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playlist for April 1, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Road to Errogie
World Village / Harmonia Mundi
Artist website: Flook
Winners of Best Group at BBC Folk Awards 2006

Blackmore's Night
The Village Lanterne

Twenty Five Years
Village Dance

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Rennaissance rock music from former Deep Purple guitarist, Richie Blackmore, and his partner, vocalist, Candice Night.

Putumayo World Music
Carla Bruni : Quelqu'un M'a Dit
Aldebert: Carpe Diem
Putumayo Records
As is the case of many trends, "what is old becomes new again." Nouvelle chanson is sweeping Paris with the rejuvinated sounds of traditional chanson although this time around influences from around the global are being infused. Sit back and listen as a new generation of French musicians set the stage for the future by looking to the past.

Neil Jacobs
Secret Places
Song of Vojvodina

A tune transcribed from the Zivili Tamburica Orchestra...

Johannes Linstead
Café Tropical

Café Tropical
Para La Habana

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World Beat Pick of the Month

The sixth album by award winning guitarist, Johannes Lindstead, features musicians from Cuba, Venezuela, and Greece. Kick your feet up and mellow out for an exceptional musical journey to the tropics.

Joe Masulli
Silk & Steel
If Love is all you seek - Love is all you'll find...
This song goes-out in memory of our KMSU radio collegue, Fred Vette.

Tom Zé
Estudando O Pagode
Na Opereta Segregamulher E Amor

First Act: Quero Pensar
Second Act: Duas Opiniões

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Luaka Bop
Nominated for a Latin Grammy
Tom Ze says of his music, "I don't make art, I make spoken and sung journalism." We will be hearing a song from the First and Second Acts of his Three Act Operetta
"Estudando O Pagode."

Charles Williams & Tom Teasley
Word-Beat "The Soul Dances"


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A collection of

Shaman's Trance

title track
5th Element Music
New age electronica featuring didjeridoo, keyboard, theremin, frame drum, Tibetan bowls, bells, & chant. This melodic, hypnotic, and rhythmic musical journey is designed to accompany a full yoga class or a massage session.


Pure Consciousness (interlude)
Jah Ray (jah mix)

Artist website: Vargo
Sounds True
The serene ambient music of Ansgar Üffink & Stephanie Hundermark

Houssein Alizadeh & Djivan Gasparyan
Endless Vision - "Persian & Armenian Songs"

Armenian Romances
(improvisations in Dastgah Shur)

part of a series from the: World Music Institute
World Village / Harmonia Mundi
Recorded live in summer 2003 at Naivaran Palace Tehran, Iran.

Putumayo World Music
Turkish Groove

Senzen Aksu: Sanima Inanma
Putumayo Records
A Middle Eastern musical mosaic

Gecko Turner
Guapapasea !
Subterranean Homesick Blues

( Tristezas Del Blues Nostalgico y Subterráneo )

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The debut of Spanish singer/songwriter Gecko Turner blends jazz, blues, samba, reggae, rock, Spanish and Arab music. Gecko even takes a detour to give Dylan's Subterranean Homesick Blues a new twist.

Soulfood & Ra Music
Café Santa Fe
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Cafe Santa Fe, where chill meets spirit.

Jay Begaye
The Colorful World
In Beauty We Walk
Canyon Records
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The songs in this collection are sung to honor the Diné people and especially the young children of the Diné Nation.

Michael Kahn
Blackwater Canyon

Title Track
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Cesaria Evora
title track
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Soulful new music from Cape Verde Islands most famous singer, Cesaria Evora.

Bombay Dub Orchestra
Bombay Dub Orchestra
Six Degrees
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Shiva Machine

Hanuman 2
Artist website: Girish
Ajna Music
Shiva Machine is a radical departure that boldly takes Sanskrit lyrics into the 21st century.

Karsh Kale
Broken English

Six Degrees
Artist website: Karsh Kale
Karsh Kale says of his cross cultural world music collaboration... "Each piece of music represents the sounds that exists between the doorways of the worlds we travel through... and to communicate we speak in Broken English."

Palace Lounge Presents
Cafe D'Afrique
Newtown with Amy Elle: Hands on a Miracle
Chilled beats from the Cape of Good Hope.
The South African compilation series Café d'Afrique features a mix of South African and international artists from Sweden, Germany, Hungary & France.

Ex-Centric Sound System
Afro Riddim Sessions
Things That You Do "let it be true"- Juju Riddim
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Siete Rayo
Cumbia Reggae
Universal Music Latino

Shaman's Dream
African Dream

Ker Kerane, featuring Abdou Mbaye

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Sounds True
An incredible African sound journey transporting listeners through an atmospheric soundscape of village voices, and ambient sounds of nature including insects, animals, thunder.

Nuru Kane


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Senegalese musician Nuru Kane explores the connections between the music of North and West Africa; from his acoustic blues-led solos to driving gnawa trance music.

Explorations in Afrobeat
"connecting musical traditions"


Artist website: Eufõrquestra
Euforquestra Productions
Eufõrquestra is an eclectic world-beat ensemble from Iowa City, IA with interests in cultural and traditional musics from all over the globe. Their album "Explorations in Afrobeat" is rooted in the traditions of Yorubaland of southwestern Nigeria.
This song is dedicated to Obatalá, the King of the Orishis, who is associated with wisdom, cool headedness, morality, humility, creativity and who enforces the idea of ethical rightness


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 4/1/2006