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As Womadelaide turns 25, what counts as 'world music'?

As Womadelaide turns 25, what counts as 'world music'? | Musical world | Scoop.it
Adelaide's pioneering music and arts festival has long celebrated international artists. But in an internet age, what's the point of the genre?
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My Life as A Playlist - The Music Show - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

My Life as A Playlist - The Music Show - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Musical world | Scoop.it
What are the soundtracks to people's lives.? Researchers at the Centre for the History of Emotions are on to it and launch an interactive website to foster their research.
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The History of Electronic Music in 476 Tracks (1937-2001)

The History of Electronic Music in 476 Tracks (1937-2001) | Musical world | Scoop.it
Photo of Karlheinz Stockhausen by Kathinka Pasveer via Wikimedia Commons
You may hear the phrase “electronic music” and think of superstar dubstep DJs in funny helmets at beachside celebrity parties.
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Hear 5 Hours of Ennio Morricone's Scores for Classic Western Films: From Sergio Leone's Spaghetti Westerns to Tarantino's The Hateful Eight Open Culture

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Richie Havens, my musical hero

Richie Havens, my musical hero | Musical world | Scoop.it
Groove Armada's Tom Findlay recalls writing songs, recording and touring with the musical great – and how he wowed their mums
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Recording Readers Theatre: Developing Comprehension and Fluency With Audio Texts - ReadWriteThink

Recording Readers Theatre: Developing Comprehension and Fluency With Audio Texts - ReadWriteThink | Musical world | Scoop.it
Students investigate audio texts of mystery stories, evaluate them in terms of both literary and audio qualities, and create Readers Theatre scripts, which they use to record their own podcasts.
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A Tribute to Michael Marra 1952 – 2012 | Folk Radio UK

A Tribute to Michael Marra 1952 – 2012 | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
Neil McFadyen pays tribute to the man from Lochee, the bard of Dundee, the unique and irreplaceable Michael Marra who passed away peacefully at the city’s Ninewells Hospital earlier this week.
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Sarah MacDougall UK Tour (+ Free Track) | Folk Radio UK

Sarah MacDougall UK Tour (+ Free Track) | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
Sarah MacDougall is a rising star on the Canadian Folk Music scene with her dynamite songs, blistering guitar chops and astounding voice. She’s touring the UK and to celebrate we have a free track for you.
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Bombay Bicycle Club announce show to raise awareness for ‘Freedom from Torture’ | Folk Radio UK

Bombay Bicycle Club announce show to raise awareness for ‘Freedom from Torture’ | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
Bombay Bicycle Club joins forces with ‘Freedom from Torture’ to present an exclusive night of music at Camden Town’s KOKO also featuring Trophy Wife and Dan Croll...
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Introducing: Jake Mattison | Folk Radio UK

Introducing: Jake Mattison | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
Jake Mattison is a musican I discovered late one night, his guitar playing is exquisite, not complicated, but perfectly matched to those unrushed rich emotional vocals. This is gold dust!
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Richard Thompson announces new album: Electric (get a taster here) | Folk Radio UK

Richard Thompson announces new album: Electric (get a taster here) | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
Get your first taster of Richard Thompson’s new album ‘Electric’ due out on February 20th 2013 which also kicks off a major UK Tour. Listen now to ‘Good Things Happen To Bad People’!
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The Pictish Trail – New Album & Tour | Folk Radio UK

The Pictish Trail – New Album & Tour | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
Johnny Lynch, better know to most as The Pictish Trail, has announced the release of his new album Secret Soundz Vol. 2 as well as a big UK Tour with Eagleowl as his band (and in support).
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The History of Electronic Music in 476 Tracks (1937-2001)

The History of Electronic Music in 476 Tracks (1937-2001) | Musical world | Scoop.it
Photo of Karlheinz Stockhausen by Kathinka Pasveer via Wikimedia Commons
You may hear the phrase “electronic music” and think of superstar dubstep DJs in funny helmets at beachside celebrity parties.
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Rhythms of Labour : Marek Korczynski : 9781107000179

Rhythms of Labour : Marek Korczynski : 9781107000179 | Musical world | Scoop.it
Rhythms of Labour by Marek Korczynski, 9781107000179, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Stream 8,000 Historical Afropop Tracks From Guinea

Stream 8,000 Historical Afropop Tracks From Guinea | Musical world | Scoop.it
The British Library just released an archive with around 8,000 Afropop tracks. They're streaming the songs as part of their first online sound project within their Endangered Archives Programme (EAP). The recordings are from the state-supported Syliphone label and were released between 1958 to
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Sandy Evans' Indian Project Live at Adelaide's OzAsia Festival - Daily Planet - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Sandy Evans' Indian Project Live at Adelaide's OzAsia Festival - Daily Planet - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Musical world | Scoop.it
Sandy Evans' Indian Project featuring Sarangan Sriranganathan, recorded by RN in September at the Adelaide Festival Centre's OzAsia Festival.
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100 Years of Woody - Program 1 - Into The Music - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

100 Years of Woody - Program 1 - Into The Music - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Musical world | Scoop.it
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The shoes that tap to Jamaica’s reggae beat – in pictures

The shoes that tap to Jamaica’s reggae beat – in pictures | Musical world | Scoop.it
How did Clarks, scourge of schoolchildren, become the music genre's footwear of choice?
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Simple Folk Radio featuring: WETLANDS | Folk Radio UK

Simple Folk Radio featuring: WETLANDS | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
The latest Simple Folk Radio will be hosted by Dillon and Nicol (Frozy). In session they have WETLANDS who will be bringing us their swamp-folk, porch-core! One you do not want to miss!
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The Magnetic North to premiere film at Southbank Centre | Folk Radio UK

The Magnetic North to premiere film at Southbank Centre | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
Following the release of their incredible album ‘Orkney: Symphony Of The Magnetic North’, The Magenetic North head out on tour and premiere the film ‘Hunting For Remoteness’ that captures the magic of Orkney.
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Bob’s Folk Show – The Live Sessions #8: Indigo Earth / George Frakes | Folk Radio UK

Bob’s Folk Show – The Live Sessions #8: Indigo Earth / George Frakes | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
Two fantastic acts are in session on Bob’s Folk Show this week, both of whom I’ve seen live. They are Indigo Earth and George Frakes! Going to be another fantastic show!
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Album Review: The Unthanks – Songs from the Shipyards (Diversions, Vol. 3) | Folk Radio UK

Album Review: The Unthanks – Songs from the Shipyards (Diversions, Vol. 3) | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
On Songs from the Shipyards The Unthanks capture that indefinable link between men and ships…from the pride and love that many had to the sudden sad decline and loss of work and community.
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The Nest Collective Hour – featuring: Dom Coyote | Folk Radio UK

The Nest Collective Hour – featuring: Dom Coyote | Folk Radio UK | Musical world | Scoop.it
A new episiode of The Nest Collective Hour goes out this Saturday at 9:00pm. Sam Lee will be playing some great tunes covering old folk, new folk and no folk…and this week he has Dom Coyote in session.
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