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January 27, 2023

The Dhol Foundation LIVE at WOMAD 2022. Music Press Asia
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Womad Festival 2022: From Afghanistan to Korea

Acts to watch at the 40th anniversary of the festival – featuring a rich and eclectic lineup of world music and alternative acts hailing from the region of the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. The British music festival that continues to inspire the world music genre is turning 40. Held at Charlton Park in south-east London, the headliners…

World Music Central Selects 30 Best Albums of 2021

Music and poem expressing nature and our communication with them have always been a spiritual endeavor for many. And World Music has always been the genre that represents most holistically…

Daryana Antipova selects Khoomei Beat Best Album of 2021. Music Press Asia
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Indonesia Band HIVI! Campaign #MakinCakapDigital

Indonesia’s Ministry of Communication and Informatics launched National Digital Literacy Movement (GNLD) Siberkreasi in a collaboration with band HIVI! to promote digital literacy, targeting Gen Z audiences. In total, there…

HIVI! Indonesia Campaign MakinCakapDigital. Music Press Asia

Avex Reissued Ayumi Hamasaki’s Trance Masterpieces

Available for download and streaming for the first time is Ayumi Hamasaki’s trance remixes by prominent DJs including Moogwai, Ferry Corsten, Armin van Buuren, and Above & Beyond. Shout out…

Ayumi Hamasaki announced Asian tour for year 2021 and 2022. Music Press Asia
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Porto in Portugal to play host to Worldwide Music Expo WOMEX 2021. Music Press Asia
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Portugal to Host Worldwide Music Expo WOMEX 2021

WOMEX – Worldwide Music Expo – is the most international music meeting in the world and the biggest conference of the global music scene. From the 27th to the 31st of October, the expo debuts its first Portuguese edition in Porto, Portugal. Along with the trade fair to be held at Alfândegam, WOMEX also features talks, films and showcase concerts…

Leaf Yeh To Perform At 2021 World Music Festival

Taiwan World Music Festival returns to Taipei this weekend with an explosive program featuring exciting acts from the region. Singer-Songwriter Leaf Yeh has recently attracted major buzz in Taiwan and…

Leaf Yeh Set to Sing at World Music Festival Taiwan. Music Press Asia

Encyclopedia of Musical Instruments

Perhaps the most striking feature of all is its overarching methodised principle. With musical instruments arranged along a timeline, the book provides from beginning to finish, from earliest to most…

Artbook World Musical Instruments by Pepin Press. Music Press Asia
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