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Navigating Calicountry

Pappy & Harriet's Pioneertown Palace, Pioneertown, California

In Music+Travel Worldwide, Jessica Hundley is your guide to all things Calicountry. It’s the sound of the American West, of adventure and cowboys and the wide open spaces, a sound filled with the heartache of the great wide open. California’s brand of country music got its start with Roy Rogers, and by the 1960s L.A. acts like Gram Parsons had ... Read More »

Music for a Rainy Day

  ‘She Brings the Rain,’ by Can. From the 1970 album ‘Soundtracks.’ Introduced by Brian Eno.   Krautrock kings Can formed in Cologne, Germany in 1968, changing the face of rock ‘n’ roll music with their experimental brand of minimalist avant-garde rock. The song ‘She Brings the Rain’ first appeared on 1970′s ‘Soundtracks’, an album that marked a sea change ... Read More »

Making Music, Making Change

Salvador, Brazil

We’ve been hearing a lot recently about Brazilian artist Carlinhos Brown. So we were psyched to see a story in the ‘New York Times’, about how the singer-songwriter-percussionist has changed his neighborhood of in Salvador, Brazil’s third-largest city. Reporting from Candyall Ghetto Square, the Candeal Pequeno studio where Brown records with his percussion band Timbalada, the Times talked to Brown ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Siobhan O’Leary

Tiergarten

In Music+Travel Worldwide‘s guide to Berlin, Siobhan O’Leary takes you a tour of all things electronic. With the weekend on our minds, she gave us her picks for the city’s coolest clubs and the best bet for 6 a.m. döner kebabs. After the jump, Siobhan talks techno and gives us the scoop on everything from her favorite festival to her ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Nick Frisch

Drum Tower, Dianmenwai St., Beijing, China

Music lover and Fulbright scholar Nick Frisch went to Beijing to become immersed in China’s emerging music scene. In our guide to Music+Travel Worldwide, he shares what he learned with you. We caught up with the globe-hopping journalist for the downlow on this up-and-coming scene where Eastern and Western traditions are meeting in innovative ways. Find out more about Nick, ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Alexandra Ivanoff

Alexandra Ivanoff

It’s time to check in with Alexandra Ivanoff, our guide to Istanbul’s thriving classical music scene. Not only is Alexandra an accomplished performer in opera, musical theater, film and jazz with degrees from the Eastman School of Music and Yale University, she’s also a contributor to major mags like Time Out Istanbul and Andante. As if that weren’t enough, she’s ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Peter Margasak

The Hungry Brain

On today’s episode of Meet Museyon let’s all give a warm welcome to Peter Margasak, our man in Chicago. He’s the guy behind the Chicago Reader’s music-minded Post No Bills blog, and a “brutally honest” critic with an encyclopedic knowledge of music. In Music+Travel Worldwide, he’s your guide to the ins and outs of the city’s legendary jazz scene. Find out ... Read More »

Meet Museyon: Alina Simone

AlinaSimone

On today’s episode of Meet Museyon, let’s say hello — or should that be привет — to Alina Simone. Alina is our guide to Moscow, St. Petersburg, and chanson, the soulful sound that grew from the Russian gulag. She’s also an accomplished singer songwriter. Meet Alina, hear her music and discover her favorite Soviet sounds (with tons of videos), after ... Read More »

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