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Kim So Ra is one of South Korea's top janggu (double-headed drum) players - winner of eight national music awards. She's currently touring North America with her acclaimed percussion / wind / string project A Sign of Rain - including a free show at Lincoln Center's Rubinstein Atrium Thursday Sept 19th.
Kim So Ra is joined by her fellow master percussionist (and husband) Hyun Seung Hun for a deep - and dynamic - dive into Korean percussion on our show this week!
More about Kim Sora at https://www.sorakim.org/.
Follow Kim Sora on Facebook here.
You can also see tour dates for her North America tour, which starts with the show Thursday at the Lincoln Center Rubenstein Atrium, and learn more, at https://sori.nyc/kimsora/.
Huge thanks to translator Sebastian Wang, founder and executive director of Washington Sumulnori!
Enormous thanks to Sean Choi, founding director of Sori, who works tirelessly to bring outstanding and adventurous Korean music to North America. Learn about Sori's artists and ensembles at https://sori.nyc/ - we recommend them all
And of course, massive thanks to our illustrious engineer Mark Koch!
|Artist||Track||Album||Label||Comments||New||Approx. start time|
|Takeshi Terauchi & Blue Jeans||Tsugaru Jongara Bushi||Let's Go Eleki-Bushi||King Record||0:00:00 (Pop‑up)|
|Charlie Electric Guitar Band's Sound of Japan||Carnation||Various Artists: SIngapore a Go-Go||Sublime Frequencies ||0:04:16 (Pop‑up)|
|The Melodians||Dream of Spring||Golden Instrumental Hits||Happy||0:07:15 (Pop‑up)|
|Ros Sereysothea||Klach Houey Kdeh Sneh||Various Artists: Cambodian Bodega (Gary Sullivan)||WFMU Premium 2019||0:10:44 (Pop‑up)|
|Tanty Josepha||3 Tong Kosong||Kata Mutiara||0:16:23 (Pop‑up)|
|Sharifah Aini||Saat Hari Jadiku||Jankgan Putarkan Lagumu||0:18:40 (Pop‑up)|
|Dolores Vargas||Gitana Real||Anana Funk Hip 1970–1975||Pharaway Sounds||0:20:46 (Pop‑up)|
|Moreno y Clara||Dejé de Quererte||No Llores Mas||Pharaway Sounds||0:23:45 (Pop‑up)|
|Martirio||Sevillanas de los Bloques||Various Artists: Nuevos Medios: 30: 1982-2012||Nuevos Medios||0:27:30 (Pop‑up)|
|El Gitano Portugués||Fui a Bahia||Various Artists: Gipsy Rhumba: The Original Rhythm Of Gipsy Rhumba In Spain 1965-74||Soul Jazz||0:29:48 (Pop‑up)|
|Mazouni||Tu n'es Plus Comme Avant||Un Dandy en Exil (Algérie–France 1969–1983)||Born Bad||0:33:04 (Pop‑up)|
|Rachid Taha||Insomnia||Je Suis Africain||Naïve||*||0:44:03 (Pop‑up)|
|Fanfaraï Big Band||Zine Akahll Aïn||Raï is not Dead||Tour n Soul Productions||0:47:44 (Pop‑up)|
|Roberto de Brasov and Koby Israelite||Tour Babel||Provokation||Chant Records||*||0:52:46 (Pop‑up)|
|Ateshkhan Yuseinov||Fire Bees in a Box||Strange Suite||*||0:56:11 (Pop‑up)|
|Kim So Ra||Star Swallows the Night||A Sign of Rain||Beat Production||1:04:15 (Pop‑up)|
|Kim So Ra||Interview||1:12:40 (Pop‑up)|
|Kim So Ra with Hyun Seung Hun||A Sign of Rain (Live on WFMU)||1:22:29 (Pop‑up)|
|Kim So Ra with Hyun Seung Hun||Dok Dok Dok (Live on WFMU)||1:31:41 (Pop‑up)|
|Kim So Ra with Hyun Seung Hun||Golden Festival (Live on WFMU)||1:40:36 (Pop‑up)|
|Kim Sora||When the Rain Stops||A Sign of Rain||Beat Production||1:51:34 (Pop‑up)|
|Coreyah||Dondollariyo (Don't Know How It Will Be) 돈돌라리요||Walk Into the Sea||2:00:57 (Pop‑up)|
|Dona Onete||Ação a Reação||Rebujo||AmpliDiversão||*||2:06:51 (Pop‑up)|
|Banda de Pau e Corda||Aquela Rosa||Frevo||RCA||2:09:47 (Pop‑up)|
|Ferro Gaita||Tabankona||Festa Fora||GIG: SOBs Sat night Sept 21||2:11:42 (Pop‑up)|
|Khaleba||Vaovao||Ampela Mialy Lahy||2:16:45 (Pop‑up)|
|Toko Telo||Tsindria-Miepo||Diavola||Anio Records||GIG / GIVEAWAY to see Toko Telo make their NY debut in a concert produced by World Music Institute, Friday night at 8 at Chelsea Music Hall, 407 W 15th St. To get in the running for a pair of tickets to this show or our other giveaway tonight: Email me, Rob W, here, and please put the word "TIX" in the subject line. I'll let you know by Monday if you're a winner. Good luck!||2:26:10 (Pop‑up)|
|Toko Telo||Oka Niny||Diavola||Anio Records||GIG / GIVEAWAY - see above!||2:29:27 (Pop‑up)|
|Petroloukas Halkias with Vassilis Kostas||Mariola||The Soul of Epirus||Artway - Technotropon||GIG: Petroloukas Halkias with Vassilis Kostas, Panagiotis Georgakopoulos, Beth Bahia Cohen @ Holy Trinity Cathedral, 337 E 74 St, Sat Oct 5, 7 pm||2:36:09 (Pop‑up)|
|Jerusalem In My Heart||Bein Ithnein (Between Two)||Daqa'iq Tudaiq (Minutes That Bother)||GIG: Issue Project Room Sat Sept 28 w/ Moor Mother||2:47:24 (Pop‑up)|
|Warrior Women of Afro-Peruvian Music||Tumba y Cajon||Warrior Women of Afro-Peruvian Music||JustPlay||GIG: Araceli Poma Trio, leader / producer of Warrior Women @ Terraza 7 in Elmhurst, Queens, this Wed night, 9pm.||*||2:53:43 (Pop‑up)|