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playlist for August 01, 2009
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
Windham Hill Records

Dremmwel
Lañs
a la belle étoile
Artist website: www.dremmwel.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/dremwellbzh
Dremmwel means horizon, in the Breton language. For the past twenty years Dremmwel have been playing local events that call for traditional dancing at festivals and venues in every corner of their native Britanny.

Aulaga Folk
no es mala leña

El Aire
A Menos Cuarto
La Morenita
Armando Records
artist website: Aulaga Folk

MySpace: www.myspace.com/aulagafolk
Aulaga Folk is a 10 member Folk group based in Caceres, Spain. They are celebrating their 10th anniversary with an active concert tour.

Roberta Carrieri
dico a tutti cosi
Mia Madre
Angolino

Artist website :
www.robertacarrieri.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/robertacarrieri
Italian songstress, Roberta Carrieri is a member of the group, Fiamma Fumana. "Dico a tutti cosi" is her first solo album.
World Beat Pick of the Month

Tea
Dreams
Desirable
Tea Productions
MySpace: www.myspace.com/teaproductions
The second album from Tea, a Los Angeles based multicultural band dishing-up a unique blend of Afro-beat and French pop.

Vayo
Gaucho
El Último Gaucho

Pantaleón Records
MySpace: www.vayoraimondo.com
New Tango music recorded by Vayo Raimondo in the original neighborhood of the Tango in Montevideo, Uraguay.

Andre Feriante
Bohemian Boulevard
Trancendental Lane
www.cdbaby.com/cd/feriante
Artist website: Andre Feriante
Seattle-based, Italian born Feriante is a Segovia-trained Guitar master. His improvisational style blends Flamenco, Classical and Brazilian styles.

Céu
Vagarosa
Sonâmbulo

Six Degrees Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/sixdegreesrecords
A brand-new cd from Six Degrees Records artist, Céu with the assistance of many top-notch Brazilian musicians.

Paul Lawler and Paul Speer
& featuring Satine Orient

Wonders
Chaco Vox
Rainstorm Records
Artist: www.paullawler.org
MySpace: www.myspace.com/paullawlerworldnewage
Artist: www.paulspeer.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/paulspeermusic
Artist: www.satinorient.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/satineorient
Wonders is a musical journey to some of the awe inspiring places on planet earth. Composed and performed by Paul Speer and Paul Lawler with the collaboration of French singer/songwriter, Satine Orient.

Marta Gómez
Musiquita
Tierra, tan solo
Artist website : www.martagomez.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/martagomez
MySpace: www.myspace.com/alunarecords

Musiquita is the fifth recording from Columbian singer-songwriter, Marta Gomez. Marta's unique voice and unpretentious simplicity sketches the bittersweet life of her homeland.

Zel
True
Libertas
MySpace: www.myspace.com/zelguitar
Born and raised in Croatia, Zel began playing guitar as a child. Studying guitar from folk melodies to Jimi Hendrix.

Clear Water Reflections
Native American and World Music Flute
Two Rivers Meet - Randy Granger

International Native American Flute Assn.
Website: www.worldflutes.org
A new cd celebrating flute music fom around the world. Produced by the International Native American Flute Association based in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The title of Randy Granger's song "Two Rivers Meet" aptly describes the geographical location of Mankato, where the Blue Earth River meets the Minnesota River at Sibley Park. This is the place where the annual pow wow takes place. It is officially known as the "Mahkato Wacipi - Honoring the 38 Dakota - All Nations Welcome (Sept. 18, 19, 20 2009. (Wa-CHEE-pee means dance in the Dakota language)

Dependro
Dependro
Como el Viento
NatGEOmusic.net
Artist website: www.natgeomusic.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/myspacedependro
MySpace: www.myspace.com/natgeomusicus
The front man for Dependro, singer/guitarist, Jairo Zavala grew-up in Madrid Spain but also has his fathers Peruvian roots. Music brought to you by National Geographic.

Phileas
SPOKENWOR(L)D
Welcome

Ursprache
PhileasWorld.com
Artist website : www.phileasworld.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/phileasworld

Paris-based musician, Phileas, composes "electronic music celebrating human speech and language."

Sky
The Twins (Mesa Times)
harpy

Music of Florence
Artist website: www.newagemusicbysky
Music by a guy who goes by the name Sky. The track we will be hearing was recorded on a high desert Mesa near Santa Fe NM. The companion cd was recorded live in the south of India at Auroville, near Pondecherry.

David Wahler
Antiquus
Apollo's Lyre
Darius Productions
Artist website : www.davidwahler.com

Each track of Antiquus refers to a theme from ancient mythology.

Huun Huur Tu & Carmen Rizzo
eternal

Mother Taiga

Green Wave Music.ru
Electrophonemusic.com
Artist website : www.hhtmusic.com
Artist website : www.carmenrizzo.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/huunhuur2
Huun Huur Tu come from Tuva a republic of the Russian Federation. It is a sparsely settled Siberian land of grasslands, boreal forests and mountains. Huun Huur Tu's music features rare instruments and preserves and develops some of the world's oldest forms of music making.

Gogol Bordello
Gypsy Punks - Underdog World Strike
Illumination

SideOneDummy
Artist website: www.gogolbordello.com
Gogol Bordello
mixes punk, ska, jazz, and the traditional Roma music of Ukraine, where band leader Eugene Hutz grew up.
Hutz also acts and can be seen staring, as the Ukranian translator, alongside Elijah Woods, in the movie "Everything is Illuminated."
After watching the DVD last weekend I've been haunted by the movie and humming gypsy-punk tunes.
A fantastic interview with Eugene Hutz on NPR - All Things Considered - Weekend Ed.

Lawrence Blatt
The Color of Sunshine

White Light
www.LawrenceBlatt.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/lawrenceblatt

San Francisco based guitarist, Lawrence Blatt released his third album. It's a gem produced by William Ackerman.

The Latin Project
Musica De La Noche
Musica De La Noche (title track)
Artist Website : www.thelatinproject.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/thelatinproject
The head-nodding, foot-stomping party-vibe of Musica De La Noche ranges from Reggae to Afro-beat and Bossa Nova.

Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca
Retrospectiva

Mambo Yo Yo
Makina Loca
MySpace:
www.myspace.com/ricardolemvoandmakinaloca
Ricardo Lemvo is a Congo-born artist of Angolan roots. He is an innovator who embodies the Afro-Latin diaspora, singing in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Lingala, and Kikongo.

10ft Ganga Plant
Bush Rock
Got to be a Soldier
ROIR
MySpace: www.myspace.com/10footganjaplant
10ft Ganga Plant is back with a fifth album, this time with vocals from Kyle McDonald of the group, Slightly Stoopid

Kimi Djabaté
Karam (education)
Kodé (love)

Cumbancha
MySpace: www.myspace.com/kimidjabate
Artist website: Kimi Djabate.com
Kimi Djabate was raised in Tabato, Guinea-Bissau, a village known for its griots.These hereditary singer-poets sing songs of praise, tales of history, and legend that play an essential role in Africa's musical life.

Tarika
Son Egal
Tsy Kivy
GreenLinnet.com
"Son egal" means "equal sound" in French. In Malagasy "Sonegaly"means Senegalese. Tarika has created an album for the purpose of reconciliation between the peoples of Madagascar and those of Senegal; fifty years after Senegalese soldiers were used by French colonists to quell independence uprisings across Madagascar.

Oumou Sangare
Seya (Joy)
Kounadya
Nonesuch
MySpace: www.myspace.com/oumousangare

Seya is the first album in six years from "Mali's Star of Stars" Oumou Sangare is one of Africa's greatest female vocalists.

Michael Olatuju
Speak
Ma Foya
www.ObliqSound.com/backdrop
The debut album of British/Nigerian bassist and sideman, Michael Olantuju featuring songs that Speak of his life and times.

Jean-Pierre Simons
Sentimentally to Africa
title track
www.jeanpierresimons.com

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