Music

The Sounds of the Marshall Islands

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Hot Radio Station

Hot Radio Station

Power 103.5 FM

The hot radio station on Majuro is Daniel Kramer’s Power 103.5 FM, with hundreds of people tuning to listen to the DJs that include Daniel (as MacGyver), Yastamon (Yasta Bolkeim), and the anonymous Income Tax and Taco. Also occasionally featured is Brother C (Carlton Abon). “Power 103.5 is there to lighten up the mood of Read More

 
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The Bilgewater Band

The Bilgewater Band

There’s always a few musicians in the cruiser fleet … and 2016 is no exception. I shot this video of The Bilgewater Band at a mini-concert held at RRE Hotel. The performers are Don Moore of Windryder, David Mason of Navire, and Larry Jones of Tribute.  

 
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Pianist at MIR Feb. 24

Pianist at MIR Feb. 24

Concert pianist Roman Rudnytsky is returning to the Majuro stage for his fifth tour of the islands and will perform on Wednesday February 24. This year’s concert will be held at the Marshall islands Resort’s Melele Room. MIR will provide a no-host bar for thirsty concert goers. Neal Skinner has chipped in by offering to have Rudnysky stay at one Read More

 
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Moonlight Tunes

Moonlight Tunes

A great way to discover some old and modern Marshallese music is to get hold of the CD ‘Moonlight Leta Volume I: Musical Transitions.’ The 23-track CD was produced by Moonlight Recording Studios and its parent, the Marshall Islands Music & Arts Society (sample track below thanks to permission given by Scott Stege). The artistically Read More