playlist for May 13, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
This evening we will explore world music deep tracks
Song From the Planet
The Rough Guide to the
Music of Central Asia
Turgun Alimatov & Alisher Alimatov:
subtitle: Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan: sounds
of the Silk Road.
March 05 World Beat Pick
of the Month
Various Artists on Domo Records
Domo 10th Anniversary Collection
Starting on a Journey
website: Tom Rossi
High, Low, In
Je ne sais qui fumer
de Brujo (eyes of the sorcerer)
Bari - Remezclas de la
casa (remixes from Bari)
Tiempo de Drumba
"Recipients of 2004 BBC Radio 3 Award
for World Music"
This is a remix of the 2004 hit cd "Bari"
Ojo de Brujo fuses the driving rhythms of flamenco with hip-hip, funk,
punk and other stray sounds from the streets of Barcelona.
In the Forest
When Johnny Went to Fight in the War
Village/ Harmonia Mundi
The Warsaw Village Band is composed of
six young musicians who have discovered the magic of ancient singing
styles and instruments, including the Polish fiddle from the 16th century
called the Suka. They have branded their passionate music as "hardcore
Raquy & the Cavemen
Bulgarian, arranged by Liron)
Artist website: Raquy
Middle Eastern music extraordinaire Raquy
and hard rock musician Liron Peled are backed by a band of Arab and
Israeli musicians and create powerful new Middle Eastern music, with
an emphasis on Arabic drumming.
World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
The cover story of "Global Rhythm"
magazine May 2005 vol. is titled, "Matisyahu's Mitzvah - The Inspirational
Journey of a Hasidic Reggae Superstar." You can also read articles
about the Charanga Cakewalk project and the Klezmatics new release,
"Brother Moses Smote the Water.
Artist website: RoundSkyMusic.com
Phos Hilaron "Gracious Blessing, Gladening
Light" is one of the oldest known Christian Hymns and was sung
in the catacombs in the second century.
Greece - A Musical Voyage
Sou Axize Mia Kaleteri Agalia
Music from the legends and rising stars
of the Greek popular song revival. George Dalaras is among those, on
the record, who fit into the former category.
May 9th the Russians and peoples of the former Soviet Union celebrated
the 60th anniversary of Victory Day.
The day Berlin was taken by Soviet forces in May of 1945. This day ended
the 4-year long Great Patriotic War against the forces of Hitler's Third
Reich. A war that took tens of millions of Soviet lives, and left most
of the country in ruin."
Out of Nowhere
Artist website: Two
New music from the tundras of Siberia by Yuru
Matveyev on electric guitar and Artyom Yakushenko on electric violin.
Electronic music from Artemiy Artemiev &
Loteria DeLa Cumbia Lounge
Tu Y Yo
Artist website: Charanga
Beat Pick of the Month
This music is addictive, I've listened to it time after time.
A soundscape for mental travels through landscapes,
from the Badlands of South Dakota to the desert southwest.
Vocalist Azam Ali sings in the Persian language,
Farsi and also in Urdu, a language of Pakistan. These songs recount
mystical lyrics of the Sufi Poets set in a fusion of Ancient instruments,
rhythms and tonalities with modern electronic sounds. The music of Niyaz
ushers in new artistic possibilities for Iranian music.
Times Square Records
Artist website: Emeline-Michel
EMELINE MICHEL is the reigning Queen of Haitian
Song. She's a versatile vocalist and one of the premier Haitian songwriters
of her generation. During the past two decades, she has recorded eight
albums and appeared on concert stages throughout the Caribbean, Europe,
North & South America. Singing both in French and Haitian Creole.
Eva! Leyenda Peruana
Negra Presuntuosa (lando)
Times Square Records
The most popular Puruvian singer.
The Rough Guide to Bottleneck Blues
God Moves on the Water
Pandit Debashish Bhattacharya is one of the
world's most remarkable slide guitarists. This album represents a lifetime
of intensive study. Played on instruments designed by Debashish himself.
North African Groove
Most of North Africa including parts of Morocco,
Algeria, Libya, Tunisia, and Egypt,
is known as the Maghreb and while it is geographically a part of Africa,
it is generally included in the Middle East.
Discover the captivating music of this ancient
West African land.
Mone/Jump Up and Fly
New music from Marcus James, recorded in Timbuktu,
Ground-breaking ande legendary South
African musician Hugh Masekela is back on the charts.
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