Called the “Black Angel” of the Polish song, Ewa Demarczyk was one of the most outstanding Polish stage personalities. Her poetry-adapted songs travelled the world’s greatest stages and, though she didn’t leave too many recordings, her hypnotising hum can still be heard on any good radio station.
The history of tropical music in Colombia goes hand in hand with the powerhouse record company Discos Fuentes’, established in 1934 by Antonio Fuentes. Historian Carlos Alfonso Días Martínez evokes the life of this legacy.
What do Orson Welles, Carl Sagan and David Bowie have in common, apart from having left a legacy that still lives on in those inspired by them? They are stars on a pop planet where science and culture intersect and feed themselves to create myths and heroes.
Vinyl records are likely to outsell the compact disc in the American market. In Poland, the popularity of vinyl records keeps growing, with sales accounting for 16.1% of sales of all physical media formats. Journalist Jan Błaszczak expands on this global trend.