Travel With Your Ears™...Let The Music Take You Places

Sounds and Rhythms of the World

Travel With Your Ears™ emblematic video: Haka Nini by Matato'a from Rapa Nui island, Chile

 

 

 

The music from your travels, the music that makes you want to travel...The best of World Music to dance, chill, relax or muse...with background info on the places from where the music comes from, where to listen to it live, where to get it for keeps, and how to get there. Travel With Your Ears first, then let the music take you there...follow me on a musical and visual journey which I guarantee will be filled with beautiful images, sounds, melodies and rhythms that I hope will inspire and influence your decisions for your next travels!

 

It is my pleasure to invite you to check the pages with informative content and to click on the many videos, playlists, individual songs and plentiful links that will guide you and allow you to go deeper into your auditory adventure through the music and places of our World. Thank you for your support in this endeavour, please spread the word by sharing and recommending. Visit often as I will be regularly adding music, playlists, videos and content to the site...

 

Launched on 28 July 2016, content is step by step being added, so please bookmark to revisit as often as you want, play a video at a time, listen to the playlists at work or on your commute, check the contents, follow the links, and most of all, enjoy the music by all the talended artists from around the World festured here...Peace!

 

  MUSIC IS TRULY A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE 

 

 

Often a cliché, it is however true that music is present in every culture, every religion, every period in time, every continent, island, region, valley, jungle, or everywhere human beings can be found. Our long-ago ancestors made music, our most isolated fellow humans make music, and few are the people who never listen or who don't enjoy one musical genre or the other.

 

There have been times when some, for religious or for oppressive reasons, have tried to stop the music, but they never succeeded. From those enslaved on plantations, those who were imprisoned in camps or those living under regimes that forbade music, music has always sprung up, been a source of hope or joy in times of hardships. In fact, the pains of oppression have often been expressed through song and music.

 

Whether using one's own voice, objects for percussion, objects resonating with wind or strings, or the more modern use of electronics and anything else the human imagination has conceived to create music, there are millions of genres, tunes, rhythms or styles of music for us to enjoy, from primal chants and drumming to the most sophisticated instrumentations, from authentic traditional music to chart topping hits.

 

Whereas the airwaves are dominated by the most commercial and popular styles of music, often nowadays having a tendency to sound very much alike, the genre called 'World Music' for lack of a better term, brings to listeners a fascinating diversity of auditory experiences, helps opening to and understanding the diversity of cultures on the planet and simply broadens our horizons, while making us travel with our ears, and our eyes to when the video clips of the tunes showcase landscape and cultures from faraway places.

 

Dream along and travel along with the regularly updated selection of World Music and World Reggae videos on this page, and explore inside for hundreds more videos, and partake in this universal language that is music...!

MUSIC DURING CONFINEMENT : CHECK HERE FOR WORLD MUSIC VIDEOS MADE BY MUSICIANS DURING OR ABOUT CONFINEMENT. THE WORLD MAY HAVE STOPPED, BUT MUSIC GOES ON...

World Music Video Wall

 

 

Hongor Ur Min, a traditional folk song, with a conservation message in the images, by G. Erdenechimeg from Mongolia

 

 

Mimouna Reggada, a highly danceable rhythm with various North African influences, by Talibi One from Morocco

 

 

Tengo El Don, an energetic urban dance rhythm, by La Liga and Alika Nueva Alianza from Argentina

 

 

Aakash Ta Kapchilo Kan, a song from the mystical wandering order of the Bauls from Bengal, by Ghulam Fakir from India

 

 

Siuil A Ruin, a dreamy Irish love song with stunning Irish backdrops, by Celtic origins, Australian born singer Ella Roberts

 

 

Ragajuma, a beautiful love song with images of the diversity and beauty of African women, by El Hadj N'Diaye from Senegal

 

 

Paloma Blanca, a traditional Huayno from the Andean region of Ayacucho, by the group Los Cholos from Peru

Featured World Reggae on the Wall

A couple of irie Reggae clips from out there...

 

 

Neta Ji,  a song with a political message by Joint Family Internationale from Nepal

 

 

To Pa Tousel, a fusion of Reggae and Sega called Seggae, by Natir Chamarel from the island of Mauritius

^ Follow me on Spotify for access to all my themed playlists...hit Shuffle for best experience

Spotify playlist of music from all countries and genres (select Shuffle on your player). For full playlist, go to my profile and play the World Music Chill & Dance party list ...enjoy exploring!

 

What's inside Travel With Your Ears, the website for World Music and Travel ...

 

The one behind the scene..

 

Background about how and why I decided to create this site born of my twin passions for Travel and World Music...

About this website...

 

The objectives of this website and how it aspires to inspire music and travel lovers to follow their ears... 

Travel & Music page...

 

Your first stop in the journey, with info on the featured countries, travel tips, videos and music...

All on World Music

Musicians, instruments, musical genres, concerts, festivals and news about the World of World Music

All things Travel

Travel news and tips, interesting places, hot destinations, new openings, must do and must see lists

Stuff from the World

The place to shop for textiles, handicrafts, products, produce, music and other stuff from the World...

Beyond this Website

Links on travel info, tips, music, culture and food, of featured countries and on services offered...

Click on the images below to get to the music and start your audio travels ... ˇ

World Music for Itchy Feet

Move your body and get on the dance floor

World Music for the Senses

Chill, relax and enjoy beautiful sounds

World Music for the Brain

Explore authentic music traditions

World Reggae Music

Reggae rhythms from all over the world

World Ethno Pop Music

What they party, listen and dance to out there

Find also the video playlists on YouTube 

    The website www.travelwithyourears.com is a video, playlist and information site that features music of the wide ranging ‘World Music’ genre. All videos featured are readily available on YouTube and are embedded into the website with the code available on YouTube. 
       The videos featured are personally and carefully selected and manually added to ensure maximum viewing enjoyment. The themed playlists have been created on Spotify by selecting pleasant and relevant tunes in accordance with the theme of each playlist, providing hours upon hours of great musical content. The text content, be it the short comments alongside the videos or the longer destination features, is original to www.travelwithyourears.com and therefore copyrighted.
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