Innovator of the Senegalese popular music form Mbalax (pronounced UMM-BAL-LAAKH). The genre blends the Griot tradition of West Africa (praise singers and historians associated with royalty), Afro-Caribbean music, and African-American popular music. N'Dour began performing at the age of 12. He has si
Stiff Little Fingers began bombing great music in the 70's while outlasting bombs in Ireland during the endless Religious Wars (Protestant vs. Catholic). SLF are an unbreakable backbone in the Punk movement, inspiring every political mouth behind a microphone, SLF expressed what life was like in Belf
One half of the now defunct Death From Above 1979, Sebastien Grainger has branched out from the dance-punk sound of DFA1979 and taken a more organic approach to producing music.
His debut solo album "Sebastien Grainger & The Mountains", released in October 2008, is full of emotion and complexity,
I am a musical performer and scholar of music and dance. I am currently completing my master's degree in Ethnomusicology. I study and perform regularly on bass (both electric and upright), as well as Morin Khuur (Horse-Head Fiddle, from Inner Mongolia). While I primarily play jazz, I have experience