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Monday, December 19, 2011

My picks for the Top 10 World Music albums for 2011

Its that time of year again. Where we reflect on the new releases in music for the year and rate our favorite music released in 2011. Here is my list for the top 10 albums of the last year:

                                                      10. Youssou N' Dour-Dakar-Kingston


                                                         9. Vinicius Cantuária & Bill Frisell-Lágrimas Mexicanas

8. Vieux Farka Toure-The Secret

7. SMOD-SMOD

6. Ladysmith Black Mambazo-Songs from a Zulu Farm

5. Cheikh Lo-Jamm

4. Bombino-Agadez

3. Femi Kuti-Africa for Africa

2. Dengue Fever-Cannibal Courtship

1. Tinariwen-Tassili

You'll hear tracks from all of these great album plus more on Global Grooves, the 2011 retrospective show, 12/31/11 from 11am to 2pm on KRBX 89.9 FM and www.radioboise.org.






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