Category Archives: Archipelagos

The Music-Hating Archipelagos

Ras Natty Baby – Let it Be Love (from Seggae Time 1999) My Madagascar music obsession wandered east once and I ended up on the islands home to both the Dodo bird and the strange French-speaking rastafarian sound of Seggae. … Continue reading

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Bellowed Creole

Unknown Artist – Minina Si Bu Dan n’ta CorĂ© Mo (from Cap-Vert Un Archipel de Musique) Real strange accordion driven track from the Cape Verde islands (or island really, people only live on one of them) that’s kind of permanently … Continue reading

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Music of Micronesia

The Musicians of Micronesian – The Spirit of Micronesia (1995) I was reading a bit on the group of islands known as Micronesia a few months back and the search for music from this crazy place begun. I am interested … Continue reading

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