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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday December 31st, 2017 with RobBitschofsky
...in which we say goodbye to 2017 with an eclectic selection of my favorites from the year.

Kora Borealis
Addictive TV - Orchestra of Samples
Sitar Hero
Addictive TV - Orchestra of Samples
Kimon le heros
M & Sidiki Diabate - Lamomali
Manitoumani
M & Sidiki Diabate - Lamomali
Sexus Plexus Nexus
Pierre Kwenders - MAKANADA at the End of Space, the Beginning Canadian
Discussus
Clap! Clap! - A Thousand Skies
Sold Out
The Heliocentrics - The Sunshine Makers
Oh Brother
The Heliocentrics - A World of Masks
Zvichapera
Jacob Mafulini & Gary Gritness - Batanidzo
Kora Koukan
Luka Productions - Fasokan
Dary (feat. Gustavo Ovalles)
Omar Sosa & Seckou Keita - Transparent Water
Baiao
Fabiano do Nascimento - Tempo Dos Mestres
Origem
André Abujamra - John Armstrong presents Afrobeat Brasil
5 Esquinas
Bixiga 70 - John Armstrong presents Afrobeat Brasil
Dança Dança T'Manche
Val Xalino - Synthesize the Soul: Astro​-​Atlantic Hypnotica from the Cape Verde Islands 1973​-​1988
E Ye Ye
Quantic & Nidia Góngora - Curao
Train To Skaville
Ethiopian and His All-Stars - The Return of Jack Sparrow New
Moth To a Dub
Mad Professor & Jah9 - Mad Professor ‎Meets Jah9 - In the Midst of the Storm
Mariam (feat. Idan Raichel)
Vieux Farka Touré - Samba
Annie
Tabu Ley Rochereau & Afrisa - Zaire 74: the African Artists
Wegene (Protect -U Remix)
Hailu Mergia - Hailu Mergia Remixes EP
Sadati Houma El Bouhala
Maalem Mahmoud Gania - Colors of the Night
Unknown
Ali Nuur - Sweet As Broken Dates: Lost Somali Tapes From The Horn Of Africa
Cells 1-8
Brooklyn Raga Massive / Terry Riley - Terry Riley In C New
Journey in Satchidananda
Brooklyn Raga Massive - Coltrane Raga Tribute
Africa
Brooklyn Raga Massive - Coltrane Raga Tribute
Africanos/Latinos
Kahil El'Zabar's Ritual Trio - Spiritual Jazz 7: Islam
Interactive CKCU
PeterB
Happy Happy Joy Joy to all Earthlings! Hopefully 2018 will be somewhat less dysfunctional that this one. Well, at least there were boat loads of terrific new music! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVM1nUmDHHc

1:21 PM, December 31st, 2017
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Hey PB! Happy joy indeed. It really was a terrific year in world music, so at least there's that!

1:26 PM, December 31st, 2017
PeterB
This Bixiga 70 track is ON FIRE!!

2:20 PM, December 31st, 2017
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Yes sir, it is indeed. And coming up is my fave track of the year, E Ye Ye by Quantic and Nidia Gongora. Stay tuned!

2:23 PM, December 31st, 2017
PeterB
Brooklyn Raga Massive / Terry Riley - Terry Riley In C... Just &%#@ WOW!!! For a full play, go here: https://cod.ckcufm.com/programs/32/34996.html

3:33 PM, December 31st, 2017
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Yep. That In C is quite possibly my favorite full record of the year. Although it's tough to pick just one!

3:43 PM, December 31st, 2017
B-Roy
I always love a good In C, and really enjoyed the Brooklyn Raga Massive—thanks for the introduction!

4:41 PM, December 31st, 2017
Rob Bitschofsky (host)
Hey B-Roy! Glad you dug it!

2:51 PM, January 1st, 2018