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Category: Music

Feb 27, 2017

Occur Goes Global - The Music of Germany

How can we ever thank this thoroughly modern country for its monumental strides in music? From Kraftwerk to Can to Zedd, Deutschland has led the charge in numerous genres. Here are five bands and artists...

Feb 20, 2017

Occur Goes Global - The Music of Georgia

Georgia on my mind — and I don’t mean the Southern state Ray Charles so adored. Also known as Sakartvelo in its native tongue, this former Soviet satellite straddles East and West. Russia still exhibits...

Feb 12, 2017

Occur Goes Global - The Music of the Gambia

It’s a perfect time to explore the music scene of the Gambia, as the country transitions from the bullish presidency of Yahya Jammeh to the lead of Adama Barrow. Most of the performers on our...

Feb 6, 2017

Occur Goes Global - The Music of Gabon

The central African nation of Gabon is considered one of the more stable economies and governments of the continent — where even its First Families get involved with the arts and mercantilism. Here are five...

Jan 29, 2017

What We're Digging Right Now: Jakuzi

We’ve got awhile before we reach Turkey in our ongoing Occur Goes Global series, but a particular darkwave duo has captivated us so much, we had to introduce you to their tunes now. In a...

Jan 23, 2017

7 Killer Records Released by Couples

    When you give your heart to another, it’s not usually literally. But indie rock couple the Finks practically did that when singer Orenda (of Azure Ray) underwent extensive cardiac surgery. She recovered well, thanks in...

Jan 9, 2017

Occur Goes Global - The Music of Finland

Baby, it's cold outside, especially in the Northern European nation of Finland. The spirited peoples of the wintry realm have kept one another warm with reverbering riffs and tales of woodland creatures. These five acts...

Jan 2, 2017

Occur Goes Global - The Music of Fiji

Though the Pacific archipelago has a population of less than 1 million, the cultural combinations of Indian, Anglo and indigenous influences give Fiji a unique music scene. Reggae is tops here, with speckles of sub-continental...


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