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Interview: Q&A with Eccodek – The Global Village In Us (May 2022)

A band with a multi-cultural mission. That’s how Eccodek can be described in a very few words. The far-reaching project launched by Andrew McPherson in Guelph, 100km West of Toronto, back in 1999 has become one of the best examples of music inclusivity. After two decades, Eccodek has indeed grown...

Interview: Q&A with Planeta Polar – Baltic Cumbieros (May 2022)

The global music village we all live in has  accustomed us to the most peculiar and at times bizarre, cultural brews. Still, discovering and enjoying a Lithuanian trio so passionate and dedicated to cumbia, chicha and tropical sounds doesn’t happen every day.  Planeta Polar is indeed such a one-and-only act...



Interview: Q&A with Justin Adams & Mauro Durante (May 2022)

Justin Adams, guitarist and producer, is notorious for his love of the North/West African blues grooves. In previous years he had already appeared in projects with Mauro Durante and his seven-piece band, Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino. Known for his violin and percussive abilities, Mauro performs music from Southern Italy, the pizzica...









Playlist: Olcay Bayir – Anatolian Alchemy (April 2022)

She might have been based in London since she was a teenager and been enriching its music scene since the early 2010s, but Olcay Bayir is still one of the most refined and dedicated interpreters of the Anatolian tradition. Her style is a contemporary take on her Turkish-Kurdish roots. Born...