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A webzine and a radio show about old and new traditional music from all over the world.
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Nelson Mandela dead: How music on the world stage helped transform the ... - Mirror.co.uk

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Goa-ing around the world with Fado - Gulf Times

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Goa-ing around the world with Fado
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“My music is called Fado,” she informs. Fado is a music genre that can be traced to the 1820s in Portugal.
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Best Of 2013: World Music - Magnet Magazine

Best Of 2013: World Music - Magnet Magazine | World Music Digest | Scoop.it
MAGNET's j. poet picks the best world-music releases of the year. 1 Various Artists Salsa De La Bahia, Vol. 1 (Patois) 2 The Garifuna Collective Ayó (Cumbancha) 3 A Hawk And A Hacksaw You Have Already Gone To The ...
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The Coolest Music in the World: Listen to Siberian Ice Drummers ...

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A group of Siberian percussionists have become an internet hit with an exhibition of ice drumming on frozen Lake Baikal. In minus 20C, they found by pure chance that the one metre thick ice has a distinctive and haunting ...
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King of Congolese Rumba Tabu Ley Rochereau Dies at 76 - World Music Central

King of Congolese Rumba Tabu Ley Rochereau Dies at 76 - World Music Central | World Music Digest | Scoop.it
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King of Congolese Rumba Tabu Ley Rochereau Dies at 76
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The revered Congolese soukous singer and songwriter Tabu Ley Rochereau has died. Mr. Rochereau passed away Saturday, November 30, 2013 at the Brussels St.
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Best World Music Album of 2013 Readers' Poll | World Music Central ...

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World Music Central presents its 2013 Readers' Poll for Best World Music album. You can vote multiple choices and voting is allowed once a day. Please vote quality rather than name recognition. If you think that we have left ...
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Take note: Folk music could track human migrations - NBCNews.com

Take note: Folk music could track human migrations - NBCNews.com | World Music Digest | Scoop.it
Take note: Folk music could track human migrations NBCNews.com That conclusion, described Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, came from examining a genetic analysis of indigenous populations in Taiwan along with the people's...
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BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 nominations - Telegraph.co.uk

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Telegraph.co.uk BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2014 nominations Telegraph.co.uk Mark Radcliffe, presenter of the Radio 2 Folk Show, said: "I'm absolutely thrilled to be hosting the Folk Awards again this year, particularly on the event's 15th anniversary...
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Fira Mediterranea de Manresa 2013 Conclusion - World Music Central

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Fira Mediterranea de Manresa 2013 Conclusion
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Sunday was the day for the wrap-up press conference and more great food and wine.
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Brazil is surfing a musical new wave that is now reaching Europe - The Guardian

Brazil is surfing a musical new wave that is now reaching Europe - The Guardian | World Music Digest | Scoop.it
The Guardian Brazil is surfing a musical new wave that is now reaching Europe The Guardian Brazilian music keeps up with trends and 10 new albums have reached European racks recently, reflecting renewed interest for a country where music has always...
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Steve Martin interview: 'I'm a naif in the music world!' - Telegraph.co.uk

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Steve Martin interview: 'I'm a naif in the music world!'
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October 13, 2011 was a pretty significant day in Edie Brickell's household.
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Bob Brozman, guitarist, 'roving guitar anthropologist' expert on world music forms - Boston.com

Bob Brozman, guitarist, 'roving guitar anthropologist' expert on world music forms - Boston.com | World Music Digest | Scoop.it
Bob Brozman, guitarist, 'roving guitar anthropologist' expert on world music forms Boston.com He visited musicians around the world at their homes, studying with them and collaborating with them on recordings that brought new twists to traditional...
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Young music scene flourishes in Afghanistan - BBC News

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Young music scene flourishes in Afghanistan
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After years under Taliban rule, the young music scene in Afghanistan takes shape with a wave of rappers and rockers.
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The Rest Is Noise festival: New World Order - The Guardian

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The Rest Is Noise festival: New World Order
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The 12th and final episode of The Rest Is Noise festival is called New World Order.
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Masterful Interweaving of Persian and Turkish Melodies - World Music Central

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Masterful Interweaving of Persian and Turkish Melodies World Music Central Iranian musician Kayhan Kalhor is one of the finest performers of the kamancheh (spike fiddle) and he is known for his masterful collaborations with musicians from the East...
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When art and music change the world: new MTV World series 'Rebel Music ... - Lost Remote

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safe_image Last Monday, MTV World debuted 'Rebel Music,' a new documentary series about musicians and artists in areas of conflict.
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Border Agency accused of harming London's world music reputation with visa ... - Evening Standard

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'Inside Llewyn Davis' a Platform for Folk Musicians - The Epoch Times

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Tablet Magazine 'Inside Llewyn Davis' a Platform for Folk Musicians The Epoch Times NEW YORK—At a time when emerging folk bands are struggling to succeed in the music industry, directors and writers Ethan and Joel Coen want to put forth a message...
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Reunion: Once banned protest songs make comeback

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Maloya a type of dance music from the island of Reunion was considered such a threat to the French state in the 1970s that it was banned. Maloya music is now becoming popular around the world - and is being used to express the anger of a new generation.


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The Business of folk music - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

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The Business of folk music
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Recently I attended the NERFA (Northeast Regional Folk Alliance)conference, as Concert Chair for the Golden Link Folk Singing Society.
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Latin GRAMMY Awards 2013 Announced - World Music Central

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The winners of the 14th Latin GRAMMY Awards were announced this evening, November 21st, 2013 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas (Nevada, USA).
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Folk Alley Presents: Mandolin Orange - NPR

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Folk Alley Presents: Mandolin Orange
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There is no shortage of folk and country songs about whiskey. But what makes this Mandolin Orange tune so enchanting is its effortlessness.
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Custom college papers blog: The Growth Of Portuguese Music

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The Growth Of Portuguese Music Portugal has a rich melodious culture, with roots that go back to Provencal troubadours, followed by ballads and the fado, and as of late, incorporating the rhythms of Portugals former West ...
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Baila for Dummies: A Quick Guide to Sri Lanka's Afro-Portuguese ...

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Before there was baila, there was kaffrinha, a style of uptempo dance music connected to the Portuguese presence in Sri Lanka and played since the 19th century. The music's connection to Africa is signaled first and foremost ...
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Saluting the Black President, a Tribute to Fela Kuti in London - World Music Central

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Saluting the Black President, a Tribute to Fela Kuti in London World Music Central The musicians include Ginger Baker (famed rock drummer and Fela collaborator), Tony Allen (previously Fela's drummer) and Dele Sosimi (previously Fela's keyboardist)...
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