Category Archives: Music

The World is My Home, part2

Soulful Afrohouse – tribal house music in appreciation of Black Coffee, Boddhi Satva, Black Motion, Afrikan Roots, Xoli M… tracklist Black Coffee - Ziph Inkomo Black Motion & Dj Shimza - Ngoja Afrikan Roots Feat. Xoli M - Angel Dj Choice & Afrikan Roots ft BK - My Window Dj Lopez Feat Black Motion- Fortune Teller BlackCoffee feat Bantu Soul - Even Though DJ Nascent, Stones & Bones - Supernatural (Epitome Resound Afro Bless) Etu Beats & Tseko feat. John Moabi - Love Is You [Duma West]. Boddhi Satva - Nankoumandjan Afrikan Roots - Dance of the Tribe (feat. Tlokwe Sehume) Black Motion (feat. Black Coffee & Xelimpilo) - Thamokuro Black Coffee - Gardens of Eden Da Vynalist, King Mshivo, Luyanda Makapela - Space Fantasy

Comments: 0 Date: 19 Feb 2017

Duet "Beyond time"

Duet are Alean and Alex, are coming from Moscow, they work with the Russian Cultural Center in Chennai and now they are traveling around India. They gave us this gorgeous performance of more than an hour and a half of good music.

Comments: 0 Date: 13 Feb 2017

Concert of Western Music

The Virtuoso Duo Ladislav and Pushkar played masterfully in Cripa the 7th of February. You can listen here to a good recording of that event. Songs list: - Johan S. Svedsen, Romance Op. 26 (1881) - Kriesler, Prelude and Allegro in the style of Pugnani (1910) - Khachaturian, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (1940)

Comments: 0 Date: 10 Feb 2017

The Jaco Pastorius Tribute Band

An incredible performance has been played at Solitude Farm by the Jaco Pastorius Tribute Band with Mishko M'Ba electric bass, Suresh Bascara drums, Matt Littlewood sax and Aman Mahajan keys.

Comments: 0 Date: 06 Feb 2017

Peace, Justice for All

Last night and still tonight Auroville Choir, Youth Choir and Instumental Ensemble are sharing with the community at Sri Aurobindo Auditorium, Bharat Nivas, Pavilion of India The Peacemakers by Karl Jenkins. "Music has the capacity to breathe harmony into the soul. The Peacemakers breathes the harmony of Peace." Terry Waite Choir director and vocal coach, and conductor Nuria Instrumental and Ensemble director Matthew Sound engineer Joel Lights Jean Youth Choir Aloe, Amber, Asia, Claire, Daniel Hye Yoon, Jangchup, Luna, Mir, Neha, Pia, Pooja, Prithvi, Raman, Sarah, Samedha, Snea, Tara, Akila, Auroshree, Eurydice, Hannah, Leela, Manisa, Masha, Mir, Rathan, Yugesh Auroville Choir Aisha, Ambra, Anandamayi, Bessie, Carla, Elke, Isabelle, Karen, Kathrin, Lisbeth, Marina, Marion, Pauliena, Stefania, Swaha, Agsaneh, Divya, Gumsoon, Helema, Helgard, Malvika, Mila, Miriam, Pala, Ratna, Rita, Srimoyi, Stefanie, Tineke, Antonio, Emaniele, Jean-Yves, Lyle, Otto, Stefa, Tom, Umberto Instrumental Ensemble flute Bryce, piano Carel, guitar and trumpet Shanks, keyboards and saxophone Matthew, double bass and violin Holger, electric bass Txuma, drums Matthia, percussion Prakash

Comments: 0 Date: 18 Feb 2017

Music of Love for Mother's Land

The Auroville Sisters performed at the Unity Pavillion on the 12th February 2017 to help raise funds for Auroville's land aquisition programme.

Sound Bath by Svaram

Svaram is a Musical Instrument Research and Development center that makes innovative musical instruments. The center 's creative director is Aurelio ( who believes in the ability of music to transcend spiritual barriers. According to the people at Svaram, the lowest use of music is merely aesthetic. The second is intellectual and the third and highest is spiritual. The use of music to heal is an ancient art, and it has been revived here in Auroville. Using many of their fabulous instruments, the sound bath was literally a flow of harmony and music through the body. Aurelio started by guiding the audience into a state of relaxation. The 50- 60 attendees, some meditating, some laying down to relax, all witnessed the language of pure sound. The performance was not guided by a temporal harmony, beats and measures, but rather by the sound of sound itself. The whole body was a large ear. To know more, give them a listen. Live, if possible. You can get more information on Svaram, Auroville from the link below.

Comments: 0 Date: 10 Feb 2017

The World is My Home

Soulful Afrohouse - tribal house music in appreciation of Black Coffee, Boddhi Satva, Black Motion, Xoli M....... tracklist Black Coffe ft Zano - Someday Black Motion - Bhana Shilolo (feat. Zulu) Jullian Gomes ft. Sia - 1000 Memories Afrikan Roots - 8 Prophets (feat. Black Motion) Black Motion - Imali (feat. Nokwazi) Boddhi Satva - Beautiful Humans (feat. Les Nubians) Monique Bingham & Black Coffee - Deep In The Bottom (of Africa) Stones & Bones feat. Tweety - Be There (Christos Fourkis Afro Groove Mix) Atjazz & Jullian Gomes Agbara feat Wunmi Black Coffee - Arise And Shine Boddhi Satva - Apaga O Fogo (Uhuru Remix) [feat. Game Walla] Xoli M - My Better Half (Afrikan Roots Main Mix) Black Coffee, Nomisupasta and Black Motion - Traveler

Comments: 0 Date: 15 Feb 2017

The Sage For the Ages

Within Remembering Veenapani Festival at Adishakti we heard last night The Sage For the Ages and Kaartikz Ensemble. Safor for the Ages is anew age independent band with members form India and Bangladesh, and they have shared with the audience stories through their original songwriiting, arranged for trio. In the second set with quartet Kaartikz Ensemble some jazz standards (Wayne Shoriter, Tania Maria.....etc) were played, and contemporary arrangements of tradition Bengali music. - Kaartik on Voical, Baritone Guitar and Gutiar Synth - Kirtana on Vocals and Guitar - Raj on Bass - Turjo on Drums

Comments: 0 Date: 12 Feb 2017

50 years and Spouge

Following the establishment of the first English settlement at Holetown in 1627, Barbados remained a British colony for more than 300 years. Its independence on November 30, 1966 was marked by the raising of the Barbados national flag and playing the new national anthem for the first time

In Bajan culture music plays a vital role. From those early days of independence we picked up spouge as it is developed, melted in its own style, and you will hear in the first half of this musical edition. Slowly spouge will transcend into calypso and soca with songs from Crop Over of different years...

Spouge as a style of Barbadian popular music was created by Jackie Opel in the 1960s. It is primarily a fusion of Jamaican ska with Trinidadian calypso, but is also influenced by a wide variety of musics from the British Isles and United States, include sea shanties, hymns and spirituals. Spouge instrumentation originally consisted of cowbell, bass guitar, trap set and various other electronic and percussion instruments, later augmented by saxophone, trombone and trumpets.[1] Of these, the cowbell and the guitar are widely seen as the most integral part of the instrumentation, and are said to reflect the African origin of much of Barbadian music.

Can't Keep a Good Man Down - The Draytons Two
Tighten Up - Draytons Two
Too Late - Draytons Two
Sweet Spouge Music - Blue Rhythm Combo
Jackie Opel - you're too bad
Seaman and the Tuk Band
Sixpence - The Escorts
The Blue Rhythm Combo -- Black Water Gold
Let True Love Begin - The Dukes of Barbados
Every Time She Pass (The Standpipe Song) - Sing Out Barbados
DaCosta Allamby Endorse De Cou Cou
Flatbush - monkey
woop wham -
Mighty Gabby - Doctor Cassandra
Mighty Liar - Sweet Soca Music
Prince Buster - Enjoy Yourself
Peter Ram - Good Morning
Not Missing Me-Edwin Yearwood ft. Krosfyah(
Olatunji - Oh Yay
King Bubba - Calling In Sick
Madd- Pick it Up

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