Tag Archives: Daymé Arocena

Podcast: Out Of Africa #17

Podcast: Out Of Africa #17

In this show, we travel through the sounds of fado, desert blues, afro-Cuban jazz, afro-Cuban, afrobeat, Arabic reggae, and reggae! We kick off the show with the melancholic voice of Mariza, from Portugal, in “Quem me Dera”, a song was written for her by the Angolan singer-songwriter Matias Damásio. We...
Your Ticket to… the 2010s

Your Ticket to… the 2010s

At times, we ask the Rhythm Passport family some cruel tasks. For example, to musically retrace their 2010s and pick only five albums among the hundreds (or thousands) they have listened, loved and/or felt particularly important considering the world music world. Click on the names below and you will meet...
London Gig Guide (October 2019)

London Gig Guide (October 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...
Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 10+ Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 10+ Albums)

We thought about songs, but we couldn’t avoid doing justice to albums too and pointing out what excited us most in 2017. We decided to limit ourselves to 10 LPs already featured on Rhythm Passport, plus some more “personal” recommendations. …and even though people are saying that they don’t make music...
Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 50 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2017 (in 50 songs)

In times of end-of-year charts, top ten lists, ‘top of’ and ‘best of’, we’ve preferred to keep things as inclusive and smooth as possible, so we have simply “listened back” to 2017 and summed up what our speakers, headphones and earphones have played the most. Enjoy our 2017 in music...
Playlist: Womad 2017

Playlist: Womad 2017

Heading to Womad or maybe you are already strolling along Charlton Park green, good and ready to enjoy the world music festival par excellence? We have something for you…We went through the music treasure trove that is Womad 2017’s line up and picked 20 acts you shouldn’t miss. From Thursday to Sunday, Open...