Category: 2000s

13th May 2018: Bokor Mountain Magic Band – ស្វាយរាំ (Monkey)

Artist: Bokor Mountain Magic Band Title: ស្វាយរាំ (Monkey) Language: Khmer (and a bit of English) I found the Bandcamp Daily website, which has some excellent choices for non-English music. This song is by a modern band (yes, you read that correctly!), the fabulously named Bokor Mountain Magic Band, and here they are playing live in a club. This whole set-up...

10th April 2018: Equinoxious – Astrónomo Insumiso

Artist: Equinoxious Title: Astrónomo Insumiso (Rebel Astronomer) Language: Spanish This brilliant song is only from 2014 (sounds older, but the retro Russian graphics give that effect), and Equinoxious is a guy called Rogelio Serrano who hails from Mexico. The album from which this song originates is called ‘Cosmódromo’, and in a nod to early space travel Side One is entitled...

1st April 2018: Buraka Som Sistema – Kalemba (Wegue Wegue)

Artist: Buraka Som Sistema Title: Kalemba (Wegue Wegue) Language: Portuguese (band members from Portugal and Angola) This will get you moving! This is a cool track from 2008, from a Portuguese band with an Angolan hip-hop producer called Carvalho. Typically, just as I discovered this track, I found out that the band are no longer making music. Nooooo! Never mind,...

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