REGIS GIZAVO - SFINKS 07/2012

"To be honest, it was almost by accident really.

NARASIRATO (JIMMY HO'ASIMARANA) - SFINKS 07/2012

"Well, the Solomon Islands are located in what is known as the South-Pacific, close to Australia and Papua New Guinea.

RED BARAAT - SFINKS 07/2012

"It's really from the northwestern part of India, from the state of Punjab, a region that was partitioned between India and Pakistan in 1947.

GOGOL BORDELLO (THOMAS 'TOMMY T' GOBENA) - COULEUR CAFE 07/2012

"That's not really intentional, but we consider ourselves to be a global rock band, so we fit in at both sides of the spectrum.

JOSHUA ALO - COULEUR CAFE 07/2012

"To me, Hawaii is still the most beautiful place on earth and I've travelled quite a bit, so that's saying something.

ORISHAS - COULEUR CAFE 06/2012

"Amenaza was a band that I started back in 1995 and which helped to lay the foundations of Cuban rap.

BOBAN MARKOVIC - COULEUR CAFE 06/2012

"I started playing the trumpet from a very young age, I think I must have been five or six years old, and to me my trumpet was like my favorite toy.

MOKOOMBA (ABUNDANCE MUTORI) - LA PORTEUSE D'EAU 06/2012

"We all already knew each other from when we were still kids, playing together in our village.

ASHAM BAND (WIM 'RADICS' VERBRUGGEN) - AROMA 05/2012

"When I was still in my early teens, I bought the Bob Marley & The Wailers 'Kaya' album as a present for my sister, but in the end I ended up playing it more times than she ever listened to it.

OMAR PERRY - AB CAFE 05/2012

"Well, mostly because I think a lot of people listening to my music don't realize how long the journey to get to where I am today has been already.

JAH6 (PIETER BOTH & HERMAN HAVERTONG) - REGGAEFER 05/2012

"A couple of years ago Rudy (de Graaff, red.

PERFECT - REGGAEFER 05/2012

"Well, I've got a new album coming out called 'Journey Of 1000 Miles' that was also produced by some guys in America, Dan Grossman and Nick Dubitzky of Dynasty Records in Seattle, Washington.

ROHAN LEE - RADIO CENTRAAL 05/2012

"I recorded these songs at Sen-C P's studio back in 2007.

JUNGLE BY NIGHT (KO ZANDVLIET & BO FLOOR) @ DE ROMA 04/2012

"I fear world music has a bit of an old-fashioned image; it's not all that popular, really.

SHAKARA UNITED - DE ROMA 04/2012

"That all happened rather by accident.

SIERRA MAESTRA - ZUIDERPERSHUIS 03/2012

"Sierra Maestra was named after the highest mountain region in Cuba, which is also the birthplace of son music.

THE KLEZMATICS (LORIN SKLAMBERG) - ZUIDERPERSHUIS 03/2012

"Well, Yiddish music has always been something that was done within the Jewish community; it was never intended to be stage music or to be performed in concerts.

I WAYNE - CC DE WERFT 02/2012

"Well, let me clear that up just a bit; Ansell is not my blood relative but he's married to one of my aunties.

HOLLIE COOK - VK 02/2012

"I think so, yes.

PRINCE FATTY - VK 02/2012

"I think I came here once when I was a kid, but as an artist it's definitely my first time, yes.