Words on World Music

Blog archives for September, 2008


Archive for September, 2008

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

The latest recording project from Jamaican roots singer, I Wayne took shape as his response to the message of violence and destruction he was hearing in hip hop and dancehall lyrics. You won’t find all the answers in his ‘Book Of Life’, but the album does play like a kind of ‘owners manual’. The roots […]

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

As this story from the New York Times tells us, songstress Linda Ronstadt has accepted a position as consulting artistic and educational director of the Mexican Heritage Plaza’s 17th Annual International Mariachi and Latin Music Festival in San Jose California.  The event, which runs through Sept. 28, is one of dozens of mariachi festivals and […]

Saturday, September 20th, 2008

Download our podcast this week, or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, September 21, at 4 pm, (Metro Vancouver area) and you’ll hear these great Celtic artists! Click on the band names to go to their websites (and maybe buy one of their albums). Kris Drever Catriona McKay The Duhks (And check out this review and interview with […]

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

As you know (or could guess) I am currently in that dizzyingly sharp learning curve which follows entry into a new technology (in this case, blogging).  I am also in the process of learning more about entertainment law, and music (the subject of this blog) and, well, everything to do with blogging. And building web […]

Saturday, September 13th, 2008

Download our podcast this week, or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, September 14, at 4 pm, (Metro Vancouver area) and you’ll hear these great Celtic artists! Click on the band names to go to their websites (and maybe buy one of their albums). Tiger Moth Damien Dempsey Great Big Sea Slainte Mhath Moving Cloud Gaelic Storm Neck […]