Recording Studios: Inuit Music from Arctic Canada

Recording Studios: The Inuit people of the Canadian Arctic share an ancient form of music called katajjait (throat singing). Often improvised, women perform katajjait in pairs standing face to face, trading off rhythmic, guttural sounds through vocal manipulation and...

Sydney Recording Studio: West African Music

Sydney Recording Studio:  West Africa features West African music. No surprise, huh? Yeah, you could dance to it, and you should. Really, you have to! In the European-based musical traditions, we think of things like instrumental music, singing, and dancing as...

Sydney Recording Studios: History of Flamenco

Sydney Recording Studios: Flamenco’s origins are a subject of much debate because it has only been documented for the past two hundred years, and the word Flamenco, which applies to the song, the dance and the guitar, did not come into use until the 18th...

Recording Studios Sydney: Musica Popular Brasileira (MPB)

Recording Studios Sydney: MPB is a short for “Música Popular Brasileira” (translated: “Brazilian Popular Music”). And as the name suggests, it is a very varied and multifaceted genre and it is also by far the biggest genre within Brazilian music. In practice, MPB is...