playlist for July 1, 2006
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
Song From the Planet
Fionnghuala (Mouth Music)
Night in the Land
Music from one of the
cds included in a new retrospective collection from Windham Hill.
Other artists included in the "PURE" series include Shadowfax,
Mark Isham, Tuck & Patti, Will Ackerman, Alex de Grassi, John
Gorka and Jim Brickman, Also Michael Hedges, Liz Story who performed
in concert at Minnesota State, Mankato during the heyday of the Windham
Hill Quiet Revolution.
Music from the Wine Lands
Music of the Wine Lands features music from
the world's leading wine producing regions including France, Spain,
Portugal, Italy, Greece, Germany, Argentina, Chile, South Africa,
the US, and Australia.
Tráfico (title track)
group, Think of One, emerged from a squatters camp in
Antwerp Belgium. They are a motley band who play horns with a punk
attitude and sing with Brazilian sensibility. Their
"Trafico"is on the Brazilian Record lable, Crammed Discs.
It was recorded with the help of four Brazilian collaborators, and
recorded in the town of Recife
in Northeastern Brazil.
Back to Innocence
Never Be the Same
website: Tabitha Lebec
This evening, I dedicate this lovely
song to my niece, Nancy, who passed away this week, at the tender
age of 24. Bless you Nancy, things will never be the same...
Vivir sin aire
de fans: Niña Pastori
Nina Pastori is a new voice form
Spain with flamenco training and a pop sensibility...
Beat Pick of the Month
Dog Daze (fullbloods & hybrids
from Greater Transylvania)
Tuga Za Jablanom
Csókolom is a
string quartet whos missio is to make sounds from another time shound
timeless. They play the music of Hungarian and Gipsy Fiddle Music
and Songs. Dog Daze is their third album. I was attracted to their
music by the soundtrack of the movie. "Everything is Illuminated."
Multi Kontra Culti
Baro Faro (first 3:45)
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.
Walkies in the Park
Some surreal music from "The Divers,"
a local, Mankato-based group with a unique style and entertaining
New music, produced in
a castle in the North of England.
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.
A Las Tres
New Argentinian rock music
from the band Evanitos Verdes.
Shower the People
three members of the Hawaiian group, Kohala form a Big
Island acoustic guitar trio known for keeping their contemporay take
on the Hawaiian guitar tradition.
Blue represents the next step in their evolution.
Beyond Grand Canyon
Count Your Blessings
beautiful musical production from Nicholas Gunn. It is the musical
companion to the DVD Audio-Visual Connect Series with elegant photographs
of the Grand Canyon.
By This River
website: Yoshida Brothers
The new album from the Yoshida brothers, Ryoichiro and Kenichi who
play the ancient Japanese three stringed, banjo-like Tsugaru-shamisen.
Brazilian singer Rosa
Passos has one of the wourld's most beautiful voices. We will hear
her sing the Chico Buarque tune, "Olhos Nos Olhos" from
her new self-titled cd.
Pra Você Eu Digo Sim (If
Rita Lee grew-up in Brazil, living and breathing the music of the
Beatles. She has a entire album of Beatles songs with a Brazilian
flavor, with three tracks sung in Portuguese. We will hear one of
the bonus track, Pra Você Eu Digo Sim (If I Fell)
Some dreamlike music embracing sensual female vocals in Gregorian
chant and techno rhythms... in the spirt of their predecessors: Enigma,
Delerium, and Dead Can Dance.
Rhythm - August 06
Music from the Global Rhythms sampler
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
From the Cave
Om Namaha Shivaya
Le Spa Sonique
Hypnotic grooves from
European lounge/electronica guru, Jens Gad of Enigma and Achillea
Boomerang (Lahabana, Madrid,
A Latin hybrid that recognizes
the cross pollination of musical influences; from Lahabana, to Miami,
and returning to Madrid.
Descarga En California
Dan Treanor & African
Joined by his band African Wind
and Rex Peoples, Dan Treanor reveals a musical landscape rich with
African grooves, Delta soul, and rhythm an' blues. We will hear an
African folktale of the trickster, the animals and the people.
Mese Maikwana (an invitation to dance)
A double cd from Zimbabwe's
Mbira Queen. Disc 1 features her trance hits & Disc 2 her classic
Nothing's In Vain
Africa, Dream Again
new music from the West African superstar,
Youssou N'Dour, who hails from Dakar Senegal.
Ludovico Einaudi, Ballaké
Laissez moi en paix
A piano kora duo, recorded
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