Kuching, Malaysia, June 21, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Borneo World Music will be a base for the Borneo artists to publish their repertoire. Its main objectives is to promote the Borneo music to the world music industry. Furthermore, it is to introduce to the local artistes the new technology to market their product widely and efficiently.
The effort will also encourage more involvement of local composer to produce their works for international market.
For the music lovers, especially those who have interest in Rainforest tunes, BWM will promise them something different. As a starting, BWM will come up with the Sarawakian contemporary band, the Tuku’ Kame’, Sape-The Borneon Guitar, Rentak Serumpun and sooner will be followed by others which now on the queue.
Tuku Kame combines the traditional Sarawakian musical instruments of thirty ethnic races residing on the island of Borneo played in contemporary tunes to create an infectious and exciting sound. Tuku Kame has toured Canada, Australia, Japan, The Middle East, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines and Brunei. Tuku Kame won the overall categories from the MTV Band Alert in 1998 and walked away with “MTV Grand Prix Award” and “MTV Breakthrough Award”.
Rentak Serumpun - This album consists of the traditional music for accompanying of Sarawak Traditional dances of the Iban, Bidayuh, Malay, Orang Ulu, Selako and Java. Also includes the creative music for accompanying of the Malay’s martial arts.
Sape –The Borneon Guitar - The sape’, ( sampe’ in Kenyah dialect means scratching ) is a plucked lute from the chordophone family of instruments used by the Orang Ulu-(Kayan, Kenyah, Kelabit) and other inland groups of Sarawak and Kalimantan, Indonesia. It has two to four strings and is made from selected fine grain wood. It originated from the Long Nawang, Kabupaten Bulungan at the border of Sarawak and East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
BWM hope that the effort will fulfill the needs of all music lovers.
So visit them at www.borneoworldmusic.com or contact them at Email: firstname.lastname@example.org