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thatguy81 July 6th, 2013 5:06pm

Do you regularly listen to ethnic music from completely different cultures than your own? Not talking rap or country. I'm talking Arabic, Peruvian, Indian, etc.

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lilraerae Tuscaloosa
07/08/13 1:19 am

I love Latin music-bachata, reggaeton, cumbia, duranguense,etc. love dancing to it as well.

laliberal Baton Rouge, LA
07/07/13 4:54 pm

I love Latin music. I'm in love with Shakira!

treesaw Minisnowta
07/07/13 1:16 pm

Hispanic music

2katz I live in Nebraska
07/06/13 6:38 pm

Cusco is Peruvian, right? I like them. And African chants.

thndrstrike Salinas, California
07/06/13 3:16 pm

I don't regularly, but I do listen to Psy (K-Pop) and the occasional song from Mexico.

UrGirlfriendz New Jersey
07/06/13 3:03 pm

I'm a white atheist and I like listening to Muslim prayers. I still don't know why.

thatguy81 here
07/06/13 4:28 pm

Probably because they are gorgeous.

I'm a huge fan of Arabic music.

PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
07/06/13 2:33 pm

Technically no, because I am culturally Argentine as well as American. However, I do regularly listen to music in Spanish that is usually not played on Latino radio here in the US (or Mexico and Central America, for that matter).

sneuby Philadelphia
07/06/13 1:18 pm

K pop a little and polish techno lol

MrEdwin Mystery
07/06/13 12:07 pm

Mariachi, kumbia, little bit of reggae too.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
07/06/13 11:43 am

Not that I can think of, other than Moroccan music, but then only as accompaniment to the belly dancer. Or traditional German music, which isn't my culture, but it is the culture of most of my great-greats.

DavesNotHere where am I
07/06/13 11:11 am

I love British music. Beatles, Stones, The Who....

thatguy81 here
07/06/13 11:19 am

Not exactly what I meant...

Now if you listen to Celtic or bagpipes that would be a yes

07/06/13 11:22 am

I deeply enjoy Celtic music as well as bagpipes. But I have Celtic heritage so I answered no to the poll question.

DavesNotHere where am I
07/06/13 5:44 pm

I know. I thought I'd throw that in there. Does Clannad & Enya count? Enya is so therapeutic and calming to me. She is so smooooolth.

07/06/13 5:48 pm

Ditto Enya. Therapeutic is an excellent descriptor.

logophile Florida
07/06/13 11:01 am

I love African music, their voices have such a cool texture.

commonsense America isnt racist
07/06/13 10:53 am

- Spanish/Italian guitar
- Hawaiian. (I know it's not a foreign
country, lol. But it's exotic)

susanr Colorado
07/06/13 10:49 am

Not regularly, but then I don't listen to music much at all.

Minyanko Tumblr
07/06/13 10:55 am

I figured you'd be the one to say that!

flyonthewall Oklahoma
07/06/13 10:44 am

I have listened to Appalachian music before. It's not from a different country, but it's from a very different culture.1

MrLove lovers, dreamers and me
07/06/13 10:23 am

I have a lot of Latin music in my pandora mix. I like it, and I like my kids to hear it.

Me gusta Jaunes. <3


PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
07/06/13 2:34 pm

Juanes is re-sexy.

kindocologist Beer is my friend
07/06/13 10:22 am

Yep. Reggae, Celtic, several different styles of Latin and Asian, and whatever else I can dig up.

Minyanko Tumblr
07/06/13 10:55 am

Have you ever heard Kalafina?

kindocologist Beer is my friend
07/06/13 11:09 am

Might have. I just pick a style and listen.

Minyanko Tumblr
07/06/13 11:12 am

Want a link or something? I'm curious. . .

Emily33 North Carolina
07/06/13 10:17 am

Some Spanish, but not that regularly

cyanospool The Deep North
07/06/13 10:16 am

I have a lot of Malaysian music. I can't understand it, but the language is so beautiful when sung.

aurealis the sky
07/06/13 10:16 am

Yes, I love listening to a plethora of music. Celtic, Arabic, Indian, some Spanish, to name a few.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
07/06/13 10:10 am

French, some Spanish and a lot of Italian music. :)

thelowend imitation is flattery
07/06/13 10:12 am

Chano Dominguez is Spanish jazz - very influenced by flamenco music - check it out. "hecho a mano" definitely my favorite album of his

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
07/06/13 10:15 am

Awesome! Thanks for the suggestion! Have you ever listened to Armik? I love his albums.

thelowend imitation is flattery
07/06/13 10:17 am

I'll check out Armik. also if you're into jazz...straight out of tel-aviv is Avishai Cohen Trio. now there is some killer jazz

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
07/06/13 10:20 am

Very good, thanks! Of the three I listed, I prefer Italian, but I like them all.

thelowend imitation is flattery
07/06/13 10:10 am

Ravi Shankar. "offering" is great.

thatguy81 here
07/06/13 10:13 am

Ravi Shankar anything is fantastic.

Did you know Nora Jones in his daughter?

thelowend imitation is flattery
07/06/13 10:14 am

yes. her and anoushka Shankar - very hot! anoushka's music is great as well - amazing to watch a performance her and her father gave several years ago in NYC...really great show

thatguy81 here
07/06/13 10:16 am

Anoushka is so very very hot!

OhTheIrony Learning from you
07/06/13 10:26 am

I'm having a blast imagining you guys trying to pronounce her name.

thatguy81 here
07/06/13 11:04 am

I've been obsessed with Indian culture since I was about 15. I actually requested England as a duty station way back in the day with the sole reason of finding an Indian girl with a British accent to marry.

Ended up marrying a US Soldier. Ugh :p

thatguy81 here
07/06/13 11:05 am

But I love my wife so I'm ok :D