playlist for August 5, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning
King Raven vol. 1
Celtic music inspired
by the first volume of Stephen R. Lawhead's "Hood" - Book
One of the King Raven Trilogy.
Blues Around the World
My Son (Ireland/India)
"Blues from Around the World"
includes tracks from Spain, Argentina, Mauritania, Taiwan, Brazil,
Mali, of course; the USA, and this track from Ireland/India.
The Echoes Livingroom
Concerts Vol. 10
Music from Echoes Livingroom Concerts.
Dog Daze (fullbloods & hybrids
from Greater Transylvania)
Csókolom is a
string quartet whose mission is to make sounds from another time,
sound timeless. They play Hungarian and Gipsy fiddle music and songs.
"Dog Daze" is their third album. I first heard their music
on the soundtrack of the movie. "Everything
Vivir sin aire
Pájaros de barro
Sony BMG Entertainment España
de fans: Niña Pastori
Nina Pastori is a new voice form
Spain with flamenco training and a pop sensibility...
Crisol (title track)
Antonio Restucci is a guitar and
mandolin virtuoso from Santiago Chile. Crisol is the Spanish word
for the crucibles used to melt precious metals...
Sons of the Same Sun
website: Francesca Ancarola
The debut album of Chilean singer
Music from the Wine Lands
"Music of the Wine Lands" features
songs from the world's leading wine producing regions including; France,
Spain, Portugal, Italy, Greece, Germany, Argentina, Chile, South Africa,
the US, and Australia
three members of the Hawaiian group, Kohala form a Big
Island acoustic guitar trio. They are known for their contemporay
approach to the Hawaiian guitar tradition.
Multi Kontra Culti
Through the Roof 'n' Underground
Artist website: www.gogolbordello.com
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
Pypsy Punk - Underdog
Artist website: www.gogolbordello.com
New music from the one-and-only Hassidic Reggae Superstar, Matisyahu.
Im Ninalou: The Groovio Deep End Remix
La Ghriba: La Kahena Remixed. Algerian born Cheb i Sabbah returned
to his North African Roots and collaborated with a wide variety of
North African singers to create a contemporary sound rich with folklore,
the sounds of authentic trance music ceremonies.
Elysium for the Brave
website: Azam Ali
Azam was born in Iran but grew up in India from the age of four
to fifteen. Azam studied the santour, a hammer-dulcimer like instrument,
for five years with Persian master Manoocher Sadeghi.
Compiled by Shiva Rea, JalaŚwater, is yoga
and meditation music, from around the world.
The Living Road
Con Toda Palabra
Artist website: Lhasa
A song, en espanol, invoking an eerie mode of mystery and wonder.
Lhasa De Sela also sings in French and English, on "The Living
O Marco Marciano
Six Degrees Records culled tracks from three
of Lenine's Brazilian solo albums to create his self-titled, American
The Intimate Side of Buddha Lounge
electronica chill-out set featuring entrancing rhythms
and sensuous vocals from some of the world's best mixologists.
are selections from Canyon
Records three new releases
The Blue Stone Project
Native AmericanNative music by
award winning guitarist and flutist Aaron White, guitar/bass
Gary Rasmussen, and drummer Ed Michaels.
Robert Tree Cody & Will
Heart of the Wind
Lightning over Sonora
Music for the Native American
Flute and drum. Award wining artists Robert Tree Cody and Will Clipman
bring together two quintessential primal instruments; flute and drum
to evoke the pulsing rhythms of the human heart.
We All Know the Truth (You Have God)
Banco de Gaia features singer Maya Preece
on a song originally recorded by the group, Dragonfly
on the CD, "The Ridgeway." Dedicated, this evening; to my
daughter, Emily, on the ocassion of her June
29th wedding. I think of her each time I listen to this
Beat Pick of the Month
John Adorney, featuring Daya
Trees of Gold
Music and lyrics by John
Adorney, vocals by Daya. Yilowe also features Marcel Adjibe
A powerful song of spirit,
by Khadja Nin. A tune that my recently deceased niece, Nancy and I
enjoyed o many ocassions.
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