Your eyes watched me faithfully, fingers carefully following the dips and turns of my imperfect singing, matching the patchwork of words to the rhythm of music.Read More
I hear Sappho’s Train de Paris and I remember Garde du Nord, waiting to take the TGV in Holland, Belgium or Brittany. Abidjan's songs reminds me of an Arab market in Vienna’s Mitt Bahnhof area...Read More
We watched as the Emirati men wove their voices through the melodies of the qanun and oud, while the women swung their hair from side to side, in time with the beat of the tablah...Read More
I listen to The Metro and I think of how guilty I felt buying Hitler era stamps in a small shop in Vienna’s Mitt Banhoff subway station arcade and how I had to use those auto stamp machines to get to the train...Read More
Welcome to our newest theme!
What is it about music? From school chants to drunken orientation medleys, from brightly coloured karaoke boxes to mp3's on smartphones in the metro, from local vinyl stores to music lessons with wizened instructors - it plays a part in all of our lives in some wonderful way or another.
Is music the great unifier? Stay tuned for our articles this month and let us know!
(From Sri Lanka, Dubai & Australia. Living in Melbourne)