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playlist for July 9, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to Celtic Music
Skolvan: Bal Plinn Du Vertige (France)
Old Blind Dogs: Monymusk Lads (Scotland)
subtitle: harp, fiddle, flute & guitar: Celtic Connections

Moussu T e lei jovents
Madmemoiselle Marseille
Lo gabian
Pour de bon ils nous le font

Le Chant Du Monde/Harmonia Mundi

Putumayo World Music
Italian Café
Giorgio Conte:
Vinicio Capossela: Che Cossé L'Amor
Putumayo Records
Italian Café captures the post WWII era of La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life) when fashion, celebrity and easy living ruled the day. Italian Cafés and night clubs bounced to a musical blend of traditional melodies and the new era's lively swing.

Ithikon Akmeotaton
Ti Tha Paisonme
Gia Kita Me Sta Matia

Octalogic Music Production
Artist website: ithikon akmeotaton
Greek musician Kostas Karagiozidis leads the group Ithikon Akmeotaton in a traditional Mandoura and we'll hear the song "Gia Kita Me Sta Matia" featuring lovely voice of Kristina Karnavou.

Oscar Reynolds
Rio De Luz - River of Light
Rio de Luz
Karumanta Music
Artist website: Oscar Reynolds
The 6th release of Bolivian composer, Oscar Reynolds. An all instrumental recording full of evocative South American rhythms and melodies. Exquisite music!

Putumayo World Music
Swing Around the World
The Cool Crooners of Bulawayo:
Van Enkulu (Zimbabwe)
Triton: Mari Niça Swing (Mauritius)
Putumayo Records
The musical soundtrack for a global swing dance party

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to Salsa Dance
Fruko Y Sus Tesos: Las Maracas (Colombia)
Salsa Grooves: musical pulse of Latin America

Sierra Maestra
Son: Soul of a Nation
Al Vaiven De Mi Carreta (Cuba)

Artist website:
Sierra Maestra is Cuba's leading son group and are responsible for the revival of the son style, the bedrock of Cuban music.

Charanga Cakewalk
Loteria DeLa Cumbia Lounge
Artemis Records/Triloka
Artist website: Charanga Cakewalk
Michael Ramos' contemporary Tex-Mex soundtrack for life at-home and on-the-road.

Eternal Songs
Rainfall (Japan)
Hiromitsu Agatsuma plays Tsugaru-Shamisen

Thomas Barth
Beyond Black & White

What Draws Me To You

Artist website: Thomas Barth

Dechen Shak-Dagsay
Dewa Che- Universal Healing Power of Tibetan Chant


New Earth Records
Artist website: Tibet House
The Tibetan phrase "Dewa Che" means "the great peace." These mantras are sung as an offering of inner peace to promote the power of self-healing to listeners.

Celso Fonseca
Rive Gauche Rio

O No Para Trás

Six Degrees Records
Artist website: Celso Fonseco
New music from Brasilian singer Celso Fonseca

Bebel Gilberto
Bebel Gilberto Remixed

Cada Beijo remixed by Thievery Corporation

Six Degrees Records
Artist website: Bebel Gilberto
Sixteen different DJs remix tunes from Bebel Gilberto's recent hit cd "Bebel." Nineteen tunes in all...

Midival Punditz
Midival Times
Six Degrees Records
The Midival Punditz are the first Indian electronic band to produce a large-scale release

Global Rhythm
World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Kiran Ahluwalia: Vo Kuch
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle

Trilok Gurtu
The Trilok Gurtu Collection
Cherry Town
Times Square Records
Trilok Gurtu is a master of Indian music percussion and a composer who's music crosses the boundaries of Indian music into jazz, rock, classical and world music. Gurtu has received many prestigious awards including five Down Beat's Critics Poll for "Best Percussionist of the Year."

David Hykes
Harmonic Meditations
Times to the True
Sounds True
Music for the film "Travellers and Musicians"

Paul Avgerinos
Phos Hilaron
O Heavenly World
Artist website:
Phos Hilaron "Gracious Blessing, Gladdening Light" is one of the oldest known Christian Hymns and is known to have been sung in the catacombs during the 2nd century.

John Martinborough
Coming Home
Higher Ground

Artist website: John Martinborough
John Martinborough is the son of an Adventist minister and has been singing in churches and public since age five. "Coming Home" is a prarfully sung collection of contemporary and historical songs, from traditional hymns to Negro spirituals and from anthems to reggae and gospel.

Te Vaka
Ki Mua
Pate pate

Warm Earth Records
Artist website:
* fourteen songs and I dig them all *
Julie Foa'i
Warm Earth Records
Ph: +64 9 817 4639 - Fax: +64 9 817 3624
P.O.Box 60057, Titirangi, Auckland 7, New Zealand

World Beat Pick of the Month

Speak in Tones
Douson Foly
Speak in Tones
Music from Bamako, NYC and Bahia come together on this double CD representing a three year collaboration featured over a hundred Thursday night concert/multimedia events and culminated in a performance held in Salvador do Bahia. "Douson Foly" is based on a Malian Hunter's song.

Rough out There
Walls of Silence

Sounds from the Roof
Artist website:

Steel Pulse
Earth Crisis

Artist website: Steel Pulse

Majek Fashek
Little Patience
Power of a Woman

Coral Music
Civil Defense Music
Artist website: Majek Fashek

Oliver Mtukudzi
Heads UP

Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
The cover story of "Global Rhythm" magazine July 2005 vol. is titled, "Tuku's Got a Brand New Bag," subtitled"Oliver Mtukudzi Dispenses Truth and Hope." In the song "Hope," Tuku's song warns that "if you keep sleeping, you won't reap anything; if you stay snuggled in bed, time will leave you behind. You have to rise early and work, because time does not wait for anyone."


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 07/09/2005