THE HEART OF WORLD MUSIC IN SWEDEN
Worldmusic Oasis is the largest Scandinavians world music store in Sweden founded by Said Chaouch in the 90´s. Today the store has expanded and includes also a large collection of pop, rock, soul, funk and jazz vinyls. Worldmusic music provide and convey too, Swedish and international artists for concerts & festivals. Said owner also acts as music adviser, lecturer, DJ and festival reporter. Worldmusic Oasis has been the heart of the world music in Sweden for the last 25 years.
Our contacts around the world made us able to offer music from big record companies as well as small. We can also offer music from unknown artists as well as artists from the latest world music charts. More than 100 countries are represented in our store with record (CD & LP - Videos).We distribute most of the big world music labels as Real world, Sonodisc, Melodie, Hemisphere, Piranha, World circuit, Sonima, Putumayo, Earthworks, Buda records, Virgin etc.
Worldmusic Oasis' Said has provided clubs, radio stations, DJ's, festivals, etc, with records for many years before he started the Club Barbès with Andreas and Musikens Hus in Gothenbrg.
The club has received many bands, artists, and Djs. Tinariwen (Mali), Skatalites (Jamaica), Les Boukakes (France), Alpha Omega (UK), Darga (Morocco), Orchestre National de Barbès (France - Algeria), Mahala Rai Banda (Romania), Don Carlos (Jamaica), Nomad Sound System (Germany), Nuru Kane (Senegal), Vusi Mahlasela (South Africa), Sierra Leone refugees All-stars, Joujouka ( Morocco), Tamikrest ( Mali ), Les filles de Tilligadad, Mdou Moctar are some of the many guests.
Said, as a Dj, has been a resident DJ at VÄRLDENS BAR (Göteborgs Stadsteater), VÄRLDEN I KONSERTHUSET (Göteborgs Konserthus) & FREKVENS (Storan). He has been performing the last 15 years as support for many artists as the king of Rai – Khaled, Amadou & Mariam, Tinariwen, Los de Abajo, L´Orchestre National de Barbés, Musafir, Natacha Atlas, Cheb Sahraoui, Houari Dauphin, Toumani Diabaté, Mahala Rai Banda, Lura, Vusi Mahlasela, Nuru Kane, Skatalites, Habib Koité, Les Boukakés, Badi Assad, Bassekou Kouyaté, Tamikrest, Joujouka and many private parties.