playlist for September 10, 2005
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
New music from Shooglenifty "Global
Rhythm" magazine September 2005
Song of the Sea
Brian O'Lynn/ Pipe on the Hob
Artist website: www.SharonKnight.net
Song of the Sea evokes the indomitable
spirit of the Celts with lyrical tales of muses and sirens, magical
spells, pirates, heroes.
Mermaids & Mariners
The Mermaid's Tears
Artist website: www.celticharpmusic.com
Ann Roos on Celtic harp, in an ensemble including;
Dorothy Hawkinson - fiddle, Alan Fuller - guitar, Michael Frost - viola,
& Riggy Rackin, on concertina.
Buddha Lounge 4
Porcupine (from "Nine Worlds")
Hypnotic grooves from masters of the downtempo/chill-out/lounge
& global electronica music movement, from around the world.
A portion of proceeds go to the Seva Foundation
Latin Lounge explores the nacent trend in
Latin music as electronica and remixing meet and mingle traditional
rhythms in a contemporary global context.
Balkan Beat Box
Artist website: www.BalkanBeatBox.com
The music of Balkan Beat Box is a meltin
pot of influences rangin from Arabic and Sephardic and Hassidic Jewish
roots to modern day electronica and hip-hop. draws on North Africa,
Middle Eastern, the Balkans and Eastern European sounds.
Gypsy Punks - Underdog
Artist website: www.gogolbordello.com
Music from self described Ukaranian"Immigrant
Punks" now living in New York City. Its a rebellious sound that
is uniting immigrants, punks and rockers across Manhattan
Coyote Poets of the Universe
Movin' to the Moment
The Dream Car We Drove West
The Coyote Poets breathe new life into
50's style jazz beat poetry.
E. Smith & Cheevers Toppah
Intonation - Harmonized Songs from the Southern
Always Be Here
Music from Native America's great southern
plains blending choral hymnody in soulful ethereal harmonies.
Spirit of a Woman
Navajo singer Radmilla Cody continues her
musical exploration of the cultural treasures of the Diné in
newly composed traditional and contemporary songs.
artists website: JeffOster.com
Music from a master of the Flugelhorn and
Mona Ki Ngi Xica
Angolan singer and percussionist,
Bonga, sings in Portuguese with a smoky and hoarse voice full of emotion...
Bembé En Mi Casa
Artist website: www.nachito.net
Cuban composer, pianist, arranger and band-leader, Nachito Herrera was
nominated for Best Latin Artist and Best Pianist/Keyboardist by the
Minnesota Music Academy and now calls Minneapolis Minnesota his home.
six Degrees Collection
Latin Travels 2
Latin, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian
musical vibes mixed with ambient, electronic and dance grooves. Latin
Travels 2 is packed with tracks and remixes from Beny Moré, Bobi
Céspedes and many others.
Shirma (from Free Roots)
Artist website: www.nachito.net
While Omar Sosa is often lauded for his high energy percussive piano
style, he's also produced a collection of ballads full of romanticism
If Heaven Closes
Artist website: Bliss
Bliss is an international chill-out pop
music collective from Denmark, Sweden and Guinea-Bissau, West Africa
and release their material on the Danish label, "music for dreams."
Sit back, chill-out and experience bliss. I listened to Bliss many times
during the month and recommend it as the
Beat Pick of the Month
Artist website: www.KiranMusic.com
The International debut of award-winning
Indian vocalist Kiran Ahluwalia. Kiran is a composer of contemporary
ghazals, based in Punjabi folksongs and poetry. Kiran's compositions
are perhaps the first indiginous North American ghazals.
Rhythmn of Awakening
Artist website: www.GlenVelez.com
Artist website: www.LoriCotler.com
Music Therapy & Rhythm voice
Listeners are invited on a rhyhm odyssey designed to awaken the sleeping
power of kundalini.
Holton, featuring Daya Rawat & Lucia Iman
Hundred Hands Music
Artist website: www.nigelholton.com
Nigel Holton has composed the
music to over eighty feature films, documentaries, and short films.
His solo album is a magical journey to distant lands and the inner world
of the heart.
Artist website: Moodfoodmusic.com
Moodfood fuses an ancient ambience with a
transglobal electronica to create futuristic groove.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The Chillout Sessions
Dlondlobala Njalo - Soul Drummers Mix
South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo are
a national treasure, they are emissaries peace, love and harmony. This
is the first time that their captivating accappella singing has been
remixed with beats by some of the world's best DJ's.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo founder, Joseph Shabalala concludes each concert
with a cry to "love one another,
go in harmony."
title track (Mali)
In his youth Boubacar Traore was nicknamed
the Malian Chuck Berry, or Elvis Presley. But nowadays he works on developing
the tone, color, simplicity, and emotion in his Malian Blues. This song
tells that "One of the main causes of the world's woe is war, which
brings about destitution starvation and epidemics, thus holding up development..."
The Rough Guide to the
Music of Madagascar
subtitle: valiha & marovany - the
real soundtrack to the world's fourth largest island, Madagascar
The Rough Guide to African
Music for Children
Mory Kanté: Mama
subtitle: Congo to Zimbabwe - dynamic
dances for kids
Maroon and Invasion
Mother Land Calling
Introducing Daby Balde
Daby Balde is one of Senegals best-kept
musical secrets, he's been long-celebrated at home and is now exploding
on the international scene.
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