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· October, 2010

Stories about Music from October, 2010

27 October 2010

Puerto Rico: Reclaiming Public Space One Song at a Time

Frecuencias Alternas has covered Puerto Rico’s independent music scene for the past decade through its radio show, and more recently, its website. The newest addition to their site is the...

Eritrea: The Asmara All Stars

25 October 2010

Jamaica: Farewell to the “Cool Ruler”

Jamaican reggae icon Gregory Isaacs, popularly known as the “Cool Ruler”, died this morning at this home in London, after a long battle with cancer. Possessing one of the most...

South Korea: A Repairman Won the Nation's Biggest Singing Contest.

22 October 2010

Uruguayans Mourn Death of Musician José Carbajal, ‘El Sabalero’

Singer and composer José Carbajal, nicknamed "el Sabalero," died of a heart attack on October 21 at age 66. Carbajal is considered an icon of Uruguayan culture. This year he...