is the name of a gorgeous, long-running group from Zanzibar. Twinned accordions, khanoun, oud, violins, dapper clothes…
Here’s a nice quote on that complicated kultur dance: the tourist stampede
“Their CD-releases have made the name Culture Musical Club known to audiences throughout the world, so much so that rehearsals in their clubhouse have become somewhat of a tourist attraction.
This, however, does not interfere with the first and foremost aim of their social gathering – namely to enjoy music and ‘to be moved’ by it, as the original meaning of the word “taarab” implies.”
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Culture Musical Club Kidumbaki pt. 1 Shime!
Bass Clef vs Kasai Allstars The Incident at Mbuji-Mayi Tradi-Mods vs. Rockers: Alternative Takes on Congotronics (V/A)
Skeat Dumelang Radioclit presents: The Sound of Club Secousse
Chllngr vs De Tropix People Dem Shouting EXCLUSIVE YEP
Maga Bo Fire feat Xuman Archipelagoes
Banana Clipz War Dem Want
Amazigh Berber track! Les Meilleures Chansons Amazighia Atassia Selecetionnees Atlassiat
Afrocubism Jarabi Afrocubism lyrics excerpt: Everybody chooses their own love Everybody chooses their own love I have chosen my own love Love is like electricity Love is like a disease….
Ranil y Su Conjunto Tropical Andalucia Ranil’s Jungle Party
Kanye West Gorgeous ft. Kid Cudi & Raekwon My Beatiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Oudaden track 2 live album, 2010