Stories about Music from August, 2006
Amin Rasooli has played Pink Panther cartoon's music with Azeri instruments. You can listen to that in Rasooli's blog.
Konstantin Dlutskiy of Russian Marketing Blog writes about the needless promotion of Madonna's upcoming Moscow concert.
Peter Myers of Adventures in Moldova writes about themes in Moldovan folk music. WorkingDefinition writes about the “inescapable” music in Romania.
A recent controversy surrounding the move to make the singing of the National Song compulsary has had some minority groups protest. Indian Muslims on what the issue with singing the song – Vande Mataram is all about.
Seckasysteme posts (Fr) an audio excerpt of Baaba Maal's Senegal-Cheri.
African Music Radio is a new online station that “that offers musicians ‘…the chance to promote their music and reach a broader market and audience more effectively’“. It was spotted by Timbuktu Chronicles.
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Literature, music and blog redesigns are three of the themes in the African women's blogosphere this month. Molara Wood and Mama's Junkyard have both redesigned their blogs. Molara has chosen to stick with blogger.com but takes on a new name, Wordsbody. Mama's Junkyard ungrades to WordPress with a new colour...
For the first time, Tanzania's musicians get their royalties, reports Tanzania's leading photoblogger, Issa Michuzi.
Claudio Lobos introduces Brazilian musician Philippe Baden Powell and his newest album, “Estrada De Terra.” Daniella Thompson reviews Paulo Sérgio Santos’ gig at the Hillside Club in Berkeley, California.
Fernando Casale presents the new Argentine electro-pop band Sonoman with links to the songs “Cómo Engañarme” and “No Darme Cuenta.” (ES)
Leila and Ben of neweurasia post an interview with Urker, a Kazakh pop-folk band from Almaty.
The death of a music maestro – Ustad Bismillah Khan evokes poignant tributes and posts, one of them being Falstaff's Bidai. (Farewell)
Love, ani xo remains the definitive cyberspot for Uruguayan classic rock.
Fernando Casale has a video of Argentine band Los Alamos performing the cover song “Walking with Jesus” by Spacemen 3.
Oscar Montezuma introduces Novamlima, the new project of Miki Gonzales. According to Montezuma (ES) the new album is “another glimpse of Peru's remix culture.”
Man Actually posts a link to a site on Myanmar celebrities and talks about the latest singing sensation in Myanmar who pens her phone number along with her autograph. “I don't know, by now, she's changed her number or not yet…. But as far as I know she would be...
Owlspotting reports on an uninspired concert of Placebo in Romania.
Bored in Brno writes about problems faced by musicians traveling by air and translates a somewhat relevant comic poem by a Czech poet, put to music by a Czech band.
Butter has an interesting short interview with the Panamanian songwriter Gonzalo Horna, where Horna explains a little history about the Butterfest and the next step in his carreer as a songwriter.
Wireless.jor.br made a podcast from music published on the site Overmundo, ‘the new Brazilian cultural production powerhowse‘. What a good place to find podcast-safe (CC labeled) audio files from the rich and innovative Brazilian music scene! http://blog.estadao.com.br/blog/media/wireless003.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Google Podcasts | RSS