Episode #2975

All Over the World Music

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Wednesday, September 02, 2009

For this New Sounds, hear some world music that doesn't come from one specific part of the world, including Les Triaboliques, featuring guitarist Justin Adams and 3 Mustaphas 3 founder Ben Mandelson. Plus, session-guitarist extraordinaire Smokey Hormel steps into the spotlight with a collection of Central African dance hits of the 1950s and 60s. There's also a tune from Berlin's 17 Hippies, an almost untraceable blend of music from the gypsy, or Roma tradition, fused with circus chamber punk, mariachi music, and American country music. And, not to be outdone, New York's own Blarvuster pits composer Matthew Welch on Celtic bagpipes together with his studies of Gamelan, up against some Afrobeat-y drumming. SEE Blarvuster (and their all-star lineup featuring guitarist Mary Halvorson and drummer Brian Chase) along with Electric Kulintang (Susie Ibarra and Roberto Rodriguez) at the Kitchen on September 17th and 18th.

PROGRAM # 2975, All Over the World Music (First aired on Wed. 9-2-09)





Smokey Hormel

Smokey’s Secret Family

Acaua, excerpt [1:30]


Les Triaboliques


Afsaduni (I have been corrupted) [4:10]

World Village 468088 www.worldvillagemusic.com

Smokey Hormel

Smokey’s Secret Family

Mokonzi Ya Mboka [3:20]


17 Hippies

El Dorado

La zona drom [5:18]

Buda Musique 860179 www.budamusique.com

Clay Ross


John the Revelator [3:52]

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Tim Sparks

Little Princess

The Rebbe’s Hasid [5:04]

Tzadik 8143

Smokey Hormel

Smokey’s Secret Family

Acaua [5:14]

See above.

Les Triaboliques


phosphor lane [4:36]

See above.


Private recording

Matthew Welch: Gorgamor The Giant Gecko [3:34]

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Bela Fleck, Edgar Meyer, Zakir Hussain

Melody of Rhythm

Bubbles [7:11]

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Comments [1]

raky from brooklyn

incredible show tonight - one thing after another. thanks, as always.

Sep. 03 2009 12:01 AM

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