24 July 2009

Playlist: The Music of Ethiopia

Reggae, Afrobeat, dub, jazz, and traditional music all find a home in the songs of Ethiopia. We explored these diverse sounds and more in honor of Haile Selassie's July 23 birthday. Plus a slew of new releases in hour 2.

More on Ethiopian music:

The Music of Ethiopia: Spin The Globe playlist for 24 July 2009
as heard on radio KAOS, 89.3 FM

Listen/download for a limited time at: soundroots.podomatic.com
More show info at http://spintheglobe.earball.net

Artist - Song - Album

hour 1
Abyssinia Infinite - Gedawo - Zion Roots
Haymanot Girma - Lababel - Omahire
Mabert - Laluyeah / Yearning Song - Sleeping in the Market
Mulatu Astatqe - Metche Dershe / When Am I Going to Reach There? - Ethiopiques 4 - Ethio jazz
Gigi - Kahn - Gigi
Sèyfu Yohannès - Mèla mèla - Ethiopiques 1
Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Guests - Sethed Seketelat - Moa Anbessa
Habtu Demse - Amamesso - Ililta! New Ethiopian Dance Music
Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou - Golgotha - Ethiopiques 21
Alemayehu Eshete - Yeweyn Haregitu / Climbing Vine - Ethiopiques 9
Either/Orchestra - Muziqawi Silt - Ethiopiques 20
Bole 2 Harlem - Hoya Hoye - Volume 1

hour 2
Aphrodesia - Special Girl - Precious Commodity
Kartick & Gotam - Heer - Business Class Refugees
Rotfront - B-Style - Emigrantski Raggamuffin
Mario Poletti - Caballero - Andando
Mamadou Diabate et al - Sigui Dyarra - Strings Tradition
Kimi Djabate - Fulolon / Ethnicity - Karam
Ojos de Brujo - Todos Mortales - Aocana
Huun Huur Tu & Carmen Rizzo - Ancestors Call - Eternal
Masala Soundsystem - XXI.Wiek - Polska Rootz
Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara - Banjul Girl - Tell No Lies
Sister Fa - Sister Fa La - Sarabah
King Selwa & His Calypsonians - Summerdub - Calypso-Back to Mi Home

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