Today was a busy day with guests. We started with music from Jewish musician, Andy Statman (Shanachie), Iranian singer, Halle (own label), and then we local Sumunar Gamelan Ensemble, with their new cd release, Sayuk (National Music Museum), They were followed by Norwegian Hardanger Fiddler, Karen Solgard and her new CD Norse Fiddle in Concert (own label).
The second hour began with an interview and music from Altan guitarist Daithi Sproule and his new CD Crow in the Sun (New Folk Records), then we had fiddler Jode Dowling of the Hi B’s with their new recording also on New Folk Records.
Radio Antilles PLAYLIST 03/28/08 ARTIST/SONG/CD/LABLE * New Song
1. *Bob Marley and the Wailers / One Love (Cordovan remix) / Roots Rock Remixed / Quango – Tuff Gong
2 Dynamics / The Creator has a Master Plan / Version Excursions / www.grooveattack.com
3. The Paragons / The Tide is High / Duke Reid’s’ Treasure Chest
4. Alton and Hortense Ellis / Breaking up is hard to do / Respect to Studio One
5. *DJ Dolores/ Flying Horse / 1 Real / www.crammed.be
6 Sunny Levine / Sea Shells /
7. Gregory Issacs /
8. Strnager Cole / Run Joe / More intenisified : Original Ska 1963-1967/
9. *Babylon Circus / Jauais Bien Voulu / Dances of Resistance / www.mrbongo.com
10. Projecto Screto / Jamaica 69 /
11 Lee Perry / Man to Man /
12. Shenley Dufus / Rukumbine
13. Debashish Bhattacharya / Madhya Gat in Sitarkahi Tal / Hindustani Slide / IAM
14. * Ojos De Brulo / Respira /Techari Live / Six Degrees
15. Donald Byrd / Think Twice (Jazzanova remix) / Blue Note Trip / Blue Note
16. Sharon Jones and the Dapkings / I Just Dropped In To See What condition My condition Is In / 7 inch single – daptone
17. The Heavy / That Kind of Man / Great Vengenance and Furious Fire / www.counterrecords.com
18. * Luciano / For I / Jah is my Navigator / VP
19 Habib Koité Bamada / Batoumambe / Foly / World Village
Well, it was one of those weeks when so much new stuff arrived that it was hard to get to everything. The latest Chimp Beams:http://www.myspace.com/chimpbeams; straight from the artist tracks from Love Grocer (Big D!), Tony Dubshot:http://www.myspace.com/tonydubshot, Trevor The Technician McKenzie, and Daily Bread Dub. New downloads from eMusic.com…and, a whole bunch of great new stuff from Six Degrees:http://www.sixdegreesrecords.com, including Cheb i Sabbah’s excellent new Devotion. All one can say is Wow!