11 July 2008

From Niyaz to Nation Beat...

Playlist for Spin The Globe on KAOS-fm
11 July 2008 - Top 10 World Music albums, July

Our monthly countdown of favorite new releases of global music took us from the Sufi sounds of Niyaz to the Brazilian fusion of Nation Beat in the first hour of the show. The second hour wandered broadly with sounds old and new from Hawaii to Senegal to Japan. Big fun, all around. If you missed it, the archive link is below -- enjoy!


hour 1
10-Niyaz -- Beni Beni -- Nine Heavens
9-Firewater -- Borneo -- The Golden Hour
8-Bajofondo -- El Anden feat. Mala Rodriguez -- Mardulce
7-Emmanuel Jal -- Warchild -- Warchild
6-Chambao -- Papeles Mojados -- Con Otro Aire
5-K’naan -- Soobax -- The Dusty Foot on the Road
4-Grupo Fantasma -- Se Te Mira -- Sonidos Gold
The Angel Brothers and Satnam Singh -- Climb The Wall -- From Punjab to Pit Top
3-Nami Makioka -- Subayado Bushi -- The Rough Guide to the Music of Japan
2-Francois Lindemann & Tewan -- Krai Lad Sam Rueng -- Thai
1-Nation Beat -- Sobe a Poeira -- Legends of the Preacher

hour 2
The Shin -- The Epic Waltz of Mr. QQ -- Many Timer
Rachid Taha -- Rock El Casbah -- Rock El Casbah – Best of
Crazy Fingers -- Surf’s Up (Hawaiian Mix) -- Island Roots Vol. 2
El Hadj N’Diaye -- Fagaru -- Geej
Karim Ziad -- Had Zmen -- Dawi
Yusa -- Tanto de Mi -- Haiku
Shooglenifty -- Nordal Rumba -- Radical Mestizo
Kasai Allstars -- Beyond the 7th Moon -- Kasai Allstars Congotronics 3
Setsubun Bean Unit -- Moon River is a Swamp -- Setsubun Bean Unit
Etran Finatawa -- Kel Tamasheck -- Desert Crossroads
Dobet Gnahore -- Jho Avido -- Na Afriki
Angelique Kidjo -- Batonga -- Keep On Moving
Nikitov -- Vander Ikh Mir Lustig -- Vanderlust

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