What are some of the most ludicrous exhortations in pop music? [more inside]
Help me ID this vintage Brazilian tropicalia (???) song! [more inside]
I have need for a large and strange batch of audio translations. As a newbie to this game, please help me zero in on market specifics. [more inside]
One week in Africa: Benin, Ghana, or Burkina Faso? [more inside]
Persian music aficionados, tell me what you know about Golhaye Rangarang
. [more inside]
Romanian speakers, get your radio ears on.
What's she singing
? I'm trying to discern the name of this folk tune.
(nb.: Radio Romania itself is useless for this. No e-mail contact info on their Web site and no links or information to the "Skylark" radio program.)
Bulgarian speakers: What song is this? [more inside]
Yes, I'm back with yet another song ID in a foreign tongue
... [more inside]
Yet another one of my crazy shortwave-radio song ID requests, this time (I believe) in Portuguese. Please check it out. [more inside]
I have a strange affection for the syrupy, slightly outdated, epic-sounding vocal pop of female singers like Eleni Vitali
(Greece), Selda Bagcan
(Turkey), Lata Mangeshkar
(India), and the like. Who else would you recommend in this line? [more inside]
Okay, Hive Ear. Identify this Bulgarian tune. [more inside]
: Ethnomusicologists and Middle Eastern-music fans, can you identify this song
? And, in any case, can you tell me more about the style of music to which it belongs?
I taped this song
off of Foni tis Elladas [Voice of Greece]
, the Greek shortwave radio station. Aficionados, any clue as to what the first song in the clip might be? (Perhaps the announcer tells you at 00:58...)
So, a huge flock of very famous singing Bulgarians
is about to show up on my continental doorstep
... How do I put together a non-pocket-busting concert in a major city
on what amounts to virtually no notice? Fundraisers-on-a-dime, rest assured, there's [more inside]
Where in the San Francisco/Berkeley area can I get a truly good selection of Bulgarian music?
(By which I mean a BulgarianCDs.com-style selection, not the usual Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares stuff. HMV/Tower-type places probably don't apply.)