Words on World Music

Category: Industry

Archive for the ‘Industry’ Category

Saturday, February 23rd, 2013

We’re still glowing at being nominated for the About.com World Music Radio Program of the Year. Just a friendly reminder that you can vote here for the show every day until March 19. Listen to the show on the player, below. And now we’re on the cloud, at Mixcloud. Or, of course, at the iTunes store or on terrestrial […]

Thursday, February 14th, 2013

Well since when did CBS get so morally upstanding? A leaked letter to Grammy Award attendees from the network insisted, “Please be sure that buttocks and female breasts are adequately covered… Thong-type costumes are problematic. Please avoid exposing bare flesh under curves of the buttocks and buttock crack,” I’m guessing that last part applied to […]

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

It must be like reaching the summit after a perilous climb, and gazing out on the top of the world in all it’s glory and then seeing that one other peak over there that’s definitely higher than where you are right now. That has to be why people scale Everest, so they never have to […]

Sunday, May 27th, 2012

The fabulously talented Sabir Sisters are running a camp for fiddlers this summer!  July 16 – 20 you can immerse yourself in the beauty of the Fraser Valley — and instruction from some of the best fiddlers in the world! Sign up at their website and be part of this great camp — and maybe part […]

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Kudos to world music blogger, Megan Romer at About.com for pointing out how quickly the world is shrinking, in the eyes of the Recording Academy following their radical restructuring of the award categories for the 54th annual Grammies coming up in February. Trophies for best Latin Jazz, Native American and Polka recordings have been given […]