Category Archives: Music

DNA of Blues

Mix of West African music - Mali, Senegal, Benin, Ivory Coast, Burkina Fasso, Guinea where the traditional styles have grown into new forms of very creative music, reaching the world out of Africa with its creativity. In the mix are many already world renewed names, diverese collaborations, activism.....and as someone said North AMerican blues derives from traditional music of Mali.....



playlist

Oumou Sangare - Ne Bi Fe (I love you)
Awa Sangho - Ala Ta
Rokia Traore_ - Ka Moun Ke
Salif Keita - Yamore
Toumani Diabaté, Ballake Sissoko - Bi Lamban
7 Wassiyé - Habib Koite
Ali Farka Toure Toumani Diabata-- Hawa Dolo
Angelique Kidjo - We We
Bassekou Kouyate - Ngoni Fola
Awa Sangho - Danfin
Tiken Jah Fakoly - Plus Rien Ne M'étonne- (ya nada me asombra)

Zilizopendwa, AfroMix #3

Zili(zo)pendwa: as dance music and nostalgia in East Africa.
East African "classic" music, known in Tanzania as zilipendwa or in Kenya as zilizopendwa (literally, “those which were loved) is making a comeback. The nostalgia for zili(zo)pendwa is far from being a melancholic rumination over days long-past, but is enacted instead for the sake of health and community well-being.  Zili(zo)pendwa is a conscious act towards musicking the values of a fading era, creating temporary autonomous zones where the perceived chaos and noise of neoliberal globalization are now rushing in.

Playlist

Fadhili William - Malaika
David Amunga - Going back to Africa
Samba Mapangala & Virunaga Vunji
Franco Luambo et ROCHEREAU Tabu Ley - Ngungi
Offside Trick - Samaiki
Kidudu mtu
Them Mushroms - Zilizopendwa
Offside Trick - Fataki
Les Managelepa - Embalasi
Maroon Commandos - Kristina Uko Wapi
Fadhil William - Naenda Safari
Offside Trick ft Mzee Yusuf - Nipe Nikupe
Mwanaid Shaaban - Umejuaje





Comments: 0 Date: 21 Aug 2015

World Groove Connexion #3

Erika and Siam Lee, travelers musicians and cultural activists, present the new trends of world music! From frenetic rhythms of Lagos or Balkan Jazz, through the melancholic Morna of Cape Verde or Philadelphia's Nu-Soul, the most important thing is the Groove!
In this playlist, we invite you through this musical journey entirely consistent with the vision of Auroville: cultural fusion with new experimentation, sensitivity and rhythms, always in a spirit of sharing.
Let's groove!

01. Sked Skwad feat Sista Jahan - Rue Zizine et Destage, Martinique
02. Malavoi – Sidonie, Martinique
03. Tipari – Mdam Lamour, La Réunion
04. Walilowalela - Séga, La Réunion
05. Asa - No one Knows , Nigeria
06. Bibi Tanga - Ala Za I O, Centrafrique
07. Ibrahim Maalouf – Nomade Slang, Liban
08. N’Guyen Lee et Karim Ziad – Ifrikya, Maghreb
09. Skrillex et Damian Marley – Make it Burn, Jamaica
10. Christopher Martin, Melody to my son, Jamaica



Comments: 0 Date: 06 Aug 2015

21st Century Techno with Sic Sixx

It's Saturday again! And that means it's playlist time! This time DJ Sic Sixx brings to you a playlist comprising of songs by modern titans of the techno music scene, while maintaining a certain diversity to each song, styles varying from EDM to Metalstep. We hope you enjoy.
Stay(sic)!

The 2nd Law-Unsustainable (Muse)
Out of Space (The Prodigy)
System...... Meltdown (Enter Shikari)
The Island Pt.1 & 2 (Pendulum)
Shadows (Breathe Carolina)
Get Up! (KoRn Ft Skrillex)
Under Neon Lights (The Chemical Brothers Ft Saint Vincent)
Shelf (John Frusciante)
The 2nd Law-Isolated System (Muse)




Comments: 0 Date: 01 Aug 2015

Afterpunk Playlist with Sic Sixx

It's Saturday, and DJ Sic Sixx wants to continue with the dark vibe he has set in his previous playlist, so this time we have a playlist exploring goth rock and the 80's afterpunk scene.
We hope you enjoy.
Stay(sic)!

Deliverance (The Mission)
Cuts You Up (Peter Murphy)
She's In Parties (Bauhaus)
A Forest (The Cure)
In Your Room Zephyr Mix+original album version (Depeche Mode)
Killing Loneliness (HIM)
One Second (Paradise Lost)
Head Like A Hole (Nine Inch Nails)
In The Cold Light Of Morning (Placebo)



Comments: 2 Date: 22 Aug 2015

High Spirits

Musical journey through spaces of the planet, searching for sacred indigenous music with meditative, healing and spiritual values.

Playlist

Ingoma – Songs of African-
Dreamtime – Australia
Power of the Soul – Mognolia
Faint Psirit – Japam
Celtic Chants
Helaing Soul Spirit Song - Mongolia
Drums of Thunder – Native America
Congo – Jerry Goldsmith
Hayom
harat olam - Yinon darwish- Izrael
Izlel e Delio
haidutin – Stas Rivera
No Night in Zion - Luciano Nyabinghi prayer
Medieval Anthem – Peter Crowley
Spirit of Praise – Xa Ndiyekelelwa Nguwe



Comments: 0 Date: 12 Aug 2015

African Mix #2

We continue our journey through Africa with some of African music styles such as afropop, lingala, swahili, benga, ndombolo lngolo....

Playlist

Jacob Luseno - Mukangala
Osito Kale - Jehova Kingi
Dr. Jose Chameleone - Wale Wal e
Femi Kuti - Beng Beng Beng
Mr Ong'eng'o - Entururu
Nyma Ya Bata
Yondo Sister - Mbuta Mutu
Cool James - Sina Makosa
Jacob Luseno - Katinde
JB Mpiana - Ndombolo
Culture Musical Club - Afrikafestival Hertme 2009 taraab



Comments: 0 Date: 05 Aug 2015

‘Au Revoir, Mogadishu’

The striking Au Revoir, Mogadishu mixtape, a collection of pre-war songs from “the golden days of Somali music, sounds from before the war, songs from before the beautiful city of Mogadishu became a battle ground for 2 decades. The 45-minute Somali mix runs through a number of selections from the likes of Dur Dur Band, Waaberi, Qadiijo Qalanjo and several other acts.
This mix of 70s and 80s Somali sound is a rich blend of traditional Somali folk music infused with Western funk, rock and reggae and a touch of Indian, Arabic and African flavors. There are hardly any proper releases of this soulful sound of guitar, synthesizer and drums.
Jakarta Records and Caykh Recordings.

Playlist

Au Revoir, Mogadishu A-Side Track List
Libaaxyada Maaweeliska Banaadir – Naga Tag, Kac Hooyaa
Waaberi –
Kooxda Halgan – badbaado guri hooyo
Qadiijo Qalanjo – Diriyam Oo Hoo Diriyam
Waaberi Hargeysa – Soo dhowoow
Wabari Xishood & Jaceyl –
Iftin – Wanaagaaga
Waaberi –
Qadiijo Qalanjo – Dhesessha
Dur-Dur Band – Ethiopian Girl
Iftin – Axdigii Waad Oofin Weyde



Comments: 0 Date: 22 Aug 2015

‘The Dark playlist’ with Sic Sixx

It's another Saturday, and this time Sic Sixx is feeling sic(k)! But it's not any ordinary disease that makes your nose run or have you cough all day long. On the other hand, it's one that's quite pleasing to the senses. And here we transmit to you the disease, in the form of a playlist comprising of various genres, mainly alternative rock, gothic metal, post-hardcore and stuff that will give you goosebumps. Don't be afraid, you will survive (hopefully).
Enjoy and stay (sic)!

Black Rain (Soundgarden)
Waratorium (Tomahawk)
Monkey Gone To Heaven (The Pixies)
The Bitter End (Placebo)
Egunaren Begietan (Lisabo)
Like A Stone (Audioslave)
The Air-Conditioned Nightmare (Mr Bungle)
Mercy (Planes Mistaken For Stars)
No Hope In Sight (Paradise Lost)
High Hopes (Pink Floyd)



Comments: 0 Date: 08 Aug 2015

Le Voyage

Erika and Siam in short interview share with us their view on music, life. Both passionate about music where the worlds meet see that the planet is globally connected where borders and prejudices are melting down. Both aware of the rise of new consciousness, rise of humanity where balance between material and spiritual is the key; balance without neglecting one on the expense of another, remembering healthy traditions. With stars in their eyes, warmth on the faces and hearts on their palms they see hope for the humanity.
Further they are more hopeful since seeing the ongoing experiment called Auroville.
On Saturday 8th of August at Well Caffe in SveDame will share with the community their music with Erica on vocal, Siam on guitar and Suresh on drums.

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