Words on World Music

Blog archives for March, 2008


Archive for March, 2008

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

  What is “Passport Rock”? It’s a phenomenon that’s the reverse of what we think of as worldbeat — which is when indigenous bands from other cultures incorporate modern western beats and instruments for a new global sound. Passport Rock is rockers who are incorporating cultural elements into their “western” music. Some say it’s a […]

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

  Download our podcast this week, or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, March 23, at 4 pm, (Metro Vancouver area) and you’ll hear our Top Ten for March with these great Celtic artists: Damien Dempsey Heidi Talbot Delhi 2 Dublin Black 47 Beoga Dropkick Murphys Cecile Corbel The Town Pants Willie Nile Tiger Moth Plus a chat with Nicky […]

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Penelope Trunk has written about the great importance of knowing yourself.  What you like, what you can do.  What you absolutely will not do.  She seems to have found this information early in her life, and I envy her in that. Sometimes I think I should have been born with some kind of manual.  I just […]

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

The Telegraph gives us the obituary of artist and producer Michael Campbell who became Mikey Dread.

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

   Avid photographer, Garry Kettleson can be called on to shoot just about anything that struts the fashion runway or blushes through the wedding ceremony, but music is his passion and capturing world beats’ on-stage energy is what he really lives for. Garry and his cameras will often join us at concerts to immortalize global […]