Five Video Clips from Ethiopia

Norient Snap by Shadharon Chobi

Internet connection troubles took Addis Abeba based musician Ethiopian Records several weeks to finish his video selection for Norient. «It was not easy finding videos after 2013 – some are older», he wrote us and here is what he finally digged out.

Author: Ethiopian Records
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Quote: Ethiopian Records
Design: Shadharon Chobi
Photo: Yonatan Solomon/Wikimedia
Sound: Vanga Sound System

Norient Dark Summer Selection 2014

Sejma Fere

Norient keeps searching for new sounds and puts together a regularly selection from Soundcloud. Enjoy or skip through tracks from upcoming and well-known artists from a wide variety of places. And read what some artists wrote about their tracks.

Author: Norient
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Quote: Isuru Kumarasinghe
Design: Sejma Fere
Photo: Nimanka Mahesh/Wikimedia
Sound: Woo

Farbenfrohes Instrumentengestrüpp

Norient Snap by Arlene

Als «Hypergamelan» bezeichnet die koreanische Komponistin Unsuk Chin ihr «Doppelkonzert für Klavier, Schlagzeug und Ensemble». Ein Gespräch mit Chin.

Author: Hannes Liechti
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Design: Arlene
Sound: Junn

Five Video Clips from Europe

Norient Snap by Arlene

Was ist Europa? Mitä on Eurooppa? Cos’è l’Europa? L’Europe c’est quoi? What is Europe? This is a good and confusing question. I actually have no idea anymore, so I started digging into popular music videos.

Author: Giacomo Bottà
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Design: Arlene
Photo: Jeremy Segrott/Flickr
Sound: Anthem of Europe & Sleaford Mods
Remix: Philipp Rhensius

Beyond Voice

Norient Snap by Apollonia

With her new solo show artist Anna Raimondo is exploring the relational horizon of voice and its linguistic and political implications. An interview about her project, the idea of resonance and feminism.

Author: Lucia Farinati
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Quote: Lucia Farinati
Design: Apollonia
Sound: Anna Raimondo
Remix: Dhaka Dub Hierarchy

Five Video Clips from Afghanistan

Norient Snap by fertig design

After the Taliban Regime made the playing and hearing of music illegal and impossible, in the past 12 years music in Afghanistan has come back to life and taken a new and modern path. There is no place in the country, where you don’t hear new hits.

Author: Lisa Akbary
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Quote: Lisa Akbary
Design: fertig design
Photo: ANBI/Wikimedia
Remix: Daniel Jakob

Five Video Clips from Morocco

Norient Snap by Juliana Adhikary

A video journey through a country which is hovering between modernity and tradition, between eastern and western influences, between traditional Moroccan music and modern styles such as hip hop, reggae and dubstep.

Author: Anne Haack
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Quote: Anne Haack
Design: Juliana Adhikary
Photo: Adam Jones/Wikimedia
Sound: Soultana
Remix: Miss Auto

Five Video Clips from Germany Vol. 1

Norient Snap by Ali Kazmi

Deutsche Bands gehen «Huckepack» und inszenieren Video-Clips anderer Bands. Trümmer und Tocotronic machens in Clips von den Goldenen Zitronen und den Nerven vor. Daneben geht es in dieser Videoliste um Planung und Gentrifizierung.

Author: Christoph Jacke
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Design: Ali Kazmi
Sound: Ali Kazmi

Gehirnjogging mit dem Klangkoffer

Norient Snap by Uno

Musikvermittlung 2.0: Die App «Memoreille» verbindet in einem Sound-Memory Kompositionen von zeitgenössischen Klangkünstlern und experimentellen Musikerinnen. Rezension und Portrait von drei ausgewählten Levels.

Author: Hannes Liechti
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Quote: Hannes Liechti
Design: Uno
Sound: Strutter Inst.
Remix: Alexander Dmitriev

Five Video Clips from Namibia

Norient Snap by Ahmad Hammoud

Ein Land zwischen Tradition und Moderne, zwischen Kwaito und Afropop, zwischen Bling Bling und Stammestracht. Das ist Namibia, wie es uns der in Deutschland lebende namibische Rapper EES in seiner musikalischen Videoschau zeigt.

Author: EES
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Quote: EES
Design: Ahmad Hammoud
Photo: G Carus/Wikipedia
Sound: Kinda Hassan

Rapping Against the Common Sense

Norient Snap by !Mediengruppe Bitnik

«It's like a deformed anger which comes out us», says Wanlov the Kubolor, one half of the Ghanaian rap duo FOKN Bois. With his musical partner M3nsa he talks about their visions and their way of doing art in a religious context.

Author: Thomas Burkhalter
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Design: !Mediengruppe Bitnik
Sound: Göldin & Bit-Tuner