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playlist for June 10, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Global Rhythm - August 06
The Corrs - 21 Century Traditionalists Bring Irish Music Home
The Corrs: Peggy Gordon
Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Cover stories include: Ali Farka Toure, Samite, Dhafer Youssef, Cesaria Evora, & Lobi Traoré

Putumayo World Music

Tryo: Serre-Moi
Putumayo Records
Paris e-card
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.

Putumayo World Music

Los Pinguos: Tierra Santa
Brooklyn Funk Essentials: Mambo Con Dancehall
Putumayo Records
A celebration of the irresitable rhythms of Latin dance music.

The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves
Instante de Dois

Six Degrees Records
Artist website:
"The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves" is the second album by London-based, São Paulo raised, Cibelle, (pronounced see-BELL-ee). This record is a quiet masterpiece, full of inventive and quirky arrangements.

Jeff Johnson
A Thin Silence
Circle Me
Tinder Records
Artist website:
A Chanted Celtic Lorica.

New music, produced in a castle in the North of England.


Never Been Done

Artist website:
Noel is a singer-pianist-songwriter with a superb soprano voice. She grew up in a small Rhode Island fishing village and studied classical voice and piano at The Boston Conservatory. "Defenseless" is her debut release.

Walkies in the Park

Artist website:
Some surreal music from "The Divers," a local, Mankato-based group with a unique and entertaining style and schtick.

Gogol Bordello
Gypsy Punks - Underdog World Strike
Avenue B

Artist website:

In search of Gogol Bordello roots
Gogol Bordello mixes punk, ska, jazz, and the traditional Roma music of Ukraine, where band leader Eugene Hütz grew up.
Hütz also acts and can be seen staring, as the Ukranian translator, alongside Elijah Woods, in the movie "Everything is Illuminated."

Link toNPR - All Things Considered - Weekend Ed. to listen to an entertaining interview with Eugene Hütz.



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New music from the one-and-only Hassidic Reggae Superstar, Matisyahu

Putumayo World Music
Turkish Groove

Mustafa Sandal: Kalmadi
Putumayo Records
A Middle Eastern musical mosaic

Jens Gad
Le Spa Sonique

Hypnotic grooves from European lounge/electronica guru, Jens Gad of Enigma and Achillea fame.

Gentle Thunder with Will Clipman and AmoChip Dabney
Beyond Words
Summer Solstice
A cast of multi-instrumentalists, centered around the sound of Gentle Thunder's Hammer Dulcimer and Native American Flute. Will Clipman on percussion and AmoChip Dabney, on Sax, are members of the R. Carlos Nakai Quarter.

C.J. Chenier
The Desperate Kingdom of Love
title track
Clifton (C.J.) Chenier created the modern, dance-inspiring, sounds of the undisputed "King of Zydeco." He was the first Creole to be presented a Grammy award on national television. Blending the French and Cajun two-steps and waltzes of southwest Louisiana with New Orleans R&B, Texas blues and big band jazz,

Juana Molina
Juana Molina hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She's a singer/songwriter and formerly a celebrated Argentinian comic with her own successful TV show. Segundo is her second album, and the first to be heard outside her home country.

Marta Gómez
Entre Cada Palabra
Doña Luisa
Chesky Records
Artist website:
Entre Cada Palabra (Between Each Word) is the new album from acclaimed Columbian vocalist and songwriter, Marta Gomez. Her previous album, "Cantos de Agua Dulce" (Songs of Sweet Water) earned Billboard's nomination for Best Latin JazzVocalist 2005.

Yoshida Brothers
Yoshida Brothers III

By This River
(vocals Cinjin Tate)
Artist website: Yoshida Brothers
Domo Records
The new album from the Yoshida brothers, Ryoichiro and Kenichi who play the ancient Japanese three stringed, banjo-like Tsugaru-shamisen.

Inland Sea

Sea of Tranquility

Artist website: Rin
Domo Records
The Female Japanese Trio, Rin recently released their US debut, "Inland Sea" which fuses traditional Japanese instruments, rhythms and melodies with contemporary Western popular music.



Artist website: Vargo
Sounds True
The serene Scandinavian ambient/chill groove of Ansgar Üffink & Stephanie Hundermark.

Maneesh De Moor
Om Namaha Shivaya
Sadhana is a Sanskrit word meaning "spiritual practice," usually given to a disciple by a master. It can even be a practical task, but the moment one surrenders into doing his or her Sadhana, enlightenment may be achieved. The Path and Goal become One - seeking stops and Presence takes over...

Frank Harris
From the Cave
Frank Harris
Om Namaha Shivaya

Dharma Moon: presents
At Ease
David Nichtern: Shambala Moon
(vocals by Falguni Shah)
Dharma Moon
Artist website:
May you be safe, May you be healthy, May you be happy, May you be... at ease

Peter Buffett
Inside Looking Out
Ye Olde Henry
Artist website: Peter

Youssou N'Dour
Nothing's In Vain
Li Ma Weesu
Artist website:
new music from the West African superstar, Youssou N'Dour, who hails from Dakar Senegal.

Stella Chiweshe
Double Check
Mese Maikwana (aqn invitation to dance)
a double cd featuring Zimbabwe's Mbira Queen. Disc one is her trance music and Disc two covers the best of her popular music repertoire.

Ludovico Einaudi, Ballaké Sissoko
Diario Mali
Laissez moi en paix
A piano kora duo recorded in Mali.


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 6/10/2006