This is a single-shot take of Mbyá Guaraní music recorded in Aldea Katupyry (San Ignacio, Misiones, Argentina) with voiceover by chief Arturo Duarte speaking about the role of nature and music in the Mbyá community. For more on the music of the Mbyá Guarani, please visit the project page. Forest Song from Jason Rothe [...]
Multimedia coverage of the “Smorgasbord” fundraiser in Vancouver on March 4, 2011 hosted by musician Dan Mangan and End Homelessness Now.
Single-shot video of the “band” of Katu-Pyry down by the river Cazador in San Ignacio, Misiones. To find out more about the music of the Mbyá Guarani, please visit the project page. NEI KATU JAJEROJY One Shot, Down by the River from Jason Rothe on Vimeo.
An introductory video on the music of the Mbyá Guarani indigenous living in Misiones province in northern Argentina.
Fuego y Tambor (Fire and Drum) is a 13-minute documentary video that explores the role of Candombe drumming as an agent of revolution and social unification in the small South American country of Uruguay.
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Nikoberqui is a 27 year-old Argentine musician who’s roots (video interview) are the moist subtropical forests and marsh lakes of Corrientes (map), a province in northeastern Argentina…
The video below features photos and audio recorded in Potosí, Bolivia. The Devil and the Mountain from Jason Rothe on Vimeo.
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Yemanjá is one of the most revered Orishas, or deities in the Yoruba spiritual order that since ancient times has been adored by millions of Africans…
Zizek Club and Peña Electrica at the Konex cultural center in Buenos Aires, March 12, 2010. Performances included Gustavo Santoalalla, Terraplen, Semilla, El G, Tremor, Doña Maria, Chancha Via Circuita, Fauna, Villa Diamante and Peña Criolla.
After a successful European tour, the always experimental electronic music label Zizek has returned to Buenos Aires for what promises to be a hot season of parties. Zizek has been making waves in the worldwide electronic music scene for its unique blend of electro beats, Cumbia, Reggaeton and Argentine folk music.
Here are some photos from the homecoming party.