A journey of discovery of cool music from around the world. My personal recommendations, from Lebanese divas to K-pop.

July 9, 2018

IF MADONNA AND MICHAEL JACKSON WERE A FLAMENCO ACT

If you are a percussionist, then leading a latin fusion band and covering Michael Jackson songs seems to be a thing. Some months ago I posted […]
July 9, 2018

FLOR DE TOLOACHE, THE FEMALE MARIACHI FROM NEW YORK

Mariachi, as a musical expression, goes back a long time in Mexico. At least to the 18th century. Mariachi, however, really started becoming more popular in […]
July 9, 2018

EL APLAUSO

Una representación única de Carlos Kleiber y la Bavaria State Orchestra que hipnotizó de tal manera a su público del Nationaltheater de Munich, que estos casi […]
September 14, 2015
Photo: Marco Borggreve

THE INCREDIBLE POWER OF MUSIC

On November 22, 1963, the musicians of the ‪‎Boston Symphony Orchestra‬ were already onstage for what was to be a routine concert and didn’t know yet there […]
April 2, 2012

THE AKB48 POP REVOLUTION IN JAPAN

Pop music everywhere has become dull due to the use and abuse of song formulas and formats that are tired and are exasperatingly repetitive. A popular […]

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