Get to know a bit more about the artists! This page contains music videos, interviews, studio and live footage, plus some surprises.
Dive in to the history of Stonetree, you never know what you might discover!
In this episode, host Mike Mann and his team explore Garifuna culture and how its people came to the Belize region. Unexpected weather pushes the team indoors where they meet famed musician, Aurelio Martinez, who joins the team on their road trip down the Hummingbird Highway.
For those unfamiliar with Brukdown, Weh Mi Lova Deh is the ideal introduction to this genuine Belizean style. Born in the logging camps of 17th century British Honduras, Brukdown is still fueling parties today.
Darandi is a collection of Aurelio’s favourite songs from his career recorded to capture the sound of his incendiary live performances. Accompanied by some of the Garifuna world’s brightest musical talents, pairing upbeat, dynamic rhythms with melancholy, heartfelt melodies, this music is both deep and danceable.
Umalali: The Garifuna Women's Project is a moving exploration of the female voices of the Garifuna communities of Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. On this clip, which is a sample of the enhanced elements available on the full CD, singer Desere Diego talks about her life as a singer in traditional Garifuna rituals. Shot on location in Dangriga, Belize.
A tour of Stonetree Records in Benque Viejo with Ivan Duran and Andy Palacio. Andy also speaks about what drives him create music, winning the Womex Award, and more.