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playlist for January 29, 2010
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
MySpace: www.myspace.com/oysteinsevag
Windham Hill Records


Al Conti
Northern Seas
Ragnarök

Artist: www.alconti.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/alconti
Music based-on Scandinavian myths and legends.

Peppermoon
Les Moissons D'Ambre
Sur tous les toits

Nos Ballades
Un Coin Tranquille À Shibuya
MySpace: www.myspace.com/peppermoon
Next up we will be hearing the title tracks of two albums from French group, Peppermoon, featuring the lovely vocals of a young chantusse named Iris, guitar by Benoit, and compositions by Pierre Faa.

Moussu T et les Jovents
Putan de Cançon
Comme 2 mouches
Le Chant du Monde
Artist: www.ohaime.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/moussuteleijovents

A new album by the group, Moussu T et les Jovents, from Marseilles France.

Balval
la ciel tout nu
"The Naked Sky"
Gelà Phuro
whaling city sound
MySpace: www.myspace.com/balval

A new album of engaging Gypsy music from Paris, Ile-de-France.

Shantel
Planet Paprika
Beauties From Athina

Crammed
MySpace: www.myspace.com/shantelbucovinacluborkestar
www.Bucovina.de
Shantel and Bucovina Club Orkestar a classic act on the European nightclub circuit.

Generation Bass
Transnational Dubstep
Sabat Machines - Valium Gitan
Six Degrees Records
www.generationbass.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/sixdegreesrecords

A new album of engaging international Dub from various artists around the world from India, Japan, The middle east, The Balkans,
to South America

Alex Rossi
Viens par ici
Tutto
MySpace: www.myspace.com/alexrossi

Next up we will be hearing Italian crooner, Alex Rossi with his song, "Tutto.

Peppe Voltarelli
Distratto Ma Pero'
L'anima é vulata
KomArt Music
Artist: www.peppevoltarelli.it
MySpace: www.myspace.com/peppevoltarelli
Italian singer Peppe Voltarelli, now living in Berlin, has a colorful background in song and theatre. He's an Italian superstar...

Depedro
Nubes de Papel
Levanta
Nat Geo Music
Artist: www.depedro.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/myspacedepedro
New music from Madrid-based group, Depedro. We will be hearing the song "La brisa."

Tomas Michaud
I Must Be Dreaming
Light in your Eyes
Starland Music
MySpace: www.myspace.com/tomasmichaud
Soulful and expressive music from Flamenco guitarist, Tomas Michaud.

Zein Al-Jundi
Sharrafouni
Sharrafouni - Dance Mix
Artist: www.ZeinAl-Jundi.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/zeinaljundi
Zein Al-Jundi was born and raised in Damascus, Syria. She began singing professionally at the early age of five and, over the next 12 years, became a household name on Syria's radio, TV, and concert halls.

Mauricio Callejas
Mágico
Ojos
Central World Music
Artist: www.mauriciocallejas.com
Artist: www.myspace.com/mauriciocallejas
Mauricio Callejas Salvadoran Singer-Songwriter

From El Salvador, Mauricio Callejas is a part of a new generation of the "Nueva Cancion Salvadoreña" [Salvadoran New Song] which is a blend of socially conscious songs with contemporary poetry. His lyrics picture the daily life of his people, stories that talk about love and hope, struggle and happiness, secret tales that lay before our eyes.

Mauricio is the founder of centroamericanto.com, a directory of Central American singer-songwriters. In addition, he produces a weekly radio program showcasing Central American music.

Saraswati Inti Project
Celebrating World Traditions
Viejo Tamboór
Blue Spiral Music
MySpace: www.myspace.com/corinabartra
Corina Bartra is the director of this Saraswati Inti Project and an accomplished Afro Peruvian jazz musician. On this album she reaches out to people of all faiths with songs celebrating spiritual traditions from around the world.

Putumayo Presents
Music From the Coffee Lands II

Kali (Martinique) - Monté La Riviè
Putumayo World Music
Most of the coffee grown in the Americas is descended from a lone seedling, smuggled into Martinique in 1723, from the Paris botanical garden by French Naval Officer, Gabriel Mathieu de Clieu. From that lone seedling grew almost 18 million trees by 1777. Next-up, music from Martinique by Kali.

Amazonas
A New Day
La Oracion Del Inca
Artist: www.amazonasgoods.com
Dennys Burga of Equador, plays Quenas, Panflute, and Zamponas. I listened to him jamming on his Andean flutes, in the Student Union at MSU, Mankato, accompanied by the beats of a percussion track. He makes a great one man Andean band.

Luísa Maita
Lero Lero Remixed

Lero-Lero (DJ /Tudo Remix)
Cumbancha Discovery
Artist: www.Cumbancha.com/luisamaita
MySpace: www.myspace.com/luisamaita
Luísa Maita is from the Brazilian mega-city Sao Paulo. Luísa grew-up surrounded by musicians. Her father Amado Maita, a singer whose one solo album from the 70s is a coveted vinyl collectors named all three daughters after songs by the bossa nova legend Antonio Carlos Jobim.

Peña
Peña
Cuando Llora Mi Guitarra
Barranco Lando
Secret Stash Records
YouTube: Secret Stash Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/secretstashrecords
A new recording of Afro Peruvian Music from Minneapolis-based, Secret Stash Records. The cd is a result of a field recording adventure by producer, Eric D. Foss and guitarist, Cory J. Wong who jams with local musicians on the streets, balconies, and bars of Lima Peru. The wooden collector cd jewel box containing Peña also includes a DVD recording the Afro Peruvian field recording adventure.
World Beat Pick of the Month

Aurelio
Laru Beya
Yange
Weibayuwa
Stonetree Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/aureliomartinez
A new album of Garifuna music from Belize by Aurelio Martinez, produced by Ivan Duran of Stonetree Records.

The Roots of Chicha 2
Various Artists
Groupo Celeste: Como un Ave
Barbés Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/rootsofchicha
"Psychedelic Cumbias from Peru" was born when Peruvian guitarists from Lima and the Amazon created a new electric hybridd which mixed cumbia, surf, Cuban guaracha, rock and Peruvian folklore with psychedelic sensability. This obsure music enjoyed a fanatic embrace in the Peruvian slums of the 70's.

Michael Brant DeMaria
Gaia
Asase Yaa
Ontos Music
Artist Website : Siyotanka.com
Take a journey into sound healing sounds from Grammy Nominee and psychologis, Dr. Michael Brant DeMaria.

Om Mani Padme Hum

Wah!
Love Holding Love
Sacred Patterns
Artist website: www.WAHMUSIC.com
Wah! draws on the music of India, including Indian classical chant and kirtan. Her music is also infused with pop, reggae, and folk influences.
These musical elements are enriched with the between-the-lines quantum physics influenced lyrics of songs like like "Sacred Patterns."

Putumayo World Music
World Reggae
Apache Indian: Om Numah Shivaya (India/UK)

Putumayo Records
Irresistible reggae rhythms fused with musical traditions from around the world. We will hear a Hindu-mantra turned reggae called "Om Numah Shivaya"


Taj Weekes & Adowa
A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen

Just A Dream
Artist Charity Foundation website:
They Often Cry Outreach
Artist website:
www.tajandadowa.com
MySpace:
www.myspace.com/tajweekesadowa
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.

They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO)
St. Lucia Disaster Relief Fund

Charity Foundation website: They Often Cry Outreach

They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO) is a 501(c)(3) U.S.-based not-for-profit organization founded by St. Lucian reggae artist Taj Weekes and is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk and orphaned children in the Caribbean through sports, health and enrichment programs.


Ballaké Sisoko & Vincent Segal
Chamber Music
"Ma-Ma" FC
Six Degrees Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/ballakesissoko
World fusion chamber music combining the sounds of the Kora and Cello

Vusi Mahlasela
Say Africa
Ro Yo Tshela Kae
In Anyway (Taj Majal, vocals & banjo)
ATO Records
Artist: www.VusiMahlasela.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/vusimahlasela
Vusi Mahlasela is known simply as "The Voice" in his home country of South Africa. His new cd, "Say Africa" was recorded at the Dave Matthews Band studio in Charlottesville, VA. and produced by Taj Majal. Vusi is currently on tour with a gig in San Diego this evening.

Congotronics
Tradi-Mods vs Rockers - Alternative Takes on Congotronics
Deerhoof Vs Kasai Allstars - Travels Broaden The Mind
Crammed
MySpace: www.myspace.com/Tradi-Mods vs Rockers
The Congotronics series has inspired a fervent following around the world. Tradi- Mods vs Rockers presents 26 brand new tracks from musicians around the world playing their take on the congotronics tradition.

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