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playlist for November 03, 2007
host/producer Mark R. Thomas

Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

My Crescent City
Hungry Hill

Long Tail Recordings
Carmina is Pippa Marland - vocals, saxes, and whistles along with Rob King - acoustic guitar, mandola, bodhran along with a host of talented musicans. Their song 'Blessed are the Broken' on 'My Crescent City' recently won the Tipperary International Peace Convention Song for Peace Competition.

Smithfield Fair
20 for 20
Twentieth Anniversary Celebration

A Fine Homecoming Day
MySpace: Smithfieldfair
Smithfield Fair are traditional Scottish/Celtic band, based in Baton Rouge, LA who are celebrating their 20th Anniversary with the release of their recording titled, "20 for 20."

Lisa Lynne & George Tortorelli
Love & Peace
Serenity Road
New Earth Records
MySpace: Lisa Lynne
A lovely interlude called "Serenity Road," by Lisa Lynne on Celtic harp and George Tortorelli, on bamboo flute.

The Real Tuesday Weld
I Lucifer
Still Terminally Ambivalent Over You

London Book of the Dead

I Believe
Ruth, Roses and Revolvers

Six Degrees Records
MySpace: The Real Tuesday Weld
Some quirky music and ambient sound loops from London musician, Stephen Coates, who fronts The Real Tuesday Weld, and is also known as the Clerkenwell Kid, in the mythic London of his creation. Visit Radio Clerkenwell to hear the Clerkenwell Kid podcasts.

World Beat Pick of the Month

Carpathian Music
Stetl Tango
ARC Music
Artist website:
Transkapela, a four-piece Klezmer band play music as it was played in the 19th and 20th centuries by itenerant musicians in the villages of the Carpathian mountains.

Putumayo - various artists
Rona Kenan & Gidi Gov: Ha'rikud Ha'muzar Shel Ha'lev
David Broza : Srochim (Dah-veed Broh-zah)

Putumayo World Music
A new collection from Putyumayo of music from Israel. Including a song from (Dah-veed Broh-zah), one of Israel's most beloved singer-songwriters - from (ROH-nah KEH-nahn & GEE-dee gov) this is: "Strange Dance of the Heart."

Cindy Combs
Sunny Rain- Guitar Solos
Dancing Cat Records
Some beautiful from the slack key lady of Kauai, Cindy Combs .
Artist website: Slack Key Lady

Maria Rita
Samba Meu
Maltratar, não é direito

Warner Music Latina
Maria Rita is an energetic rising Samba singer . Each of the fourteen songs on "Samba Meu" resonate with samba soul.

Café Tacuba
Tengo Toda


Universal Music Latino
Café Tacuba, often spelled Café Tacvba, is a Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-winning musical group from Naucalpan, Mexico, founded in 1989, and since then have had the same musical lineup.
Artist website: Cafe Tacuba
MySpace: Cafe Tacuba

Gloria Estefan
90 Millas
Lo Nuestro
Artist website:
Gloria Estefan's new recording, "90 Millas," celebrates Cuban and Hispanic music and culture with 14 new songs that include guest performances by Cachao, Paquito D'Rivera, Jose Feliciano, Andy Garcia, Johnny Pacheco, Arturo Sandovol.

The Cuban Cowboys
Cuban Candles
El Capitan

Universal Music Latino
Based in Florida, The Cuban Cowboys write contemporary lyrics about growing-up in Florida played with a surf rock sensibility.
Artist website: Cuban Cowboys
MySpace: Cuban Cowboys

The Roots of Chicha
Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru
La Danza de Los Mirlos
Barbes Records
Artist website: Chica
Chicha started out in the late 60's, in the oil-boom cities of the Peruvian Amazon. Cumbias Amazonicas, as they were first known, were loosely inspired by Colombian cumbias but incorporated the distinctive pentatonic scales of Andean melodies, some Cuban guajiras, and the psychedelic sounds of surf guitars, wah-wah pedals, farfisa organs and moog synthesizers.

Remixed EP
Roda (Bombay Dub Orchestra's Grateful Dub Radio Mix)
Six Degrees
From São Paulo, Brazil a music culture where remixes reign, here is Ceu for the second time around. This time with the Bombay Dub Orchestra at the controls.

Artist website: Funky C
Santiago Chile musician, Funky-C was a pioneer of the 90s Latin funk revival in South America. He dedicates his new album, "Joya" to his "inspirational master," none other than the recently deceased, Master of Funk, James Brown.

Jeff Oster

Retso Records
Artist website:
MySpace: Jeff Oster
Trumpet and Flugelhorn player, Jeff Oster has created some exhilarating compositions on his new recording, "TRUE," produced by William Ackerman.

Anoushka Shankar & Karsh Kale
Breathing Under Water

MySpace: Anouska Shankar
MySpace: Karsh Kale
MySpace: Sting

Manhattan Records
On "Breathing Under Water," Anoushka Shankar's traditional Indian sitar playing merges with Karsh Kale's electronica and collaboration of others including Ravi Shankar and Sting and
Nora Jones.

Kiran Ahluwalia
Jo Di

Marey Mathay
Times Square Records
Artist website:
MySpace: Kiran Ahluwalia
Kiran Ahlwalia studied under Vithal Rao, one of the last living masters of ghazal—a form of sung poetry that originated in Persia 1000 years ago and reached India 400 years later. This song-form harkens back to an era when princes and kings employed court musicians to put music to poetry.

Global Spirit
Call of the Tribes (remix)

Oreade Music
MySpace: Karunesh

Karunesh is a World Fusion music stlyist who mixes language, sounds, and textures from around the globe and lets them flow and dance together.

Mickey Hart & Zakir Hussain
Global Drum Project
Dances With Wood
Artist website:
Mickey Hart and Zakir Hussain began their musical partnership with the 1970s world fusion experiment Diga Rhythm Band. They are back with a fresh collaboration of tranced-out grooves, elegant electronic programming and hypnotic tuned percussion.

Johannes Linstead & Nicholas Gunn
Torre Del Oro

Gemini Sun
Next-up the fiery Spanish guitar of Johannes Linstead combined with the passionate South American flute stylings of Nicholas Gunn.
Artist website:
Artist website:

Talitha Mackenzie
Indian Summer
MySpace: Talitha Mackenzie
Available via Sonas Multimedia
In a clear strong voice, Talitha Mackenzie sings songs of the Indian Summer.

Gentle Thunder
Opening the Gate
Full Spectrum Lighting
MySpace: Gentle Thunder
Gentle Thunder has performed in the U.K., Canada, U.S., Greenland and Europe and has an international following with her distinctive style and heart-filled presence.

Say What You're Thinking
Say What You're Thinking

Putumayo - various artists
World Hits
Peter Tosh with Mick Jagger: You Gotta Walk an' Don't Look Back
Putumayo Kids
A new collection of chart-topping hits from around the globe by Putumayo World Music; featuring one of my all-time favorites, Peter Tosh and Mick Jagger singing "You Gotta Walk an' Don't Look Back."

David Kirton
Time for Change
Green Camoflage
Birds Eye Music
Artist website:

MySpace: David Kirton music
David Kirton, from Barbados sings in a unique blend of roots-rock-reggae, with soul and pop. "Time for Change" is his third album.

Leni Stern

New music recorded in Bamako Mali. Leni Stern on guitar and vocals. from a couple of Africa's greatest muscial ambassadors, Oliver Mtukudzi, from Zimbabwe and Malian guitarist, Habib Koité.

Habib Koite & Bamada

MySpace: Habib Koite from a couple of Africa's greatest muscial ambassadors, Oliver Mtukudzi, from Zimbabwe and Malian guitarist, Habib Koité.

Oliver Mtukudzi
Tsimba itsoka
Ungade' we?
Artist website:
New "Tuku music" from Oliver Mtukudzi, recorded in Zimbabwe.


Host/Producer, Board Op. & Webmaster: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: 11/03/2007