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The 10 best global albums of 2021

10. Sarah Haras - Mirage

Bahraini experimental producer Sarah Haras meanders between ambience and aggression on Mirage, warping the distinctive oud melodies of Khaliji folk music within thick waves of distortion and shimmering, abstracted vocal patterns. The result encloses the listener in a trance-like sound bath that almost crosses into dancefloor catharsis.


Read the full list in the Guardian.


[This piece was published on 21/12/21]

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