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Malaysian New Age music, Mariem Hassan, and Scotland’s Capercaille


By Elizabeth Doyle

 

Imee Ooi — I like New Age music. It gets a bad reputation when people feel like it’s taking something sacred and making it palatable to people who don’t appreciate its raw form — transforming something important into something that makes lovely white noise.  396 more words

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#WesternSahara Nights: a Sandblast special 6 June 2012 London

Legendary Saharawi singer Mariem Hassan joins forces with Sandblast to launch Studio-Live at Sahara Nights on June 6 at London’s beloved Roundhouse (Studio Theatre). Mariem has been singing for her peoples’ cause since the seventies and will be performing for the first time in the British capital. 126 more words

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Music from Western Sahara - Mariem Hassan

Mariem Hassan, born 1958, is a singer and writer of lyrics from Western Sahara. Here´s her song – “El Chouhada”

World Music

Should Be Heard by More People: Language Barrier

There are some favorite performers/songwriters whom most of my friends have never heard of–much less listened to.  Quite a few fall into the “world music” category, and just aren’t played on the radio here in America.  372 more words

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Asthmatica

I’ve named my latest playlist-to-run-by “Asthmatica.”  I’m actually temporarily sidelined from running because I’ve come down with pneumonia, but about two months ago I was diagnosed with asthma, after a respiratory congestion in January just never went away. 249 more words

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The Desert Music of MARiEM HASSAN

Fans of Tinariwen will dig the grooves of Mariem Hassan.

Mariem Hassan sings music from the Western Sahara. Her people are Saharawis living in exile on Algerian lands. 218 more words

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Mariem Hassan at WOMAD 2010 New Plymouth

Listen to Mariem here

This is the background info I was given about this talented woman:

“After more than 30 years of performing, Mariem Hassan is hailed as the true voice of the Western Sahara. 416 more words

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