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OUT NOW! Music + Travel Worldwide: 12 Cities / 12 Scenes

In Music+Travel Worldwide our expert guides take a musical tour around the globe. Check out our sound sampler before you buy the book…   Jazz Land: Chicago by Peter Margasak Jazz Hometown Hero: Ken Vandermark and the Ken Vandermark 5     Click to hear 11 more… Read More »

Inside Eithiopop

Most Americans got their first taste of Ethiopop from ‘Broken Flowers‘ the 2005 Jim Jarmusch film which featured a soundtrack by Ethiopian jazz legend Mulatu Astatke.   Trained in the UK and the US, Astatke’s unique style gave birth to a new type of Ethopian music, one that blended jazz and Latin music with his country’s signature sound, combining a ... Read More »


Listen up and look out … Music+Travel Worldwide is coming! The latest from Museyon Guides, Music+Travel tours the globe searching for the freshest sounds coolest scenes, and it hits bookstores this October. Visit 12 cities from Beijing to Buenos Aires, from Addis Ababa to Australia. There you’ll discover the sounds of experimental music, new cumbia, Ethiopop, art rock and much, ... Read More »

Swing Shifts: Addis Ababa

Journey back 1,500 years to the birth of music in Ethiopia, explore modern-day Addis Ababa and discover a sound that has influenced artists from Bob Marley to Common. Mikael Awake is your guide to Ethiopop — a genre that emerged when artists like Mulatu Astatke blended jazz, bebop and blues with a sexy, lilting Ethopian sensibility. Want to hear today’s ... Read More »

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