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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday July 8th, 2018 with Manmohan Panesar
Loads of hot new releases + some older gems

Welcome to THIS ISLAND EARTH, CKCU's ''world music'' program, broadcast every Sunday afternoon from 1 to 4 p.m. EST. Stay with us this afternoon (Sunday 1-4pm) at CKCU 93.1 FM in the greater Ottawa area or at from anywhere around the world. This afternoon we feature a number of new releases from around the globe and some older gems thrown into the mix. Expect to hear music from Benin, Brazil, Finland. Estonia, Turkey, Tunisia, India, Norway, Algeria, Croatia, Afghanistan, Mali, Basque, Mexico, Ethiopia, Cuba, and some fusion efforts that defy any attempt to categorize. Keep it locked here at CKCU.
We start off with a Brazilian song sung beautifully by a Croatian artist - some wonderful percussion starts off this track.
Upa Neguino
Astrid Kuljanic Transatlantic Exploration Company - Riva New
We continue with accordion for the next set and start off with a long and adventurous track fusing together folk and free jazz from a Norwegian accordionist, Frode Haltli. Fasten your seat belts for this long and gorgeous piece.
Frode Haltli - Avant Folk New
Samurai Accordion - Te New
Road Assistance
Johanna Juhola - Diivan Jäljet - Shadow of a Diva New
Keelega-Meelega (With Tongue and Mind) [feat. Nathan Riki Thomson]
Mari Kalkun - Ilmamõtsan New
Now on to some Rai music from Algeria, starting off with the king of Rai, Khaled, with a classic cut. Then we follow up with three tracks from a new release with some jazzy, Gnawan take on rai music. As with all rai music it tetters on the edge of cheesiness but I love it. Great stuff.
Khaled - Sahra
Waliye (feat. Lotfi Attar)
Fanfaraï Big Band - Raï Is Not Dead New
Fanfaraï Big Band - Raï Is Not Dead New
Fanfaraï Big Band - Raï Is Not Dead New
Trio Tatavla - Tatavla (feat. Tcha Limberger, Dimos Vougioukas & Benjamin Clément) New
Imed Alibi, Michel Marre & Mounir Troudi - Salhi New
Eski Kordon Zeybeği (feat. Mustafa Göçer)
Ali Fuat Aydin & Cenk Guray - Öte (For the memory of Tanburi Cemil Bey) New
We stay in the middle east (Iraq) for another track but then move to South Asia with some classical and minimalism.
Rahim AlHaj Trio - One Sky New
Durgeshwari Alap
Alam Khan - Immersion New
The Veil of the Temple: Mother of God, Here I Stand (with Sarod Improvisation)
Soumik Datta, O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra & Hugo Ticciati - White Light: The Space Between New
Hawa Hawa
The Bollywood Brass Band - The Bollywood Brass Band
Felix Kolo
Boban Markovic & Lajko Felix - Srbija AllStars Sounds Global
Mhm a-ha oh yeah da-da!
Darko Rundek & Cargo Orkestar - Mhm a-ha oh yeah da-da!
Now on to Latin America, starting off with some politically-tinged electronica from Mexico.
Escribeme Pronto
Mexican Institute of Sound - Pinata
Mortal à Toa (feat. Tulipa Ruiz, Ava Rocha & Liniker e os Caramelows)
Anelis Assumpção - Taurina New
Cuidado con el Tumbador
Orquestra Akokan - Orquestra Akokan
O Que E O Que E
Zizi Possi - The Rough Guide to Samba
Pedro Torres - Luz de Luna: The Best Boleros from the Costa Chica New
Exit stage left with a brief visit to the continent of Africa, raging from west to east.
A Min We Vo Nou We
Les Sympathics de Porto Novo - African Scream Contest 2 (Analog Africa No. 26) New
Fadjamou (feat. Tony Allen) [St Germain Remix]
Oumou Sangaré - Mogoya Remixed New
Hailu Mergia & Dahlak Band - Wede Harer Guzo
Lekan Babalola - Songs of Icon
Interactive CKCU
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Welcome to TIE! Any Earthlings out there listening??Hit us here with any comments, questions or criticisms.

1:10 PM, July 8th, 2018
Zork (deffinitely not PeterB)
Enjoying the Frode Haltli. Ample avant-garde accordion and other sounds from Kimmo Pohjonen on last week's program as well.

1:21 PM, July 8th, 2018
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Hi Zork! Yes, this track is for you!

1:28 PM, July 8th, 2018
Zork (ok, actually PeterB)
African Scream Contest v2 is KILLER top to bottom!!! Expect some more next week too, via Loosely Connected Weds noon-ish).

3:44 PM, July 8th, 2018
Hi Manmohan, great show! Listening to it on a long drive and loving it. Wondering if you could let me know the name of that track played at 3:43pm today. Thanks!

3:49 PM, July 8th, 2018
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Hi Alisa! Thanks for dropping a line. That would have been Fadjamou (feat. Tony Allen) [St Germain Remix] Oumou Sangaré - Mogoya Remixed. Cool remix of Oumou's original album released a few years back - also outstanding but this one will get the dance floor shaking.

3:56 PM, July 8th, 2018
Awesome! Thanks for getting back! Can't wait to groove to this tune.

5:07 PM, July 8th, 2018