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—ULO (Greenland)

Dave Laing

Dave Laing is the author of several books on popular music and a former editor of Music Week. Former Research Fellow at the University of Westminster where he conducted research on the music industry. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The leading record company in the Danish protectorate of Greenland, ULO has issued a large number of albums of Greenlandic music in a wide variety of genres. Among the acts recorded by ULO are rock group Mariina, rappers Nuuk Posse...

Vaigat

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Vaigat is a Greenlandic version of US swing. Named after the Vaigat-Strait near Disco Island on Greenland’s west coast, Vaigat developed during the 1950s when the swing and popular songs that were heard on the radio from the US military...

Greenland

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume VII : Locations: Europe

The Continuum International, 2016

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...Population: 55,971 (1997) Greenland, the world’s largest island, is located in the North Atlantic Ocean within the Arctic Circle. Only the coasts are habitable as the inner areas are covered with ice. The indigenous...

Kalattuut

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Kalattuut is the collective name for Greenlandic folk dances with European roots. The word ‘Kalattuut,’ the plural of ‘Kalattooq,’ means ‘something genuinely Greenlandic.’ Based on dances such as the polka, the schottisch and the reel...