Episode #2873

November 2008 New Releases

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Friday, November 28, 2008

It's that time of the month again for the new releases show on New Sounds. John Schaefer carefully sorts through the stacks, bins, and boatloads of new CDs which have come across his desk over the past month to present some of the finest new releases. Expect some gamelan music, perhaps a bit of berimbau blues, maybe some new music from Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson, hopefully Kurdish and Iranian songs, and more.

PROGRAM # 2873, new releases, November 2008 (First aired on Fri, 11/28/08)






Echo of the Past

Land of the Uraankhai People [3:30]

Available online at

Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat

I Am Eve

I Am Eve [7:00]

Kirkelig Kulturverksted #335.*

Ilana Eliya


Az Kavukem [4:30]

Compilation CD, privately released

Franco & le tpok Jazz


Esengo ya mokili [3:30]

Sterns Music #3041-42** *

Chuck Bernstein

Delta Berimbau Blues

Plunger in the Funk [5:00]

CMB Records

Bill Alves


Tingklik Toccata [5:00]

Spectral Harmonies #001. *

Medeski Martin & Wood

Radiolarians I

Muchas Gracias [6:30]

Indirecto Records #04.**

Johann Johannsson


Fordlandia, excerpt [10:00]

4AD #2812**

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