Sami Yaffa

Indonesia, Java

Sami Yaffa hops through the republic of thousands of islands, drinking in the musical cornucopia of Indonesia from the metropolis of Jakarta to the bamboo jungles of Bandung. With a side order of moonshine, post-apocalyptic scooter tuners and a heavy metal president!

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USA Road Trip, Part 1

The musical wanderer has stalked the origins of the sounds across the globe. Now it’s time to complete the circle and return into the magical, mystical and most of all mythical American tour bus and hit the road in the U.S. of A.

Ethiopia

Sami hunts down the original sound all the way to the horn of Africa! Ethiopia is the musical treasure trove that will surprise even the most jaded explorer. With thousands of other pilgrims, Sami also attends the world’s oldest Christmas mass.

  • 2017-06-28T23:00:00-07:00
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USA Road Trip, Part 2

The magical greyhound runs through deep south and wild borderlands of Mexico and U.S. as Sami bites hard into the bones and marrow of the American roots music.

Senegal

In this episode Sound Tracker travels to Senegal to learn how this cradle of music has influenced western pop music, among others.

India

The rhythm knows no borders, and you don't need a backstage pass to the world of sound. After three decades since his last visit with his band Hanoi Rocks, Sami Yaffa returns to the musically multicultural cornucopia of India.