The international workgroup playlist – part 1 – is here! Check out: a Belgain rapper whose video has more than 200 million views; beautiful Korean folk pop; toetapping “electro-cumbia” from Mexico; a 60s French classic; and breathtaking Russian throat singing.
1. Stromae (Belgium) – Papaoutai
Belgium’s finest rapper and pop auteur takes a trip to the uncanny valley.
2. Lee Lang (Korea) – 이랑 잘 알지도 못하면서 (translates to “You Don’t Really Know”—a full translation is available here)
Korean singer-songwriter makes thoroughly charming folk music from circular melodies.
3. Afrodita (Mexico) – Guerros
Duo from DF, Mexico – Irreverent electrocumbia pop
4. Jacques Dutronc (France) – Cactus
Classic French rock.
5. Huun Huur Tu (Tuva, Russia) – Chiraa-Khoor
Throat singing distinctive of folk music from the Mongolian regions of Mongolia, Inner Mongolia (China) and Tuva (Russia).