On this week’s World Music Show (10/1), we’ll create a travelogue of musical souvenirs, with highlights in alternative Portuguese tunes, as well as some Rock-n-Roll tracks out of Russia. Plus, we’ll hear a melding of African & Brazilian music, as well as some groovy Gypsy songs.
The World Music Show
It’s going to be a coastal wonderland of sound on this week’s World Music Show (11/18). That’s right, from the obvious locales, such as tropical sounds from the beaches of Ipanema, to the not so apparent, such as beats from the wind-swept, craggily-rocky areas of Ireland and Greece, we’ll try to inhabit the entire spectrum of beach music.
Now, with that hearty introduction out of the way, let’s break down some of the coastal routes we’ll be taking.
As the now infamous line from the film “Forrest Gump,” goes: “..life was like a box of chocolates, you never now what you’re going to get.” Well, on this week’s World Music Show (11/11), we could use that well worn adage to convey that we may not now what we’re going to hear.
Get ready to travel around six of the seven continents for this week’s World Music Show (11/4). Why only 6? Well, Antarctica doesn’t play well with others, and there’s really no music in my vast World Music CD collection. But maybe that’ll be a challenge for a future show.
Once in awhile it’s a good idea to just chill out. You know, kick your feet up, sip a beverage or two and relax. With that in mind, this week’s World Music Show (10/28) has the perfect soundtrack. Get ready to enter the World Lounge.
That’s right, for pretty much the entire two-hour show, we’ll delve into some groovy, chill-out, lounge-inspired beats that provide a good background to whatever you’re doing this Saturday night.
Some of the highlights from our trip to the World Lounge include many tracks off several Putumayo record label releases, including: