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playlist for October 31, 2009
host/producer Mark R. Thomas
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Øystein Sevåg
Global House
Song From the Planet
MySpace: www.myspace.com/oysteinsevag
Windham Hill Records

Lehto & Wright
Between the Jigs & Reels

The Monaghan Jig

New Folk Records
Artist: www.lehtoandwright.com
Twin Cities based musicians Lehto & Wright approach the world of folk and folk rock with their unique blend of traditional and modern styles, taking cues from the Irish, English and American folk traditions and interpreting them with contemporary guitar-based arrangement.

Trio Vid Lampan
On
beatrices bröllopsvals
Artist website: www.triovidlampan.nu
MySpace: www.myspace.com/triovidlampan
Trio Vid Lampan is a group from Uppsala Sweden featuring the sound of the Nyckelharpa in a contemporary soundspace with groovy bass and creative percussion.

Rupa and the April Fishes
Este Mundo
La Frontera
C'est Moi
Cumbancha
MySpace: www.myspace.com/aprilfishes
Artist: www.aprilfishes.com
A San Francisco-based group that crosses musical borders and language barriers by fusing Gypsy, French, Spanish and plenty of attitude and emotion and sound-bytes in "global agit-pop" soundspace.

Peppe Voltarelli
Distratto Ma Pero'
L'anima é vulata
Scendo
KomArt Music
Artist: www.peppevoltarelli.it
MySpace: www.myspace.com/peppevoltarelli
Italian singer Peppe Voltarelli, now living in Berlin, has a colorful background in song and theatre. He's an Italian superstar...

Slavic Soul Party
Taketron

Pavketov Stakato

Barbes Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/slavicsoulparty
A massive and fiery Balkan brass band based in NYC.

Shantel
Planet Paprika
Beauties from Athina
Ex Oriente Lux

Crammed
MySpace: www.myspace.com/shantelbucovinacluborkestar
www.Bucovina.de
Over the summer Shantel and Bucovina Club Orkestar took-on European nightclubs by storm.

Soulico
Exotic on the Speaker
Daraboukaton

JDUB
MySpace: www.myspace.com/soulicocrew

Tarik & Julia Banzi - Al-Andalus
Genetic Memories

Chiaroscuro
Al Andalus Productions
Artist website: www.andalus.com

MySpace: www.myspace.com/alandalusmusic
Music from Morocco on Oud and Flamenco guitar: Tarik (oud, ney, darbuka) & Julia Banzi (flamenco guitar, viola)

Khaled
Liberté
Soghri
Wrasse Records
Artist: www.khaled-lesite.com
New music from Khaled, who is known as the King of Raï.

The Stimulators
Loaded
This Guitar is Loaded
Gonna Be OK
www.stimulators.de
MySpace: www.myspace.com/stimulatorsband
"The Stimulators" are a Munich Germany based band featuring former Ike Turner sideman, Peter Schneider on lead guitar, and German ska pioneer, Oliver Stephan on lead vocals/ rhythm guitar, have been thrilled audiences all over Europe, with their infectious mix of Caribbean and African styles, grafted onto a solid Jazz and Blues-based foundation. Their brand-new cd, "Loaded" keeps up their tradition with a collection contemporary themed songs percolating with lively insight into today's social environment.
World Beat Pick of the Month

Tomas Michaud
Beauty and Fire
Night into Day (After the Storm)
Starland Music
MySpace: www.myspace.com/tomasmichaud
Soulful and expressive music from Flamenco guitarist, Tomas Michaud.

Whitman Rinaldo
Pretty
SubPrime
MySpace: www.myspace.com/whitmanrinaldo
A song that turns the SubPrime meltdown into an ironic, reggae-laced truth potion.

The Silk Road Ensemble
Off the Map
Air to Air
World Village Music
MySpace: www.myspace.com/whitmanrinaldo
The Silk Road Ensemble is a collective of internationally reknowned performers and composers from more than 20 countries. A group founded by cellist, Yo Yo Ma in 1998 although he does not perform on this album.

9 Muses
Feel to Heal

Master Mind

Blue Amazon
Artist: www.9MusesNow.com
9 Muses - 10 songs.
In Greek mythology, the nine Muses are all of one mind, their hearts are set upon song and their spirit is free from care.

Terry Oldfield
Zen

Sharing the Path

New Earth Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/terry.oldfield
MySpace: www.myspace.com/newearthrecords
Australian based Terry Oldfields began playing the flute in 1970 and has recorded more than 30 albums of inspiring flute music. His new album, Zen.

Eric Roberts
My Brazilian Heart (EP)

Brazilian Nights

Music Magic Productions
Artist: www.ericroberts.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/musicmagicprod
Eric Roberts of Highlands Ranch, CO. has a new cd of original Brazilian music with a smooth jazz sound.

Various Artists
I Love Bossa Nova
Daniela Rezende: Uma quase valsa para Horacio
Afro Baile Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/ilovebossanova
MySpace: www.myspace.com/afrobailerecords
Bossa Nova is a song-form that has been a driving force among Brazilian musisians for over 50 years. The newly released 12 song compilation, "I Love Bossa Nova" introduces a new generation of female Bossa Nova artists.

Simone Pelissari
Segredo
Na virada do samba
Fonographica
MySpace: www.myspace.com/simonepelissari
Next up we will be hearing the lovely voice of Brazilian Bossanova songstress, Simone Pelissari. (also on "I Love Bossa Nova")

Somi
If the Rains Come First
Changing Inspiration
ObliqSound
MySpace: www.myspace.com/somimusic
The beautiful voice of Somi accompanied by on trumpet by the legendary African musician, Hugh Masakela.

Forro in the Dark
Light a Candle
Silence is Golden (vocals: Sabina Sciubba)
Anão de Jardim
www.nublu.net
MySpace: www.myspace.com/forrointhedark
Forro in the Dark is based in NYC and plays a wide range of dance tunes from dueling guitars to breathy flute. "Light a Candle" is their second album.

Johannes Linstead
Mistico
Coconut Girl
earthscape media
Artist: www.johanneslinstead.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/johanneslinstead
Johannes Linstead's new album explores the many nuances of the Spanish guitar from traditional to contemporary.

Tulku
Way of the Mystic
title track
New Earth Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/newearthrecords
New music from Jim Wilson, who is known as a musical alchemist. As Tulku he seeks sonic trancendance by merging traditional ethnic and tribal music with electronic beats.

Sarazino
Ya Foy! (no problem)
Iheyo!
Cumbancha
MySpace: www.myspace.com/sarazino
Ya Foy! Sarazino is based in Quito Ecuador and blends elements of Latin, pop, reggae, funk, African and Arabic music to create an infectious sound.
"I say People, "Make Love your Religion."

Black Seeds
Solid Ground
Love is a Radiation

Send a Message
Easy Star Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/theblackseeds
Artist website: The Black Seeds
Reggae music sending a message to the world from Wellington, New Zealand.

King Sunny Ade
Seven Degrees North
Merciful God

Easy Star Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/mastersunnyade
King Sunny Ade is the most popular performer of Nigerian Juju music..

Janelia
I Am an African
Just Kala
Janeliasoul.com
MySpace: www.myspace.com/sambamapangala
"Let's protect our mountain gorillas in the Viru

Samba Mapangala & Virunga
Les Gorillas des Montagnes
Les Gorillas des Montagnes
World Wildlife Fund
MySpace: www.myspace.com/janeliasoul
"Let's protect our mountain gorillas in the Virunga National Park"

Tinariwen
Imidiwan: Companions

Imazeghen N Adagh
World Village Music
MySpace: www.myspace.com/tinariwen
A new cd including a bonus DVD from Tinariwen, a group who come from one of the most remote locations on the planet. Visualize trekking hundreds of kilometers out into the Sahara desert, away from Timbuktu Mali, the last outpost of civilization. This is the land of the Toureg Nomad tribes; a vast wilderness where camels are still the preferred mode of transportation.

Mandingo Ambassadors
Radio NYC
Kékélé

Completelly Nuts Records
MySpace: www.myspace.com/mandingoambassadors
Mamady Kouyate lead guitar. Recorded at WKCR studios in NYC.

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