Calling Out Around The World Are You Ready For A Brand New Beat? How Cambodian Rock & Roll Comes Back to Motown by Joulien Poulsen

These days, Sean from metalpostcard.com wrote us a mail about this nice article. Really nice article and awesome music!

http://www.lengpleng.com/p/blog-page_15.html

 

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Music from South Africa – Hugh Masekela

Hugh Masekela, born in 1939, is a musician from South Africa. He is known as one of the most popular jazz and world music pioneers from South Africa. Listen to his piece “Don’t Go Lose It Baby”:

Thanks for this suggestion, thesonnyone!

Music from Greece – DJ Angelo

DJ Angelo started his DJ journey in the age of 16. His talent of mixing and producing nice relaxed house sounds has propelled him into being a prominent and well – known name in the house music scene not only in his home country, Greece, but internationally as well. Listen to this awesome ‘DJ Angelo Fantasy’ Remix’ of “Africa” from Melissa Nkonda:

Music from the US – Peter Bradley Adams

Peter Bradley Adams is an american folk-pop singer from Alabama. He released five albums so far, and started his career in the band Eastmountainsouth. Listen to his great piece “Keep Us”:

Music from Australia – Xavier Rudd

Xavier Rudd, one of my favourite musicians, is an australian musician and digeridoo player from Torquay, Victoria. Listen to his awesome song “Spirit Brid”:

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Music from Burkina Faso/Belgium – Zita Swoon Group

The Zita Swoon Group, formed in 1993 in Belgium is a great indie band. In 2010 Stef Kamil Carlens and Zita Swoon Group traveled to Burkina Faso in West Africa to play and create with Mamadou Diabaté Kibié and Awa Demé, griots from Bobo-Dioulasso. Listen to their nice song “Tasuma-Ji”:

Music from Germany – Dú Maroc

Dú Maroc, born in 1985 is a german rapper with moroccan roots. His single “One Touch”, featuring Jonesmann is about german childs society problems, which could for example in this song, solved by football. It tells us that everyone can do some great things with his life, if he knows how to deal with his life. Hold on, you’re gonna reach your dreams.