Words on World Music

Blog archives for January, 2008


Archive for January, 2008

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008

Digging into our archives bought us this great interview with Trevor Rogers of one of our favourite bands, The Clumsy Lovers.  Cal Koat conducted the interview for Celt in a Twist radio program.  As long as we are lucky we attribute it to our smartness; our bad luck we give the gods credit for. Josh Billings […]

Saturday, January 26th, 2008

Once again Dub MC  has answered several questions in one well-written post.   The questions I have are “Why aren’t world musicians more popular in North America?”, “What can be done to make world musicians more popular in North America?”, and “Why should we bother?” OK, the last is not a real question, but just a […]

Friday, January 25th, 2008

I’ve been very busy getting things started, putting some boats in the water, getting my ducks in a row, etc. before Monday, January 28.  What’s the deadline? Mercury goes retrograde.  According to astrologers,  when Mercury is retrograde you should not start anything new.  And being a Gemini, I am particularly susceptible to Mercury’s mercurial actions. […]

Monday, January 21st, 2008

When I started this blog, I thought I knew what I wanted to write about.  World music. Because there are not a lot of blogs on world music, and I happen to have access to some of  the best, plus access to a person who eats, drinks, sleeps, sings, and breathes world music.  Nothing would […]

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

As noted at Mr. Bryans, Belize artist Andy Palacios has passed away following a heart attack.Andy broke upon the world music scene with one of the most important albums of 2007, Watina.  In his review of Watina, Cal Koat noted that “In a marketplace full of mechanically-crafted, cookie-cutter pop, it’s music that sings with humanity.” […]