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Song From the Planet
Harp 46 is an unconventional trio of harp, African drums and bass.
Their world fusion incorporates Celtic, African, and jazz traditions
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'
Italian singer Peppe Voltarelli, now living in Berlin, has a colorful
background in song and theatre. He's an Italian superstar...
Over the summer Shantel and Bucovina Club
Orkestar took-on European nightclubs by storm.
This Guitar is Loaded
"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
Ya Foy! (no problem)
One Big World!
Ya Foy! Sarazino is based in Quito Ecuador and blends elements of
Latin, pop, reggae, funk, African and Arabic music creating an infectious
Inti Productions Recordings
Peruvian musician, Ciro Hurtado, of the group
Huayucaltia has produced his first solo guitar
Marta Topferova was born in the Czech Republic but her music is rooted
in the sounds and styles of Latin America and the Caribbean.
Beauty and Fire
Soulful and expressive music from Flamenco guitarist, Tomas Michaud.
Artist Website : Siyotanka.com
A journey remembering and sound healing
composed by psychologist/soul guide, Michael Brant DeMaria.
& 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.
Silk Road Ensemble
Off the Map
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
Way of the Mystic
Hand of the Soul
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.
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.
I Love Bossa Nova
Maira Martins: Cantos e Contos
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.
Whitman Rinaldo sings a lovely song in Portuguese, dedicated to his
wife and family.
Chico Cesar creates brilliant contemporay music based on the contagious
melodies and rhythms of Brazil
Johannes Linstead's new album explores the many nuances of the Spanish
guitar from traditional to contemporary.
Land of the Buddhas
Land of the Buddhas is collection of Chinmaya Dunster's personal favorites
on New Earth Records.
Tara Devi: Inner Journey Towards Ultimate Happiness
Generation of the Bodhicitta Mind
Dechen Shak-Dagsay is often called the voice of Tibet sings songs
dedicated to Tara Devi, "The Liberator" considered to be
one of the most powerful and protective female Goddesses of Tibetan
One Step at a Time
Artist website: The
Reggae music sending a message to the world from Wellington, New Zealand.
Prester John Sessions
A new cd from Gogol Bordello bassist, Tommy T
featuring the vocals of Ethiopian singer, Gigi.
Seven Degrees North
Nigeria's King Sunny Ade and his 20-man African
Beats are the epitomy of Nigerian Juju music.
Juju music first began in the 1920 as a local
music and absorbed new technologies with the passing
The Uncomfortable Truth
"Born in Nigeria, Nneka relocated to Hamburg
Germany at the age of nineteen to pursue a degree
in Anthropology and a singing career.
A new cd including a bonus DVD from Tinariwen,
a group who come from one of the most remote locations
on the planet. Visualize trekking hundreds of
kilometers out into the Sahara desert, away from
Timbuktu Mali, the last outpost of civilization.
This is the land of the Toureg Nomad tribes; a
vast wilderness where camels are still the preferred
mode of transportation.
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