Music from the UK – David Bowie

Most people know David Bowie  as a musician , who prepared the way for a lot of different music genres , in the 7o´s , in the 80´s and later on he was one of the musicians who have been characteristic for the severals decades and their main music directions regarding pop, rock and electronic music. But , to come back to our topic ,recently  i saw a music documentary asbout him and there he was called also as one of the main figures/musicians who established the term  of “world music ” and they showed a clip , which i have not watched under this pount of view ,yet – the video clip of “Let´s dance ” , but in fact it´s true he had a great part in this development /progress

Music from The World – Twitter Music

Twitter is a great place to discover what’s happening, comment on what’s happening and check out what your friends and favourites are doing.  Well now you can also check out what’s new in the world of music.  Twitter#Music is a free official app to find out what songs are trending, what artists are emerging, what the artists you follow are listening to and what your friends like.  Just sign in with your twitter account, link the app with Spotify of Rdio and enjoy.

Music of the world – Galactic Caravan

Galactic Caravan is the creation of composer/instrumentalist Steven Last. With programmed percussion, guitars, keyboards and vocals, Last has re-imagined compositions by internationally acclaimed world music artists into a kaleidoscope of sound for the Western ear.

Music from ……..- The Playing for change band

Musicians from different cultures uniting together for the common purpose of peace through music is a powerful statement. For the past four years Playing For Change has traveled the world with a mobile recording studio and cameras in search of such inspiration. Throughout the journey we created a family of over 100 musicians from all walks of life. We connect these musicians together with “Songs Around The World.” The Playing For Change Band is the next chapter in our story. Now people everywhere can witness first hand the transformational power of music and love that comes from the Playing For Change Band.

The Playing For Change band lineup includes vocalist Clarence Bekker (Netherlands/Suriname), vocals/harmonica Grandpa Elliott (New Orleans), vocals/percussionist Mermans Mosengo (DRC Congo), guitarist Louis Mhlanga (Harare, Zimbabwe), slide guitarist Roberto Luti (Livorno, Italy), guitarist Jason Tamba (Kinshasa, the capital of DRC Congo), vocalist Titi Tsira (Gugulethu, African township in the Western Cape), guitarist Renard Poché (New Orleans, LA), bassistOskar Cartaya (New York City, NY), bassist Orbe Ortiz (Santiago de Cuba) and keyboardistTom Canning (Rochester, NY). (from their homepage )  Here is their song “Satchita ”

Best of worldmusic review for 2012 – April

Amazing , on place 1 one for me totally unknown artist -A jigsaw – really  a stranger for me :-)

29 likes -A jigsaw with The strangest friend

28 likes – dear Tracy oh i loved to hear her track in my car

27 likes – the Rapid Eye Movement REM

together with the Dexys Midnight Runners