playlist for September 3, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
New music from Shooglenifty "Global
Rhythm" magazine September 2005
Song of the Sea
Artist website: www.SharonKnight.net
Song of the Sea evokes the indomitable
spirit of the Celts with lyrical tales of muses and sirens, magical
spells, pirates, heroes.
Mermaids & Mariners
Who Can Sail Without the Wind
Artist website: www.celticharpmusic.com
Ann Roos on Celtic harp, in an ensemble including;
Dorothy Hawkinson - fiddle, Alan Fuller - guitar, Michael Frost - viola,
& Riggy Rackin, on concertina.
T e lei jovents
Paul, Emile & Henri
Du Monde/Harmonia Mundi
Frozen Paint on Boiling Canvas
New synthesizer music, from Finland, by Otso
In Concert from Bucharest
Artist website: www.officialDamian.com
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
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
Beat Pick of the Month
Coyote Poets of the Universe
Movin' to the Moment
The Dream Car We Drove West
The Coyote Poets breathe new life into
50's style jazz beat poetry.
Gypsy Punks - Underdog
Dogs Were Barking
Artist website: www.gogolbordello.com
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
six Degrees Collection
Latin Travels 2
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.
Latin Lounge explores the nacent trend in
Latin music as electronica and remixing meet and mingle traditional
rhythms in a contemporary global context.
No Papeles - No Papers
The band’s name, Mártires
del Compás (loosely translated: “Martyrs of the Beat”) is not
only satiric but the literal truth. Flamenco, the sonic legacy of mostly
anonymous Arabic, Roma (Gypsy), and Spanish singers, dancers and guitarists
who lived and died in the southern province of Andalucía.
Bembé En Mi Casa
Artist website: www.nachito.net
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.
Pleneros de la 21
Para Todos Ustedes
Carmelina (plena tradicional)
The bomba and plena are the heartbeat
of Afro-Puerto Rican music. New Yorks acclaimed Los Pleneros de la 21
wrap these drumming, singing and dancing traditions into creative and
fresh arrangements for a new generation.
Artist website: Andre
Seattle-based, Italian born Feriante is a Segovia-trained Guitar master.
His improvisational style blends Flamenco, Classical and Brazilian styles.
Artist website: Moodfoodmusic.com
Moodfood fuses an ancient ambience with a transglobal electronica to
create futuristic groove.
E. Smith & Cheevers Toppah
Intonation - Harmonized Songs from the Southern
Music from Native America's great southern
plains blending choral hymnody in soulful ethereal harmonies.
Spirit of a Woman
Navajo singer Radmilla Cody continues her
musical exploration of the cultural treasures of the Diné in
newly composed traditional and contemporary songs.
Holton, featuring Daya Rawat & Lucia Iman
Hundred Hands Music
Artist website: www.nigelholton.com
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.
O Heavenly Word
Artist website: roundSkyMusic.com
Phos Hilaron "Gracious Blessing, Gladenning
Light" is one of the oldest known Christian Hymns and was sung
in the catacombs in the second century.
Rhythmn of Awakening
Artist website: www.GlenVelez.com
Artist website: www.LoriCotler.com
Music Therapy & Rhythm voice
Listeners are invited on a rhyhm odyssey designed to awaken the sleeping
power of kundalini.
Artist website: www.KiranMusic.com
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.
Shaman's Dream Project
Invocation to Water
artists website: Shaman's
The group Shaman's Dream is a regular on the LA yoga music scene. They
traveled to Kerela India to record the chants and ambient sounds used
in this new recording.
Vacuuming the Forest
Living in Nebadon
Indigenous environmental sounds subtly mixed
with instrumental melodies to create some exquisite natural music.
Carlos Nakai & Keola Beamer
Our Beloved Land
The Good Road
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.
Pate mo tou agaga
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
Afropop Stars Salute - Africare
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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