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Daniel Diaz review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of multi-instrumentalist and composer Daniel Diaz’s Swan Song. As a side note, the album’s cover photograph was taken by Juan Hitters, who is a frequent ECM cover art contributor. Clic...

Kayhan Kalhor review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of an atmospheric collaboration centered around kamancheh virtuoso Kayhan Kalhor, who ECM listeners may recognize as half of Ghazala. This album is sure to be of particular interest to ECM fans. C...

Lil Wayne To Perform Live At Chance The Rapper’s “Magnificent Coloring Day” Music Festival In Chicago

According to the Chicago Tribune, Chance The Rapper will be hosting a “Magnificent Coloring Day” music festival in his hometown Chicago, Illinois on September 24th for a stop on his “Magnificent Coloring World” tour. The Chanc...
by Lil Wayne on Jul 25, 2016

Elisabeth Vatn review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Elisabeth Vatn’s intimate The Color Beneath. Click the image below to read and hear more.

FETE DELA MUSIQUE 2016 - A Celebration of the Best that Philippine Music has to Offer

Fete Dela Musique - known as World Music Day is an annual music festival that is being held all over the world. This festival started in Paris in 1982 by the French Culture Minister, Jack Lang, and has now became a celebration of music world wide.&nb...
by Angelo The Explorer on Jun 27, 2016

Music Bajaoo Contest – Chance To Win Awesome Ukuleles

Just post a 30- 40 sec clip of you playing your favourite instrument and post it on facebook, instagram and twitter page of BAJAAO and chance to win Awesome Ukuleles by Kala Brand Music as prizes. World Music Day Contest| Chance To Get Amazing P...
by contestnews on Jun 21, 2016

Guess The Song Contest – Chance To Win DU Bear Doll

Just guess the song name on given post and like or share post , friends tag on facebook and twitter and chance to win DU Bear doll as prize. Guess Song Name | World Music Day Contest| Chance To Get Amazing Prize One more contest is presents...
by contestnews on Jun 20, 2016

Things to do at the Rainforest World Music Festival

As the Rainforest World Music Festival 2016 takes place during the weekend of 5-7 August and at main venue of the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong, there are quite a number of things that you can do around the Santubong area which requires...
by Malaysia Asia on Jun 17, 2016

Kaoru Watanabe review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of multi-instrumentalist and former Kodo drummer Kaoru Watanabe’s modern take on traditional Japanese music, Néo. Click the cover to discover!

Organic Mind dalam konteks musik Suaramantra part 1

Mantra Ardhana sebagai seorang Visual Artist yang sampai saat ini masih konsisten dengan dunia visual art-nya ternyata sangat aktif dan masih produktif dalam menterjemahkan kegelisahan ide-ide yang mengalir lewat goresan nada-nada di setiap lagu yang...
by Coretan Musik on Jun 7, 2016

Borneo Tattoo Expo 2016 Kuching Sarawak

If you love all things tattoos, you should not miss the 4th Borneo Tattoo Expo 2016 in Kuching Sarawak which will be held at Damai Central along side the Rainforest World Music Festival 2016. this August. This unique and interesting event will a...
by Malaysia Asia on May 27, 2016

Zulya review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Russian-born singer Zulya’s concept album, On Love and Science. Click the cover to read more and hear samples.

Mahsa Vahdat review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Mahsa Vahdat’s The sun will rise, a Norwegian coproduction that follows the Iranian singer unaccompanied in various locations around the world. A moving album about the power of song. Cli...

Kimmo Pohjonen review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Finnish accordion virtuoso Kimmo Pohjonen’s Sensitive Skin. Featuring an all-star cast that includes the Kronos Quartet, this is about as adventurous as the bellows get. Click the cover to...

Kimmo Pohjonen review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Finnish accordion virtuoso Kimmo Pohjonen’s Sensitive Skin. Featuring an all-star cast that includes the Kronos Quartet, this is about as adventurous as the bellows get. Click the cover to...

Vilma Timonen Quartet review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Finnish kantele player and singer Vilma Timonen, whose latest quartet album is sure to please fans of Sinikka Langeland. The music is enlivening and evocative, drawing from folk influences in an...

Ferhat Tunç review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Turkish singer Ferhat Tunç’s Kobani. Click the image below to read more and hear samples of this politically salient album.

Wu Man and the Shanghai Quartet at Cornell: A Live Review

(Photo credit: Ben Doyle) Wu Man is a peerless virtuoso of the pipa, a Chinese lute-like instrument rarely heard stateside in close quarters, much less in the hands of its greatest living master. On 1o April 2016, the Shanghai Quartet paired it with...

Las Hermanas Caronni review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Las Hermanas Caronni’s artful duo album, Navega Mundos. Click the cover to discover!

Las Hermanas Caronni review for RootsWorld

My latest review for RootsWorld online magazine is of Las Hermanas Caronni’s artful duo album, Navega Mundos. Click the cover to discover!


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