Get ready to spread your wings and some Big Noise on this week’s World Music Show (9/24). That’s right, we’ll check out some Funky Tropicalismo music which has a big band sound to it, plus we’ll get a Brazilian groove going with Bebel Gilberto and a few others. And if that weren’t enough for you, how about some world music covers of some of your favorite pop songs? Don’t be shy, come read what’s up for this week’s show.
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It’ll be an eclectic mix on this week’s World Music Show (9-17). From some Afro-Brazilian mixes and songs recorded as part of the Zomba Prison Project, to some Irish punk music about a summer in Siam as well as some Japanese groove pop, it’ll be like we turned the musical blender on Frappe’.
On the charts for this week’s World Music Show (9/10) I’ll be weaving the wonderful sounds of women who are strong forces in the world of World Music.
A few weeks ago, well, actually about a month ago, there was a bash, a BirthdayBash to be exact. Dubbed “The World Music BirthdayBash,” it was a celebration of World Music, The World Music Show and um, my birthday. In case you missed it (and the live Facebook feed), on this week's World Music Show (9/3), I’m broadcasting highlights from that event.
From East to West and North to South, it’s time to get your compass out of that drawer for this week’s World Music Show (8/27), because in the next two hours, we're going to try cover all the points of musical interest on the continent of Africa. So grab a map and get that sextant ready because the trip is about to begin, right after these musical beats.