Mundusradio - Podcasts

Synopsis

Mundusradio, the radio station by Munduslingua, broadcasts programs that promote artists from all the world. Find also cultural news, language lessons by Munduslingua users and discussions about social and cultural issues important to us all.

Episodes

  • Munduslingua - Culture: Kataklysmos Festival

    Munduslingua - Culture: Kataklysmos Festival

    24/06/2015 Duration: 03min

    The history of humankind is shaped by hundreds of cataclysmic events that we still remember and commemorate today. One of these great events in history is that of the Great Flood, the famous story in the Bible where God, due to humanity's misdeeds, reveals his wrath against men and a great flood befalls on Earth. Nowadays, Cyprus, an island nation in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, remembers this biblical event and merges it with more recent Christian Orthodox and pagan traditions in a festival known as Kataklysmos or Festival of the Flood.

  • The Independent Music Show - In My Coma

    The Independent Music Show - In My Coma

    03/04/2014 Duration: 01h00s

    In My Coma is an alternative rock trio from Toronto, Canada. The band's music combines the energy and loudness of modern rock with the dark and melodic characteristics of Brit-pop. Focusing on a world where so much still remains undiscovered and unexplained, the lyrical side of In My Coma conveys unusual stories with themes of death, darkness, and fear, fused with ambiguous elements of hope and human potential. In My Coma's debut album is titled Magnets and Miracles and is available for purchase through iTunes and all major digital retailers worldwide. Listen to In My Coma, the featured artist for this week, as well as to other fabulous bands and artists in The Independent Music Show by Tom Lambert.

  • The Independent Music Show - Happy Ol McWeasel

    The Independent Music Show - Happy Ol' McWeasel

    13/03/2014 Duration: 01h00s

    Irish Celtic Punk Rock is not a combination that one would normally find in Slovenia, a country in Southern Central Europe where the Alps and the Mediterranean meet each other. However, precisely in Slovenia, one finds a fabulous band by the name of Happy Ol' McWeasel that blends in their songs all the features of the Celtic soul. Happy Ol' McWeasel made its first great step in 2007 after playing in a local club where they delighted the crowd and received an invitation to play in one of Slovenia's most popular festivals, the Lent Festival. Discover Happy Ol' McWeasel, the featured artist this week, as well as other fantastic bands and artists in The Independent Music Show by Tom Lambert.

  • Munduslingua - Language: Spanish Lesson 3

    Munduslingua - Language: Spanish Lesson 3

    10/03/2014 Duration: 27s

    Learn in this new series of Spanish Lessons how to ask someone out to dinner in a Spanish-speaking country.

  • The Sunset Island Music Show - Machine Elves

    The Sunset Island Music Show - Machine Elves

    07/03/2014 Duration: 01h02min

    In this episode of the Sunset Island Music Show enjoy the music by Machine Elves, an up-and-coming hard rock band from New York City. Formed in 2009, Machine Elves is a band that refuses all categorizations for their sounds span from a circus-like feel or soft and heartfelt tunes to the tough and spirited beats of hard rock. Machine Elves, the featured band of the week, presents in this show its single Wreck Myself.

  • Talents on Mundusradio - Episode 1

    Talents on Mundusradio - Episode 1

    27/02/2014 Duration: 39min

    In this episode of Talents Mundusradio introduces you to Raúl Hurtado, a young Colombian composer whose music is both diverse and emotional. Find in this program 3 of his works plus 1 dj set with popular house music tracks. The first work, "Chorinho pra Xandinho", is a song inspired by the Brazilian music style Choró (Portuguese for "Cry" or "Lament"). Second you will listen to a quartet in A-flat minor for violin, cello, clarinet and piano. Third is an electronic music theme by the name of "A Hungarian Lullaby", and finally a fine dj set.

  • The Sunset Island Music Show - I Like I Like

    The Sunset Island Music Show - I Like I Like

    24/02/2014 Duration: 01h03min

    In this episode of the Sunset Island Music Show discover I Like I Like, a Pop Punk/Rock band from Northwest Florida, USA. Founded only a year ago in 2013, I Like I Like searches to revolutionize the way Pop Punk is played. I Like I Like, the featured band of the week, presents in this show its single Life Goes On, a catchy combination of lyrics and Pop-like beats.

  • The Independent Music Show - Cochon Bleu

    The Independent Music Show - Cochon Bleu

    17/02/2014 Duration: 01h00s

    An accordion, guitars, a mandolin and energetic singing make of Cochon Bleu (English: Blue Pig) one of Holland's most promising bands. A brilliant mixture of traditional American-French songs with original compositions, the band is known for its unique way of performing Cajun music, one of the emblematic music styles of Louisiana. The music by Cochon Bleu is also marked by a great sense of humor and wit, a characteristic of their enthusiastic performances that have captivated the public in renowned festivals such as Folkwoods, EuroSonic, Noorderzon, De Parade and Oerol. During the fifteen years Cochon Bleu has been playing together they have released five albums that have received a warm welcome by the public.

  • The Independent Music Show - Natalie Gelman

    The Independent Music Show - Natalie Gelman

    10/02/2014 Duration: 01h00s

    In this episode of The Independent Music Show by Tom Lambert discover Natalie Gelman's talent for music. Natalie, an American singer-songwriter with a strong passionate voice, has toured the East Coast of the United Stated from Miami to New York City in a set of performances she dedicated to raising money for charity. Originally from New York City, Natalie has proven to have no boundaries when sharing her passion for music. From her performances in the New York City subway that have featured her in the New York Times, numerous newspapers, magazines and TV shows to concerts in some of the world's top stages, Natalie enchants us with her unique vocal power and emotive folk rock songs.

  • The Sunset Island Music Show - SundaySong

    The Sunset Island Music Show - SundaySong

    07/02/2014 Duration: 01h02min

    In this episode of the Sunset Island Music Show enjoy the featured band for this week, SundaySong. Original from Kotka, Finland, SundaySong will be releasing very soon their debut album 'Down Wind, Down Sea'. From this album, you will be listening to their first single 'Arm of the Sea' released in November 2013. The Sunset Island Music Show features the music by unsigned bands and artists from around the world, a broadcast to bring the worldwide weekly top 25 in the indie charts. Tune in and discover little-known artists that are creating outstanding music.

  • The Independent Music Show - Natasha Borzilova

    The Independent Music Show - Natasha Borzilova

    27/01/2014 Duration: 01h00s

    In this episode of The Independent Music Show by Tom Lambert enjoy the music by Natasha Borzilova. Born in Obninsk, Russia, Natasha was trained as a Classical guitar player and has composed ever since music with a unique touch and freshness. Natasha was a member of the grammy-nominated group Bering Strait where she was the lead singer and guitarist. The band released two albums until it dissolved in 2006. From that moment on Natasha has led a career as a solo artist where she has released 3 albums. Her latest record, Out of My Hands, is her most personal compilation of songs with lyrics about her family and life experiences. Fans of singer-songwriters will savor this captivating, intelligent and highly talented artist that rivals the best in folk with tinges of pop, rock and Americana.

  • Munduslingua - Culture: Patras Carnival in Greece

    Munduslingua - Culture: Patras Carnival in Greece

    20/01/2014 Duration: 02min

    The Patras Carnival or Patrino karnavali in Greece is unquestionably one of the world's greatest carnivals. A blend of elements present in both traditional French and Italian carnivals, the Patras Carnival gathers thousands of people each year and is only comparable in number of participants to the largest carnivals of Brazil and the Caribbean.

  • Munduslingua - Language: Spanish Lesson 2

    Munduslingua - Language: Spanish Lesson 2

    15/01/2014 Duration: 29s

    Learn in this second episode of Spanish Lessons how to ask for the name of things. The phrase to learn is '¿Cómo se llama esto?' which translates literally into what is the name of this?

  • The Independent Music Show - Sahara

    The Independent Music Show - Sahara

    14/01/2014 Duration: 01h00s

    In this episode of The Independent Music Show by Tom Lambert discover the Irish duo 'Sahara'. Composed by Dave and Trish Long, Sahara plays contemporary and eclectic songs with elements of Irish music. Sahara's most recent album, A New Beginning, has songs influenced by the major global events of the past years. Despite these events being confronting and thought provoking, the duo remains forever hopeful as changes bring about the chance for a new beginning.

  • The Sunset Island Music Show - FOES

    The Sunset Island Music Show - FOES

    10/01/2014 Duration: 59min

    In this year's first episode of The Sunset Island Music Show, discover a series of indie bands including FOES (band of the week), a British garage rock band with driving melodies and unique vocals by lead singer Tommy Kearns. The Sunset Island Music Show features the music by unsigned bands and artists from around the world, a broadcast to bring the worldwide weekly top 25 in the indie charts.

  • The Independent Music Show - Polly Paulusma

    The Independent Music Show - Polly Paulusma

    08/01/2014 Duration: 01h00s

    In the first episode in 2014 of The Independent Music Show by Tom Lambert meet Polly Paulusma, an English singer-songwriter. With Uncut Magazine, a monthly publication based in London, calling her "the finest young female British singer-songwriter to emerge over the last 12 months" and The Independent (British newspaper) describing her as "the most literate songwriter of her generation", Polly Paulusma has toured the UK, the US and Europe gaining this way popularity across many countries with her beautiful and deeply emotional music. She has recorded 3 albums, the last of which is Leaves from the Family Tree.

  • Munduslingua - Language: Spanish Lesson 1

    Munduslingua - Language: Spanish Lesson 1

    07/01/2014 Duration: 29s

    Learn in this short lesson how to order wine or beer in Spanish.

  • Munduslingua - Culture: Tamaseseri Festival in Japan

    Munduslingua - Culture: Tamaseseri Festival in Japan

    06/01/2014 Duration: 03min

    It's winter in Japan and despite the very low temperatures we find a series of men wearing loincloths. These men struggle to catch a ball, the takara-no-tama, a treasure ball believed to bring good fortune to the person who lifts it over his head. This tradition is part of the Tamaseseri Festival, a festive feast that falls every year during the New Year holidays.

  • Interviews on Mundusradio - Episode 1

    Interviews on Mundusradio - Episode 1

    30/12/2013 Duration: 20min

    In this episode of Interviews, Mundusradio talks to Colombian composer and producer Felipe Téllez. During the interview 3 of his latest works are presented and discussed. Moreover Felipe talks about the source of his inspiration, his plans for the future and dreams as a music professional.

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