playlist for August 6, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
The Rough Guide to Celtic
Seamus Begley & Jim Murray:
subtitle: harp, fiddle, flute & guitar:
Prepare yourself for some sax & piano
chill-out music. Sit back and relax to the latest from Jessie Allen
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.
T e lei jovents
Du Monde/Harmonia Mundi
Beat Pick of the Month
In Concert from Bucharest
Artist website: Damian
By age 3, Damian had already begun experimenting with a variety
of instruments including piano, cymbalum, double bass and drums. At
ten, Damian decided to focus his energies on mastering the pan flute
and by the time he was 14, he'd won five consecutive first Gold Medal
prizes at the National Festival of Romania and performed on national
wish you were there
Artist website: Bliss
Bliss is an international chill-out pop
music collective from Denmark, Sweden and Guinea-Bissau, West Africa
and release their material on the Danish label, "music for dreams."
Sit back, chill-out and experience bliss.
The Rough Guide to the
Music of Balkan Gypsies
Taraf De Metropulitana: Espresso
subtitle: virtuoso violins to energetic
brass bands: transcending borders
Kovac & La Campanella
World After History: a
Boris Kovac is a composer, instrumentalist and multimedia artist,
from the Vojvodina part of former Yugoslavia. Who's been dubbed "the
king of apocalyptical cabaret.'
Artist website: Andre
No Papeles - No Papers
Chu Lailo La Leilo
Frozen Paint on Boiling Canvas
New synthesizer music, from Finland, by Otso
The Rough Guide to tito
Oye Como Va
¿Oye como va? salsa vibes of a
Son: Soul of a Nation
Al Vaiven De Mi Carreta
Artist website: Sierra-Maestra.net
Sierra Maestra is Cuba's leading son group
and are responsible for the revival of the son style, the bedrock of
The Rough Guide to the
Music of Brazil: Rio De Janeiro
Samba & bossa nova: Brazil's musical
Hiromitsu Agatsuma plays
Vacuuming the Forest
Indegenous environmental sounds subtly mixed
with instrumental melodies to create some exquisite natural music.
Ti Tha Paisonme
Ena omorfo amaxi me dio aloga
A project lead by
Greek musician, Kostas Karagiozidis.
O Heavenly World
Artist website: roundSkyMusic.com
Dewa Che - Universal Healing
Power of Tibetan Chant
New Earth Records
Artist website: Tibet
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.
Carlos Nakai & Keola Beamer
Our Beloved Land
Aia I Moloka'i Ku'u 'Iwa
A unique collaboration between R. Carlos Nakai
on Native American flute and Keola Beamer on Hawaiian slack key guitar.
Featuring traditional Hawaiian vocals by Keola and Moanalani Beamer.
website: Te Vaka
* fourteen songs and I dig them all *
Warm Earth Records
Ph: +64 9 817 4639 - Fax: +64 9 817 3624
P.O.Box 60057, Titirangi, Auckland 7, New Zealand
song questioning the use of nuclear weapons, on this the 60th Anniversary
for the rememberance of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Inna City Pressure
Otro Tempo Novo
website: Waldemar Bastos
with Waldemar Bastos on BBC's, "The World."
Swing Around the World Van
The musical soundtrack for a global swing
Afropop Stars Salute - Africare
Issake Shango (Congo)
Ting Bad Malo (Kenya)
What better seque to Afropop Worldwide than
an album produced by the Afropop organization, with generous assistance
from their sponsor, ChevronTexaco
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