Abracadabra Music Corporation "A multimedia company and producers of EgyptiCat"

Alula Records a contemporary world music and Americana label featuring Celtic, Flamenco, Cuban, and other global sounds!

Angel Records featuring Ravi Shankar's new CD Full Circle / Carngeie Hall 2000

aNOnym reCOrds "The source for Thomas Mapfumo & The Blacks Unlimited"

Anúna artist website of the Irish singing group Anúna

Apolkalipse Now Music "Home of The Mollys"

ARC Music "The Name for Top Quality World & Folk Music"

Ark 21 Records " "

Ark Records "Featuring the music of Jeff Johnson & Brian Dunning"

Artemis Records working in a World Music partnership with Triloka Records

Avatar Records "a music publishing company"

Basin Street Records Basin Street Records is dedicated to the music New Orleans music, with a concentration on jazz, brass and funk.

Blue Jackel Entertainment "Where Jazz and World Music come together"

Canyon Records Productions "Specializing in traditional and contemporary Native American music since 1951"

Centaur Records Centaur releases recordings of all types of classical music, ranging from early music to recordings of contemporary works.

Circular Moves

Compass Records "Music That Matters"

Dancing Cat Records "Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters"

Dharma Moon Records "Music for yoga, contemplation and the celebration of mind, body and spirit"

Celestial Harmonies "Where old and new east and west meet in a world of music"

Conga Records the realm of the conga boys - a place of nordic twilight and island sunsplash - the home of Finnish Reggae, where tropics meet the tioga

Detour Paris France: Erato Detour is dedicated to world music and unusual musical encounters. The accent is placed on talented artists proud to represent their culture and yet open to the latest musical influences.

Didelius Music Helsinki Finland: Finnish, Scandinavian Music Gallery

DOMO Records "Music for the Spirit"

Edel America Records "Producers of the Havana Now Sessions"

Edenways Records "rythmes de la CARAÝBE : celui du zouk des Antilles, en passant par le compas d'Ha∆ti, la salsa, le merengue, la soca, le jump-up."

Electroshock The first Russian site devoted to electronic, electro-acoustic, experimental and avant-garde music

Erato Disques Paris France: Erato Detour is dedicated to world music and unusual musical encounters. The accent is placed on talented artists proud to represent their culture and yet open to the latest musical influences.

Essense Records "Chris Speeris"

Etherean Music "Music to the Beat of Life"


Gadfly Records "a bug in your ear"

Green Linnet Contemporary and Classic Celtic music
Green Linnet sound library - "RealAudio"

Global Suitcase Nature Space wins the 4th Annual, New Age Music Award

Gyroscope Catalog "featuring: Harold Budd, Cluster, Channel Light Vessel, Brian Eno, Roger Eno, Laraaji, Bill Nelson, Kate St. John

HEADS UP "Life is a lot like jazz... it's best when you improvise..."

Harmonia Mundi The best in Classical Music "Check out the Harmonia Mundi "Monthly Popular Music Catalog" for a scholarly exploration of "World Music"

Heartbeat "Over 200 releases featuring some of Jamaica's finest recorded music"

Hemi-Sync " Hemi-Sync embedded music transports you to a profound state of total relaxation where you are immersed in feelings of inner peace and tranquility."

Higher Octave "As in music, so in life"

Hillsboro "Jazz for your life

Indigo / Label Bleu "Listen to the new Super Rail Band de Bamako album 10/2003"

Intentcity Records

Intuitive Sound Productions "Sound for the Senses"

Island Records " Classic and contemporary Reggae"

Island 40th Island Records from "1959 - 1999"

Karuna Records "journey, explore, trancend"

Labor Records

Guitar Odyssey The music of Larry Pattis' Contemporary Fingerstyle guitar

Lorenza Ponce Lorenza Ponce's artist website

Luaka Bop "David Byrne's Un-Label" - "The record label for the rest of us"

Magic Wing Music "The official site for John Nilsen"

MCA Records "Café Del Mar" Series

Milan / Latino "Milan exists at the intersection of film and music"

Mondo Melodia "A great melody is Universal"

MOOnROOmRECORDS featured artist Makana

Music Mosaic "unique multi-cultural sound journeys, designed with utmost care"

Na Records "The Music of Nana - "Daughers of the Sun"

Narada World "The best in new instrumental, jazz and world music"

Nazca Music Nazca Music is located in the South of Portugal on a beautiful hillside overlooking the untouched nature of Alentejo - an inspiring setting for the music we love to record.

NeoPacifica David Arkenstone, Diane Arkenstone, Earth Trybe & AH*NEE*MAH

Nettwerk America

Neurodisc Records "the music has you"

New Earth Records New Age Music record label featuring some of the top New Age artists, World music, trance, meditation relaxation music, and Reiki.

New World Music World, Celtic, Native American, Relaxation and Uplifting music for Mind, Body & Soul

Northside "Extraordinary music from Scandinavia" sponsoring Nordic Roots Festival April 19-22 2001: Mpls MN

Nubenegra Music from Africa, Spain, Brazil, Argentina, Cuba

Omnium Recordings "We like hard trad, a.k.a. world music that rocks or folk music under the influence."

Only New Age Music

Otá Records An independent record label and production company based in Oakland, California.

Pacific Moon A unique style of New Age and World music, blending ancient meditative sounds of the Orient with contemporary music of the West.

Palm Pictures "Global Sight - Future Sounds"

Paras Recordings An independent record label dedicated to bringing the ultimate in eclectic music for the discerning listener

Pilot Productions

playMountain Music bringing you beautiful and moving music to help smooth life's rough edges

Point Music POINT music is eclectic, its artists have three things in common. Their work doesn't fit into traditional commercial formats, they're willing to work in an experimental way, and they're all audience oriented.

Premonition Records

Putumayo World Music "Putumayo world music collections take you on a cultural journey around the world"

Raven Recordings "The World of Rhythm" - "Put your psyche in motion and it will heal itself"

RAS Records "20 years of top quality reggae releases"

Ray Leonard Records

Real World Records "Peter Gabriel's World Music Record Label"

Rebbe Soul "Change the World with a Sound"

Red House Records "Where roots meet the here & now"

RCA Red Seal

Republic Records "Sound Movement"

Rhino Records "Cajun, Latin, reggae, celtic and much more"

Rituals Music "The Vibe is on Our Side!" Soca, Calypso & Rapso

Robert Condon "Get Stirred"

Sammasati Music "World & Trance Music"

Samso Records "Get Stirred"

Seventh Wave Productions Suzanne Ciani

Shanachie "spanning the musical spectrum: Celtic, World, Jazz, Latin, Ska, Reggae, Blues, Folk, Americana, Rock, Klezmer, Cajun and more"

Silver Wave Records Contemporary Jazz, New Age, Native American and World music releases.

Singing Wolf Records Roots & Bluegrass Music

Six Degrees Records "Everything is closer than you think."

Smithsonian Folkway Recordings "A searchable database of 35,000 tracks including 2,300 available recordings"

Spotted Peccary Music "Music is Art"

Spring Hill Music Boulder, Colorado based Spring Hill Music is a leading independent record label offering a wide variety of unique world music, relaxing instrumental, and classical recordings.

Sony Classical

Sony 550 Music Sony Music Entertainment Inc.& Epic Records

Soul Catcher Music Soul Catcher Music is electronic ambient, electronic space, native heart, and new age music by musician and artist Gregory.

Soulskin Music "Soulskin artist website"

Sounds True "Music from the Heart of the World"

Soundings of the Planet "Spreading Peace through music since 1979"

Spring Hill Music "the Spring Hill Media Group"

Sterns Music "London - New York - Sao Paulo"

Talking Drum Records an indie record label based in Santa Monica California, featuring World Groove music with an emphasis on drums and percussion.

Temple Records "The Scottish Label"

Tinder Records "World Without Borders" epotomizing the links between Africa, Europe and Latin America

Triloka/Karuna "Journey - Explore - Trancend"

Unitone Recordings "Unitone World & Cinema Series"

Virgin Records "Virgin Records - America"

Virtue Records featuring Ed Gerhard, "songs only a guitar can sing"

Votive Records featuring Candlewyck, the new acoustic duo of Chris Emerson (mandolin) and Ty Bennett (guitar).

VP Records Top Reggae Artists, the Best of Soca & "Riddem-driven" Compilations

Waking the Cobra "An Overtone Singing Chakra Meditation CD"

Warner Western "The official home of Warner Bros. Records"

Waveform Records The growing Waveform Catalog

Wicklow Records "Deep Roots and Future Grooves"

Wind Records "The universe has a cosmic breath. Its name is WIND"

Windham Hill Records "The music inside you"

World Circuit/Nonesuch "Home of the Hottest in African & Latin Music"

World Class a division of Hearts of Space Records

World Village "brought to you by Harmonia Mundi"

World Music Network "Home to your Rough Guide to the world of music"

Worldly Music / Triloka featured Artists: Batacoto, Bio Ritmo, Krishna Das, Ismaël Lo, Ali Khan, Ali Akbar Khan, Hugh Masekela, The Tahitian Choir, Jai Utal

Xenophile Records featured artists: Abana Ba Nasery, Ad Vielle Que Pourra, Bajourou, Boukan Ginen, Conjunto Cespedes, I.K. Dairo, Inti-Illimani, Ingrid Karklins, Klezmatics, La Musgana, Los Van Van, Ottopasuuna, Samite, Tarika, Ukranians, Varttina

Yin Yang Records

Radio Shows:

AfroPop World Wide George Collinet hosts the worlds premier AfroPop radio show. (interviews, live performances, a knowledgeable interpreter of the history and culture of AfroPop

Brazilian Hour / Sounds of Brazil with host Sergio Mielniczenko

Echoes A Nightly Music Soundscape heard on Public Radio Stations across the United States. John Diliberto and Kimberly Hass are helping to create the new sound of our global village (livingroom concerts, interviews)

Hearts of Space Steven Hills a pioneer of electronic, space music and trance music (record producer)

Rock 'n' Roots "An eclectic one-hour radio program featuring rediscovered folk, jazz, swing, blues rock, R&B and more"

Thistle & Shamrock Fiona Ritchie hosts radio's finest Celtic hour, with music from evolving traditions in The British Isles, Ireland, North America, and beyond.

Transpacific Sound Paradise Popular and less popular music from around the world, presented by KFMU DJ, Rob Weisberg.

World Cafe Host, David Dye, an astute music observer showcases new music by the foremost recording artists of the singer/songwriter era.(interviews, studio performances)

World Music Radio Promotions:

Bryan Farrish Radio Promotion charts@radio-media.com

Concerted Efforts concerted@concertedefforts.com

Ed Bonk LAZZ Promotions e-mail lazzpromotions@home.com

Kathleen Monahan KDM Promotions kdmpromo@earthlink.net

Music Media Network www.Jazzpromo.com


Dirty Linen Folk and world music magazine

Global Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle subscribe@ globalrhythm.net

fRoots Folk Roots; folk, roots and world music magazine

New Age Reporter The definitive place to go for New Age and World Music, Ambient and Celtic, Progressive Electronic, Contemporary Instrumental, Native American, Relaxation and Meditation, Health and Wellness, Music of India, Chants and Vocals, and Neo Classical. : "Playlists, Charts from around the World" Each month I submit my World Beat Top 20 picks to NAR.

Songlines Gramophone Publications newest addition to its family of quarterly magazines.

CMJ Each week I submit my World Beat ADDs and TOP 10 picks to CMJ.

Mark Thomas' World Beat Host Page | Mark Thomas' World Beat Playlists

Last update: 28 November 2004
E-mail: Mark R. Thomas World Beat Host, KMSU/KMSK: The Maverick Radio Network

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