World Music

Holyoke Hummus Cafe to celebrate 1-year anniversary with music, new menu items

HOLYOKE -- Holyoke Hummus Co. will celebrate the one-year anniversary of its cafe at 285 High St. from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday with music and …

Western Massachusetts

Assirem :: Edition Ithren Cassette

Copped in a thrift store in Austin, TX, this cassette release by Assirem (translated from Corsican as We Assert) defines elusiveness. Google turns up …

Indie Music

World Music Central Announces the Best World Music Albums of 2017

We announce the list of best world music albums of 2017. The selection was made by a panel of editors and contributors from World Music Central and …

Orchestras

Nigeria:Wizkid, Jidenna Set to Perform At Coachella Alongside World Music Stars

[Guardian] Coachella Music and Arts Festival has revealed the full list of artists that will be performing at their annual two-week festival this …

Beyoncé

Computational study of world music outliers reveals countries with distinct recordings

Botswana is the country with the most distinct musical recordings around the world while China has the most distinct recordings in relation to its …

South America

Favorite world music 2017

Danyèl Waro, <i>Monmon</i>. From the Reunion Islands, sample.<p>Residente, album is called Residente, Puerto Rican rap/reggaeton roots, but spreading out …

Economics

Bon Voyage Organisation To Release Debut Album

'Jungle? Quelle Jungle?' will be released in March next year and comes off the back of a new single titled 'Goma'. Adrien Durand is the man behind …

Music

Thinking About "World Music" (Whatever That Means) at a Moroccan Festival

At Visa For Music in Rabat, Morocco, it's best not to get caught up in phrasing. The music is too good.<p><i>This is a piece covering last year's Visa For Music. Due to circumstances both in and out of our intrepid reporter's control, it wasn't filed in time for timely coverage. But we here at Noisey are</i> …

Music

Interview: Dive Into the Eclectic World Music of Up-and-coming Turkish DJ & Producer Carlita

Born and raised in the city of Istanbul, Carla Frayman aka <b>‘Carlita’</b> is a DJ and producer on the rise, who is mixing and producing diverse sounds and …

Music

What is jazz?

Tel Aviv’s Levontin 7 club celebrates its 11th anniversary.<p>It seems a bit churlish to talk about the budgetary woes facing any particular venture in …

Jazz

Premiere: Ang Low Is Back After 2 Years, Ready To "Let Go"

Singer-songwriter Ang Low returned with his first new music after his two year hiatus, which, he told me, wasn’t much of a hiatus at all.<p>“I needed …

John Mayer

World Music Institute: Yasmin Levy

<i>"Impressively powerful. A triumph." – The Guardian</i><p><b>Post-show Q&A with the artist, moderated by ethnomusicologist Samuel R. Thomas, Ph.D.</b><p>Yasmin Levy is …

Poway students encounter a world of music

On a typical day at Highland Ranch Elementary School in Poway, you might hear kids speaking in Russian, Urdu or Korean.<p>You also might hear them …

Bowe Bergdahl

French world music festival launches "Music from here" prize

To mark its 20th anniversary, the Villes des musiques du monde festival near Paris has launched the Prix des Musiques d'Ici (Music from here) to …

France

PREMIERE: Lost Dog Constellation bring a refreshing taste to world music with Man From Cadiz

<b>Lost Dog Constellation</b> is the brainchild of Jordan born classical guitar and oud player Mike Hassan and Texan vocalist Trevor Vaughn. Marrying …

Music (Australia)

Listen: Jo Goes Hunting - 'Winner'

Fascinating Dutch newcomer...It's time to enter the self-taught realm of <b>Jo Goes Hunting</b>.The latest alter ego of Jimmi Jo Hueting, the Dutch musician …

Synthesizers

OUR CREWED 47' MOTOR YACHT-PARADISART

<b>Privately Owned Crewed 47′ Motor Yacht</b> <b>PARADISART</b><p><b>Looking for a Crewed Yacht Charter in the Caribbean? Our privately owned and luxurious 47′ Crewed</b> …

Boats

The Sound of an Island: Jamaican Music for the Classroom | Smithsonian Folkways

Summary<br>Students will be introduced to the music and history of Jamaican culture through performing various game songs and dances, as well as playing …

Smithsonian

Braiding Rhythms: The Role of Bell Patterns in West African and Afro-Caribbean Music | Smithsonian Folkways

Summary<br>These lessons aim to demonstrate polyrhythmic elements found throughout West African and Afro-Caribbean music. Students will listen to music …

Smithsonian

‘Crate digging’: Why the obsession with old African music has a strain of neo-colonialism

The search for old or new African sounds is based around a nostalgia culture that is endemic to Anglo-American popular music.<p>Legendary UK Radio DJ, …

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