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A daily spotlight on international musical artists and trends. Created by host Marco Werman, the Global Hit features interviews with musicians, critics and deejays around the globe.
||Judge by day, musician by night. That's what this guy does for a living in Niger||When the sun goes down, Judge Hamadal Moumine of Niger picks up a guitar and hits the stage with his band, Tal National — sometimes for hours. But he says we shouldn't be surprised by his unique combo of professions.||17/4/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||Twin sisters follow their dad's Buena Vista Social Club roots into Afro-Caribbean music||Lisa-Kiandé and Naomi Diaz are twins and daughters of the late Cuban musician and Buena Vista Social Club member, Miguel "Anga" Diaz. The sisters are now following in their dad's footsteps and their shared Yoruba heritage. Their self-titled album is call||13/4/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||One Love: Obama, in Jamaica, pays respects to reggae superstar Bob Marley||President Obama is the first president since Reagan to visit Jamaica. And one of the first stops he made was to pay respects to a Reggae legend.||9/4/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||This musician wants to follow Frank Sinatra — who he claims was the first 'techno-singer'||Mocky, a Canadian musician, wants to get back to basics and make futuristic music without the use of computer-generated sounds. He wants to follow the example of Frank Sinatra who he says was the first "techno-singer."||7/4/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||Does it make a difference when musicians boycott?||Wilco has announced that the band was cancelling its Indiana show because of the new "religious objections" law. But can musician boycotts bring political change?||2/4/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||Meet the harmonium king of Queens, New York||Mindra Sahadeo, an Indo-Guyanese musician who now lives in New York, has found a niche bringing the city’s harmoniums back to life. It's a way to connect to his Indian heritage and fill his shared apartment with music.||1/4/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||The six-second drum solo that has been used a thousand times||Musicians like Prodigy, Oasis, Jay-Z and Amy Winehouse have used the so-called "Amen break," a decades-old six-second drum solo from a soul band named The Winstons. But that widespread usage never brought the band much fame or money — until now.||31/3/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||An Irish priest wows wedding guests with his version of 'Hallelujah.' Now he has a record contract.||During a wedding in Ireland last year, Father Ray Kelly stepped to the microphone and sang a version of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." One attendee posted the performance on You Tube, and now Kelly has a record contract and his debut album has been release||30/3/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||This musician has a half-billion video views. So who the hell is he?||He's sold millions of albums in Europe and is an internet star. Kanye West and Lorde have collaborated with him, and President Obama has one of his CDs. He's Belgian hip hop artist Stromae, whose Rwandan father was killed in that nation's genocide and is||27/3/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
||Mali's Songhoy Blues are making music in exile||They left northern Mali because music was banned by Islamic extremists. Now Songhoy Blues is bringing their flavor of desert blues to the world.||26/3/2015||Gratis||Vedi in iTunes|
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- Categoria: Musica
- Lingua: Inglese
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