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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday August 12th, 2018 with Manmohan Panesar
Mind-blowing brand new release from Australian Indigenous artist Gurrumul + plenty of other 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 ckcufm.com from anywhere around the world. This afternoon we feature the brand new album from the late Australian Indigenous guitarist/vocalist, Gurrumul. On the new album, completed just before his passing last year he teamed collaborated with a number of musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony. The result is a stunning and sublime album that fuses traditional sounds sung in the Yolunga language, with Western classical and Steve Reich-like minimalism. Expect also to hear from several other great new releases and some older ones as well. Keep it locked here at CKCU.
On this new album, completed just before his passing last year Gurrumul teamed collaborated with a number of musicians from the Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Sydney Symphony. The result is a stunning and sublime album that fuses traditional sounds sung in the Yolunga language, with Western classical and Steve Reich-like minimalism.
Djolin (Musical Instrument in D minor)
Gurrumul - Djarimirri: Child of the Rainbow New
Galiku (Flag)
Gurrumul - Djarimirri: Child of the Rainbow New
Marrayarr (Flag)
Gurrumul - Djarimirri: Child of the Rainbow New
Gopuru (Tuna Swimming)
Gurrumul - Djarimirri: Child of the Rainbow New
Fascinating release from a stellar group of improvising musical explorers - German trumpetist Manfred Schoof, Swiss pianist extraordinaire Irène Schweizer, the inconoclastic French saxophonist Barney Wilen and the wonderful South Asian musicians of the Dewan Motihar Trio. If free jazz is not your cup of tea this piece is challenging at times but stick with it as it is really well worth a careful listen.
Brigach and Ganges
Manfred Schoof, Barney Wilen, Irène Schweizer & Dewan Motihar Trio - Jazz Meets India
Jhaptal
Sangeet Trio - Inde du Nord - Sangeet Trio en concert
Now on to some new releases starting off with two from Sudan.
Shmasha
Kamal Keila - Muslims and Christians New
La...La (Don’t Say I Am Betraying You)
Abu Obaida Hassan - Abu Obaida Hassan & His Tambour: The Shaigiya Sound of Sudan New
Ethiofreaks
Molly Tigre - Molly Tigre New
Whitch Doctor
Hugh Masekela - '66 - '76 New
Salsa Xalel
Diali Cissokho & Kiara Ba - Routes New
Anarouz
3MA (Ballake Sissoko, Driss El Maloumi, Rajery) - Anarouz New
We move to a new release from Brazil and then to an exciting release featuring music from the French speaking Caribbean.
Asas
Domenico Lancellotti - The Good is a Big God New
Si I Bon Di I Bon
Le Ry-co Jazz - Disques Debs International Vol. 1 New
Les Aiglons Ka Satisfait
Les Aiglons - Disques Debs International Vol. 1 New
Cuidado con el Tumbador
Orquestra Akokan - Orquestra Akokan New
La Wea
Cumbia Chicharra - Hijo de Tigre New
Ahora Es El Tiempo
Louie Ramirez - Salsa Explosion! The New York Salsa Revolution 1968-1985
The Mediterranean provides the inspiration for this last set with several new releases.
Aygız
Sinan Cem Eroglu - Hemdem Halk New
Blue Rain
Modus Quartet - Facing East New
Opa Ela
Don Kipper - Seven Sisters New
Trigueirinha
Mariza - Mariza New
Sinko Moy
The Turbans featuring The London Bulgarian Choir - The Turbans New
Interactive CKCU
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Welcome to TIE! Any Earthlings out there listening??Hit us here with any comments, questions or criticisms.

1:09 PM, August 12th, 2018
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Any Earthlings out there listening?

1:58 PM, August 12th, 2018
Shelley Ann Morris
Hi Manmohan, Been listening in all along--today's project--a basket of ironing. I can now see to the bottom of the basket, yay! Really enjoying the musical trip around the world as always.

3:04 PM, August 12th, 2018
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Good to hear from you, Shelley Ann. Always at work! I'm glad to provide a soundtrack for your ironing endeavors.

3:12 PM, August 12th, 2018
S.A.M.
Yes, without T.I.E. those Sunday afternoon chores just would not get done (smile). Always a good soundtrack for 3 hours of housework.

3:16 PM, August 12th, 2018