Do you like folk music? then come on down to Seattle’s fantastic free festival, FolkLife. We have been shooting video and having fun.
Yesterday’s feature included RebelMart playing Irish Folk Punk, bands playing on the paths and lots of friends.
Enjoy RebelMart playing This is What Democracy Looks Like, full folklife video coming soon.
Being a Dj, I love to mix things and hear the magic mixes of others.
Beck and Mazzy Stars are both emotional singers with golden voices, in our first mash-up their music is combined to great effect. The song Loser is actually positive as Beck decides in the middle that he is a winner now.
Listening to delicious music from Africa.1 radio on our African radio guide. And thought lets share three great songs from the greatest continent. First up is Miriam Makeba singing with lyrics in Swahili and English.
Next a newly popular Gambian Band Dawda Joberteh plays live a song Bamba Bojang, possibly inspired by Mr Bojangles.
Next up is a brilliant musician from Zimbabwe Mashasha, playing with Ali Nourbakhsh – the song NDIMI MAI. Mashasha plays Jazz style with elements from all over the world thrown in. Enjoy!
Listening to my son’s awesome youtube channel at www.youtube.com/multilingualmusic which of course gives me some ideas for songs to post If you don’t already know about our awesome radio guide please visit it, it has thousands of station from around the world. Tell us about your favorites radio-stations! since we are writing reveiws currently on hundreds of stations and would love your input. Today you can hear three great Indie rock hits, a new Radiohead performance the enchanting Empire of the Sun and a song with Lana Del Rey and Woodkid. Enjoy.
Since we love music, why not share new music with you every day? Our writers living in Cambridge Massachusetts, England, and Seattle, discover gems all the time, need an outlet to share, so curating the Sound and Vision blog and our video playlists sections is like the best therapy to us. We feel if some of the songs we hear make us this happy then maybe they will make you happy to?! When you hear something incredible please feel free to share it. Today I am sharing an Adele vs Daft Punk Mix from Soundcloud which has already received 100,000 hits, a Sasha And Digweed video, and a new Leonard Cohen video. Wow so much good music and it’s only Monday. Yay.
Happy Valentines Day! Music is romantic and hey you may need something for this evening festivities. While one persons romantic song may be another persons doorstop, still we present some faves in they will hit the spot! Here’s the list videos are below. Have a suggestion? email and I may add it to our coming top 100 list.
Portishead -Glory Box- When you hear the words give me a reason to love you, you will want to think of a reason and quickly. The Beatles – And I love her The Hollies – Air I Breathe A classic Etta James- I would rather go blind Pink Martini – Let’s never stop falling in love Jane Birkin et Serge Gainsbourg – Je T’aime One of the few great songs where the singers are making love during the making of the song Laos- Panda Style- A drum and bass addition to the list
The Fugees with Lauren Hill- Killing Me Softly (check our ready or not, to!) Leonard Cohen- Suzanna A personla favorite this song is very romantic ! One Perfect Sunrise – Beautiful video, beautiful song! Julio Iglesias – Amor, Amor, Amor The Latin swooner could not be left off this list, since he is one of the all time heartthrobs Trevor Hall- – The newest heartthrob sings to the heart of women everywhere.
“Love is the most important thing in this world, it is the meaning of life.” Puma
The talented Cree folk singer Buffy Saint Marie is touring this year, and with the whole occupy movement her work is more relevant than ever.
Buffy is interviewed and performs about her song Universal Soldier, in the following video Buffy plays with Johnny Cash. For more Buffy Sainte Marie
check out our Buffy Sainte Marie page. For more folk music visit our Folk Music Page. Enjoy.