A healthy patina of neglect is appropriate and welcomed, although most of the sheet metal beneath it should be rust-free and without real big dents. Scrapes are welcome, though, especially if they carry paint from the scrapee.
-— Ro McGonegal, on desirable real world car finishes
Huun Huur Tu and The Bulgarian Voices-Angelite: Fly, Fly My Sadness (Fly, Fly My Sadness; Shanachie)
Track from Tuva, from the CD accompanying the book Where Rivers and Mountains Sing, published by the Indiana University Press
Huun Huur Tu Carmen Rizzo: Orphaned Child (Eternal; Groove House)
Cindy Combs: Kalena Kai (Slack Key Lady; Dancing Cat)
Steve Kaul: Kora (Solo Guitar; Dream Horse)
Toumani Diabaté: Djouru Kare Nany (The Mande Variations; Nonesuch)
Thanks to Rich Utke for filling in for Angie this week. Angie’s still out, recouperating from the car accident…..she hopes to be back October 1st for the pledge drive show….shower her with love and lots of pledge$$$.. Peace, Jax
Beginning with a dedication to the memory of music fan/accordion repairman Oscar Lindberg, continuing with contemplative string music from Johan Hedin, Morten Alfred Høirup and Swedish trios Grannar and Nid, aticipating autumn.
The play list for this week. My guest Julian West joins me during hour three for some interesting conversation about his book and children’s television in the Twin Cities during the fifties and sixties.