Song From the Planet
Dance of the Darkness
Pair-up guitar icon, Ritchie Blackmore with the lovely voice of Candice Night along with their minstrel band and you have Blackmore's Night.
Various Artists: les chansons de la nouvelle scene français
le pop 6
The One and Only
Artist website: www.lepop.de
Le Pop Musik
New music by a couple of Frence pop artists, from the 6th album in the Le Pop Series.
Monde Nouveau Monde
L'univers parmi nous
Music from Marseilles France by the introspective and frenetic poet/musician
Frédéric Nevchehirlian on voix/guitare.
Resolve & Evolve
Asphalt Tango Records
The sounds of La Cherga are rooted in their home counties of Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, and Jamaica. Adisa Zvekic, the front-woman and lead singer is from Bosnia.
Ultima Notte A Malá Strana
Le Chant Du Monde
Singer, songwriter and composer, Peppe Voltarelli is an Italian superstar with a colorful background. He was born in Cosenza, in the south of Italy. Peppe started his first band, Il Parto delle Nuvole Pesanti in 1990 in Bologna, the band mixed rock and Calabrian folk music. He and the band produced seven cds and staged hundreds of concerts in Italy and other countries. Peppe began his solo creer in 2006. We will be hearing tracks from his new album, titled "Ultima Notte A Malá Strana."
Complete Greek lyrics in the liner notes
Ana Oualache (Anne Wallesh)
Music from the Maghreb, the North of Africa. Cheb Mami has spent years expanding the boundaries of Algerian Räi
and making it into a true international music.
- "Persian & Armenian Songs"
(improvisations in Dastgah Shur)
of a series from the: World
Village / Harmonia Mundi
Recorded live in summer 2003 at Naivaran Palace Tehran, Iran.
Love Sees No Color
title track (world mix)
Artist website: www.nassirimusic.com
A new record by Persian musician Nassiri. This recording is also available
in the Persian language, Farsi.
Antunes, Carlinhos Brown & Marisa Monte
website: Marisa Monte
A favorite song from "Tribalistas," a classic collaboration
of Brazilian musicians featuring vocals by Marisa Monte, winning her
first Latin Grammy.
Sumico Do Urucu
Nation Beat is an American/Brazilian collective inspired by Brazilian maracatu drumming, New Orleans second line rhythms, and Appalachian music, funk and country blues. They were invited by Willie Nelson to play at Farm Aid. Their new cd "Growing Stone" is about true roots, the American south and its Northeastern Brazilian parallels "Growing Stone" is dedicated to the American farmer.
Beat Pick of the Month
Jose Conde and his Brooklyn-based band, The nu Latin groove, have generated some buzz with feature stories on NPR and a North America and European summer tour.
Zoé/Música de fondo
Artist website: www.zoetheband.com
Music and DVD from an UNplugged concert for MTV.
And Love Rages On
In Lake'ch (I am another yourself)
YouTube: AOMUSIC Sings a Universal Message
Music for the present cycle of change, featuring the vocals of Miriam Stockley. We will be hearing "In Lake'ch" (I am another you - you are another me)
Sounds of the Bansuri and Native American flutes
Mirada De Amor
Out of Sight Music
A Spanish Language delivery of timeless classics from Grammy Nominated singer, Sylvia Bennett.
A new album of Garifuna music from Belize by Aurelio Martinez, produced by Ivan Duran of Stonetree Records.
Some laid-back, contemporary Celtic music
at the crossroads.
10ft Ganga Plant
Shake-up the Place
A couple of seventies-style reggae tracks from the new cd by 10ft Ganga Plant.
The Jolly Boys - featuring Albert Minott
Artist website: www.jollyboysmusic.com
New music from Jamaica's legendary Jolly Boys. Great Expectations is their first new album in 20 years. We'll be hearing a track a fantastic cover of the classic, "You Can't Always Get What You Want."
#Got This Music
Go Aloha Entertainment
New music from Hawaii by the roots-reggae group, Natural Vibrations.
E Nan Mian Nuku
New music from El Rego, he was one of the main Afro-Funk performers in Benin, West Africa, and alongside the Orchestre Poly-Rythmo, is a true legend of African Soul Music.
Jamm (means "peace" the the Wolof language, spoken in Senegal)
YouTube: Cheikh Lo on YouTube
A song from the new cd by Checkh Lo, from Burkina Faso. In the liner notes Checkh Lo writes that he attempts to create a pan-African sound, as he finds something beautiful in the music of all African peoples... We will be hearing his title track, "Jamm."
Putumayo World Music
Zimbabwean singer songwriter relates an allegorical song telling of a a farmer attempting to hitch a wild Ox to his plow, followed by personal injuries and lessons learned.
Introducing Lira on The World Beat... Although this is the first I've heard of Lira she is well known in South Africa where where she won ‘Album of the Year’ at the 2009 South African Music Awards, and ‘Best Female Artist’ for the 2008 record, SOUL IN MIND.
Imidiwan Ma Tenam
The group, Tinariwen is a hard-rocking hybrid of Berber, Arab, Western and black African styles. In the language of Tuareg nomads, the word “tinariwen” means “deserts.”
Their new release, called “Tassili” comes from the name of a spectacular region of canyons and sandstone arches near Algeria’s border with Libya. Tinariwen rehearsed and recorded this cd in tents and around campfires in Tassili.
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