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BALKAN. The Gamelatron. Matt Temple - 2012 Rewound - The World is Moving. 絶えずBEATしろ『次元?』 / taezbeatsiro『dimensions?』 PV. Society for Ethnomusicology. 03 - Melvin Gibbs' Elevated Entity - Weeksville Heritage Center 04-17-2010.mp4 (06:22) LATIN. FA-Worldmusic Info Page. TSP NY / NJ World Music Events. Home. AMERICAN. CHINA. World Music Central. Esteban Jordan Polkaplex. Isidro Lopez with Esteban Jordan - Domingo Show. Indonesia – Gamelan: From Palace To Paddy Field – World Music Network – Guide To World Music. The shimmering sounds of the gamelan have fascinated and delighted Western visitors to Indonesia for half a millennium.

Indonesia – Gamelan: From Palace To Paddy Field – World Music Network – Guide To World Music

The structural complexity of the music and its sonorous and ethereal sound have inspired twentieth-century composers such as Debussy, Britten and John Cage, and in recent years there’s been an enthusiastic growth in playing in gamelan ensembles in the West. A gamelan has been described as “one instrument played by many people”. It is essentially an ensemble of tuned percussion, consisting mainly of gongs, metallophones (similar to xylophones, but with metal instead of wooden bars) and drums; it may also include singers, bamboo flutes and spike-fiddle. In Indonesia the ensembles and their sounds are diverse, ranging from Central Java’s bronze court gamelans to the bamboo village orchestras in Bali.

The largest bronze gamelans in Indonesia are found in Central Java. Today, nearly ninety percent of Java’s population is Muslim. Masada String Trio - Book Of Angels live 2 / 4.


Asmahan - Les Archives De La Musique Arabe أسمهان. Amal al-Atrash (Arabic: آمال الأطرش‎)...better known by her stage name Asmahan (أسمهان Asmahān), was a Syrian singer and actress.

Asmahan - Les Archives De La Musique Arabe أسمهان

Having immigrated to Egypt in childhood, her family knew the composer Dawood Hosni, and she sang the compositions of Mohamed El Qasabgi and Zakariyya Ahmad. She also sang the compositions of Mohammed Abdel Wahab and her brother Farid al-Atrash, a then rising star musician in his own right. Hers was the only voice in Arab music to ever pose a serious competition to that of Umm Kulthum,who is considered to be the Arab world's most distinguished singer of the 20th century.

Her mysterious death in an automobile accident shocked the public. Journalists spread gossip about her turbulent personal life and an alleged espionage role in World War II. Although her life was short her influence on Arabic singing will stil be felt for a long time. Seriously sublime stuff. Welcome to the Frontpage. Creator Q&A: Silk Road in Stereo » The Kickstarter Blog. Play We've been ogling over Kara Van Malssen's Silk Road audio project for a while now, so it's about time we interrogated this internationally recognized sound archivist once and for all.

Creator Q&A: Silk Road in Stereo » The Kickstarter Blog

If you haven't heard, Kara and her team of adventurers will be driving from the UK to Mongolia this summer as part of the Mongol Rally, and she'll be collecting sounds from every country in their path that she'll then curate into a series of audio pieces. What's this year's hot jam in Almaty, Kazakhstan? TBA! In the meantime, say hello to Kara. SoundRoots World Music & Global Culture. Spin The Globe world music radio. April 11: KAOS Spring Drive Edition The Sidi Toure show in Oly was cancelled, and I’m out of town.

Spin The Globe world music radio

How plans change… But this is the KAOS spring drive edition of the show, so a secret guest-host will be bringing you some great global music along with a boatload of fantastic reasons for you to be a member of your listener-supported, volunteer-operated, commercial-free community radio station, KAOS 89.3 FM. You can pledge online at, or call 360-867-5267.

Thanks for your support! April 18: Global Goulash In which we mix up new sounds and old from all over the planet. Requests welcome. April 25: Japanese Sounds Warming up for this weekend’s Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at the Seattle Center, we’ll spin music from Japan, and music from elsewhere featuring Japanese instruments and themes. Ravid Kahalani - Yemen Blues / a RootsWorld review of World Music. Ravid Kahalani Yemen Blues LGM/Global Lev In an interview for PRI’s The World, Yemen Blues spearhead Ravid Kahalani, an Israeli whose parents migrated from Yemen, explains the influence of Skip James, Blind Lemon Jefferson and others on his music, though you certainly wouldn’t necessarily know it from this disc.

Ravid Kahalani - Yemen Blues / a RootsWorld review of World Music

And that’s really a good thing, as the once avant-garde, highly individual, acoustic, early twentieth century song form has been rendered horribly clichéd by overuse. Instead, the term “blues” on this disc, which contains 10 tracks of seemingly baffling origin, refers to another folk form, Yemeni Jewish traditional music, which Kahalani draws from directly. Oh, but then there is that rising and falling element to the 7/8 “Um Min Al Yaman,” slightly suggesting the 12 bar blues format, but only if you’re really looking for such a thing. One could also certainly be forgiven for thinking it all sounds simply “Arabic,” whatever that means. More about the artists: MENA Music. Nubian Lady Blog. Broadcast Yourself. ~~~weeweeweeweeweeweeweeweewee~~~ calling ancient future eternal feedback Yenbanwa is a Japanese free funk rock band formed in Yokohama in 2005.

Comprising composer and multi-instrumentalist Hiroxi "Woojii" Morita (ex-Taiheitengoku, Hootenik Psyche, Super Woo from Gerotopia, Tabikurage, Honekurage, Maphora), bassist Shunmey Weno (ex-Lumaminami, Maphora), multi-instrumentalist K "Heartcobarn" Ichikawa (ex-Maphora) and drummer Masaaki "Ngaboo" Okada (ex-Honekurage, Lumaminami). They explored primordial grooves, experimenting with polyrhythm, cross-rhythm, overtones and space key. Radiodiffusion Internasionaal Annexe. The Official Site of Spanglish Fly. A winding river of sound. Banda Sinaloense de los Muertos. A few years ago while eating a taco I first heard the magnificent sound of brass band music from the Mexican state of Sinaloa.

Banda Sinaloense de los Muertos

Immediately I bought a bunch of CDs and videos. Living on the edge of the Mexican part of sunset park, I was sure that I could find some of this music performed live, just like it is in Chicago and LA. I searched the colorful night club posters up and down fifth avenue. Although I understood no Spanish one thing was clear: none of the bands pictured had enough players to form a genuine acoustic Banda: 14! Ravid Kahalani and Yemen Blues: A soulful song for the human tribe.

“It doesn’t matter where you come from, your language is my language.

Ravid Kahalani and Yemen Blues: A soulful song for the human tribe

It doesn’t matter to which God you are praying, because the melody always comes from the heart.” Charlie Gillett - The Sound of the World. 7/8 Music Productions / /index. BM&A.


Global Cafe. Jazz raga inspiration. Mystical Music of the Near East. JAMAICA. AFRICA. Megan's World Music Blog. A Final Goodbye Sunday March 31, 2013 The time has come, friends.

Megan's World Music Blog

I got word a couple of months ago that has decided to discontinue this world music site, my home on the web since 2006. Now that the 2013 Readers' Choice Awards are finished, so am I -- here, at least. The site will remain live and searchable, but my position is finished and no new content will be added. World Music Radio Shows - Share Your World Music Radio Show Information.

This list, though not completely comprehensive, includes world music radio shows from all over the world.

World Music Radio Shows - Share Your World Music Radio Show Information

Looking for a world music radio show to listen to? Give one of these a try... many stream live over the internet or are available as podcasts. worldOneRadio eclectic global musics.. all generations.. annual worldOnefestival July 4th and special events throughout the year .. we make a point to glean lyrical messages to uplift and inspire ... while we refl…More. Zlatne Uste Golden Festival 2011. Alice Coltrane in Bombay.