World Music

8/12/2007 Century Song

Today we listened to music from Rajastan (Saydisc), Sung poetry of the Bedouins of the Arabian Peninsula (Gallo), one of Afghanistan’s great singers, Mahwash with Radio Kabul (Accords Croises), music from Laos (Rounder), Corsican chant with Tavagna (Silex), Flamenco legend, El Lebrijano (Al Compas), Iraqi Ud giant, Munir Bashir (Inedit), Prehispanic Mexican music(Paramusica), Mama Sana from Madagascar (Shanachie), music from central France (Auvidis), and music from the Bosnians living in Austria (RST Records).

In the second hour we listen to an interview with Irish Guitarist, Daithi Sproule. He is known for his work with Altan, Skara Brae, Bowhand, Trian, Fingal and as one of the most sought after accompanists in Irish music. We heard live tracks as well as music from Skara Brae (Gael Linn), and Trian (Green Linnet).

8/11/2007 Sangam
8/11/2007 Caribbean Jam


8/11/2007 Sabados Alegres
8/10/2007 Radio Antilles

Greetings. This edition of RA featured a classic R n B set about 50 min into the 2nd hour. See the playlist below at # 19. Chip Willis and Double Exposure / I’m Gonna Gitcha / Eccentric Soul /Numerogroup, # 20. Joey Jefferson Band / Revolution Rap / Supercool CA Soul 2 and # 21. The Dynamics / Dum De Dum / First Landing / Hacktone songlist below – you can also listen to the archive recording of this show for two weeks from its airdate by clicking on the archive tab. These three songs were neither commercial hits nor heard on top 40 radio statiosn when released, however, they’re kickin nonetheless. Enjoy – JohnnyD

8/10/2007 Fubar Omniverse
8/9/2007 African Rhythms
8/8/2007 Global Beat

Africa and the African diaspora are featured today… ending with a set by Caetano Veloso, from Bahia / Brasil, who celebrated another birthday Tuesday.

8/8/2007 Echo Chamber

The featured album on tonight’s Echo Chamber was the excellent Walkin’ Target (Interchill) from Ashtech: Some rootsy, dubby stuff, with an electronic undercurrent… Also new Version Xcursion meets Ammoye:, plus a new Dr. Mooch live disc.