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Daily Discovery: Habibi Funk // حبيبي فنك : Rogér Fakhr – Gone Away Again (Lebanon, late 1970s)

Daily Discovery: Habibi Funk // حبيبي فنك : Rogér Fakhr – Gone Away Again (Lebanon, late 1970s)

Berlin-based label Habibi Funk recently enriched its remarkable collection of Middle-Eastern and North African releases with Fine Anyway, a gem dedicated to influential Lebanese guitarist and singer/songwriter Rogér Fakhr.   You can find more info and the story behind the project following this link: https://habibifunkrecords.bandcamp.com/album/habibi-funk-016-fine-anyway-2  
Daily Discovery: Carmen Lienqueo / Canto para Siempre

Daily Discovery: Carmen Lienqueo / Canto para Siempre

Carmen Lienqueo is a composer, singer, charango player and producer based in Santiago de Chile.   In her music, she brings forward a new approach to Chilean folk also backing the cause and struggle of indigenous people like the Mapuche.   After years being the voice for Pan-Latin band Mákina...
Interview: Urban Village – The Documentary (March 2021)

Interview: Urban Village – The Documentary (March 2021)

We can’t welcome enough every opportunity we are presented to reach and write about Urban Village. Not only because we never made it a secret that we are fans of the music of the Soweto-based quartet, but also because their cultural relevance and topical drive- when it comes to narrating...
Daily Discovery: Pizzica di Cisternino

Daily Discovery: Pizzica di Cisternino

Amaraterra is a multi-national band reviving and reinterpreting traditional music from Southern Italy and the Mediterranean in a very London way.   Check out their new single ‘O Diu Quantu Sta Casa’: https://amaraterra.bandcamp.com/track/o-diu-quantu-sta-casa   …and don’t miss their (virtual) set part of Jam in a Jar online festival, happening in...