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playlist for September 3, 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
Lagan Love

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
Metal Man
Who Can Sail Without the Wind

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

Moussu T e lei jovents
Madmemoiselle Marseille
Va, navega!
Paul, Emile & Henri

Le Chant Du Monde/Harmonia Mundi

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

In Concert from Bucharest


Artist website:
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 television.

{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

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.

Gogol Bordello
Gypsy Punks - Underdog World Strike
Avenue B
Dogs Were Barking

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

A six Degrees Collection
Latin Travels 2
Bobi Céspedes: California
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.

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.

Martires D'el Compas
No Papeles - No Papers
Tócala Sam

Harmonia Mundi/World Village
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.

Ignacio "Nachito" Herrera
Bembé En Mi Casa
Ritmo Caliente
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.

Los Pleneros de la 21
Para Todos Ustedes
(plena tradicional)
Smithsonain Folkway Recordings
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.

Andre Feriante
Bohemian Boulevard
Spanish Rhapsody
Artist website: Andre Feriante
Seattle-based, Italian born Feriante is a Segovia-trained Guitar master. His improvisational style blends Flamenco, Classical and Brazilian styles.

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

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

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.

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.

Paul Avgerinos
O Heavenly Word
Artist website:
Phos Hilaron "Gracious Blessing, Gladenning Light" is one of the oldest known Christian Hymns and was sung in the catacombs in the second century.

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.

Kiran Ahluwalia
Kiran Ahluwalia
Yeh Nahin

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.

Shaman's Dream Project
Invocation to Water
Sounds True

artists website: Shaman's Dream
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
New Vibes Music
Indigenous environmental sounds subtly mixed with instrumental melodies to create some exquisite natural music.

R. Carlos Nakai & Keola Beamer
Our Beloved Land
The Good Road

Canyon Records
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.

Te Vaka
Ki Mua
Pate Pate
Pate mo tou agaga

Warm Earth Records
Artist website: Te Vaka
* 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

Afropop Worldwide
Afropop Stars Salute - Africare
Gidigidi Majimaji: Ting Bad Malo (Kenya)
Afropop Worldwide
What better seque to Afropop Worldwide than an album produced by the Afropop organization, with generous assistance from their sponsor, ChevronTexaco


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 09/03/2005