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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday February 2nd, 2014 with Rob Bitschofsky
New and almost new

Samples from a crop of 2014 releases, and a few I missed in 2013. Expect electronic Shanghai jazz, Angolan surf guitars, Moroccan village fusion, pop-up Malian tunes, Haitian big bands, Italian tarantellas, balkan gypsy blow-outs and a very strange Chinese new year tune to help usher in the year of the horse.
Paris of the East
The Shanghai Restoration Project - The Classics New
Without You
The Shanghai Restoration Project - The Classics New
When Will You Return
The Shanghai Restoration Project - The Classics New
The Evening Primrose
The Shanghai Restoration Project - The Classics New
The Evening Primrose
Li Xianglan - Remixed and Restored, Vol. 1
The Evening Primrose
The Shanghai Restoration Project - Remixed and Restored, Vol. 1
Thirty Years
Shanren - Left Foot Dance of the Yi New
The Crab
Shanren - Left Foot Dance of the Yi New
Happy New Year
Shanren - Left Foot Dance of the Yi New
Urn St. Tavern
Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia - Devil's Tale Canadian New
Swing Sagarese
Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia - Devil's Tale Canadian New
Quattro Cicci
Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia - Devil's Tale Canadian New
Leezard's Lament
Adrian Raso & Fanfare Ciocarlia - Devil's Tale Canadian New
Qai Maro (Cry, Mary)
Fanfara Tirana and Transglobal Underground - Kabatronics
No Guns to the Wedding
Fanfara Tirana and Transglobal Underground - Kabatronics
Kabatronics
Fanfara Tirana and Transglobal Underground - Kabatronics
Baklava Revanche
Fanfara Tirana and Transglobal Underground - Kabatronics
Focu d'amore
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino - Pizzica Indiavolata
E chorà tu anemu (feat. Ballake Sissoko)
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino - Pizzica Indiavolata
Pizzica indiavolata
Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino - Pizzica Indiavolata
Hand of Fatima (feat. Medeski Martin & Wood, Bachir Attar & Marc Ribot)
The Master Musicians of Jajouka - The Road to Jajouka New
Boujeloudia Magick (feat. Lee Ranaldo)
The Master Musicians of Jajouka - The Road to Jajouka New
Ghaita Blues (feat. Bachir Attar, Billy Martin & Dave Dreiwitz)
The Master Musicians of Jajouka - The Road to Jajouka New
Fuguei na Escola (Para Jogar a Bola)
Teta Lando - Angola, Soundtrack 2 (Hypnosis, Distortions & Other Sonic Innovations 1969-1978) New
Olha o Pica
Africa Ritmos - Angola, Soundtrack 2 (Hypnosis, Distortions & Other Sonic Innovations 1969-1978) New
Bina
Jovens Do Prenda - Angola, Soundtrack 2 (Hypnosis, Distortions & Other Sonic Innovations 1969-1978) New
Snipes
Dicanzas Do Prenda - Angola, Soundtrack 2 (Hypnosis, Distortions & Other Sonic Innovations 1969-1978) New
Jive Turkey
Djet-X - Haiti Direct - Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds (1960-1978) New
Homenaje a los Ambajadores
Les Ambassadeurs - Haiti Direct - Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds (1960-1978) New
An septième
Les Difficiles de Petion-Ville - Haiti Direct - Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds (1960-1978) New
Ti Machine
Les Animateurs - Haiti Direct - Big Band, Mini Jazz & Twoubadou Sounds (1960-1978) New
Je Me Souviens Comme Si J'y étais
The Liminanas - Costa Blanca New
Votre Coté Yéyé M'emmerde
The Liminanas - Costa Blanca New
La Mercedes De Couleur Gris Métallisé
The Liminanas - Costa Blanca New
Chanson Denko Tapestry
Yacouba Sissoko Band - Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes New
Farafina
Moussa Traore - Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes New
Interactive CKCU
Shelley Ann Morris
Hi Rob, Absolutely LOVED "I Start To Pray" (Gaudi) from last week. Found it, and added it to my 'treadmill' playlist!

12:36 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Hi Shelly Ann! Glad you liked it! The rest of the record is not quite like that number, but very much worth checking out.

1:11 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
stick around for today's show. It's gonna be something else!

1:11 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Vincent
cool track

1:37 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Yeah, these guys are nuts!

1:38 PM, February 2nd, 2014
cookiehead
what is this playing now?

2:37 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
This is the Master Musicians of Jajouka, Hand of Fatima (feat. Medeski Martin & Wood, Bachir Attar & Marc Ribot)

2:38 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
The album's called Road to Jajouka.

2:39 PM, February 2nd, 2014
cookiehead
incredible

2:41 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Absolutely. Great album.

2:41 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Hani
What song is this?

3:12 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Snipes by Dicanzas Do Prenda, from Angola soundtrack 2

3:14 PM, February 2nd, 2014
cookiehead
so who is this french group with the killer bass lines? this track and the preceding one

3:51 PM, February 2nd, 2014
cookiehead
nvm i can hear you now

3:52 PM, February 2nd, 2014
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Yeah, the Liminanas. Cool stuff. The whole record is pretty groovy.

3:56 PM, February 2nd, 2014
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