Archive | world RSS feed for this section

POW WOW and EDWARD GORDON CRAIG CONFERENCE

The many faces and cultural embraces of Pomona college came about in a big way this weekend… By Vivian Ponte-Fritz If you happened to meander by the Walker Beach area of Pomona College’s campus, the many beautiful smells, sights and sounds that drifted about Claremont on that sunny saturday would have manifested themselves before your […]

Continue Reading

An Album Review and A Recipe for your eyes, ears, nose and mouth

An Album Review and A Recipe for your eyes, ears, nose and mouth By Vivian Ponte-Fritz Review of Staff Benda Bilili -Très Très Fort (Crammed Discs) This weeks post is focussing once again on an album and band that is considered world music. Many people do not tend to lend an ear to this genre […]

Continue Reading

Baby Bloggers Review: Habib Koite and Bamada

Baby Bloggers review: New Bloggers give insight on some older tunes in the big old stack of CD’s in the KSPC collection. This review is of  Habib Koite and Bamada – MA YA (Putumayo World Music) By Vivian Ponte-Fritz, Sophie Way, Katie Shepley, Gage Taylor, and Pablo Baeza V: Afro bump, This track feels like […]

Continue Reading

Get Groovin’: Jane’s Fav Afrofunk Compilations

Currently, I think the world is severely missing out on these AFRO-FUNK WORLD MUSIC COMPILATIONS I been groovin’ to. I see no reason for anyone snub these catchy tunes. My own obsession grew from a strange and random addiction to funk music, and somehow, through the wisdom of Curtis Mayfield, Arthur Adams, and Sly & […]

Continue Reading

#1 @ KSPC Rainbow Arabia – Kabukimono

Album: Kabukimono Artist: Rainbow Arabia Label: Manimal Vinyl Local band Rainbow Arabia’s new album, Kabukimono, has debuted at number on the KSPC charts! They sound like an Asian influenced pop/electronic band with female vocals mixed into the background. This is complemented with some interesting electronic effects and excellent percussive beats. Also, some of the tracks […]

Continue Reading