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World music NL!

sat 15 oct 2016 02:00 

Dutch world music genres, compiled by Rein Spoorman.


World music NL! Episode 24: Dutch Delta Sounds 2016



CD cover Dutch Delta Sounds


World music NL! is a series of broadcast on the variety of Dutch-made music genres that fall under the wide umbrella of world music.

In this episode, the promotion of the album ‘Dutch Delta Sounds 2016’


On 7 and 8 September 2016, the World Music Forum NL celebrated its ten-year anniversary with the Dutch Delta Sounds festival. On the bank of the Amsterdam river the IJ, at Bimhuis and Paradiso Noord, music from all over the Netherlands sounded. There was an elaborate conference programme with keynotes, panel discussions, presentations, network sessions, speed-dates and film screenings.

The associating promotion of the album ‘Dutch Delta Sounds 2016’ is released with recruiting lyrics in the internationally renowned world music magazine Songlines Magazine (november edition).


01. NO Blues ‘The World Keeps Turning’ 3:45

Oh Yeah Habibi (CRS)

100% arabicana: Mix of the Oriental taqsim with American folk and blues.


02. Ahaddaf Quartet ‘Nahawand’ 5:37

Spoken Soul (TimeVibes)

Roots & routes: The alchemy of ud and double bass, intertwined with percussion and piano is their unique trademark


03. Ronald Snijders ‘Madiba’ 4:13

The Nelson & Djosa Sessions (V2)

Funky flute & Suri jazz: Flute player/ composer Ronald Snijders distilles his unique sound from the multi-musical Surinamese spring.


04. Nils Fischer & Timbazo ‘Sabor a Bombón’ 4:59

Rumberas a Montón (Timbazo Productions)

Timba muy explosiva: Nils Fischer, one of Europe’s best percussionists, with a excellent line-up, including three sublime salsa singers.


05. Tiltan ‘Lev Shel Perach Adom’ 4:22

A Road Less Traveled (Kululush Records)

A compelling roadmovie for the ear, influenced by the Middle East, Eastern Europe and South America.


06. Göksel Yilmaz Ensemble ‘Maryam Maryamti’ 3:55

Kan Zaman (Göksel Yilmaz Ensemble)

Journey through the Orient: a rich repertoire of Turkish, Syrian, Lebanese and own compositions filled with jazz and blues influences.


07. Shishani & Namibian Tales ‘Savannah Blue’ 5:52

ltaala (Mundus Production)

Flamboyant singer-songwriter Shishani brings adventorous songs of Afro-European origins accompanied by the cello, kora, mbira and percusslon.


08. Carel Kraayenhof Ensemble ‘Aleppo’ 3:30

Liberación (Bando Dreams)

Top-notch tango: Bandonion virtuoso Carel Kraayenhof is also one of the world’s greatest tango composers.


09. The Dubbeez ‘Hangover’ 4:37

Dubby EP (The Dubbeez)

Vital vintage reggae: This young Amsterdam dub-reggae formation proves good reggae is timeless.


10. Voodrish ‘Ceçi n’est pas du Reggae’ 4:44

The Whims of Mr Hoogeloon (Voodrish)

Virtuoso and tempting: an edgy cross-over of reggae, drum ‘n bass, balkan, jazz and classical.


11. Rabasa ‘Corveta’ 3:40

Ora Ta Pasa (Coast to Coast)

From Rotterdam, the harbour of Cape ‘verdianen in diaspora’ Rabasa is conquering the world with acousticly played coladeira, funaná and morna.


12. Rumbatá Beat Band ‘Wikileaks’ 4:46

Once Again (Camina Records)

Latin with a beat: Peppery Latin, seasoned with jazz and swing.


13. Minyeshu ‘Yikerta’ 5:16

Yeselam Ayer (Minyeshu)

Ethiopic blend, the best of two worlds: Soul food from a world star to be.


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