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: March 22, 2012 Filed under: look what i found! | Tags: dmp, Naahu Tribes, Pacific Islands, Pacific Islands Music, Pacific Music, Rosalina, solomon islands, Vanuatu
Fiji is going crazy with “Rosalina”. In the buses, on the streets, mobile phones, USB speakers…………………….this unique fusion of grassroots and techno from Vanuatu’s Naahu Tribes has kinda taken over from Solomon Islands’ DMP originals and remixes.
I have a 14 year old at home who’s absolutely nuts over this song.
And of course there are those who have gone past that stage. 🙂
Posted: March 4, 2012 Filed under: look what i found! | Tags: Fiji Islands, Maori, New Zealand, Pacific Music, Paki Quartet, Thomas Stowers
So I stumbled upon this one and got blown away! Now I’m a fan.