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Real Read: Little Money Street

Though more intellectual than heartfelt, Little Money Street—In search of Gypsies and Their Music in the South of France, gives a lot of rich detail into the history of Perpignan’s Gypsy quarter. 152 more words

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Mundial Montreal

Next week I shall be making my first trip to Canada for Mundial Montreal, one of the premier World Music conferences. Although I’ve always had an aversion to ‘music industry’ events, the World Music scene is a totally different affair and I’m very much looking forwards to catching up with everyone and seeing some of the acts they have performing there. 96 more words


The Reaping #25

Blue King Brown – All Nations

This wicked Australian Reggae band have just dropped a new album ‘Born Free’, the singer’s voice reminds me of Santigold – who always should have done more Reggae – and the lyrics are pure consciousness. 451 more words

Slovak traditional folk dancers

It’s the last day of the winter fair and folk dancers take centre stage in Svidnik, North Eastern Slovakia. While gypsy (Roma) musicians play, young Slovak girls dance in the local traditional costume. 97 more words