25 August 2011

World Music Top 10, August 2011

SoundRoots / Spin The Globe Top 10 World Music Albums – August 2011
  1. Nation Beat: Growing Stone
  2. Boban & Marko Marcovic Orchestra vs. Fanfare Ciocarlia: Balkan Brass Battle
  3. The Klezmatics:  Live at Town Hall
  4. The Funk Ark: From the Rooftops
  5. Seun Anikulapo-Kuti and Egypt 80: From Africa with Fury:Rise
  6. Ocote Soul Sounds: Taurus
  7. various artists: Putumayo Presents African Beat
  8. Lobi Traore: Bwati Kono
  9. The Creole Choir of Cuba: Tande-La
  10. Hadag Nahash: 6
Listen for cuts from all of these on Spin The Globe this Friday, 26 August, via broadcast at 89.3 FM, via live stream at www.KAOSradio.org, or later via podcast

1 comment:

KoraPLAYA said...

First look at Muzik Kinda Sweet - photographer Pogus Caesar's stunning new exhibition at British Music Experience, London' O2.

An outstanding collection of who's who in the world of Black Music. With a starting point of Reggae legends like Burning Spear, Mighty Diamonds and the 'Prince of Reggae' Dennis Brown this unique and rare archive point the viewer in so many directions.

Soul R & B and Hip Hop are represented by the likes of Jay - Z, looking looking supremely majestic, meanwhile Kanye West and MC Hammer work the crowd into a frenzy.

The UK is well represented with Mica Paris, The Specials front man Neville Staples and ace hornsmen Courtney Pine and Rico Rodriguez also Pauline Black from The Selecter and Akala!

There's more too!, about 36 farmed pictures in all including Big Youth, Rita Marley and Steel Pulse. The outstanding two images are Stevie Wonder and Lee 'Scratch' Perry, blown up full size to about 10ft, these two icons of music welcome the visitor into the grainy black and white world of Pogus Caesar.

Muzik Kinda Sweet - Photographs by Pogus Caesar. 1-30 Oct at British Music Experience O2 London.

Caesar will launch the exhibition on 12th October at 6.30pm