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Charlie wrote:Will the world music reviews only make it back into the pop section when the last ethnomusicologist has been strangled with the guts of the last Radio 3 music producer?
Most of your world music albums are just someone else's pop music with all the power, passion and immediacy of the best of our own.
howard male wrote:most world music (at least the stuff given a decent push in the UK) is so much nearer to contemporary pop than the self-indulgent meanderings of much modern jazz, or the introspective traditionalism of much contemporary folk.
What you actually mean, Howard, is not "most world music" but "the stuff I like."
Andy Wood in a letter to the Guardian wrote:Will the world music reviews only make it back into the pop section when the last ethnomusicologist has been strangled with the guts of the last Radio 3 music producer? If so, then hold my coat.
Ian A. wrote:Awards For World Music
can I just weigh in and say how much I agree with Ian's sentiments that we should remember who the real enemies are here.
Adam Blake wrote:Yes, I did think that "volumes of bile" thing was a little unnecessary - especially given the context!.
howard male wrote:But, yes, obviously - three cheers for Ian and Radio 3 - I too am looking forward to my 'first one' tonight!
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