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World Cup Playlist 2018 – A track from every country

by Editor | 14th June 2018

You may not have noticed – it’s generally a pretty low-key affair – but a certain international tournament kicks off today. A month-long festival of flowing football, scowling strikers and fans sporting elaborate face-paint, Russia 2018 may have been birthed in suspicious circumstances but the on-pitch action promises plenty of thrills, spills and telly breaks …

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Soundscape 015: Lebanon (Ziad Nawfal)

by Editor | 8th June 2018

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every few weeks …

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Nine up-and-comers who killed it at Primavera Sound 2018

by Editor | 7th June 2018

As expected, the old hands performing at Primavera Sound 2018 proved adept at holding the crowd’s attention. Whether it was …

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Gallery: Amek Collective celebrate their tenth birthday in Sofia

by Editor | 17th May 2018

AMEK X marked the tenth anniversary of Bulgaria’s Amek Collective last week, and as the crew hoped, it became their …

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Soundscape 014: Perú (Orieta Chrem)

by Editor | 10th May 2018

MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every few weeks …

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MusicMap selects a dozen picks for Primavera Sound 2018

by Editor | 5th May 2018

Regularly hosting some of the finest festival line-ups in Europe, if not the world, Barcelona’s Primavera Sound guarantees good music, …

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Celebrate the ‘Emergence’ of new experimental music from Vietnam

by Editor | 3rd May 2018

Experimental music from Vietnam “is a genre that has been overlooked”, reads the statement below this oneiric compilation. Emergence is the most recent release from Flaming Pines, an Aussie label based in London focused on experimental ambient music. Curated by Nhung Nguyen, the artists featured include Dee.F, Nguyễn Hữu Hải Duy, Nguyễn Đỗ Minh Quân, Humanized, Tam Pham, …

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