We’re very fortunate that we get to work with people doing such extraordinary work. Three of the six nominees for the 2018 fRoots Magazine Critics Poll for best Compilation/Re-issues/Historic Album are projects that were restored and mastered by Michael Graves here at Osiris Studio. Congratulations to everyone at Analog Africa (DUR-DUR BAND : Dur-Dur Of Somalia Volume 1 & 2), Dust-to-Digital (VARIOUS ARTISTS : Listen All Around: 1950s Popular Music From The Congo, Tanganyika, Zanzibar And Kenya) and Ostinato Records (VARIOUS ARTISTS : Two Niles To Sing A Melody: The Violins & Synths Of Sudan).
Winners announced on BBC Radio 3 on December 7.
UPDATE: Analog Africa’s Dur-Dur Of Somalia Volume 1 & 2 is the winner this year, with Dust-to-Digital’s Listen All Around coming in at #2 and Ostinato Records’ Two Niles To Sing A Melody earning a spot at #5 (out of 20). Congrats to all!