24 May 2008

Playlist: World Music Top 10, May 2008

Spin The Globe Playlist
23 May 2008

This week's show featured selections from our favorite global releases for May 2008. You'll see them counted down at the top of the playlist, followed by other new releases, old favorites, and concert previews.African rapper Baay Bia - photo ©Scott Allan Stevens

Tune in to KAOS on Monday May 26 from 1-3pm when I'll be guest-hosting the show Sacred Sound and bringing a distinctly global vibe to that show's ethereal theme.

Artist - Song - Album
hour 1
10-Freshlyground - Manikiniki - Ma’Cheri
9-Gamelan X - Hot-Crossed Bronze - Satu
8-Etran Finatawa - Gaynaako - Desert Crossroads
7-Golem - Bublichki - Fresh Off Boat
6-Sergio Mendes - Morning in Rio - Encanto
5-Toumast - Maraou Oran / For Twelve Moons - Ishumar
4-Firewater - Some Kind of Kindness - The Golden Hour
3-Kazi Aniruddha - Piya Tu Ab To Aja - Bollywood Steel Guitar
2-DJ Dolores - Cala Cala - 1 Real
1-Ashen & Walker - Batucada Ostinata - Rough Guide to Brazilian Street Party
Inemo - Owei - Afro Funky Beats

hour 2
Grupo Fantasma - Arroz con Frijoles - Sonidos Gold
Pouya Mahmoodi - Dingomaro - Mehr
Aida Nadeem - Khadri - Out of Baghdad
The Garifuna Womens Project - Merua - Umalali
Pukatja Kungkas - Uwa Wiya - Rough Guide to Australian Aboriginal Music
Unni Lovlid - Sanning - Rite
Scott Jeffers - Epta/Octo - Traveler-Ancient Lands
Orchestra Baobab - Ami Kita Bay - Made in Dakar
Lionel loueke - Madjigua - Virgin Forest
Roni Ben-Hur - Eshkolit - Keepin’ It Open
Alpha Blondy - Wish You Were Here - Jah Victory
Chambao - Despierta - Con Otro Aire
Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares - Kalugerine - Melody Rhythm & Harmony
Markus James - Heatin Up Now - Snakeskin Violin



Anonymous said...

If you like world music you should check out Omega Bugembe Okello's new album. She is from Uganda and was in the African Children's Choir. Her CD is awesome, I guarantee you will love it! You can hear some of her songs at www.omegaworldmusic.com.

SpinTheGlobe said...

Thanks for the tip -- I have heard a bit of Omega's music, and am eager to listen more. You may even be reading more about her soon on SoundRoots.