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World Beat - Playlist for May 3, 2003 - host/producer Mark R. Thomas


Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Flook

Rubai
Ballybrolly Jigs
Granny in the Attic
Rosberg
World Village

Tempest
Shapeshifter
Tamosher
Magna Carta

David Arkenstone
Spirit of Ireland

Over the Hills
Green Hill Music

Oysterband

Rise Above

The Souls’ Electric
Bright Morning Star
Northside
Oysterband have forged a style that owes much to the traditional music of Britan, yet rarely draws directly from it.
Oysterband artist website

Afrocelts

Seed

Seed (title track)
Real World
Narada
Afrocelts produce a heady world fusion of celtic and african instrumentation, percussion and rhythms

Mari Boine

Eight Seasons

Boadan Nuppi Bealde (I Come from the Other Side)
Beaivelottas (Butterfly)
Northside
A US festival appearances scheduled for Sept. 2003.
(File under World/Nordic)
The Sami are the indigenous people of Northern Europe, formerly known as Lapps. They currently number about 85,000 and live predominantly in the northern regions of Norway, Sweden, Finland and the Kola peninsula of Russia.

Mari Boine

Remixed

Gula Gula
Northside

Wimme

Barru

Gorzi (Waterfall)
Goalki (Calm)
Northside
Wimme Sarri is
Leading Sami singer/songwriterA US festival appearances scheduled for Sept. 2003.
(File under World/Nordic)

Kirsten Braten Berg
From Senegal to Setesdal

Tiramankan/Eg Vippa Meg
Six Degrees Records
An African Nordic fusion. Singing a song of the Manding people combined with the text of a Norwegian melody.

(File under World/Nordic)

Amesthysium
Aphelion

Hymnody
Neurodisc
Amethysium artist website
Amesthesium is lead by Norwegian musician Oystein Ramfjord
file this CD under Ambient/ New Age
 
Lisa Lynne
Hopes and Dreams
Bamboo Morning
New Earth Records

Soundician
 Tranquilicity

Tiramankan/Eg Vippa Meg
artist website: Soundician
New music from the north of England

Agatsuma
Beams

Beams (title track)
Domo
My world beat pick of the month is Japanese musician Agatsuma, for his cd Beams. Agatsuma is today’ chief exponent of the banjo-like instrument known as the Tsugaru-Shamisen.

Tak Matsumoto

Hana

Machi
Vermillion Records
Hana is an album of
rock guitar, with a distinctive Japanese spirit. In his homeland Tak Matsumoto is renowned as the most popular guitarist in all of Asia. He is the chief songwriter, guitarist and producer of the Japanese rock band, B’z and has sold over 80 million records in Japan alone.

Kitaro
Best of the Silk Road

Bell Tower
Domo
Kitaro’s “Silk Road,” was written as a soundtrack for a television documentary, about the ancient Silk Road, that links Europe to China. This documentary became one of Japan’s most famous TV series. Kitaro’s soundtrack blends influences of traditional Japanese music with the romantic Western tradition.

Besh o droM

Can’t make me!
Afgan
World Village Music

 David Darling
The Tao of Cello
It is Not Wise to Rush About
Valley Entertainment
artist website: David Darling

Music Mosaic
Drumming Planet
(the pulse of global harmony)
Music Mosaic
musicalacarte.net
file under Worldbeat/Ethnic Fusion

L. Subramaniam
 Free Your Mind

Hamsadwani
Harmonia Mundi
Iris Music
Artist website: L Subramaniam

New music from the north of England

Brazil Guitar Masters
Brazil Guitar Masters

Jose Barrense-Dais: Vuco Vuco
Iris Music
A two cd set, featuring
Harmonia Mundi

Arnaldo Antunes, Carlinhos Brown and Marisa Monte

Tribalistas

Velha Infancia
Anjo Da Guarda
Ja Sei Namorar
Phonomotor
Artist websites:
Arnaldo Antunes
Carlinhos Brown
Marisa Monte

new music from Brazil music, by a collaboration of three solo artists - **** my highest World Music Rating

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Brazilian Vibe Experience

Longe
Noite
Harmonia Mundi
Urban Jungle Records
New music from Brazil, recorded in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro

Bau

Top d’Coroa

Raquel
Lusafrica
Music, as heard in the Pedro Almodovar film, “Talk to Her.”

 Putumayo Presents
African Groove

Madeka: – Makote (Ivory Coast)
Julien Jacob: – Kalicom (Benin)
Putumayo World Music
A cutting-edge African music collection that highlights the way modern styles have fused with African traditions

Boubacar Traore
Je Chanterai Pour Toi (I’ll sing for you)

Samba I
Marabi Productions
The original soundtrack of the Jacques Sarasin’s film, “je chanterai pour toi” a journey through Mali in the company of Boubacar Traore.
Je Chanterai Pour Toi.com
An indescribable, mother-of-the-blues ambience leaves me eager to see the film. “Highest World Beat Rating!”

Issa Bagayogo

Sya
Mandomba
Six Degrees Records
Bagayogo Fan Club

Wendo Kolosoy
Amba

Victoria Apiki Dalapo
World Village Music
Amba is the new album, recorded in Kinshasa, by the father of the Congolese rumba, Wendo Kolosoy. He is accompanied by his regular band – the “Victoria Bakolo Miziki.” Seventy-seven year-old Wendo Kolosoy is still swinging.
Harmonia Mundi
Marabi Productions

Sekouba Bambino
Sinikan

Sinikan (title track)
Famou (I Understand)
Blue Jacket
New music from West African griot, Sekouba “Bambino” Diabate. He’s an hereditary (singer/songwriter) in a tradition dating back to the 12th century.
Lightyear Entertainment

Ja-Man All Stars
In the Dub Zone
Dub Zone
Blood & Fire
This compilation comprises two dub albums “Ja-Man Dub” and “King’s Dub” produced by Dudley Manzie Swaby in 1977 and 1980.


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Playlist from Broadcast May 5, 2003
Host/Producer, Board Operator & Web: Mark R. Thomas
Modified: May 5. 2003; MRT

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