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Saturday, June 30, 2012

Playlist for Global Grooves 06/30/12

MC Yogi “Jai Sita Ram” from Pilgrimage (Bonus Track Version) ((RED) Velour Recordings - Frontline 2012) —MC Yogi is a Hip Hop Artist, Graffiti Writer and Yoga Teacher. Combining his Love of Yoga with Hip Hop, Reggae, Electronica, Dancehall & Dub he is a Pioneer in the Fusion of Ancient Yogic Science. This brand new track features Krishna Das on vocals.

The Invisible “UTOPIA” from Rispah (Bonus Track Version) (Ninja Tune 2012) —“Rispah,” the new album from The Invisible, is, in the words of singer-guitarist Dave Okumu, ”a love letter to grief.” New release.

Gypsy Cab (Sunjinho Moombahton Remix) “Mobius Collective” from Wonderwheel Spins in 2012 (Wonderwheel) N —Brand new compilation

Natacha Atlas “Makaan (Nickodemus & The Spy From Cairo Remix)” from Mounqaliba - Rising (The Remixes) (Six Degrees Records 2011) —Globally celebrated singer Natacha Atlas' latest release Mounqaliba was a decidedly acoustic affair, recorded with a 20-piece Turkish ensemble and a chamber orchestra & integrating western and Arabic styles. Former singer of Transglobal Underground.

Seun Kuti “Slave Masters” from From Africa with Fury: Rise (Knitting Factory 2011) —Son of Afro-Beat pioneer Fela Kuti.

Kongar-ol Ondar “Where Has My Country Gone? (Kongurei) (with Willie Nelson)” from Back Tuva Future (Ellipsis Arts) —Master Tuvan throat singer and a member of the Great Khural of Tuva. Ondar was born in 1962 near the Khemchik River in western Tuva. Considered a living treasure by the Republic of Tuva. Singing with Willie Nelson

Will Clipman “Ibo Oye” from Pathfinder CD ALBUM (canyon records 2007) —Six time Grammy nominee and Native American legend

Manu Chao “Politik Kills” from La Radiolina CD ALBUM (Nacional Records 2007) —French superstar with Gallacian and Basque heritage


Amadou & Mariam “Senegal Fast Food” from Dimanche A Bamako MP3 ALBUM (Nonesuch 2005) —The blind couple from Mali, on a record produced by Manu Chao.

Amadou & Mariam “Wily Kataso (feat. Tunde & Kyp of TV On The Radio)” from Folila (Became Music) —Brand new release. This week's country of the week is Mali.

Ali Farka Toure “Karaw” from The Source (World Circuit 1992) —Ali “Farka” Touré (October 31, 1939 – March 7, 2006) was a Malian singer and guitarist, and one of the African continent’s most internationally renowned musicians.

Ali Farka Touré & Ry Cooder “Ai Du” from Talking Timbuktu CD ALBUM (World Circuit 1994) —Ali Farka Toure with American guitar great Ry Cooder

Tinariwen “Assouf” from Aman Iman: Water Is Life CD ALBUM (Ponderosa Music & Art 2007) —Global Grooves house band. Tuareg nomad electric blues band from Mali

Tinariwen “Imidiwan Winakalin” from Aman Iman: Water Is Life CD ALBUM (Ponderosa Music & Art 2007)

Boubacar Traore “Kar Kar Madison” from Maciré (Kar Kar) CD ALBUM (Indigo 1999) —Boubacar Traoré (born 1942 in Kayes, Mali) is a renowned singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Traoré also goes by the nickname Kar Kar, "the one who dribbles too much" in Bambara, a reference to his soccer playing

Boubacar Traore “Duna Ma Yelema” from Maciré (Kar Kar) CD ALBUM (Indigo 1999) —Another track that blends American blues and North African grooves

Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba “Tineni (feat. Toumani Diabate)” from I Speak Fula (Bonus Track Version) CD ALBUM (Sub Pop Records/Next Ambiance 2009) —Malian group with Bassekou Kouyate playing the Ngoni, a West African string instrument. This track features kora master Toumani Diabate

Toumani Diabaté “Ismael Drame” from The Mandé Variations CD ALBUM (Nonesuch 2008) —Kora master from Mali

Issa Bagayogo “Banani” from Timbuktu CD ALBUM (Six Degrees Travel Series 2001) —More Malian Grooves

Habib Koité & Bamada “Mali Sadio” from Baro CD ALBUM (Contre-Jour 2001)

Habib Koité “Barra” from Afriki (Cumbancha 2007)

Salif Keita “Yamore (With Cesaria Evora)” from Moffou CD ALBUM (Decca/Universal Music Company 2002) —Tha Mansa of Mali with the late Cesaria Evora

Oumou Sangare “DJorolen (Remix)” from Oumou CD ALBUM (Corason 2003)

Rokia Traoré “Sabali” from Mouneïssa (Indigo 1997)

Prince Khonjo 99 with Midzi Heritage Sound “Kijicho” from Binadamu Hatosheki (unknown) —Great track with drum machine. Recorded in Kenya

The Beaters “Secrosanct” from Lost Memories (CBS) —South African groove from 1969

Orchestra Makassy “Mambo Bado” from Legends of East Africa CD ALBUM (Next Music (Pty) Ltd 2005)

Sir Victor Uwaifo “Ekassa 34” from Sir Victor Uwaifo EP 2 (51 Lex Records Ltd. 2010) —Nigerian guitar hero

Gigi “Bale Washintu” from Gigi (Palm Pictures 2001)

Ofra Haza “Rachamim” from Adama (Hed-Arzi 1994) —Isreal

Natacha Atlas “Mistaneek” from Gedida (Mantra 1999) —Egyptian songtress

Rachid Taha “Barra Barra” from Made In Medina CD ALBUM (Universal Music Division Barclay 2000)

Rachid Taha “BONjour” from Bonjour CD ALBUM (Universal Music Division Barclay 2009)

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