Tag Archives: Japan

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...
Mix: Mukambo’s Pan-Afrobeat Mixtape

Mix: Mukambo’s Pan-Afrobeat Mixtape

Twenty+ years after Fela Kuti‘s death, afrobeat seems to be more alive than ever! Over the past two decades, afrobeat bands have arisen in the four corners of the earth, some paying homage to Fela, other playing their own blend of afrobeat, mixing their roots with Fela Kuti and Tony...
Visions of Sound (March 2021)

Visions of Sound (March 2021)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Daily Discovery: Chihei Hatakeyama – Twilight Sea

Daily Discovery: Chihei Hatakeyama – Twilight Sea

Chihei Hatakeyama is a Japanese sound artist, mastering engineer, and record label founder. ‘Twilight Sea’ is his new single part of his upcoming album Late Spring out on April 7 via Gearbox Records.   “An album of a humble nature, ‘Late Spring’ gently unfolds as a shared journeying experience through a...
Visions of Sound  (September 2020)

Visions of Sound (September 2020)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist: