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Song From the Planet
Between the Jigs &
The Monaghan Jig
Twin Cities based musicians Lehto &
Wright approach the world of folk and folk rock with their unique
blend of traditional and modern styles, taking cues from the Irish,
English and American folk traditions and interpreting them with contemporary
Artist website: www.triovidlampan.nu
Trio Vid Lampan is a group from Uppsala Sweden featuring the sound
of the Nyckelharpa in a contemporary soundspace with groovy bass and
and the April Fishes
A San Francisco-based group that crosses musical borders and language
barriers by fusing Gypsy, French, Spanish and plenty of attitude and
emotion and sound-bytes in "global agit-pop" soundspace.
Distratto Ma Pero'
L'anima é vulata
Italian singer Peppe Voltarelli, now living in Berlin, has a colorful
background in song and theatre. He's an Italian superstar...
A massive and fiery Balkan brass band based
Beauties from Athina
Ex Oriente Lux
Over the summer Shantel and Bucovina Club
Orkestar took-on European nightclubs by storm.
Exotic on the Speaker
& Julia Banzi - Al-Andalus
Artist website: www.andalus.com
Morocco on Oud and Flamenco guitar: Tarik (oud, ney, darbuka) &
Julia Banzi (flamenco guitar, viola)
New music from Khaled, who is known as the King of Raï.
This Guitar is Loaded
Gonna Be OK
"The Stimulators" are
a Munich Germany based band featuring former Ike Turner sideman, Peter
Schneider on lead guitar, and German ska pioneer, Oliver Stephan on
lead vocals/ rhythm guitar, have been thrilled audiences all over
Europe, with their infectious mix of Caribbean and African styles,
grafted onto a solid Jazz and Blues-based foundation. Their brand-new
cd, "Loaded" keeps up their tradition with a collection
contemporary themed songs percolating with lively insight into today's
Beat Pick of the Month
Beauty and Fire
Night into Day (After the Storm)
Soulful and expressive music from Flamenco guitarist, Tomas Michaud.
A song that turns the SubPrime meltdown into an ironic, reggae-laced
Silk Road Ensemble
Off the Map
Air to Air
The Silk Road Ensemble is a collective of internationally reknowned
performers and composers from more than 20 countries. A group founded
by cellist, Yo Yo Ma in 1998 although he does not perform on this
Feel to Heal
9 Muses - 10 songs.
In Greek mythology, the nine Muses are all of one mind, their hearts
are set upon song and their spirit is free from care.
Sharing the Path
Australian based Terry Oldfields began playing
the flute in 1970 and has recorded more than 30 albums of inspiring
flute music. His new album, Zen.
My Brazilian Heart (EP)
Eric Roberts of Highlands Ranch, CO. has
a new cd of original Brazilian music with a smooth jazz sound.
I Love Bossa Nova
Daniela Rezende: Uma quase valsa para
Bossa Nova is a song-form that has been
a driving force among Brazilian musisians for over 50 years. The newly
released 12 song compilation, "I Love Bossa Nova" introduces
a new generation of female Bossa Nova artists.
Na virada do samba
Next up we will be hearing the lovely voice of Brazilian Bossanova
songstress, Simone Pelissari. (also on "I Love Bossa Nova")
If the Rains Come First
The beautiful voice of Somi accompanied by on trumpet by the legendary
African musician, Hugh Masakela.
in the Dark
Light a Candle
Silence is Golden (vocals: Sabina Sciubba)
Anão de Jardim
Forro in the Dark is based in NYC and plays
a wide range of dance tunes from dueling guitars to breathy flute.
"Light a Candle" is their second album.
Johannes Linstead's new album explores the many nuances of the Spanish
guitar from traditional to contemporary.
Way of the Mystic
New music from Jim Wilson, who is known as a musical alchemist. As
Tulku he seeks sonic trancendance by merging traditional ethnic and
tribal music with electronic beats.
Ya Foy! (no problem)
Ya Foy! Sarazino is based in Quito Ecuador and blends elements of
Latin, pop, reggae, funk, African and Arabic music to create an infectious
sound. "I say People, "Make Love your Religion."
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