Words on World Music

Blog archives for April, 2008

Archive for April, 2008

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

From this San Jose Mercury News story we learn of a project that has brought musicians together, but not in the same room.   On Tuesday, they will perform – in real time, via the Internet, in front of a live audience at Stanford’s Dinkelspiel Auditorium – with musicians from Beijing University, 6,000 miles distant. With the […]

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

SUNDAY, APRIL 27th @ 10pm IN THE SPOTLIGHT with SWAMI The music business is a struggle for recognition. However, when your reputation precedes you, you can do no better than generate a little intrigue. DJ Swami is an accomplished producer who has lent his ears and his talents to releases by platinum selling artists like […]

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

Download our podcast this week, or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, April 27, at 4 pm, (Metro Vancouver area) and you’ll hear these great Celtic artists on our Top Ten for April! Dharmakasa Heidi Talbot Tiller’s Folly Cecile Corbel The Town Pants Capercailie Boiled in Lead Willie Nile Tiger Moth Flogging Molly Plus an interview with Damien […]

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

This week’s world.beats show will have a feature on Pink Martini.  More on the show later, but here’s a teaser on the band’s lead singer, China Forbes.

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

There is one group of people who just don’t seem to receive their due when it comes to saluting those who present and support world music. The music promoter. Here in Vancouver we have many, thank goodness, including Coastal Jazz and Blues, Mel Warner and Steve Edge (please don’t be cross if I’ve forgotten you, these […]