World Music

2/24/2008 Century Song

Today we began with Music from Crete (Greek label), followed by music of the Gond of India (Gallo), and then music from Afghanistan (World Network), and music for the Mbira (African Thumb Piano) from Zimbabwe by Dumisani Maraire and Ephat Mujuru (Music of the World), and then music from the great Guitarist from Mali, Boubacar Traore (Sterns Africa), and then a track from the new release of Martin Hayes (Green Linnet), followed by a Basque tune from the Secret Museum of Mankind V. 1 (Yazoo), a track from the new release by the Brass Kings, new tracks from the super group Mozaik (Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Bruce Molsky, Nicola Parov, and Rens van der Zelm) (Compass), and a track from the latest by the Taraf de Haidouks of Romania Maskarada (Crammed Discs).

During the second hour we listened to an interview with Irish accordionist, Paddy O’Brien and guitarist Daithi Sproule…The music we was Paddy and Daithi and Paddy and Brian Miller (Hosmer concert).

2/23/2008 Sangam
2/23/2008 Caribbean Jam


2/23/2008 Sabados Alegres
2/22/2008 Radio Antilles

This edition of Radio Antilles was programmed by Pablo Miranda and he did a great job. Thanks Pablo

2/22/2008 Fubar Omniverse
2/21/2008 African Rhythms
2/20/2008 International Jazz Conspiracy

Black History Month continued…
Celebrrating the music of Frank Lowe Frank Wright

2/20/2008 Global Beat

As Fidel Castro finally lets go of the reins of power as El Presidente in Cuba – Global Beat takes a fond look at the musical heritage his reign gave us. In the second hour I move from North Africa to Pakistan to Spain and home.

2/20/2008 Echo Chamber

With our pal Randy joining us inna Echo Chamber, the doctors of dub tried out lots of new dub downloads…plus a few other new and old releases. Sure we featured some reknowned artists, like Babatunje Olatunji, Michael Rose, Lee Perry, and Sly Robbie. But the long list included the likes of I Boochi, King Chilla, Fleur Earth, Manwel T (remixing Hotdrop), Disrupt, Blue Elephant Studio, and Adam Rudolph’s Moving Pictures. By the end of the show, Randy’s head had become a crazy, bulbous, punchbag of sound…