Archive 'Musicology' Category

… just in between …

Published on Dienstag, September 28th, 2010

Garífuna Hip Hop

Published on Dienstag, Februar 5th, 2008

Contrary to the previous two posts here is some Garífuna Hip Hop directly from Brooklyn, New York City, USA, by Don Pakko featuring Big Mama & Negg, who I met some weeks ago. Here their video produced by AWP Productions and R-Daniels Films. It’s all about cultural adaptation and the hybrid mix of Garífuna rhythms […]


Published on Montag, Februar 4th, 2008

„Baba“ by Adrian Martínez at the Paranda Festival on Why-Not Island, Dangriga, Belize as part of the Garífuna Settlement Day celebrations, November 17th, 2007. Just to enjoy!

Andy about Garífuna Culture

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„World music enthusiasts around the globe are mourning the unexpected death of Andy Palacio, Belizean musician and leader of the international movement to preserve Garifuna language and culture. The Garifuna are a hybrid culture descended from African and indigenous Caribbean ancestors. Palacio’s latest album Wátina (‚I called out‘) released in 2007, propelled him to the […]

Andy Palacio † 1960-2008

Published on Montag, Januar 21st, 2008

Andy Palacio, an iconic musician and activist of Garifuna culture crowned with success last year with his album „Wátina“, one of the most critically acclaimed recordings of the year in any genre, tragically passed away two nights ago. A national hero in his homeland Belize already, he was named a UNESCO Artist for Peace in […]

Carnaval Ceibeño

Published on Dienstag, Januar 8th, 2008

The reason for stumbling across Gloria Rosales‚ weather forecast (below) was my subscription to Betomango (Betoman Studios at La Ceiba) at YouTube, who posted a rather more interesting video back in March 2007. Yankee Col, La Vieja Escuela, and the here on various occasions featured Aurelio Martinez had joined together to participate for the official […]


Published on Donnerstag, Januar 3rd, 2008

„This video was shot in el Triunfo de la Cruz, Honduras, by Carlos Valladares for Ecos Latinos. Numada was written by Angel Rios (violinist) and he recog- nizes the struggle that the Garifuna people goes through, to keep their tra- ditions, language and culture alive. Numada is part of the CD „Music of the 3 […]

Dig It, Dude!

Published on Samstag, Oktober 20th, 2007

Always a good one – Tom Wilson and Bob Lanois – Dig it! Greets and cheers to my Canadian friends …

Belle Affaire

Published on Samstag, Oktober 13th, 2007

… maybe not perished after all? Vanished tunes exclusively for you! das ego, 1998 keine angst, 1998 (attention on 3:54 ;-)) was du brauchst, 1998

Aftertaste of Punta

Published on Donnerstag, Oktober 11th, 2007

Bounile by Dayaan „Nuru“ Ellis and Punta Cartel from Dangriga, Belize. Already featured once here on this site this is a song of his album „Mete y Saca“ (2004) produced by Larios Music. The vid is provided by goastafa at You Tube.