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playlist for September 10, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Global Rhythm
World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Shooglenifty: Nordal Rumba
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
New music from Shooglenifty "Global Rhythm" magazine September 2005

Sharon Knight
Song of the Sea

The Well
Brian O'Lynn/ Pipe on the Hob

Trance Jam Records
Artist website:
Song of the Sea evokes the indomitable spirit of the Celts with lyrical tales of muses and sirens, magical spells, pirates, heroes.

Ann Roos
Mermaids & Mariners
The Mermaid's Tears

Artist website:
Ann Roos on Celtic harp, in an ensemble including; Dorothy Hawkinson - fiddle, Alan Fuller - guitar, Michael Frost - viola, & Riggy Rackin, on concertina.

Sequoia Groove
Buddha Lounge 4
Achillea: Cape Porcupine (from "Nine Worlds")
Sequoia Groove
Hypnotic grooves from masters of the downtempo/chill-out/lounge & global electronica music movement, from around the world.
A portion of proceeds go to the Seva Foundation

Putumayo World Music
Latin Lounge
Alacran: Reflejo de Luna
Putumayo Records
Latin Lounge explores the nacent trend in Latin music as electronica and remixing meet and mingle traditional rhythms in a contemporary global context.

Balkan Beat Box
Balkan Beat Box

JDUB Records
Artist website:
The music of Balkan Beat Box is a meltin pot of influences rangin from Arabic and Sephardic and Hassidic Jewish roots to modern day electronica and hip-hop. draws on North Africa, Middle Eastern, the Balkans and Eastern European sounds.

Gogol Bordello
Gypsy Punks - Underdog World Strike

Artist website:
Music from self described Ukaranian"Immigrant Punks" now living in New York City. Its a rebellious sound that is uniting immigrants, punks and rockers across Manhattan

Coyote Poets of the Universe
Movin' to the Moment
The Dream Car We Drove West
Square Shaped Records
Artist website:
The Coyote Poets breathe new life into 50's style jazz beat poetry.

Alex E. Smith & Cheevers Toppah
Intonation - Harmonized Songs from the Southern Plains
Always Be Here

Canyon Records
Music from Native America's great southern plains blending choral hymnody in soulful ethereal harmonies.

Radmilla Cody
Spirit of a Woman
title track

Canyon Records
Navajo singer Radmilla Cody continues her musical exploration of the cultural treasures of the Diné in newly composed traditional and contemporary songs.

Jeff Oster
Big Sur

Retso Records
artists website:
Music from a master of the Flugelhorn and trumpet.

Bonga Live
Mona Ki Ngi Xica

Angolan singer and percussionist, Bonga, sings in Portuguese with a smoky and hoarse voice full of emotion...

Ignacio "Nachito" Herrera
Bembé En Mi Casa
Nacho's Pillón
Artist website:
Cuban composer, pianist, arranger and band-leader, Nachito Herrera was nominated for Best Latin Artist and Best Pianist/Keyboardist by the Minnesota Music Academy and now calls Minneapolis Minnesota his home.

A six Degrees Collection
Latin Travels 2
Beny Moré: Manzanillo
Six Degrees Records
Latin, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian musical vibes mixed with ambient, electronic and dance grooves. Latin Travels 2 is packed with tracks and remixes from Beny Moré, Bobi Céspedes and many others.

Omar Sosa
bALLADS 1997-2000
Shirma (from Free Roots)
Otá Records
Artist website:
While Omar Sosa is often lauded for his high energy percussive piano style, he's also produced a collection of ballads full of romanticism and grace.

{quiet Letters}
If Heaven Closes

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. I listened to Bliss many times during the month and recommend it as the
World Beat Pick of the Month

Kiran Ahluwalia
Kiran Ahluwalia
Vo Kuch

Artist website:
The International debut of award-winning Indian vocalist Kiran Ahluwalia. Kiran is a composer of contemporary ghazals, based in Punjabi folksongs and poetry. Kiran's compositions are perhaps the first indiginous North American ghazals.

Glen Velez
Rhythmn of Awakening
Sounds True
Artist website:

Artist website:
Music Therapy & Rhythm voice
Listeners are invited on a rhyhm odyssey designed to awaken the sleeping power of kundalini.

Nigel Holton, featuring Daya Rawat & Lucia Iman
This Journey

Hundred Hands Music
Artist website:
Nigel Holton has composed the
music to over eighty feature films, documentaries, and short films. His solo album is a magical journey to distant lands and the inner world of the heart.

Kaif Kun
Artist website:
Moodfood fuses an ancient ambience with a transglobal electronica to create futuristic groove.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The Chillout Sessions
Dlondlobala Njalo - Soul Drummers Mix
Rasa Music
South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo are a national treasure, they are emissaries peace, love and harmony. This is the first time that their captivating accappella singing has been remixed with beats by some of the world's best DJ's.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala concludes each concert with a cry to
"love one another, go in harmony."

Boubacar Traoré
Kongo Magni
title track (Mali)
Harmonia Mundi/World Village
In his youth Boubacar Traore was nicknamed the Malian Chuck Berry, or Elvis Presley. But nowadays he works on developing the tone, color, simplicity, and emotion in his Malian Blues. This song tells that "One of the main causes of the world's woe is war, which brings about destitution starvation and epidemics, thus holding up development..."

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to the Music of Madagascar
Vakoka: Era
subtitle: valiha & marovany - the real soundtrack to the world's fourth largest island, Madagascar

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to African Music for Children
Mory Kanté: Mama (Guinea)
subtitle: Congo to Zimbabwe - dynamic dances for kids

Fantan Mojah
Maroon and Invasion
Richie Spice: Mother Land Calling
Down Sound Records

Daby Balde
Introducing Daby Balde
Daby Balde is one of Senegals best-kept musical secrets, he's been long-celebrated at home and is now exploding on the international scene.


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 09/10/2005