Skip to Main Content
This Island Earth

This Island Earth
Sunday March 18th, 2012 with Alnoor Allidina & Peter Blatherwick

Peter Blatherwick co-hosts with Alnoor Allidina. Peter is a regular financial donor to This Island Earth and today he becomes a musical donor as well. We're planning a wild, globe-hopping ride that will include world artists from SXSW 2012.
We begin with a set of quasi-Celtic music to celebrate the day after St. Patrick's day.
Martyn Bennett - Bothy Culture
Big Cat
Afro Celt Sound System - Volume 2 - Release
Celtic Dub
Delhi 2 Dublin - Delhi 2 Dublin Canadian
Next up, San Francisco-based Cheb i Sabbah, into an Indian vibe.
Toura Toura
Cheb i Sabbah - La Kahena
Pyar Baile
Dj Rekha with Zuzuka Poderosa - Pyar Baile
Mehbooba Mehbooba
Kronos Qurtet with Asha Bhosle - You've Stolen My Heart
Anoushka Shankar - Rise
West Eats Meat
Ravi Shankar - In Celebration
Onwards with a set that moves from Africa to Argentina.
People Get Ready
The Chambers Brothers - Lifted: Songs of the Spirit
Mali Dje
Ali Farka Touré - Niafunké
Sonido Amazonico
Chicha Libre - Sonido Amazonico
Astor's Speech
Astor Piazzolla - The Central Park Concert
Astor Piazzolla - The Central Park Concert
Next, a longer piece that combines cello and and throat singing -- how can you go wrong?
Kronos Quartet and Tanya Tagaq - Youtube
Jorane - 16mm Canadian
Kalimba Trance
Pacific Curls - Te Kore
Night in Tunisia
Autorickshaw - Four Higher Canadian
Mustt Mustt
Kiran Ahluwalia with Tinariwen - Aam Zameen: Common Ground Canadian
Aster Aweke - Chechero
Mignoten Man Yawka
Debo Band - Flamingo EP
A set loosely based around the New York Hasidic scene.
Hebe Bop
Hasidic New Wave - Psycho Semitic
John Zorn - The Gift
Incident on South Street
Lounge Lizards - Lounge Lizards
Lord Raise Me Up
Matisyahu - Live at Stubb's
And we finish with a set entitled: "getting serious on the bass & drums now crash-end-o set"
Trans-Global Underground - Impossible Broadcasting
Purity Rock (instrumental)
Lee Scratch Perry / DJ Spooky - Panic In Babylon
Tala Matrix
Tabla Beat Science - Live in San Francisco at Stern Grove
Lady Leshurr - Youtube
Shouts Outfs From the Block
Fugees - Blunted On Reality
Interactive CKCU
Alnoor Allidina (host)
Nice start to the program. Hope you enjoy it!

1:09 PM, March 18th, 2012
Sounds great, fellas!

2:10 PM, March 18th, 2012
Alnoor Allidina (host)
Thanks Ryan. We're in the throat singing portion of the show now.

2:33 PM, March 18th, 2012
Well done, Peter and Alnoor! I really enjoyed hour two of your program. Tanya Tagaq and Kiran Ahluwalia are rock!

3:23 PM, March 18th, 2012
Jalilah Zamora
I love your program! Believe it or not I just discovered it today. I'd been lamenting the loss of the music du monde on espace music. I only wish your program could come on every day! Thank you!

3:28 PM, March 18th, 2012
Alnoor Allidina (host)
Glad you enjoyed the program. Tune in next Sunday for a different host (Rob) playing more great world music.

3:51 PM, March 18th, 2012
Back to Jalilah: COOL! Yes, This Island Earth is one of the best world-ish programs on the planet. If you are new to CKCU, or Ottawa, I encourage you to check out the full roster of programs here -- many many cool things to treat your ears, for sure.

4:48 PM, March 18th, 2012
Hey Alnoor, just wanted to say yet again THANKS A TON! It was a blast co-hosting with you, and hope you had fun too. There is no safety net in live radio -- keeps it real. ;-)

4:51 PM, March 18th, 2012
Alnoor Allidina (host)
Yep, had a good time. Also enjoyed the sunshine on the way home. What a gorgeous day.

5:30 PM, March 18th, 2012
Comments on this playlist have closed.