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The other New Orleans soundtrack

This Southern city is well-known as the birthplace of jazz, but its voice and beat manifest in a staggeringly diverse set of musical genres.
Read more… 22 February 2012

Austin’s musical heartbeat

Get charged up in the live music capital of the world, with more than 200 venues and thousands of musicians to choose from.
Read more… 06 February 2012

Philadelphia’s musical roots

Pennsylvania’s largest city – more famously known as the birthplace of American independence – is home to a surprising mix of pioneering artists and new sounds.
Read more… 03 February 2012


Buenos Aires’ must-see music event

Every Monday a mix of locals, expats and tourists dance to the hypnotic rhythms of La Bomba Del Tiempo, a percussion-based band that improvises each of their shows.
Read more… 18 January 2012

The Passport blog

Australia’s annual rock ‘n’ roll pilgrimage

Each year, thousands of Elvis fans and impersonators flock to the town of Parkes, 365km west of Sydney, for a festival dedicated to the legendary American singer.
Read more… 13 January 2012

Musical destination: Tromso, Norway

Experience the magic of music and environment in the Arctic Circle, where melodies play alongside of the Northern lights.
Read more… 07 December 2011

The tango Buenos Aires tourists never see

After the touristy dinner shows conclude each night, the dancers migrate to community centres and dance halls to join in one of multiple milongas taking place.
Read more… 23 November 2011

India’s indie music scene

Mumbai is laying claim to a growing independent music scene; a welcome alternative to the high-end, dress-to-impress scene that is typical of the city’s glitzy cocktail bars.
Read more… 09 November 2011

Musical destinations: Taipei, Taiwan

Experience a truly international city of diverse cultures, exquisite food and a rapidly developing classical music scene.
Read more… 02 November 2011

Beyond the Headlines

Intro to Afropop

The top ten genres of contemporary African music, and where to hear them on your next visit.
Read more… 30 September 2011

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