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playlist for August 08, 2009
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Global House
MySpace: www.myspace.com/oysteinsevag
Windham Hill Records

Aulaga Folk
no es mala leña

Buscondo El Norte
Armando Records
artist website: Aulaga Folk

MySpace: www.myspace.com/aulagafolk
Aulaga Folk is a 10 member Folk group based in Caceres, Spain. They are celebrating their 10th anniversary with an active concert tour.

Lhasa
The Living Road
Con Toda Palabra
Nettwerk
Artist website: Lhasa De Sela
MySpace: www.myspace.com/lhasadeselamusic
A song, en espanol, invoking an eerie mode of mystery and wonder. Lhasa De Sela also sings in French and English, on The Living Road.

Nevchehirlian
Monde Nouveau Monde Ancien
L'univers parmi nous
UnderDog Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/nevchehirlian
Music from Marseilles France by the introspective and frenetic poet/musician Frédéric Nevchehirlian on voix/guitare.

Roberta Carrieri
dico a tutti cosi
Mia Madre
Sereno Di Pioggia
Artist website :
www.robertacarrieri.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/robertacarrieri
Italian songstress, Roberta Carrieri is a member of the group, Fiamma Fumana. "Dico a tutti cosi" is her first solo album.
World Beat Pick of the Month

Vayo
Gaucho
Garibalbi

Pantaleón Records
MySpace: www.vayoraimondo.com
New Tango music recorded by Vayo Raimondo in the original neighborhood of the Tango in Montevideo, Uraguay.

Céu
Vagarosa
Grains de Beaute

Six Degrees Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/sixdegreesrecords
A brand-new cd from Six Degrees Records artist, Céu with the assistance of many top-notch Brazilian musicians.

Paul Lawler and Paul Speer
& featuring Satine Orient

Wonders
Petra
Rainstorm Records
Artist: www.paullawler.org
MySpace: www.myspace.com/paullawlerworldnewage
Artist: www.paulspeer.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/paulspeermusic
Artist: www.satinorient.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/satineorient
Wonders is a musical journey to some of the awe inspiring places on planet earth. Composed and performed by Paul Speer and Paul Lawler with the collaboration of French singer/songwriter, Satine Orient.

Marta Gómez
Musiquita
El niño de la miel
Artist website : www.martagomez.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/martagomez
MySpace: www.myspace.com/alunarecords

Musiquita is the fifth recording from Columbian singer-songwriter, Marta Gomez. Marta's unique voice and unpretentious simplicity sketches the bittersweet life of her homeland.

Zel
True
First
MySpace: www.myspace.com/zelguitar
Born and raised in Croatia, Zel began playing guitar as a child. Studying guitar from folk melodies to Jimi Hendrix.

Depedro
Depedro
Te Sigo
NatGEOmusic.net
Artist website: www.natgeomusic.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/myspacedepedro
MySpace: www.myspace.com/natgeomusicus
The front man for Depedro, singer/guitarist, Jairo Zavala grew-up in Madrid Spain but also has his fathers Peruvian roots. Music brought to you by National Geographic.

Sky
The Twins (Mesa Times)
harpy
Music of Florence
Artist website: www.newagemusicbysky
Music by a guy who goes by the name Sky. The track we will be hearing was recorded on a high desert Mesa near Santa Fe NM. The companion cd was recorded live in the south of India at Auroville, near Pondecherry.

Banco de Gaia
Farewell Ferengistan
We All Know the Truth (You Have God)
bancodegaia.net
MySpace:
www.myspace.com/bancodegaia
Banco de Gaia features singer Maya Preece on a song originally recorded by the group, Dragonfly on the CD, "The Ridgeway."

Lawrence Blatt
The Color of Sunshine

Violet Blue
www.LawrenceBlatt.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/lawrenceblatt
San Francisco based guitarist, Lawrence Blat released his third album. It's a gem produced by William Ackerman. Lawrence plays "Violet Blue" in the charango tuning, GCEAE.

Huun Huur Tu & Carmen Rizzo
eternal

In Search of a Lost Past

Green Wave Music.ru
Electrophonemusic.com
Artist website : www.hhtmusic.com
Artist website : www.carmenrizzo.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/huunhuur2
Huun Huur Tu come from Tuva a republic of the Russian Federation. It is a sparsely settled Siberian land of grasslands, boreal forests and mountains. Huun Huur Tu's music features rare instruments and preserves and develops some of the world's oldest forms of music making.

Gogol Bordello
Gypsy Punks - Underdog World Strike
Oh No
Start Wearing Purple

SideOneDummy
Artist website: www.gogolbordello.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/gogolbordello
Gogol Bordello
mixes punk, ska, jazz, and the traditional Roma music of Ukraine, where band leader Eugene Hutz grew up.
Hutz also acts and can be seen staring, as the Ukranian translator, alongside Elijah Woods, in the movie "Everything is Illuminated."
After watching the DVD last weekend I've been haunted by the movie and humming gypsy-punk tunes.
A fantastic interview with Eugene Hutz on NPR - All Things Considered - Weekend Ed

The Latin Project
Musica De La Noche
Onda
Artist Website: www.thelatinproject.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/thelatinproject
The head-nodding, foot-stomping party-vibe of Musica De La Noche ranges from Reggae to Afro-beat and Bossa Nova.

Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
Retrospectiva

N'Vunda Ki Muceque
Makina Loca
MySpace:
www.myspace.com/ricardolemvoandmakinaloca
Ricardo Lemvo is a Congo-born artist of Angolan roots. He is an innovator who embodies the Afro-Latin diaspora, singing in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Lingala, and Kikongo.

10ft Ganga Plant
Bush Rock
Got to be a Soldier
ROIR
MySpace: www.myspace.com/10footganjaplant
10ft Ganga Plant is back with a fifth album, this time with vocals from Kyle McDonald of the group, Slightly Stoopid

Groundation
Here I Am
By All Means
You Can Profit
www.groundation.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/groundation
Groundation is a roots reggae/jazz/funk/dub fusion group based in Sonoma CA. They have a busy tour schedule this year including a Sept 28th stop in Mpls at the Cabooze and a November 3rd gig in Paris.

Tea
Dreams
Vibration
Tea Productions
MySpace: www.myspace.com/teaproductions
The second album from Tea, a Los Angeles based multicultural band dishing-up a unique blend of Afro-beat and French pop.

Jean-Pierre Simons
Sentimentally to Africa
title track
www.jeanpierresimons.com

Kimi Djabaté
Karam (education)
Djombé (personality)

Cumbancha
MySpace: www.myspace.com/kimidjabate
Artist website: Kimi Djabate.com
Kimi Djabate was raised in Tabato, Guinea-Bissau, a village known for its griots.These hereditary singer-poets sing songs of praise, tales of history, and legend that play an essential role in Africa's musical life.

Kristo Numpuby
An Sol Mè
An Sol Mè
Artist Website : www.kristonumpuby.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/brassensenafrique
Kristo Numpuby was born in Paris but grew-up in Eséka (the tropical forest of Cameroon) where he discovered a very particular rhythm: assiko. Assiko is a guitar plucked in a very distinctive way with a rhythm drummed out by knives on an empty bottle.
When he moved back to Paris in 1986, he started working on material that led to his albums : Assiko City and An Sol Mè.

Oumou Sangare
Seya (Joy)
title track
World Circuit
Nonesuch
MySpace: www.myspace.com/oumousangare

Seya is the first album in six years from "Mali's Star of Stars" Oumou Sangare is one of Africa's greatest female vocalists.

Michael Olatuju
Speak
Ma Foya
www.ObliqSound.com/backdrop
The debut album of British/Nigerian bassist and sideman, Michael Olantuju featuring songs that Speak of his life and times.

 

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Modified: 08/08/2009