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  • Favorite Kurdish Music albums

    16 Sep 2013, 12:13 by AZADIBOK

    Hallo my dear friends,

    may I introduce to you my top twelve favorite albums of Kurdish music, which are currently playable at lastfm?

    Here they are:


    - Sakina - Roye Mi - My Soul
    - Kamkars Ensemble - Agıri Zindo (Kurdish Music Concert)
    - Hivron - Hivron
    - Koma Çîya - Xêlî
    - Koma Gulên Xerzan - Sonda Me
    - Nîzamettîn Arîç - Dayê
    - Ali Gülsoy - Avazên Koçgîrî (feat. Bego) [Koçgiri Ağıtları]
    - Delîl Dîlanar - Nêçîrvano
    - Cömert - İnsan
    - Mikail Aslan - Agerayis
    - Soner Emir - Hesar
    - Issa Hassan, Elie Maalouf, Haroun Teboul, Emek Evci, Adel Shams-el-Din – Tooting Broadway

    Now I ask YOU: what are your favorite albums with Kurdish music?

    Very warm greetings from Kurdistan

    Bêrîtan
  • Best of Kudish Music

    3 Jul 2012, 21:36 by AZADIBOK

    BEST OF KURDISH MUSIC

    1) Kurdish male musicians

    Let's talk today, neither about Kurdish female singers nor about Kurdish bands.
    Today we want to turn to Kurdish male artists - musicians who are mostly singers and instrumentalists in one.

    The previously most famous Kurdish musicians have been from Iran: Shahram Nazeri, Kayhan Kalhor or Ali akbar Moradi, just to name a few.

    Issa Hassan (born in Lebanon, now France) or the brothers Metin & Kemal Kahraman (Turkey / Germany) also are in the news.

    A living legend for almost all Kurds around the world also is Şivan Perwer, symbol of resistance against oppression and for a new cultural and language self-confidence of the Kurds. But considered musically, there are three fellow musicians, who perhaps even surpass master Perwer. How Şivan Perwer (b. 1955) they all come from Turkey and all of them are also gone into exile to Germany.

    Apparently the meeting with the German musical culture, especially the Classical music and its instrumentation (as it finds echoes in the songs of the three), has been very fruitful - and this at the highest level.

    We're talking about Şivan Perwer's peer Nîzamettîn Arîç (b. 1956) and two representatives of the next generation, Mikaîl Aslan (b. 1972) and Delîl Dîlanar (b. 1973).

    Streamable here at last.fm unfortunately there ist not one of Delîl Dîlanar's four great albums "Nêçîrvano" (2000), "Ji Bo Bîranîna" (2003), "Serayê" (2006) or "Zerîyê" (2009).

    But of Mikaîl Aslan you will find three Kurdish albums:
    Agerayis (1999), Kilite Kou (2003) and Pelguzar (2010). Not able to listen are Mikaîl's Kurdish albums "Mîraz" (2005) and "Zernkut" (2008), no more his Armenian Album "Petag" (2010).

    And of Nîzamettîn Arîç's thirteen Kurdish albums shoulf unfortunately only a single (but at least one) be listenable here, and that is the wonderfull new album Azadi - which means 'freedom' - from the year 2011.

    Have pleasure getting to know (better) these three Kurdish male musicians!

    Love,

    Bêrîtan
  • My Misanthropical Way Of Thinking

    26 Jan 2012, 14:10 by gorski_

    Here is my new entry on the topic of despising the people that are not meant to walk the Earth.

    http://universal-migrator.blogspot.com/2012/01/my-misanthropical-way-of-thinking.html
  • The Ultimate Music Discovery - Facebook/Last.fm GOTH + DARKWAVE + HORROR ROCK

    26 Sep 2011, 03:03 by epi_gee

    The Ultimate Music Discovery - Facebook/Last.fm

    Are you on facebook?

    Sign in and then click on the following links to join me and the facebook music group in the Ultimate Music Discovery:

    JOIN THE FACEBOOK GROUP HERE: http://www.facebook.com/Epi.geeInc#!/groups/musicaldiscovery/ (this is the facebook sister group to the last.fm group... Epi_gee's ULTIMATE MUSIC DISCOVERY - Weekly themes/Genres - Join In ! )

    OR THE LAST.FM GROUP HERE: http://www.last.fm/group/Diversity%2B%252B%2BKnowledge%2B100%2BArtists%2Bper%2B1000%2Bplays .. 2+ years and going strong.

    -Hundreds of threads and songs posted weekly ! Nearly 1000 members already signed on.

    use last.fm, your personal music collection, downloads, youtube, local music shops or pandora.. it really doesn't matter, but you are encouraged to listen to each genre or theme of music every week for at least an hour. Some may choose to listen for a day, others for the entire week. It's a great way to expand your musical horizons, and gain appreciation for World culture and history. Come join us !

    http://www.facebook.com/Epi.geeInc (this is me.. add me)

    see you there. :)

    Elijah
  • The Ultimate Music Discovery - Facebook/Last.fm

    19 Sep 2011, 01:29 by epi_gee

    Are you on facebook?

    Sign in and then click on the following links to join me and the facebook music group in the Ultimate Music Discovery:

    JOIN HERE: http://www.facebook.com/Epi.geeInc#!/groups/musicaldiscovery/ (this is the facebook sister group to the last.fm group... Epi_gee's ULTIMATE MUSIC DISCOVERY - Weekly themes/Genres - Join In ! )

    -Hundreds of threads and songs posted weekly ! Nearly 600 members already signed on.

    use last.fm, your personal music collection, downloads, youtube, local music shops or pandora.. it really doesn't matter, but you are encouraged to listen to each genre or theme of music each week for at least an hour. Some may choose to listen for a day, others for the entire week. It's a great way to expand your musical horizons, and gain appreciation for World culture and history. Come join us !

    http://www.facebook.com/Epi.geeInc (this is me.. add me)

    see you there. :)

    Elijah
  • et la tournée continue! and the tour goes on! update

    24 May 2011, 09:53 by ladodoclem

    et la tournée continue! and the tour goes on!
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    20/06 MIRAMAS (13) – FESTIVAL NUITS METISSE
    21/06 AUBENAS (07) – FETE DE LA MUSIQUE
    23/06 PARIS (75) – LA PLAGE (GLAZART) + Kabbalah
    25/06 ST PATERNE RACAN (37) - FESTIVAL KAMPAGN'ARTS

    01/07 VOISIN LE BRETONNEUX (78) – FESTIVAL LA TOUR PRENDS L'AIR
    02/07 GRENOBLE (38) – COL DES MILLES + Zone Libre
    08/07 PONT DE VAUX (01) - FESTIVRAC
    10/07 LUBLIN (PL) – INNE BRZMIENIA FESTIVAL
    16/07 SALISBURY (UK) – LARMER TREE FESTIVAL + Asian Dub Foundation
    22/07 PORTO (PT) – FESTIVAL OLLIN KAN
    29/07 MONTREAL (QC) – FESTIVAL MEG MONTREAL / LION D'OR
    31/07 NEW YORK (US) – SUMMERSTAGE + Yemen Blues

    06/08 LOS ANGELES (US) - GRAND PERFORMANCES + Yemen Blues
    13/08 BUDAPEST (HU) – SZIGET FESTIVAL
    --------------------------------------------------------------
    à tout bientôt sur les routes! see you son on the road!

    *Check out nu album "Radio Babel" on soundcloud:



    Spread the word! peace, salam, shalom...

    available now in CD/LP @ CD1D: http://cd1d.com/fr/album/radio-babel
  • A WEEK OF: Contemporary, Experimental & Neo-Classical 1920-2011 JOIN IN !

    26 Mar 2011, 15:49 by epi_gee



    ____________________________________________________________________________________

    The WEEK of March 26th - APRIL FOOLS DAY: Contemporary, Experimental and Neo-Classical 1920-2010

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    The WEEK of April 2nd - April 8th: FILM SCORES and THEMES ... (T.V. and Movies) ...

    NO SOUNDTRACKS...

    SCORES AND THEME MUSIC ONLY...

    _____________________________________________________________________________________

    The WEEK of April 9th - April 15th: EASY LISTENING, EXOTICA and LOUNGE MUSIC ...

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    The WEEK of April 16th - April 22nd: JAPAN ! (Traditional and Contemporary music)

    ______________________________________________________________________________________

    The WEEK of April 23rd - April 29th: Friends charts and recommendations ... because last.fm took away the ability to play these lists, we will have to get creative. I suggest taking a few people from the group, and plugging in their top artists as radio .. all week long. I of course will be exploring the charts of diversity group regulars.

    ________________________________________________________________________________________

    The WEEK of April 30th - May 6th: A week of Extreme Electronics.. Martial Industrial, Noise, Harsh Noise, Rhythmic Noise, IDM, Glitch, EBM, Darkstep DnB, GABBER + Hardcore Techno ... and anything I missed.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=0EF9A6341A35CDBF[/youtube]
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    The WEEK of May 7th to May 13th: Instrument feature: THE SAXOPHONE

    JOIN DIVERSITY + KNOWLEDGE HERE



    JOIN DIVERSITY + KNOWLEDGE HERE

    If you read nothing else on this page at least check out our
    CURRENT DISCUSSIONS




    MEMBER QUOTES:

    "This group is filled with respect. :-) "

    "Forget the layout, this is the best group on the site regardless... mostly because of the 10 or so regular members. No other group on this site has any real value. "

    "please join us ... we listen to music from every corner of the Earth, every style known to (wo)man, and each era going back in time... we dont miss a thing :)

    THIS IS WHAT MANY OF US WERE LISTENING TO THE LAST 7 DAYS ... :



    Make your own dynamic tag cloud


    Please check out our "UNIQUE" charts ..

    Do you listen to Mac Dre back to back with Fleetwood Mac? Guy back to back with Buddy Guy? How about Kris Kristofferson back to back with Kris Kross? Do you have an extreme listening experience in music? Are you interested in expanding your musical horizons? Do you like music trivia and history?

    If you said yes to any of these questions, this group might be for you...



    Obviously it is not requirement to participate in order to join or be part of this group, BUT Participating in the featured listening is a fun way to expand our music knowledge and diversity ...



    JOIN DIVERSITY + KNOWLEDGE HERE

    1 genre per week listening :


    JOIN US IN LISTENING TO A DIFFERENT GENRE OR THEME EACH WEEK. STARTING FRIDAY AT MIDNIGHT (going into Saturday), A NEW GENRE WILL BE RANDOMLY CHOSEN FROM A LIST. This is a great way for all to discover new music, and share it with one another. Listen for an hour, or the entire week, but LISTEN. You will not regret it.

    NEW ADDITION ! We will now be choosing random participating members to pick a genre. During that week we will also check out that members charts + Local bands, and any music associated with the city/state/country where the chosen person lives.

    ROUND II ! is Here !


    For the second round of listening there will be a few changes, but the basic idea will stay the same.

    New changes include: multiple weeks for larger genres of music, group members choices, featured instruments, and featured artists. I will be picking 7-10 artists per week to highlight so that I can get back to more focused listening. I will post the artists in the comment box, not here. Members are welcome to pick all, some or none of the featured artists to highlight for themselves.

    6-21-10

    Another group I hope you all will become involved in:



    - THIS GROUP IS AN EXTENSION OF THE DIVERSITY GROUP HERE ON LAST.FM. ANYONE CAN USE IT, BUT THE IDEA IS THAT THE MEMBERS OF THE GROUP MAKE AN EFFORT AND PLAN IN PERSON GROUP MEETINGS AROUND THE WORLD ... We have been discussing the possibility of getting as many members of the group together in person for a European meeting and an American meeting in the next 1-3 years. More meetings will follow, in other parts of the World, but the first one must take place before the others can.
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    'IF YOU HAVE BEEN LISTENING TO FLEETWOOD MAC'S "RUMOURS' ALBUM WEEKLY SINCE 1977 !! AND YOU THINK DIVERSITY MEANS OCCASIONALLY GETTING OUT YOUR STEVIE NICKS 'BELLA DONNA' RECORD .. THIS GROUP MIGHT NOT BE FOR YOU'

    "IF YOU THINK HOWARD JONES IS A KIND OF BREAKFAST SAUSAGE, THIS GROUP IS DEFINITELY NOT FOR YOU !"

    "IF YOU THINK BOB MARLEY & THE WAILERS ARE THE FIRST AND ONLY GROUP TO PERFORM REGGAE MUSIC, THIS GROUP IS NOT FOR YOU"


    JOIN DIVERSITY + KNOWLEDGE HERE


    Tags: Extensive, Eclectic, Ecclectic, Variety, Musical, Collections, Varied, Diverse, Huge, Addicts, Music Junkies, Open Minded, Good Taste, Diversity, Diversity, Diversity, acceptance, broad-mindedness, impartiality, interest, assortment, dissimilarity, distinction, distinctiveness, divergence, diverseness, diversification, heterogeneity, medley, mixed bag, multeity, multifariousness, multiformity, multiplicity, range, unlikeness, variance, variegation, variousness, array, assortment, change, collection, combo, conglomeration, cross section, departure, discrepancy, disparateness, divergency, diversification, diversity, fluctuation, heterogeneity, incongruity, intermixture, many-sidedness, medley, miscellany, mishmash, mixed bag, mixture, modification, multifariousness, multiplicity, mélange, potpourri, range, shift, soup, stew, variance, variation


    JOIN DIVERSITY + KNOWLEDGE HERE
  • Watcha Clan "Radio Babel" Tour/Germany + Eastern Europe (Cz, Sk, Austria, Hungary...)

    22 Mar 2011, 09:03 by ladodoclem

    Watcha Clan "Radio Babel" Tour/Germany + Eastern Europe (Cz, Sk, Austria, Hungary...)

    To all our friends in Germany and Eastern Europe, here's some news!
    We're back, with our nu album "Radio Babel"
    available now in CD/LP in all Europe + digital download!

    29/03 BOCHUM (DE) – BANHOF LANGENDREER
    31/03 LEIPZIG (DE) – UT CONNEWITZ
    01/04 PRAG (CZ) – RETRO MUSIC CLUB
    02/04 VIENNA (AT) – OST KLUB
    04/04 BUDAPEST (HU) – A 38
    05/04 BRATISLAVA (SK) - DUNAJ
    07/04 TUBINGEN (DE) – SUDHAUS
    08/04 KARLSRUHE (DE) - TOLLHAUS
    09/04 FRIBURG (DE) – JAZZHAUS
    11/04 MANNHEIM (DE) – ALTE FEUERWACHE
    14/04 BERLIN (DE) – LIDO
    15/04 KASSEL (DE) – SCHLACHTHOF
    17/04 KOLN (DE) – GLORIA / RADIO SHOW TRAFICO ON FUNKHAUS EUROPA

    Spread the word, see you soon on the road!

    Peace from Marseille

    all the gigs here: http://www.watchaclan.com/tour.html
    and some fresh sounds here: http://soundcloud.com/watchaclan
    Official website: http://www.watchaclan.com/



    available now in CD/LP @ CD1D: http://cd1d.com/fr/album/radio-babel
  • "Radio Babel" enfin dans les bacs!

    14 Feb 2011, 11:21 by ladodoclem

    Ca y est, c'est aujourd'hui la sortie officielle du nouvel album de Watcha Clan "Radio Babel" en France!

    Disponible en magasin et sur CD1D,
    Fnac, et le 18 fevrier, sortie digitale en download dans le monde entier!
    Un petit avant-gout: Teaser On Soundcloud

    Tear down the wall- "We Are One":


    Passez le message!
    peace from Marseille
  • Soon Coming: Radio Babel / Watcha Clan's Nu Album

    24 Jan 2011, 09:43 by ladodoclem

    Soon Coming: Radio Babel / Watcha Clan's Nu Album

    Hi there, here's some good news for 2011!
    Nu Watcha Clan's Album "Radio Babel" will be available soon:
    -14th Feb: France+Worldwide on digital.
    -18th March in Europe.

    For those who wanna taste a bit of this new sound, here's a teaser:
    On Soundcloud: http://thurly.net/0q81
    On Mixcloud: http://thurly.net/0q82

    and also many gigs this spring in France, Germany, Austria, Czech, Hungary, Uk... , all the tour dates here: http://www.myspace.com/watchaclan

    and here's an "avant gout" in live, with the track Hasnaduro :




    Spread the word.
    Peace From Marseille!!!