Maverick Radio Network
89.7 KMSU/Mankato & 91.3 KMSK/Austin
"Southern Minnesota's True Alternative"

playlist for November 12, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Putumayo World Music
Celtic Crossing
Capercaillie: Hoireann O (Scotland)
Michael McGoldrick: Sully's No.37/Lucy's Reel (Ireland)
Putumayo Records
Some laid-back, contemporary Celtic music at the crossroads.

Windham Hill
A Quiet Revolution - 30 Years of Windham Hill
Nightnoise: Silky Flanks
Fionnghuala (Mouth Music)
Windham Hill Records
Thirty years ago, Will Ackerman personally distributed vinyl copies of his newly recorded work, unwittingly launching one of the most successful independent record labels in the history of the music industry. "A Quiet Revolution" is a beautifully packaged 4-disc set covering 30 years of Windham Hill recordings.

Áine Minogue
Celtic Lamentations
"Healing Music for Twelve Months and a day"

Do Not Stand
Music for coming to terms with loss and finding new beginnings.
Sounds True

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

Andre Feriante
Angelica, An Invitation to Dream
Dolce Tristezza
Artist website: Andre Feriante
Seattle-based, Italian born Feriante is a Segovia-trained Guitar master. His improvisational style blends Flamenco, Classical and Brazilian styles.

Craig Einhorn
"South American Music for the Spanish guitar"

Graúna(choro) João Permambuco

Unicorn Productions
A Choro (also chorinho, or chorão) is a Brazilian music form of urban popular music since its emergence in the late 19th century. These tunes are contemporaryr with and have some similarity to ragtime. Both forms are a metamorphosis of European dance forms.

Jason Vieaux
Images of Metheny
Last Train Home


On Ensemble
Dust and Sand
The On Ensemble (Ohn) is a contemporary taiko (Japanese Drum) group that merges their study of traditional Japanese music and dance.
* Licensed under "Creative Commons" *
On Ensemble states, "sharing is a good thing!"
This is the first recording that I've come across, in my musical explorations, that has been released under the Creative Commons license. This allows individuals to copy and distribute any song on this particular cd, for non-commercial purposes.
(e-mail questions concerning the Creative Commons license to:

Twelve Girls Band
Romantic Energy
Romantic Energy

Artist website: Twelve Girls
The members of Twelve Girls Band are classically trained, with backgrounds including the China Academy of Music; the Chinese National Orchestra; and the Central Conservatory of Music. They are skilled multi-instrumentalists performing on traditional Chinese instruments including the zither-like gu zheng with adjustable bridges, and as many as 25 strings, hammered dulcimer called a yang qin; the erhu, which is a two-string violin; the pear-shaped, four-stringed pipa lute; and the bamboo dizi and vertical xiao flutes. Electronic keyboards and punctuating percussion add modern textures to span the centuries.

Sonny Lim
Slack Key Guitar
THe Artistry of Sonny Lim
Punahoa Special

Palm Records
Sonny Lim performed on the Grammy Award winning Best Hawaiian Music Album but this is his first solo project.

Papua New Guinea Stringbands with Bob Brozman
Songs of the Volcano
Beautiful Rabaul

World renowned guitarist Bob Brozman travelled to Papua New Guinea, one of the last places on earth to have guitars arrive. There he hooked-up with some string bands, in the town of Rabaul, twice destroyed, in one century, by the nearby volcano.

Ginko Garden
Faith, Hope & Love
Hope of a Tree

Sequoia Records
Seva Foundation "receives a portion of the proceeds"
The Group Ginko Garden celebrates the Ginko Tree, known as a symbol of hope and love, is their musical muse. The "Hope of a Tree" is a lyricly uplifting ethno-pop fusion.

Ravi Shankar
The Essential Ravi Shankar
Ragas in Minor Scale

Columbia, Private Music, Legacy, SonyBMG

An Anthropology of Songs from Popular Indian Cinema
Kabhi Khabi Mere Dil Mein Khayal Aata
(Lata Mangeshkar - film Shree)
Ed Ladki Ko Dekha
(Kumar Sana - 1942, A Love Story)

Silva Screen Records
A two cd set from Silva Screen Records,

Reiki - Whale Dreaming
Raga for a Whale
New Earth Records
Reiki (rey-key) Whale Dreaming is healing and meditation music that includes songs of the humpback whales recorded at a depth of 1500 ft by Frank Watlington, a sound pioneer who captured what is considered to be the greatest of all humpback whale performances.

Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to latin Music for Children
Africando: Columbia, Mi Corozon (Senegal)
salsa, merengue, tango: infectious rhythms for kids

Amadou & Mariam
Dimanche À BamakO
Produced by & with Manu Chao

M'bifé Balaphon
Sénégal Fast Food

Artist website:


Amadou and Mariam, the blind couple from Mali have fused their talents with the trance-like stream-of-consciousness style of Manu Chao to produce a truly intoxicating soundscape.
World Beat Pick of the Month

Live at Stubb's
King Without a Crown
JDUB Records
Artist website:
The 1st and only "Hasidic Reggae Superstar"
Listen to the World Cafe interview with David Dye
- On Tour -

Tue/Nov-15 Minneapolis, MN The Cabooze

Emmanuel Jal & Abdel Gadir Salim

Listen to Emmanuel Jal's interview with Terry Gross on NPR, Fresh Air

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."

Dr. Israel
Patterns of War
Dread Inna Babylon

Warrior King
Hold the Faith

VP Records
Got ta hold de faith, for Jah is Great!
Never let the system get you down...

Junior Kelly
Tough life
Touch My Heart

VP Records
On the title track of his new recording, Rastaman, Junior Kelly, sings of the everyday trials, travails, and stuggles faced by ordinary Jamaicans.

10 FT Ganga Plant
Bass Chalice
Blood Money


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 11/12/2005