New music this week from the Supersuckers, Paul Weller, and Loreena McKennit. Yep. Variety! Also gave away tickets to the Ike Reilly show, and heard from a local group courtesy of a listener. Thanks, Hanuman, for turning us on to the groovy, energetic Hustle Rose CD!
Today we began with Honk Horn music of Ghana (Smithsonian), followed by Berber singer Nora At Brahim (AAA), and Tanchaz music of Hungary (Playasound), Wedding music of Azerbaijan (Pan), Music from Burma (shanchie), Cape Breton fiddler, Buddy Macmaster (Rounder), Iranian group, Niyaz (six degrees), Pakistani Qawali master Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan (Ocora).
The second hour we began with music from Finland by JPP (Northside), Irish fiddler great, Padraig O’Keefe (Topic), music from the tundra (Inedit), Irish bagpiper, Jimmy Obrien-Moran, Swedish group, Groupa (footprint records), and songs from Lorca by Carmen Linares (Auvidis).