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Favoriting March 23, 2024:

Thank You! • አመሰግናለሁ • Asanteni • Obrigado • ขอบคุณ • Gracias • Tak • ありがとう • Merci • תודה • Grazie • 謝謝 • Danke • Спасибо • धन्यवाद • Terima kasih • 감사합니다 • Köszi • Kiitos • Mahalo • ﺷﻜﺮﺍﹰ

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New Approx. start time
Toumast  Innulamane (The Falcon)   Favoriting Ishumar  Real World      0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Tinariwen  Toumast Tincha   Favoriting Emmaar  Anti      0:06:21 (Pop-up)
Abdallah Oumbadougou  He Tenere   Favoriting Amghar: The Godfather of Tuareg Music - VOL. 1  Petaluma  Abdallah Oumbadougou (c. 1962–2020) was a guitarist from Niger. He was one of the founders of the ishumar genre of the desert blues, a politicized, guitar-driven musical genre of the Kel Tamasheq people of North Africa's Sahel. - Wiki  *   0:10:19 (Pop-up)
Mdou Moctar  Kamane Tarhanin   Favoriting Ilana: The Creator  Sahel Sounds  Moctar's first full-band studio album.    0:16:49 (Pop-up)
Bombino  Aitma   Favoriting Sahel  Partisan  Born in 1980 just outside Agadez, Niger, Bombino came of age during much political upheaval, fleeing with his family to Algeria by 1990, teaching himself guitar by watching videos of his heroes Jimi Hendrix, Dire Straits, Ali Farka Toure and Tinariwen, and returning to northern Niger's largest city, Agadez, seven years later, when he took on music professionally. - home page    0:21:34 (Pop-up)
Tarwa N-Tiniri  Anamur   Favoriting Azizdeg  Atty  Tarwa N-Tiniri are a five-piece desert blues band from Ouarzazate in Morocco. The all Berber band was formed in 2012 and they have released one album Azizdeg in 2019 and toured Norway and France. The band’s name means "sons of the desert". - Wiki    0:25:36 (Pop-up)
ZA! + Perrate  Seguirilla   Favoriting Jolifanto  Lovemonk  "Jolifanto" is an unexpected explosion propelled by (poly)rhythm, expanding into seemingly distant territories under the influence of flamenco. - Sonic Rendezvous  *   0:33:50 (Pop-up)
IndiaLucia  Kinna Sohna   Favoriting Acatao    Indialucia - an international musical project by flamenco guitar player Miguel Czachowski, is at the same time one the first band which has managed to successfully combine the traditional music of India with flamenco from Andalusia, giving concerts all over the world since 1999. The members of the project include many outstanding musicians from Poland, India and Spain.    0:42:53 (Pop-up)
Buddy Rich & Alla Rakha  Khanda Kafi   Favoriting Rich à la Rakha  Modern Harmonic  With Paul Horn, flute. New reissue    0:47:21 (Pop-up)
Saicobab  Nrtyaman   Favoriting Nrtyaman  Thrill Jockey  SAICOBAB channels the vital energy of living music traditions through ecstatic performance. The quartet brings together four musicians whose understanding of ancient musical forms is matched only by their thrilling contemporary resetting of such styles. - Thrill Jockey  *   0:52:38 (Pop-up)
Kuunatic  Dewbow   Favoriting Gate of Klüna  Glitterbeat  Formed by 3 female members who have completely different musical and cultural background, KUUNATIC explores pulsing, unconventional and atmospheric sound with diverse sonics and ritual vocals. - bandcamp    0:58:52 (Pop-up)
Elana Sasson & Golestan Ensemble  Dar Hejiroke   Favoriting Golestan    Elana Sasson is an Iranian/Kurdish American vocalist and musician born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her music breathes new life to the sacred traditions of music from Iran and Kurdistan through contemporary arrangements and her own original compositions that oscillate between east and west, traditional and contemporary, inspired by jazz and Latin rhythms. - home page  *   1:09:01 (Pop-up)
Aynur Doğan  Biranin   Favoriting Rabe  Dreyer-Gaido  Aynur's music is based on traditional Kurdish folk songs, with many of them being at least 300 years old. Her lyrics are about the life and sufferings of Kurdish people and in particular Kurdish women. - home page  *   1:13:27 (Pop-up)
Sutari  Włosy - Hair   Favoriting #kołysankidlaświata #lullabiesfortheworld    Sutari transform traditional Polish songs into Kujawski swing, and they mix folk songs, whispers, and shouts with sounds of…a grater, a knife being sharpened or a bathtub being filled with water. An original trio, Sutari, is gaining popularity on the folk scene with their modern interpretations of old songs. - culture.pl  *   1:18:29 (Pop-up)
Zisl Slepovitch & Sasha Lurje  Muestra Tierra   Favoriting Shotns-Shadows, Songs from Holocaust Testimonies, Volume 3 - Yale University, Fortunoff Archive (Redeye Distribution)    Researched, curated, arranged and produced by composer, multi-instrumentalist, ethnomusicologist, and Yiddish educator D. Zisl Slepovitch and recorded by Zisl Slepovitch Ensemble featuring singer Sasha Lurje, this album draws upon the more than 100 testimonies in the Fortunoff Archive's collection in which survivors recount poetry or sing musical compositions from the prewar, wartime and postwar periods. - Yivo  *   1:22:44 (Pop-up)
Sampo Lassila Narinkka  Bukoviner Freilachs   Favoriting Suomiklezmer 2  Narinkaattori Records  Sampo Lassila NARINKKA is a dynamic and new-seeking modern klezmerband, which music can be called with a new term: ”suomiklezmer”. (Suomi being the Finnish word for Finland). - home page  *   1:25:55 (Pop-up)
Amsterdam Klezmer Band  A Greater Plan   Favoriting Bomba Pop  Vetnasj Records  Amsterdam Klezmer Band, sometimes referred to as AKB, is a Dutch-Jewish musical group created in 1996 in Amsterdam. The band plays Yiddish and Klezmer music, but also incorporates sounds from Balkan, jazz, Romani, and hip-hop music. - Wiki  *   1:29:28 (Pop-up)
ShazaLaKazoo  Toula   Favoriting Chorba  Asphalt Tango  ShazaLaKazoo is a two member live electronic act hailing from Belgrade (Serbia) formed by Milan Djuric (laptop, usb-clarinet, kazoo) and Uros Petkovic (electric violin, turntable). The band creates and performs danceable electronic music spiced with the sounds originating from their own region – the Balkans, as well as from Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. - Marmoset Music. Vocals by Aimilia Varanaki,  *   1:34:02 (Pop-up)
Barbora Botošová  Sandala   Favoriting Roshambo  Ornament  Barbora Botošová, a renowned versatile violin virtuoso, has extensive expertise spanning traditional, classical, Balkan, and jazz improvisation. Following in the footsteps of her grandfather, the legendary Slovak violinist Ján Berky Mrenica, she adeptly performs world music and ethno-jazz (world jazz). - World Music Central  *   1:43:27 (Pop-up)
Hajda Banda  Babaczka   Favoriting Hajda!  Karrot Kommando  Hajda Banda / Гайда Банда is a Polish-Belarusian band, performing traditional dances and songs from western Belarus, eastern Poland's Podlasie and Polesye. - WOMEX  *   1:46:51 (Pop-up)
Frank London's Klezmer Brass AllStars  Greekz (Yevonim)   Favoriting Chronika  Borscht Beat    *   1:50:46 (Pop-up)
A.G.A Trio  Kavkasiuri   Favoriting Araxes    A bridge between the history and future created by the natural harmony of #duduk of Armenia, #accordion of Georgia and #kaval of Anatolia. - Instagram  *   1:56:37 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:00am

Morning Rob and sound paradisios!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:01am
Bas NL:

Hello Rob and all!
Avatar 9:02am
John from FP:

morning fellow sounds listeners
Avatar 9:02am

Buenos dias, Rob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am

Good morning and belated happy Nowruz Rob
Avatar 🌍 9:05am
Listener Tom:

Buenos dias everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am

good rainy morning everyone.
Avatar 🌍 9:08am

Hello, beautiful people.
Avatar 9:09am
John from FP:

↳ katie @9:07
nice day to stay inside and listen to music
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am
Rob W:

Good morning everyone and thanks so much for your support these past two weeks.
tom tom the pipers son:

hello dj rob w and people...
Avatar 🌍 9:14am
Listener Tom:

Counterprogramming the Nor'easter with some desert blues? I like it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am

↳ Rob W @9:11
Is this the show where you finally play music from outer space, as Gaylord hinted?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19am
Rob W:

Fred, I'm not sure if I'm ready...
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:20am
Bas NL:

Fantastic desert sounds Rob!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:22am

↳ fred @9:17
Thats another show..
Avatar 9:26am
John from FP:

↳ chresti @9:22
abby from mars?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27am

↳ Song: "Kamane Tarhanin" by "Mdou Moctar"
I was chatting this week about Mdou with two people who have worked with him; quite different takes, I attribute that to the settings in which they met (and the timing)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29am

↳ John from FP @9:26
We got a good deal trading Abbie for Elon. Too bad Mars took a second look and went "we're good, keep him"
Avatar 9:32am
John from FP:

↳ fred @9:29
ha ha ha
Avatar 9:38am

"Flamenco +"? This'll heat things up on this chilly damp morn....
tom tom the pipers son:

↳ fred @9:29
i have a friend who signs his emails "from planet earth"
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:55am
Marley P. Dogg:

Good morning Rob W and friends! Happy weekend!
massive spring ❄️ snow storm:

A La Izquierda / Tommy LaSorda
rx "rexy" scabin:

Good morning, Rob and Everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am
Rob W:

Good morning rexy.
massive spring ❄️ snow storm:

Beans & then More Beans (fulla brush men) … 🤩
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:37am
Bas NL:

↳ Song: "Toula" by "ShazaLaKazoo"
Wow! What an excellent mix of styles!
Avatar 10:41am

↳ Song: "Toula" by "ShazaLaKazoo"
hi all,
that reggae best. is it incorporated from there or does it have deeper folk roots from serbia?
Avatar 10:45am

rob, friends!
Avatar 10:46am

↳ Song: "Sandala" by "Barbora Botošová"
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:46am
Bas NL:

Hi ngh!

More good klezmer c/o James Ginsburg's Cedille Records:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am
Rob W:

↳ estebangrande @10:41
I could be wrong but I don't think it's really a Serbian thing per se - just the artists mixing it up.
Avatar 10:51am

↳ Rob W @10:46
thanks Rob.
i really dig your show, it opens me to the world
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:55am
Ken From Hyde Park:

Thank you, Rob!
Avatar 10:55am

↳ Bas NL @10:46
gotta go to the bank. card was stolen, new card won't recognize my pin. beautiful birthday for me.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:57am
Bas NL:

↳ northguineahills @10:55
Welcome to the New World. Sigh.. Better make it a Birthmonth celebration! :)
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:58am
Bas NL:

Thanks Rob! Great tracks!
Avatar 10:59am

Thanks, Rob!
massive spring ❄️ snow storm:

This was intense morning tonic !!!
- stingingly & stunningly outta this world 🌍!!!
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