One World Records
Carolina Vallejo ONE WORLD RECORDS
Producer & Executive Producer at One World Records. A keen listener, told by musicians she thinks like a musician, with precise ideas for instrumentation and groove. She has often been asked to the studios to give her advices and suggestions. So far she has co-produced and released Makadem´s latest album 'Koko Rio' and Sekou Kouyate´s solo album 'Sabaru', both nominated and awarded with several awards. Vallejo recorded & produced the Malian Kamale N'Goni player Harouna Samake's first solo album 'Kamale Blues', encouraged by Salif Keita. 'Kamale Blues' was recorded and produced at Sama Studios in Bamako and released on One World Records 2018. Vallejo has co-produced 2 albums by the Cuban trumpet player Yuliesky Gonzalez, Cubanaché & Kind of Cuban, released during 2020 and 2022. Vallejo did the post co-production of acclaimed album by Nigerian artist Adédèji 'Yoruba Odyssey' released 2022, that went straight to TOP 10 on World Music Charts Europe, TOP 10 on Transglobal World Music Chart and SONGLINES "TOP OF THE WORLD" 2022. This was the beginning of the collaboration with Tom Leader (former part of World Circuit), who will master all future albums of One World Records.
In 2023 One World Records will be opening a studio in Lisbon with former Quincy Jones engenier and producer Celso Rangel, 4Side Music (Michael Jackson, Paul Simon,Sting).
Richard Plougmann JUICY HALFTONE´S STUDIO A Dedicated Sound Engineer and owner of the top equipped JUICY HALFTONE´S STUDIO A in Copenhagen has collaborated with One World recording, mixing and mastering. Richard co-produced the Award nominated album 'Koko Rio' with Carolina Vallejo, and recorded, mixed and mastered Sekou Kouyate´s 'Sabaru'. in 2019, Carolina made a production for a German Big band together with Salif Keita, recorded by Richard Ploughman at Moffou Studio in Bamako.
Francis Kweku Osei GROOVE HOUSE RECORDING STUDIOS Acclaimed drumer,
producer and owner of the Accra based GROOVE HOUSE RECORDING STUDIOS has played all the drums on 'Koko Rio' in Copenhagen, and added bass and keys in the studio in Accra, played by his cousins Gaddiel and Carl Amoah, who are all experienced studio musicians. Francis also recorded drums and keys in Accra, on one of the songs on Sekou Kouyate´s album 'Sabaru'.
We work with PR texts, photo, cover design, poster design, Web design as well as contacts to radios and journalists in Europe, USA and Africa.
ONE WORLD RECORDS ACHIEVEMENTS
Harouna Samake 'Kamale Blues' One World Records 2018: TOP 16 Best Albums of 2018, Forbes Afrique, Nominated for AFRIMA AWARDS 2018, TOP 40 Transglobal Worldmusic Charts Sept, Oct, Nov, December 2018, The Academia Award Gold Medal 'Best World Music Album' Oct 2018 , The International Song Competition 2018, 3rd Prize (given in May 2019), TOP 10 Mixed World Music 2018. Sekou Kouyate 'Sabaru' One World Records 2015: Afrima Awards 2015 nomination/ Winner of GOLD MEDAL from GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS 2015/ Top Ten list of World Music Charts Europe/ Transglobal World Music Chart Top 20/ The Global Village Top 40/ World Music Charts Europe Best 100 Albums 2016/ fRoots Possibly best album of 2017/ Makadem 'Koko Rio' One World Records 2015: Winner of SILVER MEDAL from GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS 2015/ Afrima Awards 2015 nomination/ 'Raphael Gimenes & As Montanhas de Som' One World Records 2016: Best Brazilian Album 2016/ Top 5 Best Albums Hit-Tracks 2016/ Top 10 Best Albums Written in Music 2016/ Top 30 Transglobal World Music Chart 2017/ Top 15 Radio Taiffa Mexico 2017