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Song From the Planet
All the Rivers Gold
"All the Rivers Gold is
"Terry Oldfield's take on Celtic Atmospheres and passion.
Chansons de la nouvelle scene français
le pop 5
Pense À Toi
Le Pop Musik
Noi - "Us"
We will be haaring a
couple of songs sung in the Corsican native language
of the Bernardini brothers, known as I Muvrini.
Zucchero & Co.
Hey Man (with B.B. King)
(Sugar) has been a European music sensation since
the mid 1980's and has earned the respect and
recognition of fellow musicians around the world
who have performed duets with him. Miles Davis
began the tradition.
dico a tutti cosi
Artist website : www.robertacarrieri.com
Italian songstress, Roberta Carrieri is a member
of the group, Fiamma Fumana. "Dico a tutti
cosi" is her first solo album.
Electric Gypsyland 2
vs Taraf de Haïdouks: Homecoming
Tuung is a group out
of the UK. I dig their gentle musical style and
have enjoyed watching a number of their videos,
posted on MySpace.
Went and Drank
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."
Kottarashky is a 21 Century Digital master musician
with his feet deeply rooted in vintage Balkan
music. His mesmerizing mashups are full of Balkan
The Mabrouk Aalik
Arabic songs from France by Rachid Taha.
Blue Eyed Black Boy
Music from a new recording of globalized urban mashups, from Balkan
Beat Box, recorded in Belgrade and Tel Aviv. This time BBB are on
the NatGeo Label.
"Further Explorations for the
The Sky of Hope
Native American Flute
songs focused on "the need to be gentle on
ourselves." "Follow your music for the
sounds that come from nature are your guide. The
sound from your heart is also your guide... This
album is a follow-up to Paul Adams' first cd "Flute
Meditations for Dreaming Clouds."
Neurons (with Paul Adams)
The Neurons describe
their band as a fundamental cellular groove unit...
men playing exotic instruments of wood, metal, &
silicon... but what strikes me this evening are
the trance lyrics of their song "Luminosity."
Down on Our Own Shields
Next a song from American songwriter, Jakob Dylan.
Music from Parijat for those seeking peace and tranquility!
Spirit of India
Moonlight on a Lotus
"Spirit of India" is
one of Terry Oldfield's many eastern atmospheric recordings.
Pais Tropical (paeesh tropeecal)
We will be hearing the Jorge Benjor song
Pais Tropical as arranged by Sergio Mendes.
Argentinian Multi-instrumentalist, Gustavo
Santaolalla plays charango, maulincho, pipes, tin whistle, harmonica,
guitar and guitarron and most importantly for this CD, the ronroco
(a small guitar-like instrument with 10 ten strings, arranged in 5
Chico de Oro
New music from Chile
New music from Austin Texas by the Grupo Fantasma.
Weekes & Adowa
Artist Charity Foundation website:
Often Cry Outreach
Music from the Carribean Island of
St. Lucia by roots reggae musicians, Taj Weekes and Adowa.
Singer/songwriter Taj Weekes speaks to the life, love, poverty, faith
and the people's spirit of his island country.
Next-up music from a brand new cd from Six
Degrees Records that just arrived in today's mail. Gaudi is a London-based
producer famous for rocking dance-floors the world over. His music
synthesizes elements of dub, electronica, and world music into extended
Remembering the Future
Music from a African music project by Afropop.org
staff members, Banning Eyre, Sean Barlow, and friends.
Elanga Ya Muinda
Artist website: www.lokua-kanza.com
Beat Pick of the Month
Exquisite African vocals, kalimba, and guitar
from World Village. Lokua Kanza was born in Bukavu,
in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is related,
on his father's side to the Mongo people, known
for their polyphonic singing. His mother is from
Rwanda, a country known for its sophisticated
court music. He grew up in Kinshasha where he
was steeped in music from morning till night.
He made his decision to become a singer after
attending a Miriam Makeba concert. His songs are
sung in Lingala, Portuguese and French.
and the Waves
Walking on Sunshine
Katrina and the Waves are celebrating the 25th
Anniversary of their song "Walking on Sunshine"
with a release that includes this version of their
song performed by the "Soweto Gospel Choir."
artists - Hear Music
Playing for Change- Songs
Around the World
Back to Your Roots
An effort uniting musicians from around the world
to "Play for Change"
Burkina Electric is
the first electronica band from Burkina Faso,
located in the deep interior of West Africa.
Tony Allen is a self-taught drummer from Lagos
Nigeria, where he began performing in highlife
bands in the 1960's. He's now living in Paris
and acknowledged as Africa's finest kit drummer.
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