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Your ticket to… Balkan Music

Your ticket to… Balkan Music

The Balkans has always been the most unstable European region. Its boundaries are still today volatile and migrations, wars and disputes have regularly scarred the peninsula. This also means that Balkan culture and music have constantly been influenced by foreign elements, adopting and blending them together with the proudly home-grown...
Your ticket to… Calypso

Your ticket to… Calypso

To compile a playlist about calypso music is also to delve into Trinidad and Tobago’s history. When the first kaisonians or storytellers/griots were deported from West Africa (in particular Nigeria) in the late 17th century, they started to spread a new music repertoire on the islands referring to their Ibibio...
Your ticket to… Bugalú

Your ticket to… Bugalú

Boogaloo (or, more aptly bugalú) is the sound of Puerto Rican and Cuban migration in the U.S. It characterised and described the impact and feelings of Caribbean migrants in New York from the late 1950s till early ‘70s. For this reason, more than a musical mix between the traditional caribeño...
Your ticket to… Cumbia

Your ticket to… Cumbia

They said that cumbia is a woman who has rhythmic hips… for sure cumbia fulfil itself in the sinuous moves of its dance. In fact, no matter how much you try to just listen to cumbia, you’ll inevitably end up dancing. Cumbia is the result of two centuries of African...
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