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playlist for July 2, 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 Plin Du Vertige (France)
Llan De Cubel: Cabraliega: Romance De Cangas/Canteros De Cuadonga/A La Mar Fui Por Naranxes (Spain)
subtitle: harp, fiddle, flute & guitar: Celtic Connections

Smithfield Fair
Swept Away
Mull of Kintyre
A Fine Homecoming Day
Stevenson Productions
Artist website: Smithfield Fair
The new album by the acoustic trio Smithfield Fair is a combination of some of the strongest works from the Scottish repertoire and originals, like the song, "A Fine Homecoming Day."

Mark Dunn
Return to Peace: a Celtic Journey through Central America
Dunn's Dream
Timeless Jazz Recordings
Artist website: Mark Dunn
Mark Dunn travelled extensively through Central America and composed Celtic-based tunes on his Irish Pennywhistle as he was inspired on his journey.

Putumayo World Music
Italian Cafe
Fred Buscaglione: Juke Box
Giorgio Conte:
Gnè Gnè
Putumayo Records
Italian Cafe captures the post WWII era of La Dolce Vita, the sweet life, in Italy. The sounds of the time was jazz-influenced music heard in 50's.

Oscar Reynolds
Rio De Luz - River of Light
Mar y Nubes - "sea & clouds"
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!

Kostas Karagiozidis
Mia Ikona Akomi
Artist website: Kostas Karagiozidis

Ithikon Akmeotaton
Ti Tha Paisonme
Ti Soukana Ke Me Enkatelipses
Octalogic Music Production
Artist website: ithikon akmeotaton
Another project by greek musician Kostas Karagiozidis. We will be hearing a Greek salsa and the lovely vocals of Kristina Karnavou

Ozone Player
Frozen Paint on Boiling Canvas
The Sprawl
Ozone Player
New synthesizer music, from Finland, by Otso Pakarinen.

Radio Netherlands Music
World Music: Festival Highlights - Spring 2005
Mitsoura: Ederlezi (Hungary)
Good Horses
Radio Netherlands Music
Italian Cafe captures the post WWII era of La Dolce Vita, the sweet life, in Italy. The sounds of the time was jazz-influenced music heard in 50's.

Shukar Collective
Urban Gypsy
subtitle: The Shukar Collective is from Romania and plays a brand of music known as "ursari," which means Bear tamer or Bear handler.

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.

Celso Fonseca
Rive Gauche Rio


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

Bebel Gilberto
Bebel Gilberto Remixed

Céu Distante

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

Waldemar Bastos

Times Square Records
Artist website: Waldemar Bastos

Nicholas Gunn
Viaje Sagrado

Gemini Sun Records
Artist website: Nicholas Gunn
Some uplifing and inspirational music by Nicholas Gunn, including a couple of tracks each, by his collegues, Johannes Linstead and Loren Gold.

Kasa - Lord
Golden Harmony

Nordic Fantasy

Artist website: Kasa-Lord
Music based upon "Teh Section Divine" and Fibonacci numbers, designed to induce states of relaxation, calmness, balance and harmony.

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

Trilok Gurtu
The Trilok Gurtu Collection
Once I Wished a Tree Upside Down
Silva Screen 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 Down Beat's Critics Poll for "Best Percussionist of the Year," on five occasions. On the tune, "Once I Wished a Tree Upside Down" Gurtu is accompanied by Jan Garbarek on soprano saxaphone.

Adham Shaikh: Somptim Hapnin'
Sounds True
Artist website: Pathaan
Yoga teacher, Shiva Rea teams-up with UK based DJ, Pathaan, who produced the ground-breaking Stoned Asia Music series of compilations. Together they have produced an electronic-based world music soundscape.

Te Vaka
Aivoli Taoa
Tofa E

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

Te Vaka
Pukepuke Te Pate

Warm Earth Records
Artist website:
This album and this group are the real thing. They transport the listener half way around the world and allow them to partake of another rhythm and cultural spirit.
World Beat Pick of the Month

John Martinborough
Coming Home

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.

Rough out There

Sounds from the Roof
Artist website:

Steel Pulse
True Democracy

Artist website: Steel Pulse

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 Ninipa, Tuku teaches that humility opens the doors of life.

Take Out the Fences
Take Out the Fences
Ayelevi No Ku

Caveman Records
Artist website: Yawo
From the Ewe tribe of West Africa to the heartland of America, "there's a cry for peace and freedom that can only be heard if we let the music speak for itself." Yawo is now based in the Twin Cities and sings-out his cry of peace from here in Minnesota.



Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 07/02/2005