Song From the Planet
Mumford and Sons
Sigh No More
Roll Away Your Stone
Artist website: www.mumfordandsons.com
Mumford and Sons are a touring band from the UK. Their thoughtful lyrics and heartfelt performances deliver a a rich experience. You've gotta see the audience reaction to this band to appreciate their profound impact on audiences around the world. I recommend checking-out some of their YouTube videos for the experience.
Various Artists: les chansons de la nouvelle scene français
le pop 6
Je Bois La Mer
Artist website: www.lepop.de
Le Pop Musik
New music by a couple of Frence pop artists, from the 6th album in the Le Pop Series.
Les Chauds Lapins
Les Chauds Lapins, the hot rabbits bill themselves as surreal art-pop of Jazz-age Paris. They specialize in a repertoire of French swing from the 1920's to the 1940's. THey note that the development of American jazz in the 1920's launched a worldwide culural revolution not unlike that of psychedelia close to 50 years later.
Ultima Notte A Malá Strana
Scarpe rosse impolverate
Le Chant Du Monde
Singer, songwriter and composer, Peppe Voltarelli is an Italian superstar with a colorful background. He was born in Cosenza, in the south of Italy. Peppe started his first band, Il Parto delle Nuvole Pesanti in 1990 in Bologna, the band mixed rock and Calabrian folk music. He and the band produced seven cds and staged hundreds of concerts in Italy and other countries. Peppe began his solo creer in 2006. We will be hearing tracks from his new album, titled "Ultima Notte A Malá Strana."
Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra versus Fanfare Ciocarla
Balkan Brass Battle
Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra: Mrak Kolo
Fanfare Ciocarla: I Am Your Gummy Bear
Asphalt Tango Records
"Prepare yourself: here comes the heavy, heavy monster sound! From the wild, wild East - Romania & Serbia - the two foremost Gypsy brass bands are taking the stage to see who blows hottest and hardest."
We will be hearing a couple of tracks one from each of the two biggest Balkan Brass Bands in a battle of the Bands, Balkan Style.
Votka Dot Kom
Asphalt Tango Records
The sounds of La Cherga are rooted in their home counties of Bosnia, Croatia, Macedonia, and Jamaica. Adisa Zvekic, the front-woman and lead singer is from Bosnia.
O Que Foi Que Aconteceu
Porque Teimas Nesta Dor
Coast to Coast
New music from Harmonia Mundi,the soulful fadista, Ana Mourna,live in-concert, at two of Portugal's legendary venues: the Coliseu do Porto and Lisbon's Coliseu dos Recreios.
Gran Rex [Disc 1]
New music from Spanish rock icon, Enrique Bunbury, of Zaragoza, did a world tour in 2010 and while on-the-road recorded his concert at the Grand Rex Theatre in Buenos Aires to create a double cd.
Loga Rama Torkian
Az Pardeh (though the veil)
Meraab is the first solo album release by contemporary Iranian composer, Loga Rama Torkian. He is best known as a founding member of the internationl world music ensemble, Niyaz.
From Night to the Edge of Day
Vocalist Azam Ali sings in the Persian language,
Farsi and also in Urdu, a language of Pakistan. These songs recount
mystical lyrics of the Sufi Poets set in a fusion of Ancient instruments,
rhythms and tonalities with modern electronic sounds. The music of Azam Ali
ushers in new artistic possibilities for Iranian music. Azam Ali was also a founding member and the lead vocalist of the group Niyaz.
A new album of Garifuna music from Belize by Aurelio Martinez, produced by Ivan Duran of Stonetree Records.
Vinicius Cantuária & Bill Frisell
Vinicius Cantaria and Bill Frisell team-up on a new cd titled, Lágrimas Mexicanas. We will be hearing the title track.
Constantinople & Françoise Atlan
Premier Songs - Early Dreams
Marionas (Santiago de Murcia & Gaspar Sanz - circa 1700)
A Baroque music of Mexico
Manos De Cristal
Quiero Saberlo Todo
Artist website: www.saul-hernandez.com
A new album by Mexican singer, Saúl Hernández.
Una y Otra Vez
Una y Otra Vez
Artist website: www.sergentgarcia.com
Sergent Garcia a heavyweight in the European mestizo music scene has just released Una y Otra Vez (Time and Time Again) his first full-length album in five years. His sound is a blend the fiery Caribbean sounds of salsa, reggae, ska and dancehall with a punk attitude and continental style. In his latest musical adventure, Sergent Garcia travels to Colombia to experiment of some of the world's hottest sounds.
World Beat Pick of the Month
The Jolly Boys - featuring Albert Minott
Artist website: www.jollyboysmusic.com
New music from Jamaica's legendary Jolly Boys. Great Expectations is their first new album in 20 years. We'll be hearing a track called, "The Passenger."
On The Road Again
Artist website: www.katchafire.co.nz
New Katchafire is one of New Zealand's premier reggae bands.We will be hearing the title track from their recently released 4th album.
All That I Have
Kevin Kinsella has worked John Brown's Body and 10 Ft Ganga Plant, a couple of contemportary reggae bands that we've aired on The World Beat. This is music from Kevin Kinsella's first solo album.
Taj Weekes & Adowa
A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen
B4 the War
Artist Charity Foundation website: They Often
Artist website: www.tajandadowa.com
Music from the Carribean Island of
St. Lucia by roots reggae musicians, Taj Weekes and Adowa. Singer/songwriter Taj Weekes speaks to the life, love, poverty, faith
and the people's spirit of his island country.
They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO)
St. Lucia Disaster Relief Fund
Charity Foundation website: They Often
They Often Cry Outreach (TOCO) is a 501(c)(3) U.S.-based not-for-profit organization founded by St. Lucian reggae artist Taj Weekes and is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged, at-risk and orphaned children in the Caribbean through sports, health and enrichment programs.
An Afro-Portuguese Odyssey
Zé Manel: Bu Fidjo Femia (Guinea Bissau)
Artist website: www.putumayo.com
MySpace: a couple of songs by Ze Manel on MySpace Videosurf
Ze Manel is from Guinea-Bissau and has many recordings to his name. We'll be hearing one of my personal favorites, from the Putumayo collection called, 'An Afro-Portuguese Odyssey.'
Shanachie Ent Corp.
Afropean soul music from the new record by Les Nubians.
Vieux Farka Toure
All The Same (feat. Dave Matthews)
We will be hearing a song from the
new cd by Vieux Farka Toure, this song features the vocals of Dave Matthews.
Seun Anikulapo Kuti & Egypt 80
From Africa with Fury: Rise
Mr. Big Thief
Knitting Factory Records
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