In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8th) and National Women’s History Month, the Echo Chamber presented its annual Beautiful Sounds of Women…Around the World special. And what a varied list of women singers players we had on this year’s show
Boy it was fun with Ghost in the Water! They brought in new music from Unicorn Dream Attack, and we also heard the new Kid Dakota record, as well as a few tracks from their new album as Ghost in the Water (produced by Darren Jackson of Kid Dakota). Earlier in the show, we heard from local hip-hop/spoken word label Tru Ruts:http://www.truruts.com, which has a new compilation called Bridging the Gaps, and will soon have a debut record from artist El Guante. Big things happening in Minneapolis.
Today we began with a concert by Sinnikka Langeland from the Nordic Roots Festival 2007 recorded by Chris Dronen.
In the second hour we began with vocal music from North India Pooja Goswami and A. Pavan. We also heard music M.S. Subbulakshmi (saregama), daf music from Na’in Iran (Mahoor), flute music from Rene Clemencic(Harmonia Mundi), Women’s music from Central Asia (Smithsonian).