Music the artform and artists

Ni Rosalía, ni C.Tangana: la música andaluza ya viene revolucionada de casa

Califato 3/4, María José Llergo o Foyone representan una promoción de renovadores del folclore que no ven con malos ojos que artistas de fuera tomen elementos del sur.

El Confidencial

Innovative music takes off in Maritime Southeast Asia

The emergence of bands like Margasatwa indicates that Southeast Asian artists are starting to break away from the globalizing shackles that Anglo-American popular music has placed on the region's music development since the 1960s.

Nikkei Asia

To Express the Sound of a Country’s Soul, He Invented New Instruments

In a short story, the Guatemalan composer, inventor and writer Joaquín Orellana imagines a musician who, dissatisfied with the instruments of Western civilization, sets out to create the sound of hunger.

The New York Times

The Velvet Mafia: the gay men who helped shape music in the 60s

The story of rock’n’roll in the 60s has been told countless times by the stars who sang the songs, spun the solos or thrashed the drums.

The Guardian

Flûtes, souffle de vie des Afriques

Quelles que soient leurs formes, les flûtes ont la part belle dans de nombreuses musiques d’Afrique. Tour d’horizon, avec escale chez celles et ceux qui les ont rendues célèbres hier, ou les mettent à l’honneur aujourd’hui.

Pan African Music

Astor Piazzolla: el “asesino del tango” es por fin un héroe argentino

Astor Pantaleón Piazzolla (Mar del Plata, 11 de marzo de 1921-Buenos Aires, 1992) fue un pibe argentino pobre y cojo en los barrios neoyorquinos más duros.

El País

Celebrating The Black Women Guitarists Who Made Music History

As Black History Month gets underway, let's take a moment to appreciate a very special group of artists who are being celebrated on in a post titled "7 Guitars That Prove Black Women Were Pioneers In Music History."


Sérgio Mendes: The Genius Who Changed Music

Sérgio Santos Mendes is the man who brought Bossa Nova, Samba and Musica Popular Brasileira to the world. But this is only the simple version of a story that started exactly 80 years ago.

The Berlin Spectator

Haitian Rhythms And The Music Of New Orleans

Much of what distinguishes New Orleans today from other American cities can be traced back to French and African influences from Haiti.


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