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· February, 2006

Stories about Music from February, 2006

Argentina, Chile: More Free Music

Fernando Casale has more free tracks for indie music lovers. Check out Calostro from Chile and Argentine, Sebastián Kramer.

Armenia: Temporary Anthems

Zarchka writes about Armenia's temporary anthems, the songs that suddenly become popular and are played everywhere.

Barbados: First Album Release by Bloggers’ Brother

SunGoddess does an undeniably great job promoting her brother's first album, “Free,” which has been released in Barbados by CRS Music. Links to sample tracks are provided.

Voices of African Women Bloggers

Mshairi calls for the abuse of women bloggers to stop! She recalls two recent incidents in the blogosphere where male bloggers “discussed and described women in misogynistic terms.” “The descriptions...

The web make to blog on Carnival day…

… to paraphrase the late Lord Kitchener, calypsonian extraordinaire. It's Carnival Friday here in Trinidad and Tobago, which means that after weeks of mounting anticipation (the Carnival season really gets...

Uganda: rappers

Kikuyumoja’s realm post some videos of Ugandan rappers “the next generation in Uganda“

Chile: French Indie Musicians Visit

For all you fans of floating canines and euro-techno, this is one post that can't be missed. The Chilean music blog, Super 45 – Blog System says that various French...

Caribbean: Music and copyright

Attorney and writer/blogger Nyashazasha publishes a well-researched article on copyright issues affecting the Caribbean music industry.

Benin: Angelique Kido

Jangbalajugbu-Homeland Stories writes about Benin artist, Angelique Kido – in particular her 1994 album, Aye which he says could have been released yesterday…….”I wikied her name and I learnt the...

Mexico: Bono Sings “Chiapas-Mexico- No More!!”

León Felipe Sánchez says that the crowd went wild at U2's concert in Mexico City's Aztec Stadium when Bono added the lyrics “Chiapas!!! Mexico!!! NO MORE!!!” – referring to Mexico's...

Armenia: Hassling Rock'n'Rollers

ArmYouth Blog reports on heavy security at a rock festival and how stereotypes held by security caused trouble for concertgoers.

Armenia: The Pop Beat

Harmick of Blogrel has a roundup of Armenian pop culture news.

Bahrain: another eventful week in review

an eventful week in Bahrain.. but we've ALMOST moved away from "the cartoons"...

Jamaica: Police rap

Afflicted Yard links to an anti-crime rap song recorded by Jamaican Senior Superintendent of Police Renato Adams.

Guyana: Nu-soul and elderly love

Guyana Diaspora profiles nu-soul singer Nhojj, and Guyana-gyal muses on love and “‘bout old people, imagining how it must feel for some o’ them.”

Brazil: “The Calm Before Carnaval”

Sangroncito describes the preparation that has gone into Salvador's Carnaval and says that today feels like the “Calm Before Carnaval.” Mama Lisa posts an English translation of a Brazilian folk...

Croatia: Women in Turbofolk Documentary

Eric Gordy at East Ethnia writes about a Croatian documentary on the experience of women in the folk music industry, to be shown at Zagreb Dox Festival of Documentary Film...

DR: Mixtape

Dominican hip-hop group R-1 invites (ES) all visitors to their blog to download their latest mixtape, ““Pa Que Vayen Cogiendo”.

Venezuela: From Classical Musician to Drum and Bass DJ

glowMain features (ES) 29-year-old Venezuelan DJ, Juan Carlos Azuaje, better known as Take. He studied classical music as a young child and the began his Drum and Bass career in...

Singapore: Idol Audition

Kevin of crazy junkies describes his experience auditioning for the Singapore Idol talent competition.

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