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· August, 2006

Stories about Music from August, 2006

Iran: Playing Pink Panther with Azeri instruments

Amin Rasooli has played Pink Panther cartoon's music with Azeri instruments. You can listen to that in Rasooli's blog.

Russia: Madonna's Concert Promotion

Konstantin Dlutskiy of Russian Marketing Blog writes about the needless promotion of Madonna's upcoming Moscow concert.

Moldova, Romania: Music

Peter Myers of Adventures in Moldova writes about themes in Moldovan folk music. WorkingDefinition writes about the “inescapable” music in Romania.

India: The National Song

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...

Senegal, France: Senegal Cheri

Seckasysteme posts (Fr) an audio excerpt of Baaba Maal's Senegal-Cheri.

Africa: Music goes online

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...

Blogging the Week in Peru

Este artículo también está disponible es español. These past few days, apart from the appointments of new government employees, it has been President Garcia's dogged persistence in fulfilling some of...

African Women This Month

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...

Tanzania: Royalties for the first time

For the first time, Tanzania's musicians get their royalties, reports Tanzania's leading photoblogger, Issa Michuzi.

Brazil: Music

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.

Argentina: Music: Sonoman

Fernando Casale presents the new Argentine electro-pop band Sonoman with links to the songs “Cómo Engañarme” and “No Darme Cuenta.” (ES)

Kazakhstan: Urker

Leila and Ben of neweurasia post an interview with Urker, a Kazakh pop-folk band from Almaty.

India: Farewell to the Maestro

The death of a music maestro – Ustad Bismillah Khan evokes poignant tributes and posts, one of them being Falstaff's Bidai. (Farewell)

Uruguay: 60's-70's Classic Rock

Love, ani xo remains the definitive cyberspot for Uruguayan classic rock.

Argentina: Music: Los Alamos

Fernando Casale has a video of Argentine band Los Alamos performing the cover song “Walking with Jesus” by Spacemen 3.

Peru: Music: Remix Culture

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.”

Myanmar: Celebrity Website

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...

Romania: Placebo's Concert

Owlspotting reports on an uninspired concert of Placebo in Romania.

Czech Republic: Travelling Musicians

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.

Panama: Songwriter Interview

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...

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