Babel Med Call Artists tot 15 okt a.s.

By | oktober 11th, 2017|Agenda, English, Internationaal, News|

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Free Muse troubles in the World

By | oktober 11th, 2017|English, News|

Troubling events in the world of artistic freedom Over the summer and beginning of autumn, Freemuse has called on the authorities of several countries to drop charges on and release artists that are being unjustly targeted, as well as calling on authorities to strengthen their protection of artists and audiences. Freemuse was deeply saddened by the attack on the audience of the Route 91 Harvest music festival in Las Vegas. The right of artistic freedom is not just for those who create art, but also for those who choose to experience it, and as such authorities should do all they can to protect those who create art or enjoy artistic [...]

World Blend Café 18 sep 2017: What’s New, Que Pasa?

By | oktober 3rd, 2017|English, News, Verslagen, World Blend Café|

Bij de start van een nieuw seizoen – het elfde alweer – eerst wat berichten uit het veld:  In Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ/Bimhuis gaat een bijzondere concertserie met wereldmuziek van start met o.a. Avi & Omer Avital, Carminho & Kayhan Kalhor in duet met Toumani Diabaté. >>meer info In de Amstelkerk keert Dutch Delta Sounds terug met de serie Old Roots, New Routes. Monir Goran en Baban Kirkuki beten onlangs het spits af, de komende maanden volgen nog Namibian Tales met zangeres Shishani (21 okt) en Tiltan / Mehmet Polat Trio (4 nov). Er werd stil gestaan bij drie recent overledenen: blueskenner Paul Oliver, wereldmuziek journaliste Sue Steward [...]

Unlocking Sounds revives Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum audio collection

By | juni 29th, 2017|English, Internationaal, Verslagen|

Dispersed and neglected In archives around the world reside audio recordings that offer a glimpse into the way life once was for individual cultures. Recent efforts have sought to bring these collections out of obscurity, and share them with the public and in an exercise to discover what new perspectives arise when these collections are shared with artists  RE:VIVE and the Research Center for Material Culture(RCMC)/Tropenmuseum announce their “Unlocking Sounds” collaboration featuring three new EPs from Parrish Smith, Ash Koosha and Clap! Clap! Unlocking Sounds revives Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum audio collection which features thousands of original field recordings from around the globe dating back to the 1920s. This collection [...]

Unlocking Sounds revives Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum audio collection

By | juni 29th, 2017|English, Internationaal|

Dispersed and neglected In archives around the world reside audio recordings that offer a glimpse into the way life once was for individual cultures. Recent efforts have sought to bring these collections out of obscurity, and share them with the public and in an exercise to discover what new perspectives arise when these collections are shared with artists RE:VIVE and the Research Center for Material Culture(RCMC)/Tropenmuseum announce their “Unlocking Sounds” collaboration featuring three new EPs from Parrish Smith, Ash Koosha and Clap! Clap! Unlocking Sounds revives Amsterdam’s Tropenmuseum audio collection which features thousands of original field recordings from around the globe dating back to the 1920s. This collection [...]

Expertmeeting: Old Vinyl, New Views- the A & B side of Our Musical Future

By | mei 23rd, 2017|Agenda, English, Internationaal, News|

14 June 2017: 10:30 am – 5 pm , Bimhuis/Amsterdam Expert meeting on the preservation and management of world music heritage The motto “No future without a past’ sounds as familiar as it does gratuitous. After all, as far as the preservation of intangible cultural heritage is concerned music is generally overlooked. We cherish everything from Bach to The Beatles, but what happens in a rapidly globalizing world with other music icons, cultures and collections? The meticulous way with which we manage the visual arts in the Netherlands as attested to by the various national museums, is matched by the carelessness shown when it comes to audio. In [...]

Freemuse calls for UNESCO reforms and a UN plan for safety of artists

By | mei 2nd, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

VIA: FREEMUSE | 2 May 2017 Freemuse co-founder Ole Reitov, in his keynote speech on 2 May 2017 at the World Press Freedom Day event in Jakarta called on UNESCO, the UN and parties to strengthen their mechanisms and commitment to protecting artists and ensuring the safe promotion of art, as guaranteed by the 2005 UNESCO Convention. Attacks on artists continue to rise globally, as evidenced by Freemuse’s Art Under Threat annual research on artistic freedom violations, and yet plans and programmes to safeguard their right to create, publish and distribute without facing censorship, intimidation or personal safety are limited and weak. “Today I call on donor countries to develop, together with [...]

Transglobal World Music Chart – May 2017

By | mei 1st, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

1  (3↗) Orchestra Baobab Tribute to Ndiouga Dieng World Circuit Records 2. Bargou 08 – Targ – Glitterbeat Records (1↘) 3. Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita – Transparent Water – Otá Records / World Village (2↘) 4. Mokoomba – Luyando – Outhere Records (13↗) 5. Tamikrest – Kidal – Glitterbeat Records (5=) 6. Daymé Arocena – Cubafonía – Brownswood Recordings (15↗) 7. Mara Aranda – Sefarad en el Corazón de Marruecos – Mara Aranda (6↘) 8. Amine & Hamza, The Band Beyond Borders – Fertile Paradoxes – ARC Music (7↘) 9. Les Amazones d’Afrique – République Amazone – Real World Records (10↗) 10. Yasmine Hamdan – Al Jamilat – Crammed Discs (16↗) 11. Danyèl Waro – Monmon – Cobalt / Buda Musique (-↗) 12. Tinariwen – Elwan – Wedge (4↘) 13. Dhafer Youssef – Diwan of Beauty and Odd – Okeh Records (29↗) 14. Elida Almeida – Djunta Kudjer – Lusafrica (35↗) 15. Serendou – Zinder – Hirustica (29↗) 16. Kazut de Tyr – Jorjuna – Hirustica (36↗) 17. Black Flower – Artifacts – Sdban Ultra (32↗) 18. Aurelio – Darandi – Real World Records (17↘) 19. Ethio Stars | Tukul Band featuring Mulatu [...]

MOROCCAN MOODS: World Blend Café at Injazz

By | april 28th, 2017|Agenda, English, Internationaal, News|

At this year's Injazz conference the World Music Forum NL will host a special edition of the World Blend Café:  MOROCCAN MOODS. Where exchanging music with Morocco will be discussed. Friday 23 June at Lantaren Venster Rotterdam, time t.b.a. Get your ticket via Injazz More in this World Blend Cafe edition  overhere >>. And read about the conference and festival program in the new inJazz online magazine. Including a highlight on the  panel (page 9).

CLASSICAL:NEXT 2017 Guide Rate Deadline 3 March

By | maart 1st, 2017|English, Internationaal, News|

Article from: http://bit.ly/2lUBrGV  Rotterdam/Berlin:  With the Guide Rate for reduced registration rapidly approaching (this Friday, 3 March), Classical:NEXT 2017 organisers have announced more programme for the conference and showcases as well as the shortlist of the renowned Classical:NEXT Innovation Award. The award winner will be selected by online voting of all delegates of the upcoming and the previous editions of the world's biggest classical music meeting. The winner will be announced on site at Classical:NEXT in de Doelen, Rotterdam, 17 - 20 May. Guide Rate Deadline is this Friday, 3 March! The Guide Rate deadline is this Friday, 3 March, so register before this date to get the best price [...]