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Prescription for the Soul: Nahko Bear and Medicine for the People | Malcolm Harris Nahko Bear and Medicine for the People One of the reasons I love being able to contribute to the cultural conversation is having the ability to tell the story and journey of the overlooked or undiscovered artist. Which brings me to my recent rediscovery: Nahko Bear and Medicine for the People. At the beginning of the year a wonderful young artist Elizabeth Fairy Rathbone sent me a YouTube link to perhaps one of the most beautiful and stirring videos I've seen in a very long time. While the visuals were absolutely breathtaking, the song grabbed me at my very core. I can still remember wanting to learn more about this indie-band with the strange name -- but then life, work and chaos happened. It wouldn't be for another six or seven months that yet another fairy by the name of Alice Frank of the website reintroduced me to the full spectrum of Nahko Bear's purpose, passion and mission. 1) How does it feel being the vessel for creating a new movement in music? Integrity. Ha-ha!

Viggo Mortensen French musician brings new life to Canaries whistle-language - World Music Matters It goes like this: French musician writes song for his mum based around whistling language known as Silbo from island of La Gomera. The song gets translated by French teachers on the island. Kids love it, massive buzz, breathes new life into the language. French musician’s album Silbo, while featuring only one whistling track, gets loads of attention. But Féloche, the musician in question, deserves it. The song Silbo opens with the words: "There’s a place where people speak like birds On the island of La Gomera, we hear the echo of el Silbo." The chorus continues: "It's an island in heaven, where people whistle, too. “It’s not a touristic song, it’s about a people, their traditions and poetry,” says 40-year old Féloche, his eyes gleaming with childlike enthusiasm. “They talk using whistling, it’s magical, incredible.” Only a few words in the song are performed in Silbo Gomero, an ancient whistling language unique to La Gomera, an island in the Canaries which is home to just 30,000 people.

Machine Gun - Band of Gypsys Behind-the-scenes with teen ballerina Michaela DePrince on the set of her Teen Vogue shoot Collection privée : maquillage nude, égéries L'Oréal - Video L'Oréal Paris MC Solaar : "On peut passer d'une musique à l Sophie Hunger Les Maalouf, le Liban et la trompette orientale Crédit photo -- Repro CL À l'origine de la « trompette orientale », il y a le père, Nassim Maalouf. Issu d'une famille de paysans des montagnes libanaises, il part étudier la musique orientale à Beyrouth, la capitale. Alors qu'il pratique la trompette au sein d'ensembles de musique classique arabe, il se rend compte que certains morceaux ne sont pas adaptés aux sonorités occidentales d'une trompette standard. Du père au fils, une histoire de transmission Rapidement, Nassim perfectionne sa maîtrise de cette trompette orientale, adoptant un son clair, net, dont les trémolos peuvent parfois rappeler la sonorité de la zurna, sorte de bombarde très présente en Afrique du Nord. Ibrahim, l'électron libre Aujourd'hui, Ibrahim Maalouf est au fait de sa gloire, venant d'être désigné artiste de l'année aux dernières « Victoires du Jazz ». La musique, une thérapie Le partage, un leitmotiv Avec sa fonction extériorisante, la musique est aussi pour Ibrahim Maalouf une affaire de partage.

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