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Saturday, July 21, 2012 Options
UK Olympiad

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Giveaway this Week:

Niyaz - excellent trio that mixes Persian musical traditions with electronics and rock, live at Drom, 85 Ave A NYC tomorrow (Sunday) night at 8 pm (7 pm doors).

If you're interested email me, robw AT wfmu DOT org or via this link, I'll pick winners after the show. Drom is also throwing in a copy of Niyaz's latest CD Sumud (Six Degrees Records) too if you're interested.

This Week's Playlist:

(* = new)

Steeleye Span: Hard Times of Old England Options / All Around My Hat (0:00:00 )

Cornershop: Who Fingered Rock and Roll Options / Judy Sucks A Lemon For Breakfast (0:10:14 )

Chrid Wood / Eliza Carthy / Martin Carthy / Transglobal Underground / Young Coppers: Cold Hard Rainy Night Options / Various Artists: The Imagined Village / Real World (0:13:14 )

Jah Wobble: Om Nama Shiva Options / Heaven and Earth / Island (0:18:22 )
Vocals: Najma

Amps For Christ: Scotland the Brave / Cheeks Options / Oak in the Ashes (0:25:12 )

Bill Clement: Highland Fling, Devil In The Kitchen Options / Virtuoso Piper Of Scotland (0:28:11 )

Mac Umba: Asa Branca Options / BruHuháho (0:30:09 )
Luis Gonzaga song

Bombay Talkie: Saunfia Dupatta Options / Judgement Day / Nachural (0:33:38 )

Heera: Sas Kutni Options / Various Artists: Bhangra Fever / Arishma (0:39:31 )

Joe Strummer & the Mescaleros: Bhindi Bhagee Options / Global A Go-Go / Hellcat (0:44:40 )

Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara: Banjul Girl Options / Tell No Lies / Real World (0:56:22 )

Tiger Moth: Sloe on the Uptake Options / Various Artists: The Imagined Village / Real World (0:59:39 )

Edward II: OK Bayou Options / Wicked Men (1:03:02 )

Panjabi MC: Boliyan Options / Various Artists: The Rough Guide To Bhangra (Second Edition) / World Music Network (1:08:14 )

Krar Collective: Welaita Options / Ethiopia Super Krar / World Music Network / * (1:13:33 )
Krar is the Ethiopian 5 or 6 stringed harp. The UK-based Krar Colelctive is led by Temesegen Tareken, a former pupil of legendary Ethiopian vibe player Mulatu Astatke.

Invisible System: Closer to the Edge Options / Introducing Invisible System / World Music Network / * (1:16:35 )
Project of UK-based producer Dan Harper working with Ethiopian musicians

Mor Karbasi: Ay Ke Buena Options / Daughter of the Spring (1:20:43 )
UK based Sephardic Jewish singer (singing in Ladino)

Çiğdem Aslan: Little Refugee Options / Various Artists: fRoots presents Looking For A New England 2 / fRoots Magazine (1:23:16 )
Kurdish rooted singer born in Istanbul, living in London

Sild: Maagiline Hewl (Magical Road) Options / Priodi (1:27:09 )
Welsh-Estonian collaboration

Ffynnon: Beth y'w'r Haf Options / Celtic Music From Wales / Green Linnet (1:32:31 )

Modeste: Any Anao Options / Various Artists: fRoots presents Looking For A New England 2 / fRoots Magazine (1:34:07 )

Linda Thompson: Katy Cruel Options / Versatile Heart / Rounder (1:39:34 )

Terry Hall and Mushtaq: Tale of Woe Options / The Hour of Two Lights (1:48:05 )

Les Triaboliques: Black Earth Boys Options / Rivermudtwilight / World Village (1:52:08 )

Three Mustaphas Three: Sitna Lisa Options / Heart of Uncle / GlobeStyle (1:56:37 )

Blowzabella: Spaghetti Panic Options / Vanilla / Green Linnet (2:01:38 )

Oi Va Voi: Travelling the Face of the Globe Options / Travelling the Face of the Globe (2:08:53 )

Moishe's Bagel: The MacGoldberg's Options / Don't Spare the Horses / Eachday (2:12:35 )

Ivor Cutler: Silent S Options / Privilege (2:16:58 )

Glowworm: Kit Whites Pts 1 & 2 Options / Various Artists: The Imagined Village / Real World (2:17:58 )

Weekend: A Life in the Day of... Part 1 Options / La Variete / Rough Trade (2:22:31 )

Groupe Lokito: Esengo Ya Ko Bina Options / Various Artists: fRoots presents Looking For A New England 2 / fRoots Magazine (2:27:07 )

Orchestre Jazira: Happy Day Options / Nomadic Activities / Celluloid (2:32:14 )

The Beat: Best Friend Options / I Just Can't Stop It / Go Feet (2:37:28 )
Or as they were known in Australia, the British Beat!

New Pardesi Music Machine: Pump Up the Bhangra Options / Pump Up the Bhangra (2:40:12 )

Monsoon: Ever So Lonely Options / Various Artists: The History of Indipop / Indipop (2:56:21 )

Listener comments!

  Sat. 7/21/12 6:12pm northguineahills:

Holy crap, I'm catching Transpacific Sound Paradise live for once, and not the archives!!! Steeleye Span! After reading Rob Young's Electric Eden, I need to listen to more!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/21/12 6:14pm Your DJ:

Holy Crap indeed! And agreed, great book...
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:16pm northguineahills:

I've only heard you via the archive in the past.
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:26pm doca:

hi rob! me too, i've been listening in the past few weeks only from the archives, i'm glad now i'm able to hear it live.
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:28pm Adam:

Scotland the Brave??? FFS.
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:28pm doca:

that jah wobble track reminded of one from my life in the bush of ghosts. simon reynold would be happy with this connection...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/21/12 6:28pm Your DJ:

Thanks ngh and doca for joining us in real time these evening - and everyone else too! It's a lovely evening in NY / NJ, the heat and humidity has left us at least for a while...
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:28pm dave:

yay! loves me some amps for christ...
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:31pm northguineahills:

Yep, I'm grilling on my fire escape in Brooklyn. Your set is powering the entertainment.
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:33pm doca:

i got a good laugh when i recognized asa branca on the bagpipe. loved the scotland - northeastern brazil connection.
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:34pm julian:

Bloody hell! Even here, I can't escape the blimming Olympics! (Although, any excuse for some Cornershop!)
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:36pm doca:

btw, does anyone reminds of that never mind the bossa nova cd? i always thought i should give it a chance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/21/12 6:38pm Your DJ:

Julian, I can't believe you're not going to be cheering on the Japanese Synchronized Swimming team...
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:39pm Brian in UK:

Hello Rob, ngh et al. Still working my way through your premium. Love it. Just been for an Afghan meal to celebrate our daughters graduation & my birthday last week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/21/12 6:42pm Your DJ:

Thanks Brian! doca - haven't heard that particular cd although I will check it out - looks like it got mixed reviews but then again my standards aren't too high - !
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:44pm Brian in UK:

Love to be at the Turkish 'do' next week. bought some Kolektivistanbul when we were over there.
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:46pm northguineahills:

Already wished you a happy one last week, good to 'see' you Brian!
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:51pm Brian in UK:

Thanks ngh. Have a cool evening. Time to hit the sack.
  Sat. 7/21/12 6:54pm northguineahills:

buenos noche, Brian in UK...
  Sat. 7/21/12 8:28pm julian:

Despite appearing to be unenthusiastic at first, I have to say I am thoroughly enjoying your slant on the olympic frenzy! And there's still time for Orchestra Jazira!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Sat. 7/21/12 8:33pm Your DJ:

Oh, is there - ?
  Sat. 7/21/12 8:35pm julian:

How does it feel to be the best DJ in the world!
  Sat. 7/21/12 8:52pm slugluv1313:

glad you got to see Orchestre Poly-Rythmo!!! i could not make it out there . . . hoping to catch some of the show at Summerstage tomorrow, fantastic and FUN line-up!
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