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ArturoAce.
Feb 27th, 2012, 10:50 PM
I have to do an Ethnographic CD review...and I don't know what to choose. Some recommendations would be nice! :)

delicatecutter
Feb 27th, 2012, 10:58 PM
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51T0dPnH2rL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

ArturoAce.
Feb 27th, 2012, 11:03 PM
Thanks checking out the album right now.. :yeah:

delicatecutter
Feb 27th, 2012, 11:09 PM
I don't know what you meant by non-Western though. :sobbing:

ArturoAce.
Feb 27th, 2012, 11:16 PM
Basically, not American, as far as I understand.

Cibo Matto's kinda complicated since they're NY based and all of their popularity was mostly in the US. But they do have Shibuya-kei influences, obviously because they're Japanese. I'll just get a list and run them by my professor.

I still like the album so far though. Very Bjork-esque and sounds a but like CSS from Brazil. :)

delicatecutter
Feb 27th, 2012, 11:35 PM
I love the whole album but especially Birthday Cake and Sugar Water. :hearts:

Albireo
Feb 28th, 2012, 02:32 AM
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/516r32T6ArL._SL500_AA280_.jpg

Breathtaking.

ArturoAce.
Feb 28th, 2012, 02:50 AM
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/516r32T6ArL._SL500_AA280_.jpg

Breathtaking.

thanks! :)

each track is so long :eek:

Stamp Paid
Feb 28th, 2012, 03:08 AM
I don't know what you meant by non-Western though. :sobbing:http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lmanr0gKDY1qavmeoo1_500.gif
Then I'm sure you don't know what ethnographic means either.

Stamp Paid
Feb 28th, 2012, 03:08 AM
Yutaka - Breath of Night

njnetswill
Feb 28th, 2012, 03:32 AM
Harmony by Sa Dingding (萨顶顶)

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ArturoAce.
Feb 28th, 2012, 04:42 AM
Yutaka - Breath of Night

Thanks. :)
I can't really find background bio/info on them though. :lol:

ArturoAce.
Feb 28th, 2012, 04:45 AM
Harmony by Sa Dingding (萨顶顶)

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thank you!
some unique sounding chants going on. :yeah:

Stamp Paid
Feb 28th, 2012, 04:47 AM
Would the Drawing Restraint 9 Soundtrack count as Western music? :p

ArturoAce.
Feb 28th, 2012, 04:52 AM
Would the Drawing Restraint 9 Soundtrack count as Western music? :p

No, I wouldn't think so. I want to stay away from Bjork though, I want to dig into new/unfamiliar grounds. I was considering Sigur Ros too but I couldn't make it through their album. :p

Stamp Paid
Feb 28th, 2012, 04:57 AM
Oh ok, I got you. Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
You mind if I ask what class this is? Is it an anthropology of music class?

ArturoAce.
Feb 28th, 2012, 05:06 AM
Oh ok, I got you. Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
You mind if I ask what class this is? Is it an anthropology of music class?

:lol: It's cool, feel free to shoot ideas anytime; my due date is March 17th.

It's an ethnomusicology course called Global Pop.

Patrick S
Feb 28th, 2012, 08:25 AM
I like Chthonic, a Taiwanese melodic black metal band.

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delicatecutter
Feb 28th, 2012, 01:10 PM
http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lmanr0gKDY1qavmeoo1_500.gif
Then I'm sure you don't know what ethnographic means either.

No. I only have a 12th grade education.

Albireo
Feb 28th, 2012, 05:42 PM
:lol: It's cool, feel free to shoot ideas anytime; my due date is March 17th.

It's an ethnomusicology course called Global Pop.

OK, that's my suggestion out of the running then (it's not pop).

How about something by Yothu Yindi (an Australian Aboriginal group)? Or some Algerian raï?

Albireo
Feb 28th, 2012, 05:43 PM
Here's a great one:

http://www.allmusic.com/album/aisha-kandishas-jarring-effects-r210418

pov
Feb 28th, 2012, 05:54 PM
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51T0dPnH2rL._SL500_AA300_.jpg
What?? That's a totally Western album in every way anyone could think of.

pov
Feb 28th, 2012, 05:56 PM
Is reggae considered Western music?

pov
Feb 28th, 2012, 05:58 PM
Check out some rai.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ra%C3%AF#Selected_list_of_ra.C3.AF_musicians

donellcarey
Feb 28th, 2012, 07:13 PM
D'Sound, I dunno if they count. It's a band from Norway and their music is called "Acid Jazz".

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Qil2S6aEL._SS500_.jpg

Doublehearted is my fave album of them.

ArturoAce.
Feb 28th, 2012, 10:02 PM
I like Chthonic, a Taiwanese melodic black metal band.

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Thanks for the suggestion. :cool:

OK, that's my suggestion out of the running then (it's not pop).

How about something by Yothu Yindi (an Australian Aboriginal group)? Or some Algerian raï?

It's not the western definition of "pop." Just think in terms of "World Music"- which can be genre's.
And thanks I'll check those out.

Here's a great one:

http://www.allmusic.com/album/aisha-kandishas-jarring-effects-r210418

Thanks, listening to it right now. :)

Is reggae considered Western music?

No, African diaspora music isn't. Anything in particular? ...there's a lot of reggae out there. :lol:

Check out some rai.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ra%C3%AF#Selected_list_of_ra.C3.AF_musicians

thanks!

D'Sound, I dunno if they count. It's a band from Norway and their music is called "Acid Jazz".

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Qil2S6aEL._SS500_.jpg

Doublehearted is my fave album of them.

Thanks. Just heard a snippet; sounds like The Cardigans + 90's Spice Girls & the like + Estelle. :yeah: They're very western though, I don't know if I could pull off a 6 pager about them.

ArturoAce.
Feb 28th, 2012, 10:07 PM
Btw, are any of you guys familiar with Ana Tijoux? I heard two songs and they are great! :hearts: ...even though I only understand every other word. :lol:

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Dawn Marie
Feb 29th, 2012, 03:37 AM
Well I like Dido and MS Dynamite. Dido's 2nd and MS Dynamite first. kinda old music but good music

Anything byDeep Forest. Very Surreal and beautiful

donellcarey
Feb 29th, 2012, 03:39 AM
Well I like Dido and MS Dynamite. Dido's 2nd and MS Dynamite first. kinda old music but good music

Anything byDeep Forest. Very Surreal and beautiful

Deep Forest's music is beautiful.

Papillon.
Feb 29th, 2012, 11:01 AM
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ArturoAce.
Mar 1st, 2012, 07:40 AM
Thanks guys! Keep em coming! :D

Beat
Mar 1st, 2012, 09:35 AM
i'm not a specialist, but artists that could be filed under "world music" that i enjoy: Warsaw Village Band, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Mercedes Sosa, some stuff by Lhasa de Sela, Le Mystère des voix Bulgares, Hazmat Modine, Yungchen Lhamo, Miriam Makeba, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. hope you find something you like :)

http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51T0dPnH2rL._SL500_AA300_.jpg

this album is AMAZING! but yeah, their music is very western methinks.

deep forest are from france. that's just a kitschy pastiche of world music for people to listen to while they're looking at the photographs of the rain forest they bought at IKEA.

So Disrespectful
Mar 1st, 2012, 09:47 AM
Electric Sufi by Dhafer Youssef :worship:

ArturoAce.
Mar 1st, 2012, 10:55 PM
i'm not a specialist, but artists that could be filed under "world music" that i enjoy: Warsaw Village Band, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Mercedes Sosa, some stuff by Lhasa de Sela, Le Mystère des voix Bulgares, Hazmat Modine, Yungchen Lhamo, Miriam Makeba, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. hope you find something you like :)



this album is AMAZING! but yeah, their music is very western methinks.

deep forest are from france. that's just a kitschy pastiche of world music for people to listen to while they're looking at the photographs of the rain forest they bought at IKEA.

:lol: exactly what I thought while I was listening to them last night.
thanks for the suggestions btw! :)

Electric Sufi by Dhafer Youssef :worship:

listening to right now... :)

donellcarey
Mar 1st, 2012, 11:15 PM
http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_jyRq5_YuGD8/Sglvq9tLkKI/AAAAAAAAFso/0q40y9gNuOo/s400/cover.jpg

Alondra Bentley "Ashfield Avenue"

I personally LOVE this album, it's folk. And I just found out that this girl is Spaniard:lol:

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My favorite of this album.