Tag Archives: Traditional

Daily Discovery: Diyanamo – A take away from the album ‘Aado’

Daily Discovery: Diyanamo – A take away from the album ‘Aado’

Get a sneak peek into London-based Senegalese singer/songwriter and kora player Kadialy Kouyate‘s new album Aado released by Naxos Records.   “In the Senegalese society, ‘aado’ stands for ‘moral customs and values’. Kadialy’s enchanting songs touch on these principles and reflect on the Mandinka culture”.   Find more info on...
Musical Road to Womex – Aragaki Mutsumi

Musical Road to Womex – Aragaki Mutsumi

We have reached the third episode of our Musical Road to Womex and from Cuba and its grooviest funkero Cimafunk, we travel all the way to Japan for something completely different. On the island of Okinawa, we meet with a mesmerizing sanshin player, singer and composer, Aragaki Mutsumi. Little more than a...
Daily Discovery: Tamada – Erti

Daily Discovery: Tamada – Erti

‘Erti’ is the second single extracted from Dionysus vs Tamada, the upcoming album by Tbilisi-based singer-songwriter, producer and DJ Tamada, out in late August via Souq Records: https://tamada.bandcamp.com/track/erti   “The album is revolved around Tamada’s songwriting combined with various elements from different electronic sub-genre’s. Both highly experimental & wildly catchy“.  
Daily Discovery: Monsieur Doumani – Pissoúrin (Official Video)

Daily Discovery: Monsieur Doumani – Pissoúrin (Official Video)

Cypriot avant-folk trio and grappa enthusiasts Monsieur Doumani have just released the first single from the namesake upcoming album Pissourin (out on September 10) via Glitterbeat Records.   As the band explained, “Pissourin, in the Greek-Cypriot dialect is translated as total darkness. It’s when our subconscious sneaks out and scratches us, messing...