My brother was Andre’s booking agent for many years, and they had lots of fun times together. May he rest in peace. And, definitely, kudos to No Condition Is Permanent, because their podcast is a killer. Pictured: Andre “Mr. Rhythm” Williams, R.I.P.. Returning after more than a month’s work related absence, Reeshard & Lee-Roy resumed […]
Nikolay Oorzhak hails from the Russian Republic of Tuva, land of so many incredible musicians. He gives a demonstration of Khöömei, or throat singing, in a shamanic context.
Bani are a folk music band from Georgia who sing, at least in this song, in Georgian and Nakh. Interesting, and extremely energetic music from the Caucasus!
H. Giray Sönmez is an Anatolian Turkish musician who interprets music from the Caucasus.
Sharapat are a band out of Mongolia. Ethnic music meets post-punk. Very cool!
From the island which gave the world Cesaria Evora comes another wonderful, husky voice in Carmen Souza, accompanied by bassist, composer and producer Theo Pas’cal, who is a hell of an arranger.
A fine slice of Judeo-Spanish ethnic music from Israel’s finest singers, Yasmin Levy.