World Music Thread

Yes. What about Irish songstress Enya?

Good q - it seems that anything sufficiently assimilated into Western culture isn’t world music anymore. Depends on how traditional the Celtic is.

A garage rock band from Thailand would be world music, but a garage rock band from Australia wouldn’t?

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If the garage band from Thailand sings in English, is it still considered “world music”? William Onyeabor comes to mind. Is his Nigerian pop music considered world? Or just pop/funk?

This compilation is very chill

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This Brazilian bop is my fav

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Cross-posting Los Amigos Invisible from the :fire: funk and soul thread. Check em out.

This came on randomly today, and the intro is sampled on “Preben Goes to Acapulco” by Todd Terje.

Bopping to this right now

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Bopping to this

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I forgot how good this song was