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· February, 2007

Stories about Music from February, 2007

Senegal: Youssou N'Dour Cinematic Debut

California-based Congolese blogger Alain Mabanckou has nothing but praise for Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour's big screen debut in Amazing Grace (Fr):”to see the few clips featuring Youssou N'dour, I think...

Martinique & Guadeloupe's Music Opened French César Awards

Martinique-based Internetrapide.com was happy to see the music of Martinique and Guadeloupe featured on the French equivalent of American Oscars(Fr): “The mistress of ceremony of the 2007 edition of the...

Colombia: Radio Cápsula

blogsColombia recommends the fantastic internet radio program Radio Cápsula with its focus on Colombian and Latin American electronic music. Archives of the Creative Commons-licensed show can be downloaded as podcasts.

Turkey is Typing….Food and Music

I'm reaching in a different direction this week. Let's talk Turkish food and music. Zen in the Kitchen talks about the simple pleasures in eating bread with fresh olive oil....

Russia: Moscow Night Clubs

Two-Zero reviews Moscow's club scene – here and here: “There we were, 3 Westerners with Berlin style club wear against a huge club full of young and mostly beautiful rich...

Taiwan: Flying Saucer Houses

Photographed by CantikFoto In Green Bay, Taipei County, there are some abandoned houses. Due to their appearance, they have been named ‘flying saucer houses’ by many people in that area....

Cambodia: PopStar Shot At

Sopheak writes about a Cambodian pop star Pov Panha who was shot in broad daylight on Feb 23.

Jamaica: “Satan is Real”

Unreconstructed racists the Louvin Brothers, composers of the country classic “Satan is Real”, “would have been horrified to know that just near the equator hundreds of negroes were loving their...

Serbia: Kosovo “Deadlock”

Balkan Baby writes on the Kosovo “deadlock.”

Lusosphere: Reporting Carnival

Olha a cabra!! (parte 2) – Socoh.net After four days of official Carnival revelry — and seven weeks of regular preparations and rehearsals since the year started — Brazilians will...

South Africa: music from South Africa

Vusi Mahlasela has released a new album, Naledi Ya Tsela, SoundRoots World Music reports: The new album, called Naledi Ya Tsela in Africa but translated for the March 6 US...

Guyana: Carib Soca Monarch

MediaCritic has two posts (one, two) about the Carib Soca Monarch competition in Guyana, and a few photos (one, two, three, four) as well.

Ukraine: Truskavets and Lviv

Olechko writes and posts pictures of the Western Ukrainian town of Truskavets, as well as Lviv and its Opera House.

Touring Libyan Blogs

Equality among sexes in Libya? Yes, because now you have to pay attention to Libyan female pickpockets! This is what Khadijateri discovered yesterday when she went into a shop to...

China: MTV

An interview with a Hong Kong MTV director, Kahing Chan, who works in China MTV now. The interview touches about issues such as MTV style, censorship, future trend.

Syrian Blogsphere in a Week

We start off with a very special goodbye from Brian Anthony… Brian has lived, taught, and blogged from Damascus for more than two years, he returned to the US a...

Swahili blogosphere: Sounds of Wisdom, Peacekeeping mission and the Last King of Scotland

Haiti: Carnaval preview

Karlito previews this year's carnaval celebrations in Haiti, predicting that singer Sweet Micky, “will rock Champs de Mars”. He also reports that the new web site http://www.haiticarnaval.org/ will carry a...

Caribbean: Another music download site

de cooler: soca news announces the arrival of Faluma Digital, a new Caribbean music download site.

Valentine Special: Is Love in the Air in the Middle East?

If a picture says a thousand words, this is the image Cece, who is based between Bahrain and Kuwait, has posted to sum up how she feels about Valentine's Day....

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