Words on World Music

Blog archives for October, 2008

Archive for October, 2008

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

worldbeatcanada radio continues the pursuit of Calcopyrite Communications to expose contemporary global rhythms as an exciting alternative to jukebox radio; opening a window on other cultures and modern innovations, fostering awareness and appreciation.  Each episode features tracks from the very latest releases, reviews, concert updates, and interviews with the artists who make the magic.  This […]

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

In a rare example of strange coincidence, some of my questions on Internet broadcasting and podcasting have been aswered. Broadcaster magazine today released the story on the Copyright Board of Canada’s decision regarding internet broadcasting. Terrestrial stations who already pay SOCAN fees will be able to extend their programming to the internet. “For the users already paying […]

Monday, October 27th, 2008

Today two media stories came across my desk (OK, it was my computer screen) about internet radio.  The first story involves Krip Hop Radio — a show of music created and produced by people with disabilities.  You might say that’s a niche market, but it’s a niche that will attract listeners all over the world.  […]

Saturday, October 25th, 2008

Download our podcast this week, or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, October 26, 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). I usually ask you to go to our other website for the complete chart, […]

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

I was showing an invitation to a bilingual friend of mine, and she pointed out that the word “canape” — what we think of when we see little pieces of toast with a shrimp draped across them — actually means “sofabed” or “loveseat” in French. So how did this happen?  Did a hostess bearing a […]