Words on World Music

Blog archives for May, 2008


Archive for May, 2008

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

New logo?  Nice of you to notice.  Yes it’s a new look for our television debut. **finger to lips** Poy, poy, poy, not a word. More on that next week. Right now! Download our podcast this week, or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, June 1, at 4 pm, (Metro Vancouver area) and you’ll hear these great Celtic […]

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

The question of the free distribution of music weighed against artists’ rights may have found a solution. According to this story in MacWorld, Peter Gabriel and Real World have launched a collaboration with the English company Bowers and Wilkins to distribute world music — for a fee, and for a limited time.  That is, you pay […]

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Last night’s Leo Awards were a big thrill for us.  world.beats was nominated in the “Best Music, Comedy, or Variety” category, and though we did not win, we had a fabulous time. (And it’s true!  Just getting nominated is a big thrill.) Here’s a snap from the red carpet — me, world.beats producer and writer […]

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

   SUNDAY, May 25th @ 10pm   IN THE SPOTLIGHT with YOAV    ‘Charmed and Strange’ are words which have probably been used often to describe Bjork, an artist who tops the list of influences for another single named performer, Yoav. The fact that no two of her songs are alike is inspirational to him and […]

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Download our podcast this week, or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, May 25, at 4 pm, (Metro Vancouver area) and you’ll hear these great Celtic artists! Click on the band names to go to their websites. Boot Dropkick Murphys The McDades Spirit of the West Old Blind Dogs Cecile Corbel Wolfstone Sinead O’Connor Malinky Cara Luft Michael […]