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This Island Earth
Sunday May 24th, 2020 with PeterB
Ground-breaking world fusions. Middle-Eastern experimental. Afro-futurism. Jah Wobble. What could possibly go wrong?!

Today we explore several faves over recent (and not that recent) years. An ankle-deep dive on Jah Wobble. New stuff upcoming from Pyramids. Middle-Eastern experimental. And more!
Slither (Theme)
Anoushka Shankar and Karsh Kale - Breathing Under Water - Manhattan Records, 2007
A mellow-ish jazzy start, mainly in a South Asian direction. Including some tremendous fusions and sonic experiments with John McLaughlin, ground beaking collaborations from Ravi Shankar and friends, and rockin' sarangi.
Zakir [live]
John McLaughlin - Remember Shakti - Polygram, 1999
Swara Kakali
Ravi Shankar & Yehudi Menuhin - West Meets East: The Historic Shankar/Menuhin Sessions - Angel Records, 1999
Meetings Along the Edge (comp: Ravi Shankar)
Ravi Shankar and Philip Glass - Passages - Private Music / BMG, 1990
Seven And 10 1/2
Ravi Shankar - The Shankar Project: Tana Mana - Private Music, 1987
West Eats Meat
Ravi Shankar - The Shankar Project: Tana Mana - Private Music, 1987
4D Suite
Warren Cuccurullo And Ustad Sultan Khan - The Master - Six Degrees Records, 2014
Off to a middle-eastern-ish experimental direction. Some via Cairo and Montreal. Featuring Nada El Shazly.
Ana 'Ishiqt (I Once Loved)
Nadah El Shazly - Ahwar - Nawa Recordings, 2017 Canadian
Afqid Adh-Dhakira (I Lose Memory)
Nadah El Shazly - Ahwar - Nawa Recordings, 2017 Canadian
AA2 Dans ma bouche, une autre bouche
Karkhana with Nadah El Shazly - Carte Blanche (Side AA) - Unrock, 2019
The Palm Of A Ghost (feat. Nadah El Shazly)
Maurice Louca - Elephantine - Northern Spy Records. 2019
Sharraq Rah Tegharrab (It Will Set)
Maurice Louca - Benhayyi Al-Baghbaghan (Salute the Parrot) - Nawa Recordings, 2014
An Afro-futurism mini excursion. INCLUDING brand new exciting stuff upcoming from The Pyramids!
Hieroglyphic Being, Sarathy Korwar & Shabaka Hutchings - A.R.E. Project (Association for Research & Enlightenment) - Ninja Tune, 2017
Theme for Cecil (pre-release)
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids - Shaman! - Strut, 2020 New
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids - An Angel Fell - Strut, 2018
Jah Wobble (John Joseph Wardle), family, and friends. An ankle-deep dive!
The Perfect Beat
Jah Wobble & Bill Laswell - Realm Of Spellls - Jah Wobble Records, 2019
Shinto Dub
Jah Wobble & The Nippon Dub Ensemble - Japanese Dub - Hertz Records, 2010
Yangqin Dub (single)
Jah Wobble and Tianqi - Tianqi is pictured - Jah Wobble Records, 2019
Little Rooster (traditional)
Jah Wobble / Zi-Lan Liao Cheng - single - Independent, 2020 New
Heaven and Earth
Jah Wobble - Heaven and Earth - Island, 1995
A Love Song (feat. Natacha Atlas)
Jah Wobble - Heaven and Earth - Island, 1995
Om Namah Shiva (feat. Najma)
Jah Wobble - Heaven and Earth - Island, 1995
Hit Me (feat. Pharoah Sanders)
Jah Wobble - Heaven and Earth - Island, 1995
Exit, stage left… With some more Jah dropping Wobble.
Gone to Croatan
Jah Wobble - Heaven and Earth - Island, 1995
Interactive CKCU
PeterB (host)
Welcome, welcome, welcome! To another virtual episode of This Island Earth. Live-ish from PeterB's home 'Studio X'. Hope y'all dig the tunage today!! Your comments here PLEASE.

12:51 PM, May 24th, 2020
Jas Nasty
Hi Peter B enjoying the show thank you!!

2:07 PM, May 24th, 2020
Shelley Ann Morris
Hi PeterB, Great show! Perfect music for all those fun Sunday afternoon tasks, like organizing my emails—they’ve gone completely unruly since this zombie apocalypse began!

2:07 PM, May 24th, 2020
PeterB (host)
Hey thanks, and glad y'all are listening in Yer Nastiness and S.A.M.! Unfortunately, not much music to scare the cats under the couch today. But hopefully cause some curious ear-wiggling at least. q;^) How does it sound, from 'Studio X'?

2:16 PM, May 24th, 2020
The Cool Cats, Levi and Clarice
We are diggin’ the tunage this afternoon, too.

2:32 PM, May 24th, 2020
PeterB (host)
Meow back L & C! Hope to cause ye to hide under the couch at next opportunity. That would be Loosely Connected on Weds afternooon. Meow man. &*#@ Meow!! q;^)

3:27 PM, May 24th, 2020