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This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday March 24th, 2019 with Manmohan Panesar
Stunning new releases with a particular focus on the Middle East and northern Africa!!

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.
We start with the great Ethiopian accordionist/pianist/organ player Hailu Mergia with some jazzy vibes.
Lala Belu
Hailu Mergia - Lala Belu
More Hailu before moving to the legendary Cuban pianist Chucho Valdés and his outstanding new recording .
Tizita
Hailu Mergia - Lala Belu
Yefikir Engurguro
Hailu Mergia - Lala Belu
Son XXI
Chucho Valdés - Jazz Batá 2 New
Chucho’s Mood
Chucho Valdés - Jazz Batá 2 New
Pongase para las cosas
Estrellas de Areito - Los Heroes
Staying in Latin America for the next few tracks with some psychedelic sounds from Venezuela and Brazil. The on to a superb recording from the Persian electroacoustic kamancheh composer and musician - jarring but beauitful at the same time.
Machurucuto
Insólito UniVerso - La Candela del Río New
Baby Rose
Luiz Melodia - Maravilhas Contemporâneas New
Vuelve
Insólito UniVerso - La Candela del Río New
El Llorar
Kronos Quartet - Nuevo
Scattered Memories
Saba Alizadeh - Scattered Memories New
Colors Wove Me in Teheran
Saba Alizadeh - Scattered Memories New
We are staying in North Africa and the Middle East for this set.
Lailaha illa Allah
Abdesselam Damoussi & Nour Eddine - Jedha - Spiritual Music from Morocco New
Anterija
Divanhana & Suzan Kardes - Divanhana New
Alight Here
Layale Chaker & Sarafand - Inner Rhyme New
Mkhammas Suite, 1: Hawwel ya Ghannam
Layale Chaker & Sarafand - Inner Rhyme New
Samaa'i Nahawand
Basel Zayed - Ayn Trio - Ayn Trio New
Mabruk
Ali Hassan Kuban - The Rough Guide to Ali Hassan Kuban
We move eastward to Pakistan to hear a new release from the wonderful Pakistani classical singer, Ustad Saami. Then back to western, east and then southern Africa.
My Beloved is on the Way
Ustad Saami - God Is Not a Terrorist New
War Song
Ustad Saami - God Is Not a Terrorist New
Boubalaka
Ballake Sissoko - At Peace
Ciew Mawele
Issa Bagayogo - Tassoumakan
Ngwa
Blick Bassy - 1958 New
Atawurulegn Lela
Mahmoud Ahmed - Ethiopiques
Fetsum Denq Ledj Nesh
Mahmoud Ahmed - Ethiopiques
Ilanga
Nobuntu - Obabes beMbube New
We started off the show with music from Ethiopia and we end there as well. Thanks for listening! This show, as all others, is available for listening ON-Demand at your convenience.
Talentena Zare
Alemayehu Eshete - Ethiopiques
Interactive CKCU
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Welcome to TIE! Earthlings, hit us here with any comments, questions or running commentary! Do it!!

1:07 PM, March 24th, 2019
Heavy Ben
Nice Sunday afternoon vibes. Quality programming as always, Manmohan!

2:12 PM, March 24th, 2019
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Thanks Ben! Stay tuned for loads of more goodies coming up.

2:19 PM, March 24th, 2019
PB
Lovely (?) long, chaotic, somewhat ambient piece on now. (14:30). Me likey. Where are we in the playlist?

2:31 PM, March 24th, 2019
PB ... again
Never mind. Saba Alizadeh. you just said so.

2:32 PM, March 24th, 2019
Manmohan Panesar (host)
PB! Yes, this one is right up your line. Superb recording and get's the cats partially hiding under the bed. It is indeed lovely if not jarring at the same time.

2:38 PM, March 24th, 2019
Shubham
I like the show Manmohan

2:54 PM, March 24th, 2019
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Thanks Shubham. Lots more good stuff coming up.

3:01 PM, March 24th, 2019
Xpizto
In agreement with the rest...Enjoying the music!

3:14 PM, March 24th, 2019
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Thank you Xpizto! It's great to have you on-board and listening. More to come...

3:17 PM, March 24th, 2019
David Dalle
What's this playing at 3:40?

3:40 PM, March 24th, 2019
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Cameroonian vocalist Blick Bassy. It's an absolutely beautiful recording, Dave!

3:45 PM, March 24th, 2019
Shubham
What songs are you playing

3:51 PM, March 24th, 2019
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Check the left had side of the screen, Shubham.

3:52 PM, March 24th, 2019
Shubham
The show was great have a good week Manmohan

3:55 PM, March 24th, 2019
Manmohan Panesar (host)
Thanks Shubham.

3:58 PM, March 24th, 2019