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MELATI - QUEEN OF KALASON

Updated: Jan 17


A tribute to Minang singer Melati from West Sumatra focusing on her early recordings with the musician Asben. Together, they pioneered an innovative genre of Minangkabau pop music based called kalason, which incorporated the horn melodies heard in the streets from passing autobuses using synthesizers.


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shingo2020
13 nov 2023

I am always amazed how you manage to find such lesser known music. Wow😮

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