north to record with Frank Sinatra in the 60s, artists like João Gilberto, Caetano Veloso, and Gilberto Gil have carried the legacy of MPB – the acronym for “Brazilian Popular Music” – to a global...
Piers Faccini

Piers Faccini

I dreamed an Island (2016) Photos Bio DOC | PDF Bio DOC | PDF Piers Faccini Blog on the making of the album www.idreamedanisland.com Between Dogs and Wolves (2013) Photos Bio Downloadable bio (DOC) My Wilderness (2011) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Loga Ramin Torkian

Loga Ramin Torkian

   iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Iranian born composer and multi-instrumentalist Loga Ramin Torkian is internationally recognized for his ground- breaking work with world music groups Niyaz and Axiom Of Choice, both of which he co-founded. Born in Tehran, Iran, Loga...
Los Mocosos

Los Mocosos

     Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Imagine for a moment that you’re a music critic. You’re checking out the new CD by Los Mocosos, and you’re thinking, “okay, this is fun. Some good old barrio-style rock.” Then suddenly you’re hearing...
SILVA

SILVA

Jupiter (2016) Bio: .PDF | .DOC   Ocean View Remixes (2015) Janeiro EP (2014) Photos Ocean View (2014) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Meklit

Meklit

      iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp   BIO “We’re in-betweeners, living along the musical hyphen lines” says the creative Ethiopian-born Meklit (Muh-Kleet) of her relationship with her new record label. As both are open-minded and based in the Bay Area, the...
Midival Punditz

Midival Punditz

          iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO There’s good reason the New Delhi-based duo of Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj, aka The Midival Punditz, are known as the Chemical Brothers of India. For 18 years their pulsing, driving electronica has pulled from an eclectic...
Silvana Kane

Silvana Kane

La Jardinera (2012) Photos Bio Downloadable English-language bio (DOC) Downloadable French-language bio...
The Silver Lake Chorus

The Silver Lake Chorus

The Silver Lake Chorus (2016) Photos Bio TSLC Remixes BIO (doc) TSLC Remixes BIO (PDF)     The Silver Lake Chorus (2015) Photos Bio TSLC Bio (pdf) TSLC Remix...
Natacha Atlas

Natacha Atlas

       iTunes  |  Amazon  BIO After two highly acclaimed string driven, predominantly acoustic projects, Natacha Atlas returns to the Global Dance-floor with the Mounqaliba Remixes. Globally celebrated singer Natacha Atlas’ latest release Mounqaliba was a...
Vieux Farka Touré

Vieux Farka Touré

Samba (2017) Photos BIO Downloadable BIO (PDF) Downloadable BIO (DOC)   Mon Pays (2013) Photos Bio Downloadable bio...
Niyaz

Niyaz

NIYAZ BIO Described by the Huffington Post as “an evolutionary force in contemporary Middle Eastern music”, NIYAZ has created a 21st century global trance tradition by seamlessly blending medieval Sufi poetry and folk songs from their native Iran and its surrounding...
Ojos de Brujo

Ojos de Brujo

        iTunes | Amazon  BIO Ojos de Brujo is one of the most strikingly original bands of the new millennia. There is no one quite like them; not only because of their vibrant, seemingly supernatural musicality, but also because of their radical contemporary...
Pacifika

Pacifika

Pacifika’s global fusion works precisely because it is not a fusion. There is no sense of trying to blend one thing with another; this is the work of three musicians, coming from Peruvian, North American, and Barbadian families, for whom rock, Latin, Caribbean, hip hop, and jazz are all part of a single international musical language – a kind of musical Esperanto.

Patato

Patato

   iTunes | Amazon  BIO Thanks to the popularity of the Buena Vista Social Club on records and on film, Cuban music is enjoying a renaissance in the United States. Patato: The Legend of Cuban Percussion offers a 21st century audience the chance to meet one of the...
Piers Faccini

Piers Faccini

        iTunes | Amazon |Bandcamp BIO   Cevennes, France – Monday, August 29, 2016 – Not a day sooner could Piers Faccini have penned the 10 songs featured on his latest full-length studio recording, I Dreamed An Island (Six Degrees Records; October 21, 2016)....
Zomba Prison Project

Zomba Prison Project

“I Will Not Stop Singing” (2016) Photos Bio DOC | PDF Donations Page “I Have No Everything Here” (2015) Photos Bio DOC | PDF...
Piers Faccini & Vincent Segal

Piers Faccini & Vincent Segal

iTunes | Amazon BIO Piers Faccini and Vincent Segal met in Paris in the late 1980s and have been friends ever since. Songs of Time Lost is their first joint album. Using voice, guitar and cello and a variety of languages (including English, Neapolitan dialect and...
Rara Avis

Rara Avis

     iTunes | Amazon BIO Rara is a dedicated master of his craft with over 20 years experience in live performance and music production with a core focus on where the electronic underground, yoga and dance movements collide.  Rara’s live sets are a mixture of guitar,...
Shrift

Shrift

   Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Maybe you’d like to find something a bit warmer and more elegant than the latest musical fare – maybe even something a little bit mysterious. Maybe you’re looking for songs that appear in a fresh form, an effortless acoustic and...
SILVA

SILVA

      iTunes | Amazon BIO Silva Ascends to the Cosmos with Jupiter Young Brazilian star’s latest for Six Degrees is a love song to the planets You never know what will influence your music. For young Brazilian singer Silva, an entire planet is behind his third...
Silvana Kane

Silvana Kane

      iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO La Jardinera, the solo debut from Silvana Kane, best known as the vocalist with acclaimed, Juno nominated, Global Pop ensemble Pacifika, is the singer’s most personal effort to date. Comprised predominantly of cover...
Sonantes

Sonantes

  iTunes | Amazon  BIO As Brazil celebrates over 50 years of the bossa nova music tradition, there continues to be a streaming output of new talent and innovation from this rich musical country.  A perfect example is Sonantes, a São Paolo based musical collective...
Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Spanish Harlem Orchestra

      iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO United We Swing Since their arrival in 2000, Spanish Harlem Orchestra (SHO) has established itself as a standard bearer of contemporary Latin music. Directed by world-renowned pianist, arranger, and producer Oscar Hernández, the...
The Dø

The Dø

         iTunes | Amazon BIO “It’s like a magic formula to us,” says Olivia Merilahti, referring to the title of The Dø’s sophomore record, Both Ways Open Jaws (Six Degrees, November 15). “It produced many different images in our...
The Silver Lake Chorus

The Silver Lake Chorus

       iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO The Silver Lake Chorus performs choral arrangements of indie music and exudes both the edgy, independent spirit of Los Angeles’s Silver Lake neighborhood and the heart of community choral singing.   In 2010, Australian...
The Orb

The Orb

        iTunes | Amazon  BIO The Orb, for years the most fearlessly fascinating sonic marauders on this or any other planet, returned in 2008 with a new album, The Dream, marking a long-awaited reunion between eternal mainstay Dr. Alex Paterson and lifelong friend and...
The Real Tuesday Weld

The Real Tuesday Weld

        iTunes | Amazon  BIO WARNING: Some Thing is stalking the streets of London in the new album The Last Werewolf.  This Thing is not wholly of our time, but seems to be caught between past and present.  It is elegant – literate even, on the surface… but...
Tom Middleton

Tom Middleton

     iTunes | Amazon  BIO Lifetracks is the debut solo album from the endlessly inventive Tom Middleton. Almost a decade in the making, the album draws inspiration from Eno, Debussy and The Orb, but equally Tom’s native Cornish landscape and the liberating...
Undersea Poem

Undersea Poem

      iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO For Chris Root and Juju Stulbach, making music is like capturing sunshine in a bottle. The New York City-based pair has perennially chased the sun – and surf – when the northern weather has grown cold. With each trip to their...
Vieux Farka Touré

Vieux Farka Touré

VIEUX FARKA TOURÉ BIO Return of the Second-Born Vieux Farka Touré sings of family, nature, and struggle on Samba When the producers of the Woodstock Sessions, a hybrid/live recording series in Saugerties, NY, asked Malian guitarist and vocalist Vieux Farka Touré to...
Vieux Farka Touré & Julia Easterlin

Vieux Farka Touré & Julia Easterlin

     iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp Don’t be fooled by the title, Touristes. The famed Malian singer and guitarist Vieux Farka Touré, and the rising American singer and performance artist Julia Easterlin, both sound completely at home in this unexpected musical...
Warren Cuccurullo And Ustad Sultan Khan

Warren Cuccurullo And Ustad Sultan Khan

     iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Warren Cuccurullo and Ustad Sultan Khan’s Long Lost Masterpiece, The Master Former Duran Duran and Frank Zappa guitarist teams up with India’s sarangi legend Lost tapes always raise an eyebrow. Unexpected sessions by Miles...
Willy Porter

Willy Porter

   iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp BIO Spend an evening with Willy Porter and experience a rare communion between artist and audience. With High Wire Live, his first live album, listeners who have never experienced Porter on stage can hear the quietly spellbinding majesty...
Zomba Prison Project

Zomba Prison Project

  iTunes | Amazon | Bandcamp   BIO In the summer of 2013,  Grammy-winning producer, Ian Brennan (Tinariwen, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, TV on the Radio) and his wife, Italian photographer and filmmaker, Marilena Delli, traveled to the south of Malawi specifically to...
Zuco 103

Zuco 103

    iTunes | Amazon BIO After the Carnaval Where do you go After the Carnaval? Home. That’s where Zuco 103 headed following a decade of celebratory invention with its eclectic Brazil-ectro twists – home literally for Rio-born singer Lilian Vieira and home musically...