playlist for March 10, 2007
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Song From the Planet
Music from the Global Rhythms sampler
the Breakfast Early (from The Essential Chieftains)
W e begin this evening with a couple of tunes from
the Global Rhythms sampler. The
first by a group that had its beginnings in 1962; The Chieftains celebrate
45 years together with Paddy Maloney, still at the helm. Their new
double cd features 18 classic Chieftain tunes and Disc 2 includes
17 all-star duets with the likes of Sting, Elvis Costello, Sinead
O'Connor and many more. This is a "Boil the Breakfast Early."
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Pokito a Poko
Te La Creio Tu
The third release by Chambao is an incredible fusion of flamenco and
hip hop sensibilities. The included DVD takes the viewer to all-night
revelry on a remote stretch of sand dunes, presumably some where in
the south of Spain.
in the Dark
Bonfires of São
Asa Branca (featuring David Byrne)
Bonfires of Sao Joao, is a contemporary
take on the Forro music of Brazil. On the album, Forro in the Dark
is based in NYC and plays a wide range of dance tunes from dueling
guitars to breathy flute. I enjoy songs featuring David Byrne and
we will hear him singing his own English version of the Portuguese,
Forro music classic, “Asa Branca.”
Zh Ne Sui Pa Pur Tua (Slovenia)
Putumayo World Music, recently released
two new records "A New Groove" is an eclectic collection
of cool tracks and underground music and Gypsy Grooveexplores Balkan
beats & gypsy jams from the dancefloors of Eastern Europe. "Gypsy
Groove" features tracks from Czech Republic, Hungary, Netherlands,
Uzbekistan, and Germany. (A portion of the sales from Gypsy Groove
will be donated to the Roma Education Fund, in support of quality
education for the Roma people.
A New Groove
Up on the Hook (UK)
The newest offering from Putumayo World
Music, "A New Groove" is an eclectic collection of cool
tracks and underground music.
Enfant espoir (the haunting vocals are sung
by an eight-year old Pulaar child)
Daniel Boulianet is a composer of film music
determined to be closely involved in his creations This
album is companion to a film named Tagayet (meaning "in the middle
of nowhere"). Tagayet is a small Saharan village, in Niger, built
around a well. This project was carried out thanks to the efforts
of Louise Dallaire, the executive producer of the film, and the support
of other friends and collaborators, who intend to collect enough funds
with the "Tagayet" products (book, CD and film) to be able
to return over there to build another well.
Ten Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery
Sacred Tibetan Chants from the Great Prayer
Campaign for Tibet
website: Mystical Arts
Members of Mankato's academic community
recently witnessed the construction of a the Tibetan sand mandala
by The Lamas of Drepung Loseling Monastery, a group dedicated to the
study and preservation of the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition of Wisdom
View the closing ceremony @ Mankato
tunes floating on a sonic ocean
of synth and sweet guitar licks driven by the hypnotic percussive
pulse of authentic Tibetan instruments. Its the kind of music that
enables one to sit back, chill-out and imagine a cool-breeze blowing
your hair as you contemplate the dazzling spectacle of a pristine
Sakya Tashi Ling
I Wanna Fly
(mantra de la vacuidad)
website: Monjes Budistas
Music from the Sakya Tashi Ling
Buddhist Monastery, in Spain.
Enchantment (by Chris Spheeris & Paul
Koldenhoven is a classically trained singer with a five-octave range.
She is most widely recognized as the memorable vocal soloist, seen
by a 1.5 billion worldwide audience on the PBS special, Yanni, Live
at the Acropolis. Darlene Koldenhoven vocally improvises in classical
and non-classical styles. She also as composes, writes lyrics and
Out of the Woodwork
Out of the Woodwork (title track)
Music from guitarist, Lawrence Blatt,
an independent musician based in the San Francisco Bay area. On his
new cd, "Out of the Woodwork Lawrence plays a custom steel-string
guitar made by luthier, Edward Victor
Dick and a small bodied-12-fret parlor guitar by Kathy
Nanny Assis started his career as a drummer
and percussionist but branched-out while attending the Federal School
of Arts and Music in Bahia, Brazil. Nanny is well known throughout
the world of Brazilian music.
Céspedes & Gonzalo Rubalcaba
Con El Permiso De Bola
Céspedes is an original song stylist who's Cuban boleros have
spawned a new a unique style known as fílin
or literally "feeling," his style is best known as "bolero
jazz." We will hear the song Drumé
Negríta, recorded in Havana, Cuba.
of 2004 BBC Radio 3 Award for World Music"
Ojo de Brujo reflect both Spanish and Gypsy roots while fusing the
driving rhythms of flamenco with hip-hip, ragga and funk.
from the Global Rhythms sampler
Hamdin (from te cd Eden Mi Quedem)
Jerusalem-based group Eden Mi Quedem
takes their name from the Biblical phrase loosely meaning "Eden
from ancient times."
Rhythm - World Music, Culture & Lifestyle
Stop the Earth, I Want to Get Off !
was born of Italian and Gypsy parents and moved to England at age
sixteen. He's lived in NYC for years and is a key producer behind
the Global, Dub, Funk movement.
Iranian vocalist, Azam Ali sings in the
Persian language, Farsi and also in Urdu, a language of Pakistan.
Her songs recount mystical lyrics of the Sufi Poets remixed in a fusion
of Ancient instruments, rhythms and tonalities with modern electronic
The Midival Punditz ushered
in a new possibilities for Indian music with
Six Degrees Records debut in 2002.
An ethereal Kirtan praise song to the triple
aspects of the One.
Elements - Meditation Songs from the Diné
Dawn of Fire
Records has specialized in Native American music since 1951. Louie
Gonnie songs honors the elements of life and are steeped in the rich
heritage of the Dine people of the Four Corners. We will hear "Dawn
of Fire" a
dreamy tune that tells of the connection crystal flint shards sparking
the flames and lighting the imagination to guide the path of many
generations. It is through this fire that prayers are expressed, ancestors
remembered and the people are united with Mother Earth.
contact the artist:
Beat Pick of the Month
Rhythms of the Desert
website: Eric Tingstad
alternative world cuts featuring classic and steel guitars, pedal
steel guitar, bass, native flute, drums & percussion, accordian,
double reeds, chants... all this to evoke a "Native Americana
western desert chill music"
Real to Reel
The Only Redeemer
(featuring Vido Jelashe I)
All A Dem A Do (featuring Juggla)
from a new collection of dub/reggae & downbeat music by Noiseshaper
and featured guest vocalists including: Ari Up, G.Rizo, Jackie Dean,
Vido Jelashee I, Waqyne Martin, Juggla, MC Shureshock, and Jahcoustic.
I and I
evening we have a couple of acts from New Zealand...
coming up we'll be hearing a tune from "A True Story" by
Fat Freddys Drop and we'll begin with new music from the reggae inspired
group Katchafire, this is the song, "I and I"
Gone Are The Days
website: Joseph Israel
Joseph Israel comes out of Fayetteville
Arkansas. He toured the US with the Lions of Israel, Inc. Label and
Reggae-great, Luciano. He's shared the stage with fellow Jewish reggae
Reggae & Dancehall veteran,Tony Tuff,
from Kingston Jamaica, has a new cd with 14 fine roots reggae tracks.
Freedom Train - featuring Luciano
13 new exclusive track album by Turbulence
born Sheldon Campbell. The 2nd album for producer Brotherman is full
of finest modern Roots and has two combinations featuring Luciano
& Higher Trod Family.
Jah is King
Ijahlar is the first band based on the
Island of Antigua.
Women of the World - Acoustic
Putumayo World Music put out a new recording
that explores contemporary acoustic music by some of the world's leading
female artists, to celebrate the United Nations, International Women's
Day (March 8th) Featuring a number of female vocalists that have been
on previous World Beat programs including : Marta Topferova (Czech
Republic), Lura (Cape Verde), Anastasia Moutsatsou (Greece), Marta
Sower of Words (featuring Dave Matthews)
website: Vusi Mahlasela
Vusi Mahlasela used his songs and distinctive
voice as a powerful instrument for change during South Africa's tumultuous
recent history. We will hear a couple of powerful songs from Vusi
Mahlasela featuring fellow South Africans Xavier Rudd and Dave Matthews.
Vieux Farka Touré
griot and kora player and son of Ali Farka Toure
Percent of the profits will go to Bée Sago, an award winning
UNICEF-affiliated organization, for the manufacture and distribution
of insecticide-treated, anti-Malaria nets to protect children and
pregnant women in the Tourés'
home village of Niafunké
in Northern Mali.
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