Posted: February 3, 2014 Filed under: look what i found!, Solomon Islands | Tags: Malaita, Pacific Islands, Pacific Islands Music, Pacific Music, Pascal Oritaimae, Rorogwela, solomon islands
Sometime ago while surfing the Internet for more information on the Malaita lullaby Rorogwela, I stumbled upon a video someone made on Solomon Islands culture.
The video was nice but I was instantly drawn to its soundtrack.
What struck me was the very rich, unique and pleasantly natural voice of the singer. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: May 19, 2011 Filed under: random thoughts | Tags: Afunakwa, Bilum, Deep Forest, Malaita, Pacific Islands, Pacific Islands Music, Papua New Guinea, Rorogwela, solomon islands, Sweet Lullaby
…that this lullaby from Malaita in the Solomon Islands was actually “stolen” by a French group called Deep Forest, who remixed it and turned it into an award winning production back in the 1990s? [see more here…]
Below is what won them grammies and milions of dollars in royalties. Read the rest of this entry »