playlist for June 10, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
Rhythm - August 06
The Corrs - 21 Century Traditionalists Bring
Irish Music Home
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Cover stories include: Ali Farka Toure, Samite, Dhafer Youssef, Cesaria
Evora, & Lobi Traoré
As is the case of many trends, "what
is old becomes new again." Nouvelle chanson is sweeping Paris
with the rejuvinated sounds of traditional chanson although this time
around influences from around the global are being infused. Sit back
and listen as a new generation of French musicians set the stage for
the future by looking to the past.
A celebration of the irresitable rhythms
of Latin dance music.
The Shine of Dried
Instante de Dois
Artist website: www.Cibelle.net
"The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves"
is the second album by London-based, São Paulo raised, Cibelle,
(pronounced see-BELL-ee). This record is a quiet masterpiece, full
of inventive and quirky arrangements.
A Thin Silence
A Chanted Celtic Lorica.
New music, produced in
a castle in the North of England.
Never Been Done
Noel is a singer-pianist-songwriter
with a superb soprano voice. She grew up in a small Rhode Island fishing
village and studied classical voice and piano at The Boston Conservatory.
"Defenseless" is her debut release.
Walkies in the Park
Some surreal music from "The Divers,"
a local, Mankato-based group with a unique and entertaining style
Gypsy Punks - Underdog
Artist website: www.gogolbordello.com
search of Gogol Bordello roots
Gogol Bordello mixes punk, ska, jazz,
and the traditional Roma music of Ukraine, where band leader Eugene
Hütz grew up.
Hütz also acts and can be seen staring, as the Ukranian translator,
alongside Elijah Woods, in the movie "Everything
- All Things Considered - Weekend Ed. to listen to an entertaining
interview with Eugene Hütz.
New music from the one-and-only Hassidic Reggae Superstar, Matisyahu
A Middle Eastern musical mosaic
Le Spa Sonique
Hypnotic grooves from
European lounge/electronica guru, Jens Gad of Enigma and Achillea
Gentle Thunder with Will Clipman
and AmoChip Dabney
A cast of multi-instrumentalists,
centered around the sound of Gentle Thunder's Hammer Dulcimer and
Native American Flute. Will Clipman on percussion and AmoChip Dabney,
on Sax, are members of the R. Carlos Nakai Quarter.
The Desperate Kingdom of Love
Clifton (C.J.) Chenier
created the modern, dance-inspiring, sounds of zydeco.is the undisputed
"King of Zydeco." He was the first Creole to be presented
a Grammy award on national television. Blending the French and Cajun
two-steps and waltzes of southwest Louisiana with New Orleans R&B,
Texas blues and big band jazz,
Juana Molina hails from
Buenos Aires, Argentina. She's a singer/songwriter and formerly a
celebrated Argentinian comic with her own successful TV show. Segundo
is her second album, and the first to be heard outside her home country.
Entre Cada Palabra
Entre Cada Palabra (Between
Each Word) is the new album from acclaimed Columbian vocalist and
songwriter, Marta Gomez. Her previous album, "Cantos de Agua
Dulce" (Songs of Sweet Water) earned Billboard's nomination for
Best Latin JazzVocalist 2005.
By This River (vocals Cinjin Tate)
website: Yoshida Brothers
The new album from the Yoshida brothers, Ryoichiro and Kenichi who
play the ancient Japanese three stringed, banjo-like Tsugaru-shamisen.
Sea of Tranquility
The Female Japanese
Trio, Rin recently released their US debut, "Inland Sea"
which fuses traditional Japanese instruments, rhythms and melodies
with contemporary Western popular music.
The serene Scandinavian ambient/chill groove of Ansgar Üffink
& Stephanie Hundermark.
Om Namaha Shivaya
Sadhana is a Sanskrit word meaning "spiritual practice,"
usually given to a disciple by a master. It can even be a practical
task, but the moment one surrenders into doing his or her Sadhana,
enlightenment may be achieved. The Path and Goal become One - seeking
stops and Presence takes over...
From the Cave
Om Namaha Shivaya
Dharma Moon: presents
(vocals by Falguni Shah)
May you be safe, May
you be healthy, May you be happy, May you be... at ease
Inside Looking Out
Ye Olde Henry
website: Peter Buffett.com
Nothing's In Vain
Li Ma Weesu
new music from the West African superstar,
Youssou N'Dour, who hails from Dakar Senegal.
Mese Maikwana (aqn invitation to
a double cd featuring
Zimbabwe's Mbira Queen. Disc one is her trance music and Disc two
covers the best of her popular music repertoire.
Einaudi, Ballaké Sissoko
Laissez moi en paix
A piano kora duo recorded
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