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Patti Potts or Emmanuel Muganawa???

April 7 2010 at 3:50 PM
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What do you guys think of Potts title of King of Pacific Music???Do other Pacific Islanders agree to the title???...and the multi talented Emmanuel Muganawa of Cyclone Digital Studios, has he surpassed Potts???

 
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April 8 2010, 5:03 PM 

They both have their own styles, lets leave it at that, both very good producers.

 
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April 8 2010, 7:16 PM 

MANU is the man !!!!! trupla mahn stret , love his sounds

 
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April 8 2010, 8:42 PM 

We discussed SP TITLE under a different headind a while ago.

About the Keyboard skills-I think the guy at Cyclone Studios is unbeleivable-Potts I'd say number 2.
But dont forget ex Pacific Gold Studios musician from Central Province,former sanguma,Buruka Tau-a keyboard specialist who attracted Yothu Yindi's attention and got singed up with the Band along with another ex-sanguma and fellow Pacific Gold Studio musician Ben Hakalitz-they toured the world,shared stages with Bon Jovi,Joe Satriani,Jimmy Cliff,etc etc -Buruka had medical problems and had to leave the group a few yrs ago-Good luck to him.-

With the SP title I have to say-I DONT BLAME PATTI POTTS DOI,its not his fault,its those media or PNG TOP 100 board officials who came up with the award and the title.

I GIVE CREDIT TO PATTI POTTS DOII and I SALUTE HIM FOR ONE THING,ie-OPERATING HIS "QUAKES PRODUCTIONS STUDIO INDEPENDANTLY and not having to affiliate with CHM like some studios we know.his albums are pressed in sydney.EM MAN TURU.Sampla studio ol parasait lo CHM stap coz CHM's got them by their balls,a sad fact-Their music talent cant help make money to free themselves from CHM.So POTTS WINIM YUPLA OLGETA LO DISPLA.

Now on to the SP TITLE.

I think the problem with patti doi and sharzy is that their music is dominated by the programmed keyboard.they use the keyboard for saxaphone,trombone and trumpet sounds etc etc instead of using the actual wind instruments...NO GUITARS...none at all.
they both use loop sequencing,midi-etc etc..well the whole world uses that these days-i shouldnt be winging(i think)..but what Iam trying to point out here is that they are no different to each other musically.

Their voices cannot pitch any higher..they sing in a certain tone unlike other PNG artists who could raise their voices as high as heaven,,eg..Mandawali,the late John Wong,Vanesaa Quaii,etc .

yes Sharzy and Potts can draw crowds,but the crowd number does not reflect the album sales.,thats one thing we have to take note of..so how do we define popularity????how do we pick a South Pacific King??...well how did POTTs win(or get)the King of SP title??..interesting one isn't it..
.if Potts had gotten his SP title based on album sales, then something is wrong..because Daniel Rae Costello beats everyone in that department-His "samba" album sold more than "300,000" copies-check out his website on that,and his latest albums averages around 200,000-he has toured around the South Pacific-and South Pacific means Melanesia,Polynesia,Micronesia....

Potts and Sharzy have only toured the Melanesian countries in the South Pacific not Polynesia,not Micronesia-now that tells us something..


I would say the King of the SP title should be between Daniel Rae Costello and O-shen,yes like Costello O-Shen has toured around the South Pacific-Malenesia,Polynesia,Micronesia and like costello his albums are sold from PNG all the way to Hawaii..I cant give you any figures on his album sales-I dont have those facts with me..(sorry)

But lets not forget another grass root musician-George Telek,he records his international albums in England and his albums are marketed by Virgin (maybe sony)records world wide,he is the first and so far the one and only South Pacific musician who has won an ARIA award in Australia in 1996..again I cant give you any figures on his album sales-I dont have those facts with me..(sorry)-

Telek,unlike Costello and O-shen,continually tours the world,from New York,to Germany,France,Brazil etc(google it)..Telek has had one of his songs used as a sound track in the Australian.ch9 movie series-"The Alice" his song(originally Barike's) "Waitpela Garas" is the one am talking about.
.O-shen too has had one of his songs"throw away the gun" used in a Holywood movie-50 first dates...Take note,Telek sells more of his( European recorded )albums outside of the South Pacific while O-shen and Costello sell more albums within the South Pacific..So again how do we come up with a criteria for the SP title??Think about it.

The way I see it,there's only one King of the South Pacific-and she is a woman-and she is no longer alive-She will always be THE QUEEN OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC no matter what.-Her name was AFUNAKWA.

In 1971 she sang a traditional folk song,recorded by a Frence ethnomusicologist , the song is called ROROGWELA.In 1992 Rorogwela was sampled by Deep Forest and used in a song called "Sweet Lullaby" Marketed by SONY the song became an international pop hit selling over three(3) million copies world wide...The song shook the American Charts and the European Charts like a Pacific Tsunami..IT SHOOK THE WORLD from 1992 right up till 1996!!!
The song was used in many international documentries and movies from Hollywood,Asia,Arab,SPAIN,Africa,India etc etc..It was huge.It remained on the international charts for months and months..

Yes that young woman singing was from North Malaita in the Solomon Islands.Afunakwa was her name.She passed away years ago.

If you dont know the song or this lady ,go to YOUTUBE,type in "Deep Forest sweet lullaby" and listen ..
or click here--http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvnVdMpgQOk


Rest in Peace Afunakwa.

YOU ARE MY QUEEN OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC-FOREVER!!



 
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April 9 2010, 4:52 AM 

In my rating above I said Potts is number 2-Number 2 to Buruka Tau that is.
He;s multi-Talented who plays many instruments.
He's is the former lead guitarist of the ShutDown band of Rabaul,took over after Kabu Rita left.
Emmanuel cant match Potts in Album sales and popularity and Talent.
Thats why Potts's studio successfully operates indepandantly.

 
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April 9 2010, 8:01 AM 

Fij, I checked it out, it is a lovely song and my son and I love it. God rest her soul.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RKuAP4jVrk

 
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April 9 2010, 7:24 PM 

7mile welcome aboard ..Iam glad to have you in our little debate.lol.-you are the best moderator.

yes I try my best to come up with facts my friend and whatever proof I have I post it here.
Thank God you like the song.
7mile you know, my heart aches for Afunakwa coz she was never rewarded for the use of her voice.
Her relatives from Korae village in Malaita have never received any cent to this day.
The culprit and grand thief here is the United Nations,they own the album,it was their project,they were behind it.But they have their back turned on this lady and her people.So sad.
United Nation is should be ashamed,stealing from a poor 3rd world citizen.ironic indeed.

 
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April 10 2010, 6:57 PM 

FIJ for this time around I will agree with you that Manu can't match Potts as a recording artist but as a music producer Manu has the upperhand...

Cheers.

 
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April 10 2010, 8:20 PM 

My goodness, that is stealling big time. UN should be ashamed of themselives. Did I understand your message right, in you saying that UN members from PNG were PNG PM and his cronies? It is so sad that this sort of thieving hasn't stopped.

I know of a case in producing a CD from Solo too, in this case the people won and put a stop to further production of the CD under the original name, because the participants never got any royalities from the CD when it came out.The title of the CD was then Siva Pacifika.


 
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April 11 2010, 7:58 AM 

Checked it out too and yeah its a great song.If its true that she was not compensated/acknowledged for that, it is a true crime against yet another third world country.

In PNG we have so many of these kinds of traddional songs, unfortunately not many of our current musicians seem to be skillfully developing these songs. Not even some of these musicians that we are arguing for here on scape.

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April 11 2010, 12:36 PM 

Awaraks Manu is unbeleivable in his recordings I have to say-I admire him with his keyboard Talents-He is up there.I might say Manu has surpassed Potts in keyboards-in keyboards but "multi-Talented"??? I'd say Potts.Potts has proven that,look at his career history.
He was only a kid when Narox band of Rabaul signed him up in 1986 on keyboards-Narox was a hit group.
Potts was the front man in sound productions for the Morobe reggae group "Rex band" in the 90s-
Potts was the lead-guitarist of the Shut Down band in the 90s after Kabu Rita left-and he was the one who came up with the unique sounds of the Quakes band in the mid-90s-he also came up with his own unique sounds for his first few solo abums-his sounds now have been copied.

And also we can see the fruits of his talents today.He stands alone.

 
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April 12 2010, 2:56 PM 

Things don't stay the same. New technology, new style, new talents, new music emerging.
Manu, Pati Potts are great musicians in their own rights. The title, 'King of Pacific Music' still stays with Potts until
one of you people on this board put together a pacific wide concert to crown a new king.

Wanbel niape!

 
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April 12 2010, 5:13 PM 

Yeah the level of sound productions all depends on the facility you have.
Some studios are more advanced than others in terms of having the latest compurised state of the art equipment etc.
Potts signature sounds have been copied by some of these studios.
We all know that.
POTTS is the man.

 
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April 15 2010, 7:29 PM 

But as producers, who takes it?...Though being new he definately has what it takes, with his style, thats why I'd rate him as the best producer in PNG at the Moment. This dude not only plays the keyboard but guitars and drums. You can easily tell from the live clear guitar tracks which he lays..

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April 15 2010, 11:02 PM 


AWARACK-Iam a fan of POTTS but I'd say I'll lean towards Emmanuel in this category.Emmanuel sounds are ammazing-You wouldnt even tell some of his studio albums were recorded locally in PNG.Thats a fact.I admire that.
With POTTS ,when he was with PGS his sounds were advanced that was coz PGS had high advanced recording equipment ,but now POTTS sounds are limited due to his less advanced studio.
But to be fair if we compare POTTS past PGS sounds to todays sounds by Emmanuel-I would still lean towards Emmanuel-

I used to support Cyclone studios when it was operating independantly...I hope they can do that again..

 
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April 16 2010, 8:19 AM 

I am no fan of Potts or Emmanuel but to be honest, and with due respect to Potts. His music has become a bit static. Same pitch, same style in 70 per cent of the songs. In addition, if you get a CD by him, you will surely predict the type of voice pitch and tone that will come out of it. Not quite interesting as when he first went on solo. With Manu, we'll see how he goes in the near future. On the good note however, they are still our music models..........

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April 16 2010, 9:37 PM 

I agree with FIJ that gone are the good days of live recordings at studios. Mate PGS ruled back then. They had the best guitarist, drummers, singers and ofcourse the best sound in PNG....though expensive to run it is something that needs to be emulated today...What happened to Pawa Haus Records??! They had a good thing going, their studio was state of the art with the latest in audio editing software...can't understand what happened to them after Manu left them.

Another name to mention is Richard Nenek from Pawa Haus who produced the Choke band also gained my attention, This guys sound can only be described as tight. Think it was the distribution problem that led to the band distributing independently from ENBP, caused quite an uproar with the Pawa Haus Execs...lol.

I think Manu may have a side project called Pana Katsu (Traim Tasol in Sonari language, AROB).

 
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April 17 2010, 3:07 PM 

seems like we EAST NEW BRITAINERS rule when it comes to music !!

 
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April 18 2010, 5:46 AM 

Anon 121.222.249.178,Iam sorry to say you East New Britain folks dont rule in music anymore-no offence my friend,thats the truth-yes you did rule once upon a time when Warbat and the gangs were active.
Iam a fan of your old Tolai music and musicians.-where real accoustic drums and guitars were used in their recordings.They were all instrumentalists who value quality over quantity.
Todays new breed of Tolai musicians seem to come up with computerised keyboard programmed music that lacks quality and is manufatured out of some garage laptop studios.It's killing the once glamour image of Rabaul's music industry.Its a sad truth bro/sist.




 
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December 8 2010, 2:34 PM 

thanks FIJ for the info and stats. cool stuff

 
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Either Manu or Potts

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May 1 2013, 5:11 PM 

Larim nau, they both have their own unique styles in engineering and production of music. World's Recording Technology is changing from ANALOG to DIGITAL so PNG must cope up with the changing world of music. PNG, bai yumi stap 1kain tasol????.

 
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May 10 2010, 11:40 PM 

What can I say, you've all heard it, and those with a genuine music eye would have been able to pick it up along time ago. I'll have to agree with a previous commenter on this one, though once invincible in his prime, the "once" King of Pacific Music has been rendered into static, the same brand of tolai rock, consistently being produced like a monotone only bought by the PGS and tolai faithful. the apple has officially fell off the branch, landed on the roadside, and smashed to kingdom come by all those that don't care.

Emmanuel Muganaua is a young studio producer who bases his music to the jive of the day, listening to what people like to listen to and having that ability to transform something that "shows promise" to a break away single that tops the charts that has what has made him, as I would say it, the most relevant music producer of our generation. And from what I've heard from those close by is that he is working on opening up his own new studio, not cyclones, but different. Hopefully it all works out for him. Oh and if you must insist, yes he is working on an album right now that will now only take PNG but the Pacific by storm, a sugar coated guarantee! From a young trio based in Port Moresby but from Momase I think. Heard the inside demo, and the soundwaves even make jelly buckle! Can't spill all the beans in Public, but for you all commenting on this page, trust me, Manu-L will prove it to you by the end of this year just you wait and see. Oh and the guys are from Lae. Ples lon Lae rockz! Besides him the Shefram guys rock, CHM go hide in your asian's pocket or somefin, all that money and the best you can do is parasite of demos like you did for Brixsie. WTF?

"King of Pacific Music"? wanem PNG tsol mekim Pacific ah? to find some wicked talent, underground, check outhttp://sloslonomo.blogspot.com from vanuatu. Check out the Qole remix....Fcuking Awesome!

PNG, you have just seen the light, but don't worry, Manu is there to bring you forward hehe!

 
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Fij

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June 21 2010, 5:26 PM 

To Musiclava 202.5.178.186 I dissagree with what you said about TOLAI MUSIC-here's part of what you said --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
"the same brand of tolai rock, consistently being produced like a monotone only bought by the PGS and tolai faithful. the apple has officially fell off the branch, landed on the roadside, and smashed to kingdom come by all those that don't care"
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Dude Tolai music is marketed around the world unlike the music of cylone studios and Emmanuel's-it has attracted some of the world's best musician to go to Rabaul in search of that Tolai sound-original and unique.
Atleast the Tolai musicians have their own music that is truly theirs-not copied and that is Tolai Stringband sound-truly unique-unlike some CHM affiliated studios who seem to reproduce that same old sound that we've heard from international artists for centuries being refined and recycled in these CHM afiliated studios
TOLAI ROCK has put George Telek on the international map-he's been enjoying sucess since 1984 through Pacific Gold Studios-em Tolai Rock tasol putim em lo world map.Na blo yupla where?

Also the MOAB stringband of Rabaul has been travelling the world with their stringband music since 1986 through Pacific Gold Studios-they have made more money than some studio owners in PNG-they own PMV buses in Rabaul-Shops etc-em lo TOLAI MUSIC TASOL-They hardly boast and gloat about their success,they hardly put their stories in the PNG media-they are just a bunch of down to earth musicians who prefer to stay away from the spotlight and let Daddi Gee,Straeky and those Hiphop wannabees take it-They are no match to the MOAB boys.
What about your musicians and their music you seem to gloat about-what have they achieved???where is the fruit of their music and sounds-provide us with a link.

TOLAI music attracted Aussie Musicians-NOT DROWNING WAVING(David Bridie) in 1984 and recently yr 2000 it attracted one of the world's best musician ie, BOB BROZMAN ,who went all the way to Rabaul to record and document their simple unique music for the world-not the music of your favourite musicians.

Google American musician "Bob Brozman" and find out more about him dude.

Below are links of part of the film he did about the TOLAI MUSICIANS which was shown on FOX TV,ALZAjeerea and other world TV-Their music cd /dvd is sold around the world too-in Australia its sold at JB-HI FI etc-
Yes ,What about the computer programmed music of some of your favourite musicians-have they attracted international attention?,are they being sold overseas??

NOGAT YA-TOLAI MUSIC RULES DUDE-THAT APPLE HASNT FALLEN OFF THE TREE,ITS ATTRACTING INTERNATIONAL EARS UNLIKE YOUR COPUTERISED CRAP>

Google this.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F9Jkqy6Evvw&feature=related


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fF3PpEMOJ54


 
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7milebeach

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July 10 2010, 12:56 PM 

Hey Fij, where can I buy this music online?

 
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Fij

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July 10 2010, 6:26 PM 

7mile I will double check and get back to you about where you can buy this online- or if you are in Australia simply go to JB-HI FI music,its there.

 
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7milebeach

Thanks Fij

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July 11 2010, 7:49 AM 

I will ask next time I am in the city.

7mile

 
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July 11 2010, 10:33 AM 

7mile the Title of the DVD/CD pack is Bob Brozman "Songs of the Volcano"/Papua New Guina Stringbands.
Apart from JBHI-FI you can contact this music proffesor at the Sydney's Macuquarie University for copies of the Documentary and CD package AU$30 including postage. philmdon@optusnet.com.au

Or you can buy the album on Itunes on the internet,its there.


 
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July 11 2010, 1:20 PM 

Thanks for all the information about acquiring this CD/DVD.
Much appreciated, Fij.

Regards,

7mile

 
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music laver

love patti potts doi

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June 14 2010, 8:57 PM 

any latest releases by patti potts doi?? pls let me know

 
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Jimi Piriri & Jordon

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July 8 2010, 4:41 PM 

Guys,
Dont forget Jimi Piriri & Jordon Semoso
Piriri is the guy behind Raiwat Band famous for their song "Corruption" and the new Niggana Band..
Well he is Manu's cousin..

Jordon is responsible for BJ Nagura and Brixie....

There is no doubt that AROB is producing top music producers in PNG currently..

Ive known quite a number of them but they are still underground... just give some time..

 
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July 13 2010, 10:10 AM 

are you kidding? BJ Nagura and Brixie are crap. no wonder their own country men(homeboyz) did a remix and dissed Brixie because he is a copy cat.

Afunakwa is the definite Queen of the pacific....

the King of the pacific should be given to Daniel Rae Costello coz he sold more copies than any of the people you mentioned...am i right?

 
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July 13 2010, 12:55 PM 

LOL. yufala evrywan argue tumas for what ya-staka music nomoa lo Solomon hem lo Niugini and blo Niugini lo Solomon tu.
But mi nomoa winim yufala evrywan bikos mi seleva garem records blo history blo music lo Pacific,
Statem lo Afunakwa and Fred Maedola blo 70s kam kasem distaem.

Yes AFUNAKWA HEM FOREVER QUEEN BLO SOUTH PACIFIC-100%

Favourite blo mi hem ol Tolai blo Rabaul bikos ol hem backbone blo PNG music.
Stringband music blo Rabaul hem sucessfull moa lo music blo nara ganga lo niugini.

Kam mi beim lelebit.
Music ya nomoa.

 
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August 23 2010, 2:38 PM 

EMMANUEL IS BY FAR THE BEST SO FAR MUSICALLY IN PNG!
HE PRODUCES THE BEST SOUND QUALITY & IS A MUSICAL GENIUS. THE CHART TOPPERS HE PRODUCES SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES..

 
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kawas na kopex blut

manu is the man

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August 23 2010, 11:18 PM 

em ....em tasol ....

 
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sori tru.

manu is not the man

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December 12 2010, 9:23 AM 

emmanuel em save copyim ol style blo ol narapla lain save creatim.
Some of his productions sound like sounds of Quakes stringband.
Even tolai bands that recorded with him like Mistops or Jnr Insects sounds,their sounds are copied from old Pacific Gold sounds of the 80s/90s.
Does copying make a music producer a force to be reckon with???
I don't think so.You kamapim sound blo yu yet em bai mi ken tok yu man,tasol sopos yu copy-em lustingting-yu no gat namba.computerised studio wokim na yu ting yu moa yet-sopos analogue studio em bai yu sotwin ya mi tok.Ol studio blo bifo save wokim quality lo analogue equipment ya,no blari computerised programming nambaut.they created many sounds that today's producers like emmanuel are taking advantage off.He's not the best,not in my book.sori tru.

 
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MANU IS THE MAN!!!!!!!!

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December 13 2010, 7:52 PM 

Yeah ok so tell me what age are you living in? Because you definately aren't living in this one! The days of analog recording are over, gone with the wind...FINISHED! Times have changed, music has changed & so has recording processes. So you think all of Manu's sounds are computerised? Mate you really ought to visit him one day and see for yourself, see the hard work he puts into his work. He does cut live instruments and uses the right software to enhance the sound quality. He is a genius on the keyboard and should be respected for his input in the PNG music industry so far. He came from nowhere, with no studio experience to building a reputable recording label with his family. Count how many success stories have come out of CYCLONE, how many albums/singles have taken the nation by storm.
Eg: TWINHOX, JNR INSECTS, NIUAGE, SKWATAS, OWA UNIT, K-MALA, etc.
Yes much of the music may be just local contemporary but it is important to note here that he offers a diverse range of musical styles/genres for people of all walks of life to choose from.
Honestly, i'm tired of listening to the same old so-called 'tolai rock' that's being produced by some people. Follow the steps of PNG's true music patriot Sir George Telek and create your own sound. Something that will distinguish you from the rest. MIPLA LES PINIS LO HARIM INTRO TASOL NA SAVE PINIS SONG YA KAM LO WEI NA HUSAIT E RECORDIM. It's so predictable with the chord progression always being the same.

MORE POWER TO EMMANUEL!!KEEP DOING WHAT YOU DO & TAKE PNG MUSIC TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

 
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sori tru.

Manu is your man-not ours.

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December 14 2010, 7:29 PM 

Mate other studios create a variety of sounds not just manu.
Analogue may be gone but their productions made it out of PNG unlike manu's music which seems to float around the PNG charts and doesn't make it out of PNG.
Analogue Quality production has dominated the PNG charts and took it by storm decades ago long before your manu.The way you are gloating gives us the impression that manu is the only guy who has conquered this...sori tru

Analogue studios quality production landed George Telek on the world stage.
Analogue studios quality production put Ben Hakalitz on the world stage and linked him up with Yothu Yindi.
Analogue Quality music production put Buruka Tau on the map and linked him up with Yothu Yindi.
Analogue quality production put Pius Wasi on the international stage.
Analogue quality production put Tony Subam and Paul Yabo on the international stage.
Analogue quality production put Richard Mogu on the international stage
Analogue quality production put Glen Low on the international stage and the list goes on.
Analogue Quality music production put the SANGUMA BAND on the world stage, and what has manu's music done?

The reason musicians above managed to hit the international stage is because of the TALENTS,the SKILLS,the BRILLIANCE,the WITS,The BRAINS etc of MUSIC PRODUCERS who MASTERLY engineered those quality sounds together(without computers) into cassettes and it lured international ears to take note of the music and musicians skills,and they came to PNG recruiting...the rest is history.
These engineers/producers(look at their names on cassette covers) are the BEST PRODUCERS IN PNG.THEY RULE..
MANU IS NO MATCH to them...For you to claim that manu is the best is a laughable statement and an insult to the real gurus of sound productions in PNG.Mi sem ya honest....

"Fancy music sound does NOT equate to Quality music"-Sori Tru.








 
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Metere

Lets move on

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December 15 2010, 11:51 AM 

Yes yes....Analogue did alot for our musicians.....But alas its no longer available and not in use.

So lets move forward with the rest of the world.

Manu has moved forward and the rest of us should do the same instead of bagging him.

I know we like to Reminisce about the good old days with Analogue but thats not going help anybody today.

It will only be a memory from now onwards so maski, get off your backsides and do something yourself.

We can talk and talk but Manu will keep producing.






 
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sori tru.

Re: Lets move on

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December 15 2010, 5:42 PM 

Metere you are right but I will always disagree with clowns who try to simply push aside the achievement of past producers/musicians and elevate their favorite musician as the best producer.

I have to be fair and rewind the clock to the analogue era and see what the producers of that era have achieved.They've achieved more than manu.They set a level and a standard that manu can't match.

They put PNG artists on the international stage because of their brilliant skills in the studios-and they had the brains,talents and super skills to figure out the right music to hit the international stage,thus putting,TELEK,SANGUMA band etc on board.

The problem with manu's fans is,they think fancy computerised music equates to quality music or good music-I disagree.and they are using the PNG music Chart as a yard stick to determine who the best producer is but they seem to forget that analogue music producers have their footprints scattered all over that same PNG musc charts,analogue music producers gave birth to that same PNG music Chart-and analogue music producers went past it to another level-the international stage level,their music and musicians went international,something which manu is 100 life years away from.

Good luck to all PNG music producers.


 
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OLD SKOOL VS. NEW SKOOL

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June 8 2011, 2:55 PM 

Trupla debate, but we shud battle it out live on stage and see who's got the skillz! hehehe.. I can Beat my Dad (Buruka Tau) to it anytime! :D

 
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ridiculous!!!!

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August 7 2011, 4:49 PM 

patti potts n manu are awesome producers,the difference is,potts can sing, manu cant sing...potts is a producer and an artist at the same time, manu is only a producer...

 
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felix

Re: ridiculous!!!!

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August 8 2011, 8:23 PM 

so i guess Mr Potts is the winner .

 
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Rockerholic

Re: ridiculous!!!!

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August 10 2011, 3:36 PM 

I wouldn't say Potts is the winner-they are both good in what they are doing.
As long as they are not with Chm,I'll support them both.

Gutlak long tupla wantem.

 
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arob na SI tasol..

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July 16 2012, 4:43 PM 

me agree not tolai music..but arob music is taking png forward..but the music industry in papua new guinea m baby yet..I dont know what CHM is doing..m tingting lo market overseas 2 oh or bai umi sa stap lo lilik box blo umi yet??

 
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mlatos

Re: arob na SI tasol..

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August 22 2012, 12:52 PM 

Notz,Tolai music is already up there in the world market-George Telek has won international aria awards in australia,he recorded in london,tours the world and his Tolai music is sold internationally-arob music is yet to surpass this old fella Telek...and by the way,arob music sounds like Tolai rock and Quakes stringband styles-try and be original.

 
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anonymous

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September 1 2012, 5:23 PM 

That happened a long time ago. Telek couldn't singlehandedly promote a whole kind of music. Now everything has faded. Hardly anyone internationally knows of Tolai music anymore, it was always a small specialty niche.

 
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Mi

Re: arob na SI tasol..

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May 9 2013, 1:39 PM 

Telek's music is still being played on Tripple J,Australia and on 99.5 FM in Florida,it's a classic rock FM.
Tolai Rock,put Telek up there-Na yupla wonem taim?

 
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Me again

Tolai Rocks

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May 9 2013, 2:49 PM 

Telek may not be active musically but like I said he's been around the world and won awards that today's PNG musicians will never matched.

I said he's music is heard in America on popular radio stations including this TOLAI ALBUM produced by BOB BROZMAN,legendary world guitarist.http://www.worldmusic.net/store/item/TUG1040/#disqus_thread.Songs of Volcanos is sold in MAJOR MAJOR MAJOR MAJOR MUSIC OUTLET AROUND THE WORLD-in Australia J.B HI FI sells it..still mass producing it..

TOLAI MUSIC INO DAI-EM STAP YET...NA BAI YU STOPIM???

 
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You cant Compare between a old bloke and today's bloke

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October 31 2013, 2:18 PM 

Kande Patti Potts Doi and bata Manu Muganawa can't be judge as to who is the King of Pacific Music. They both deserve respect from everyone and that is very important.

Potts started his Music career many years ago before Manuel's Era so there is already an imbalance right here.

Patti Potts gained the title when he was performing at the Pacific Music Festival Of Arts, I think in Solomons( correct me if i'm wrong) and I dont if that was a battle of who will get the crown. Again like someone as stated, it was a media manipuation that is still echoing today. But back then Patti put on an awesome performance like no other. The song was "Pacific Islands", still a favourite today.

They both are entitled to their art of playing and producing music and if they can do that to the very best of their abilities, who are you judge them????

The best way to judge is like what we're seeing in Png's Digicel Stars or Aussie's The Voice. Battle of bands/artists all on one stage, that is. You cant judge people who have done so much to Music and over different eras of popularity like what you are doing now..

To conclude, this is a Failed Debate!!

 
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M mas Potts yet

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June 7 2014, 11:31 PM 

Anway who's Manu?I hear he likes Potts music when he was a kid back then.I acknowledge his keyboard skills but we have yet to hear from him.Bata Manu you are a finest PNG music producer/musician but what makes you unique from the rest is they sing and you don't and that's a bonus for Potts.King title nabaut inap nau Potts em isi going man and could be fed up to yah.The young ones you can have that now but remember that Potts has set a platform for you to carry on where he left.By the way hard lo understandim music blo tete because planty speaking tongues tumas.

 
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