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· August, 2007

Stories about Music from August, 2007

Producing traditional music in Benin

Madagascar : Andriamanankoavy Jonny r'afa on why he writes

Gambia: Gambian Hip Hop

Kuwait: Crazy Week for Bloggers

Kuwaiti bloggers had a crazy week, which started with an earthquake, or rather a small tremor, early on Saturday morning. The next day a blogger was arrested for a comment...

Japan: Crazy for a Bug

A catchy tune about a funny-looking bug that bites people's bums and makes them happy, featured regularly as filler between children's programming on the national broadcaster NHK, is catching on...

Israeli Journalist ‘Terrorises’ Ajram

Bosnia & Herzegovina: “Voluntourists”

Jamaica: Entertainers Talk About Dean

Bahamas: The Value of Culture

Azerbaijan: Soviet Funk

Barbados, Jamaica: One Love

Guatemala: Music in Election Campaigns

Jamaica: Musical Island

Former Soviet Union: Jazz

Ukraine, U.S.: Gogol Bordello

Pakistan: Patriotism and Music

D.R. of Congo: Rest in Peace, Madilu “Multi Système”

Russia: Hitler's Music Collection

Africa: the music of Samba Mapangala and Dar International

Angola: life-affirming dance in Angola

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