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WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE WEEK

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The world is full of music...full of lyrical grooves...but where can you hear them? Right here...that's where.
6 years ago, August 23rd 2013 No: 1 Msg: #174355  
BOB BROSNAN

The Album "RUNNING MAN"

Accoustic grooves from collaborations in India, New York USA, Greece, England, Madagascar & Japan

Get the Album...here's a tribute



"DEBUSSY IN MADAGASCAR"

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6 years ago, August 23rd 2013 No: 2 Msg: #174356  
ORCHESTRA BAOBAB

From Senegal...my favourite album by this fabulous band

A favourite at Travelblog get-togethers at my place

The Album..."SPECIALIST IN ALL STYLES"

"DEE MOOR WOOR"



"JIIN MA JIIN MA"



"NDONGO DAARA"



"ON VERRA CA"

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6 years ago, August 23rd 2013 No: 3 Msg: #174357  
RARE GROOVES AFRICA by Nova

Sensational Album...a few tastes...get your rocks off

KING SUNNY ADE...Nigerian juju music

"SYNCHRO SYSTEM"



DAMON ALBARN & AFEL BOCOUM...from Mali

"NIGER"



FELA KUTI...from Nigeria

"SHAKARA"



BONGA KUENDA...from Angola

"BALUMUKENA"



MULATU ASTATQE...from Ethiopia

"YEGELLE TEZETA"

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5 years ago, August 30th 2013 No: 4 Msg: #174591  
ROKIA TRAORE...from Mali

Mesmerising...beautiful...superlatives that do not disappoint

I have her albums "TCHAMANTCHE", "WANITA", "MANNEISSA" & "BOWMBOI"

I discovered her in Mali in 2011...headlined the Festival of Sydney in 2013 to rave reviews

A few tastes fron the album that led me to discover this extraordinary talent "TCHAMANTCHE".

"DOUNIA"



"ZEN"



"AIMER"




"TOUNKA"



"TCHAMANTCHE"



"THE MAN I LOVE"...shades of Billie Holliday...be transported

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5 years ago, September 14th 2013 No: 5 Msg: #175028  
YAPA...from France

An indie band from France (3 guitarists & a percussionist) who took off when they attended a music festival in Burkina Faso, their first trip to Africa. They met a number of African musos there and started playing melodies with them.

So was born this delightful album of their music from France with collaborations from African artists

The album "PARIWAGA"...a few tastes

"SINDI DENI MA"...Yapa featuring Victor Deme



"A MOBYLETTE"



"KANATA"...Yapa featuring Salif Diarra



"LE FILS"...Yapa featuring KPG



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5 years ago, September 20th 2013 No: 6 Msg: #175281  
The Album..."ONE WORLD"

A collection of World Music and Ambient Sounds...2 CD set

36 tracks but a taste from Disc 1

DEEP FOREST

"SWEET LULLABY"



GYPSY KINGS

"BAMBOLEO"



ENIGMA

"SADENESS"



JULEE CRUISE

"FALLING"



YOTHU YINDI

"TREATY"





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5 years ago, October 25th 2013 No: 7 Msg: #176587  
YOUSSOU N'DOUR

Very well known artist from Senegal...made heaps of Albums...been searching for the best of these...and I reckon this is the cream of the crop...worth buying for sure

Very special World Music Album of the Week

"JOKO...FROM VILLAGE TO TOWN"...a few tastes

With Sting..."DON'T WALK AWAY"



"BIRIMA"



"MY HOPE IS IN YOU"



Asking the hard questions with Wyclef Jean..."HOW COME"

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5 years ago, November 16th 2013 No: 8 Msg: #177143  
Feeling like some cool grooves...cross-connected...cross-pollinated

AFRONAUT...from South Africa

Picked up this CD in Kruger National Park of all places...catches the mood every time

The album..."AFRICAN LOUNGE EXPERIENCE"...a few tastes...sensational

"EEZE NOW"



"FREE MIND"

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5 years ago, December 8th 2013 No: 9 Msg: #177732  
If French is the language of love...you'll love this

ZAZ ZRBIJA

The complete Album entitled simply as "ZAZ"

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5 years ago, December 26th 2013 No: 10 Msg: #178246  
Our Artist of the Week...World Music Album of the week

HINDI ZAHRA...from Morocco

Here is the complete Album...the exquisite..."HANDMADE"




[Edited: 2013 Dec 26 21:57 - Dancing Dave:192151 ]
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4 years ago, October 18th 2014 No: 11 Msg: #186138  


I like the music the video is not the best. Reply to this

4 years ago, October 18th 2014 No: 12 Msg: #186147  
In response to: Msg #186138

Great great track MJ...thank you for introducing this artist...ADRIANO CELENTANO from the 2002 "PER SEMPRE" CD...magnificent voice...captures the mood beautifully

For MJ...the 2004 FULL ALBUM of ADRIANO CELENTANO...magnificent in any language

"C'E SEMPRE UN MOTIVO"

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15 months ago, May 25th 2018 No: 13 Msg: #204865  
Super cool...sounds terrific...a diamond in the sand...talk to me...let me in

Y'AKOTO

"BABY BLUES"


Y'Akoto - Babyblues
Alemanha, Gana, 2012
01. Diamonds 0:00
02. Tamba 3:46
03. Talk To Me 7:00
04. Drunk Or High 10:41
05. Yakoto's Babyblues 12:28
06. Moving 15:43
07. Good Better Best 18:59
08. Tonight 22:50
09. Bodymovements 25:31
10. Sitting 'round The Table 29:28
11. Whatever Dear 31:04
12. What Makes You Strong 35:06
13. Without You 38:42
14. Truth 41:18

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