posts tagged ireland

12/14/17 // Music In Exile

‘Irganda’ focuses on the dire environmental predicaments that Malians face on a daily basis. It’s a defiant plea for reflection & action! | listen

12/7/17 // Cheat And Start A Fight

‘Maloya’ by Alma Negra has a broad range of ethnic rhythms, far out vocal chops and even a grainy, tape-saturated kick drum to boot! | listen

11/30/17 // African Vibration

There’s an amazing & very atypical vibe on ‘Hinde.’ The track sounds more like moody desert music than something born from the Kenyan coast! | listen

11/23/17 // Rise Up

Hook & Crook’ finds Amayo flying to the peak of Kilimanjaro “to gain an outer worldly perspective” He finds the need to “detach, detach” | listen

11/16/17 // Résistance

‘Bamako’ is about dispelling the negative image of Africa by describing something everyone can relate to – going out on a Saturday night! | listen

11/9/17 // Music For The People, By The People, With The People

B.C.U.C.’s incantations look social & identity questions in the face. They refuse to belong to a specific movement or be put into a box! | listen

11/2/17 // Diasporadical

‘Mr. Debtor’ will take you deeper into the groove, coming through with a beautifully dubwise groove to fill the air! So hot! | listen

10/26/17 // Rhythm Masters

On “Abandon Property,” Oghene Kologbo’s rich, oaky, finely aged vocals provide rugged counterpoint to Tony Allen’s lightly-skipping rhythm! | listen

10/19/17 // Worldwide Soul

Formed in 2011, Ajate plays a unique blend of afro-groove dance music mixed w/ Japanese traditional festival music called Ohayashi! | listen

10/4/17 // Week of 10/04/17

Yes, yes. Back on the scene again. Tampa, thank you. I had the time of my life last week visiting Tampa. Shoutout to all the artists who came down to rock at Crowbar in Ybor City. BTR we are here. Catch World Hip Hop on Wednesday from now on, with me crazy DJ Bazarro. Let's go!!! | listen

9/21/17 // Week of 09/21/17

Oumou Sangaré’s voice is a soulful joy, soaring to high notes and resounding with a husky richness! Enjoy Jose Marquez’s remix of her track! | listen

6/22/17 // Whitewashing Illegal Immigration

Putting a face on a problem always helps it stand out. But in America, a white face works best. | read

5/4/17 // Week of 05/04/17

If, as the great Fela Kuti once said ‘music is the weapon,’ then you’ll need to wear armor to withstand the full sonic force of L.A.C.! | listen

3/30/17 // Week of 03/30/17

While visiting Kinshasa James Brown dubbed Verckys, Mr. Dynamite. Notorious for being one of Congo’s most ruthless business men, the legendary musician was a powerhouse | listen

3/17/17 // Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Duit!

Happy Saint Patrick's Day: The Mighty Irish of New York City join the celebration of cultural heritage in the Big Apple! | read

2/2/17 // Music Video Premiere of CHILLEMI’s Single “Child Of The Earth”

Brian Chillemi, aka CHILLEMI, released a scenic and tranquil music video for his single “Child Of The Earth” filled with breathtaking Irish scenery--it'll get you lost & wondering. | read

9/12/16 // "To Do List” by Dott

Dott is an indie pop band based in Galway, Ireland, who we last caught up with on BTR Live Studio, when they visited NYC to play our CMJ show a couple of years back. The quartet’s primary songwriter… | watch

8/29/16 // “Slow One” by Dott

Dott is an indie pop band based in Galway, Ireland, who we last caught up with on BTR Live Studio, when they visited NYC to play our CMJ show a couple of years back. The quartet’s primary songwriter… | watch

5/9/16 // Brittany Tedesco

This week we chat with BTRtoday's own contributing writer Brittany Tedesco about her upcoming trip to Egypt and her study abroad year in Australia! | listen

3/28/16 // Gotta Keep Movin

This week we're chatting with Emma Higgins, the fantastic creator of the travel website and print magazine: Gotta Keep Movin. | listen

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