Tagged: "Folk Music"


Featured Week: Tinariwen “Imidiwan (Companions)”

In partnership with the Catherdral Quarter Arts Festival a special week featuring albums & exclusive interview with Tinariwen who are playing in Belfast at the festival. www.cqaf.com
Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. www.tinariwen.com

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Featured Week: Tinariwen “Amassakoul”

In partnership with the Catherdral Quarter Arts Festival a special week featuring albums & exclusive interview with Tinariwen who are playing in Belfast at the festival. www.cqaf.com
Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. www.tinariwen.com


Featured Week: Tinariwen “Aman Iman”

In partnership with the Catherdral Quarter Arts Festival a special week featuring albums & exclusive interview with Tinariwen who are playing in Belfast at the festival. www.cqaf.com
Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. www.tinariwen.com

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Featured Week: Tinairwen “Tassili”

In partnership with the Catherdral Quarter Arts Festival a special week featuring albums & exclusive interview with Tinariwen who are playing in Belfast at the festival. www.cqaf.com
Tinariwen is a Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians from the Sahara Desert region of northern Mali. The band was formed in 1979 in Tamanrasset, Algeria, but returned to Mali after a cease-fire in the 1990s. www.tinariwen.com


Weekly Album Choice “Street Spirit”

Musician Daby Touré, son of the African desert and child of a Parisian musical upbringing, has created new boundaries and categories that go beyond territory, ethnicity or birthright. Stereo Spirit is Daby’s second release from Real World Records. “It is both a message to the world, to those who are sleeping and who need to wake up, as well as an attempt to offer some kind of musical solace in these troubled times.” On The Weekly Album Choice show, we choose and play a world music album in its entirety.

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Weekly Album Choice – Afrocelts “Capture”

The Afro Celt Sound System is a musical group that fuses modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish (Celtic) and West African music. It was formed by Grammy-nominated producer-guitarist Simon Emmerson, and is considered to be something of a world music supergroup, often featuring a wide range of guest artists on their albums. The “Capture” album is a complication of their work from 1995 – 2010.
On The Weekly Album Choice show, we choose and play a world music album in its entirety.


Weekly Album choice “Amrita (…All These and the Japanese Soup Warriors)”

Loop Guru is a worldbeat group consisting of bassist/guitarist Salman Gita (born Sam Dodson) and programmer Jamuud (born David Muddyman). On The Weekly Album Choice show, we choose and play a world music album in its entirety.The band’s music is a melange of Asian and Western music, infusing Western dance beats with the rich textures and sounds of Indonesian gamelan and traditional Indian music. Heavy emphasis is placed on electronic samples of traditional instruments, voices, and miscellaneous sounds. “Amrita” was the groups 3rd and most successful album released in 1995

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Weekly Album Choice “Kinshasa One Two”

Kinshasa One Two is an album recorded by Damon Albarn alongside ten producers of the newly established DRC Music (Democratic Republic of the Congo Music) group, to benefit Oxfam’s work in Congo. Purchase the album at http://www.drcmusic.org.
On The Weekly Album Choice show, we choose and play a world music album in its entirety.


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Weekly Album Choice “Made in Japan”

Made in Japan is a live album by French group Deep Forest during their Japan tour in 1999.
Deep Forest is a musical group originally consisting of two French musicians, Michel Sanchez and Eric Mouquet. They compose a style of world music, sometimes called ethnic electronica, mixing ethnic with electronic sounds and dance beats or chillout beats. On The Weekly Album Choice show we choose a world/folk/roots album and play it in its entirety.