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"Southern Minnesota's True Alternative"

playlist for October 1, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Putumayo World Music
Celtic Crossing
Emer Kenny: Parting Glass (Ireland)
Michael McGoldrick: Sully's No.37/Lucy's Reel
Gwenno: Tryweryn (Wales)
Putumayo Records
Some laid-back, contemporary Celtic music at the crossroads.

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

Putumayo Kids
French Playground
Pascal Parisot: Wonderful
Putumayo Records
Putumayo Kids Presents some fun music from France for the "kid" in all of us...

Ray Barretto
Time Was - Time Is
The View From Here

O+ Music
Ray Baretto's Time Was - TIme is takes jazz-Latin back to its roots using the vocabulary of today.

Putumayo World Music
Latin Lounge
Bebe: Siempre Me Quedará
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.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The Chillout Sessions
Mama GrooveMix
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"

Al Jewer
River Crossing
title track

Laughing Cat Records
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Lovely sounds of a solo Native American Flute.

Kan Nal
All Things Change
Boulder Group
Artist website:
Some American get-down-to-earth music.

Gogol Bordello
Gypsy Punks - Underdog World Strike
Avenue B
Start Wearing Purple

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

Balkan Beat Box
Balkan Beat Box
9/4 the Ladies

JDUB Records
Artist website:
The music of Balkan Beat Box is a melting pot of influences ranging from Arabic, Sephardic, and Hassidic roots to modern-day electronica and hip-hop. It draws on North African, Middle Eastern, Balkan and East European sounds to create a new Balkan Beat.

Journey to Eternity
Open Sesame
Sundad Records
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Bonga Live
Mona Ki Ngi Xica

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

Achados E Perdidos

Quannum Projects
By the time he was eight years old, Sao Paulo native, Luciano Nakata Albuquerque, had already formed his first rock band with his classmates. His new cd, "Curumin," meaning: precocious child, comes to us straight from Brazil, with all the liner notes in Portuguese.

Omar Sosa
Ballads 1997-2000
Shirma (from Free Roots)
Otá Records
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.

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

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.

Anoushka Shankar

Angel Records
Artist website:
Up to this point, Grammy-nominated sitarist, Anoushka Shankar has recorded strictly in the classical Indian tradition of her father, the legendary Ravi Shankar. With this, her fourth album for Angel Records, Anoushka unleashes her creativity, not only on sitar, but also as lyricist, keyboardist, composer, arranger, and producer.

New Earth Records
Trance Yoga
Tulku: Radha Ramana

New Earth Records
A collection of upbeat yet trane-inducing rhythms from vaious artists.

Jeff Oster
Big Sur

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

Fantan Mojah
Maroon and Invasion
Luciano: Jah is Greater
Down Sound Records

Daby Balde
Introducing Daby Balde
Waino Blues

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

Boubacar Traoré
Kongo Magni
Kanou (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..."

Emmanuel Jal & Abdel Gadir Salim
Aiwa (Kenya)

subtitle: Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier from war-torn Sudan, is one of the hottest rappers to explode out of the African music scene. The title of his new cd is "Ceasefire."
World Beat Pick of the Month

Bush Chemists
Raw Raw Dub
New Beginning

The Bush Chemists are Dougie Wardrop and Paul Davey, a couple of die-hard dubbers from Camden Market London.

Ex-Centric Sound System
West Nile Funk
Alice in Voodooland

In the Pocket Records
Ex-Centric Sound System blends African, Latin and Carribean rhythms into a funky dub that may be called African House music.


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 10/01/2005