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playlist for February 06, 2010
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
MySpace: www.myspace.com/oysteinsevag
Windham Hill Records

Mojo
Ardal
Dal i Dreiddio

Ffach
MySpace: Mojo
We begin this evening with Welsh Rock: from Mojo, a five man band from Anglesey, North Wales. Mojo was established in the 80s as Mojo, and sometime during the in 90s were the first Welsh band ever to release a rock CD, in Welsh Awn ymlaen fel hyn.

Connemara Stone Company
Birds & Beasts
Joy of My Life
Parting Glass
Artist website: www.ConnemaraStoneCompany.de
MySpace: www.myspace.com/connemarastonecompany
A Celtic band based in Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany

Na'Bodach
Knickers down bottoms up
John Barleycorn
Celtboy Records
AndyRedmond.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/AndyRedmond
Andy Redmond is a Celtic musician based in the Philadelphia area and who has had a lifetime facination with military "field music." He is the co-founder of the Mifflin Guard Field Music and 28th PA Regimental Brass Band.

Seneca
Sweeter than Burbon
So Beautiful
Down to Today
Artist: www.seneca.ie
Artist: www.seneca-band.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/bandseneca
Seneca is a youthful new band out of Limerick City, Ireland. They have already toured the US, with over 90 shows in 25 states. Although I have to admit that this is the first I've heard of them. I found myself mesmerized by the tone and lyrics of their song titled "Marks." All songs written by Seneca vocalist, Rob Hope.

Bill Wren
One day in a Life

The Way it Was
Artist: www.billwrenmusic.com

MySpace: www.myspace.com/billwrenmusic
Music composed by Bill Wren from his cd "One day in a Life."


Music from Asphalt-Tango.de
World Beat Pick of the Month

Kottarashky
Opa Hey!
Mandra
Bell
Asphalt-Tango.de

MySpace: www.myspace.com/kottarashky
Kottarashky is a 21 Century Digital master musician with his feet deeply rooted in vintage Balkan music. His mesmerizing mashups are full of Balkan soul.

ErsatzMusika
Songs Unrecantible
Wild Grass
Winter 19
Asphalt-Tango.de

MySpace: www.myspace.com/ersatzmusika
These six Berlin-based musicians, of ErsatzMusika spent their formative years in the USSR and emigrated to Berlin in the early 90's. They are lead by singer/songwriter, Irina Doubrovskja who describes her music, on MySpace, as "post-soviet urban folk from Berlin."
Lyrics to: Songs Unrecantible (8.3 MB)

ErsatzMusika
Voice Letter
Cranes
Asphalt-Tango.de

MySpace: www.myspace.com/ersatzmusika
These six Berlin-based musicians, of ErsatzMusika spent their formative years in the USSR and emigrated to Berlin in the early 90's. They are lead by singer/songwriter, Irina Doubrovskja who describes her music, on MySpace, as "post-soviet urban folk from Berlin."

Mahala Raï Banda
Ghetto Blasters
Solo Para Ti
Asphalt-Tango.de

MySpace: www.myspace.com/mahalaraibanda
Some great new gypsy brass-band music from Romania and epicenter of Balkan soul.


Shantel
Planet Paprika
Beauties from Athina
Crammed
MySpace: www.myspace.com/shantelbucovinacluborkestar
www.Bucovina.de
Over the summer Shantel and Bucovina Club Orkestar took-on European nightclubs by storm.

The Spy From Cairo
Secretly Famous
Oud Funk
Wonderwheel Recordings

MySpace: www.myspace.com/zebthespyfromcairo
The Spy from Cairo is also known as Zeb. He's a producer/musician who has helped shape the New York underground dance scene. A multi-instrumentalist who plays guitar, bass, Oud, Turkish Saz, Albanian Cifteli, and sitar.

Banabila
Precious Images - Datafiles 1999 - 2008
The Holy Mountain
Steamin' Soundworks
MySpace: www.myspace.com/steamsounds
MySpace: www.myspace.com/banabila
Banabila is musician based in the Netherlands. His "Precious Images" is a two disc set of electronic and ambient music that archives his "Datafiles from 1999 - 2008." we will be hearing his datafile titled, "Migration."

Kabul Workshop
Trigana

title track
Tinder Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/soundofworldmusic
Acoustic and electronic compositions by the Afghan-born, Khaled Arman.

Bau (Rufino Almeida)
Inspiracao

Luz Dum Estrela
Tinder Records
Music from the Cape Verdean guitarist, and cavaquinho player Rufino Almeida, known as Bau.

David Kirton
Time for Change
Sugar
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.

Fernando Otero
Vital
Globalizacion
World Village Music
MySpace: www.myspace.com/oteroxtango
Fernando Otero is a native of Buenos-Aires Argentina, currently residing in NYC. He has recorded eight solo albums. We will be hearing a track from his latest June 2009 release, "Vital."

Ciro Hurtado
Tales from Home
Agua Dulce
ROM Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/cirohurtado
Artist: www.cirohurtado.com
Ciro Hurtado comes from a family of story tellers living in the jungles of Peru. "Tales from Home" is a collection of pieces inspired by their stories, portraits, and Peruvian landscapes.

Corina Bartra y su Proyecto Azu
Afro Peruvian Jazz Celebration
Chacombo
Blue Spiral
MySpace: www.myspace.com/CorinaBartra
Corina Bartra is a native of Peru, but splits her time between South America and NYC. She's a multifaceted musician who has recorded four albums of Afro Peruvian music for Blue Spiral Music.

Douglas Blue Feather & Danny Voris
Rollin' Like Thunder

Journey to Shambala
Artist: www.douglasbluefeather.com

MySpace: www.myspace.com/douglasbluefeather
New Native American flute music from Douglas Blue Feather, of Cherokee heritage. He his a winner of the Native American Music Awards "Flutist of the Year." He is accompanied by Danny Voris on electric and acoustic guitars, bass guitar and keys.

Scott August
Radiant Sky
Since the Stars Fell
Cedar Mesa Music
MySpace: www.myspace.com/scottaugustmusic
Native American Flute player, Scott August layers guitar, keyboards and percussion into his compositions to create vibrant and uplifting soundscapes.

Sarazino
Ya Foy! (no problem)
Desbaratado
Cumbancha
MySpace: www.myspace.com/sarazino
Ya Foy! Sarazino is based in Quito Ecuador and blends elements of Latin, pop, reggae, funk, African and Arabic music creating an infectious sound... "make Love your religion... Irie man, Irie man..." One of my favorite songs from 2009.

Urban Legend
Tropical Techniques
Luz Del Atardecer - featuring Debi Nova
Urban-Legend-Music.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/urban-legend-music
MySpace: www.myspace.com/debinova
Music from Urban legend featuring the vocals of Debi Nova. .

The Stimulators
Loaded
Gonna Be OK
www.stimulators.de
MySpace: www.myspace.com/stimulatorsband
"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 social environment.

Te Vaka
Haoloto
Haoloto
Toe fetaui
Warm Earth Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/tevaka
Some beautiful music by the group, Te Vaka, which means "canoe" in the Tokelau language. Opetatia Foa'i is the founder and songwriter for the group. Their original album is titled, Te Vaka. Back in November of 1997 I first played music by Te Vaka, on the World Beat. Their brand-new release of South Pacific Fusion music is titled, "Haoloto."

Artists Website: Te Vaka.

The Black Seeds
Solid Ground
One Step at a Time
Easy Star Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/theblackseeds
Artist website: The Black Seeds
Reggae music sending a message to the world from Wellington, New Zealand.

Baka Beyond
Martin Cradick and the Baka at Gbiné
Beyond the Forest
Cat's Cradle
White Swan Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/bakabbeyond
Artist: www.1heart.org
Artist: www.baka.co.uk
Martin Cradick and his wife, Su Hart have been working with the Baka people for over 20 years. Their new cd, "Beyond the Forest" was recorded in the Cameroonian rainforest in the Baka Music House that was built with funds from Baka Beyond's earlier recordings. The chant music of the Baka people is an ancient tradition.

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