· September, 2010

Stories about Music from September, 2010

Cameroon: Classic Makossa Music Blog

  14 September 2010

Dibussi reviews Makossa Original, a blog “which profiles the major Makossa acts and albums from the 1970s and 1980s, spicing it all up with pictures of rare and long-forgotten album covers and mp3 downloads of some of the greatest Makossa oldies.”

Kenya: Changing urban youth culture

  11 September 2010

Bunmi  follows up on an earlier post about the youth culture flourishing in Nairobi. “A small group of young adults who are not part of the “larger impoverished population,” nor… part of the small political-economic elite… they articulate a cosmopolitanism with a particular Kenyan flavor…” he writes,  linking to a...

Vietnam: Pre-1975 music

  8 September 2010

Eric Burdette blogs about pre-1975 songs in Vietnam which he discovered through a Vietnamese music website. Eric thinks that young Vietnamese do not know the songs anymore because many records and record players were destroyed in 1975, the end of the Vietnam War.

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