Thanks to Nikki Matteson, Rich Rue, and Carrie Deans (a.k.a. The Ruemates) for stopping in this morning. They brought some music to add to the mix and we chatted about their upcoming CD Release Party….
…..Friday night at the Nomad Pub with Spider John Koerner and John Wills also on the bill.
It’s the day before the big ’08 elections. Ann Alquist, former KFAI news director, now working for a station in Athens, OH, called in and talked Ohio politics in the 7:00 hour. Erin Murphy, MN State Rep for district 64A was in-studio at 8:00 to talk MN House politics. Thanks to both of these women for helping to keep the Good Noise Show current and interesting. Rep Murphy was nice enough to program the first half of the 8:00 hour.
Today we began with music from the Amazon (Grem), followed by music from Algerian Berber singer, Houria Aichi (Ethnic), then music from Sardinian vocal group Tenores di Bitti (qbadisc), followed music of the African harp, the Kora, from Mali by Toumani Diabate (Hannibal), music from Venezuela by Cheo Hurtado (Ocora), music from India slide Chittra Vina master, Ravikiran (live recording), music from Albania (Rounder), music from North Viet Nam (Nimbus).
We also had in studio guest frm Sumarah, the local Gamolan Ensemble , with tracks from their latest recording. We also heard music from Romanian Gypsy group Taraf de Haidouks (Crammed Discs), music from Irish singer Paddy Tunney (green linnet), and music from local group Jellow Slave (live recording…engineer Mario Vano).