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playlist for May 3, 2008
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Aine Minogue
Celtic Pilgramage


Sounds True
The practice of pilgrimage has never gone out of fashion in Ireland. Irish faithful still retrace the steps of their three patron saints, St Patrick, St Brigid, and St. Colmcille. Hiking to drink the waters of ancient Brigid wells and performing the traditional barefoot climb of mountain Croagh Patrick.

Katre Rusby
Awkward Annie
John Barbury

Pure Records
Artist website :
Contemporary and traditional Scotch and English songs .

Angel Y Wawr

MySpace: Mojo
Welsh Rock: The five man band from Anglesey, North Wales established themselves in the 80’s as ‘Mojo’, and in 1990 were Welsh band to release a rock CD, in Welsh ‘Awn ymlaen fel hyn’

Euro Groove

Toufic Farroukh feat. Jeanne Added: Destins et Désirs

Putumayo Grooves
French singer, Jeanne Added, accompanies Lebonese sax man/jazz composer, Toufic Farroukh.

Rupa & The April Fishes
eXtraOrdinary Rendition


Singer/songwriter Rupa is of Indian heritage who grew-up in the US and the south of France. Rupa is now a medical doctor who makes music in San Francisco. - "maintenant" "is about falling in love... and suggests that when love comes knocking on you door. You should open it, jump off the cliff, and ask questions later."
Artist website:

Dodo Reale
Les Nations Unies
Vai Ser Melhor

Dodo Reale is an afroindiepop duo composed of Dodo aka FABRIZIO DAL BORGO, songwriter, voice and guitar player and PATRIZIA FERRARINI on surdo drums, berimbau, djembe, udu and colors. music recorded in Angola an Italy.

Gogol Bordello
Multi Kontra Culti vs. Irony
Through the Roof "n" Underground
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."

Chicha Libre
¡Sonido Amazonico!
El Borrachito
Barbes Records
A blast from the past with some of the psychedelic-meets-the-Amazon music once popular in Peru.

Six Degrees Records
Peruvian born singer Silvia Kane of Pacifika entrancing sweet voice lives-up to many repeated listenings.

3 Na Massa
3 Na Massa
Lagrimas Pretas
Nublu Records
MySpace: 3 Na Massa
New music from Brasil featuring the vocals of Brazilian divas.

Antonio Carmona
Ay De Ti
Universal Music Latina
New music from Brazil.

Cecilia Villar Eljuri
En Paz
Mannovill Publishing
World Beat Pick of the Month
Singer/songwriter, Cecilia Villar Eljuri (Vocals, Guitars, Songwriter) was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador and raised in the cultural melting-pot of New York City, NY.

Claudio Da Matta
Claudio Da Matta
Bossa Nova singer, Claudio Da Matta is based in London

Futurismo (title track
Samba Machine
Luaka Bop
Kassinhas has produced recordinsg by Marissa Monte and Bebel Gilberto and is known as one of today's most exciting names in Brazilian music.

Sarah Ingraham
In This World Together
Sarah Ingraham
New music from world traveller and gazal singer, Sarah Ingraham

Paul McAuliffe - Flutes
Rhythm of the Seasons
Rainforest Dance
MySpace: Paul McAuliffe
Paul McAuliffe plays many different types of flutes including the Native American drone flute, Bamboo traverse flute, Shakuhachi, a 5 foot long PVC pipe flute, Bulgarian Dvoyankaflute, Scandanavian Overtione flute and on "Bright Star" he plays the recently rediscovered, Anasazi flute.

The Darbuki Kings
Lawrence of Surburbia
Blue Eyes
The Darbuki Kings make their home in the Twin Cities but have travelled the world and recount the saga of their journey (with a sense of humor) through a collection of songs with influences from India to Morocco.

Chantal Chamandy
Feels Like Love

Nine Muse
Artist website:
Egyptian singer/songwriter Chantal Chamandy is a native of Egypt and recently gave an outdoors concert accompanied by a symphony orchestra at the Pyramids of Giza, singing on a stage based at the foot of the regal Sphinx.

Jef Stott
Aegean Dub
Six Degrees Records

Jef Stott is a musical anthropologist, whos studied with master musicians from Morocco, Algeria, Egypt, Iran and Turkey and an accomplished musician on several traditional Middle Eastern stringed and percussion instruments.
Artist website:

David & Steve Gordon
Earth Drum - The 25th Anniversary Colletion Vol 1
Dancing for a Vision
David and Steve are ambient music pioneers and perennial best-sellers for spas, yoga studios and meditation practitioners. The album Sacred Earth Drums was a 1 best-selling title for over two years selling over 400,000 units and their album Drum Medicine won the NAV awards for Best World Album and Album of the Year.
Artist website:


Om Shanti

Sounds True
Pathaan is one of the few UK-based DJs to have truly crossed the dance/world divide. Pathaan has had numerous performances across Europe, in Brazil, and New York.

Jamshied Sharifi
One (title track)

Jamshied Sharifi fuses musical styles from Middle Eastern, African and western to the far reaches of Tibet all bathed in a rich sonic textures.

Tell It From The Heart
Minor 7 Flat 5

Jamaican Reggae singer Luciano tells it from the heart, questions the logic of destruction and prays for peace and freedom, in the tradition of a Jah Messenger.

Bob Dylan
Dylan - Columbia/Legacy
Masters of War
Columbia Records
Legacy Recordings

MySpace: Bob Dylan
Artist website: Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan's lyrics shaped the awareness of the boomer generation and continue to be as relevant today as the day they were written. I'm proud to claim Dylan as a fellow Minnesotan. This track comes from the three disc set, containing 51 classics songs, simply titled, "DYLAN."

Emmanuel Jal
WARchild (title track)
Forced to Sin
Songs of redemption from singer/songwriter Emmanuel Jal who are forced into servitude as a war child. Read his story on MySpace.

David Kirton
Time for Change
Green Camoflage
Birds Eye Music
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.

The Garifuna Women's Project

MySpace: Stonetree Records
Artist Website :
Umalali is an album of indescribable emotion, strength and beauty. It is an entrancing journey into the heart and soul of a unique and inspiring Garifuna culture.

Victor Démé
Victor Démé
Blues roots music of Victor Dém
é, recorded at Jungle Studio in Burkina Faso and mastered in Paris.

Idan Richel Project- featured artist
Global Rhythm - world music, culture & lifestyle magazine

Toumani Diabaté
The Mande Variations
Ismael Drame
Malian musician, Toumani Diabaté, recorded the first ever solo kora album in 1988 and is recognized as the world's leading Kora player. The Mande Variations is his long-awaited second solo kora recording.
Artist website:


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