Sound Tracker: USA Road Trip, Part 2
S1 E8: USA Road Trip, Part 2

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.

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Jamaica

"Sound Tracker" is a travel program where music is the destination. In Jamaica, host Sami Yaffa finds that the doors to the most interesting cultural scenes open on a street level.

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.

Senegal

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

Turkey

Sami Yaffa travels to the land between the east and the west to study the relation between religion and mystique, and music and to find the answer to the question “Does rock and roll belong to Islam?” Warning! This episode contains belly dancing and protest songs!

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!

Indonesia, Bali

Sami’s voyage to Indonesia continues! In Java, he experiences the ethnic fusion music of SambaSunda, whereas in Bali he takes part in the traditional ceremony of Gamelan. Also in this episode, the secrets of transcendental monkey dance are revealed.

 

 

New York

Musician Sami Yaffa has seen all facets of life as a performing artist — he has toured the world in successful rock bands and earned a living as a street busker. In this episode of "Sound Tracker," he visits his hometown, the capital of the world — New York City!