Hotter than July 2017 World Music Festival in videos

This year, the festival has been organised by Improvised Music Company, Big Bang Festival and Dublin City Council. Unfortunately, on the day, it was pretty rainy, so I missed part of it for this reason! ☔ However, I listened and filmed the last 3 bands who performed at the event! 😃😉 If any of you have filmed other bands, …

How to podcast for musicians

What is podcasting? Podcasts are episodic series of digital audio files which users can subscribe to much like you subscribe to blogs. In fact often podcasts are distributed through a blog. You can either instruct your reader to download new podcasts whenever they become available or manually choose which podcasts you want to download by clicking a link …

Nigerian b-boy music in videos

Today, I’m going to share with you some mixed tapes for break dancing from Nigerian artists. But before doing so, if you don’t know yet the general origins of b-boy music and dance themselves, just have a read at these articles  http://www.globaldarkness.com/articles/history%20of%20breaking.htm http://breakdancingninja.com/bboy_history.html In Nigeria, Hip-hop music and dance only began to gain popularity in …

Fundraising gigs’campaign for abortion rights (IE)

For those who do not live in Ireland, you may not know that still up to today abortion isn't allowed under most circumstances. Women are discouraged to abort regardless of circumstances and must travel to UK or other EU countries if they want to abort. The gigs took place last Friday 10th March 2017 at …

Don’t miss the Varekai’s Cirque du Soleil show!

If you have missed the Varekai show yesterday (Friday 10th February 2017), do not worry because Le Cirque du Soleil is having several touring dates in pretty much each city! Right now, they are touring in Europe, so if you'd like to watch their live performance, book your tickets on Ticketmaster: http://listings.ticketmaster.co.uk/cirquedusoleil I took these …

Various music styles benefit concerts to end homelessness

I attended the 'Home Sweet Home' Benefit concerts on Friday 20th January 2017 at Sin é pub, Dublin 1 (Ireland) to raise funds for homeless people in Ireland.   Apart from contributing to a wonderful cause, I enjoyed discovering new bands and singers-songwriters 🤓! The event is organised over 2 nights: Friday 20th and Saturday 21st …

Music Without Borders – live concerts (2016)

First of all, before I start talking about the event I attended and sharing with you videos, I'd like to wish you all a Merry Christmas ⛄️❄️! The charity event in aid of Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) took place on Friday 23rd December 2016 at the beautiful and cozy Workman's Club pub in Dublin (Ireland) 🔥. There …

How to become a technically good singer

vocal range in treble key

As I usually like discovering new music, dance styles and techniques in video formats, I came across some really interesting videos about vocal techniques and how to use your voice effectively to sing better, while sparing your voice. So, for those who aren't familiar with vocal techniques and notes, I'd recommend you to start reading this …

History of brazilian Baile Funk music and dance

Have you heard of Baile Funk? Baile Funk is a big mix of different music styles. To have a better understanding of this music and dance style, I'd like you to have a read at this comprehensive wikipedia article on the topic: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Funk_carioca Want to hear how it sounds or how people dance on it? …

Eclectic DJ and reggae band at Favela Chic Paris (2016)

This was a rather unplanned night out I went for on Wednesday 25th May 2016. Had dinner across the street and was attracted to this bar and restaurant. So, I came in and must say this was a great idea!   This 'Favela Chic' club isn't only playing - as the name suggests - Brazilian …