Words on World Music

Blog archives for August, 2009


Archive for August, 2009

Saturday, August 29th, 2009

Of course, these days you are just as likely to hear tablas as bodhrans on the Celtic tunes we play.  That’s the great thing about Celtic music, it can be adapted to any culture (and you know I don’t mean just tossing in a few fiddles and a fife.) We really try to bring you […]

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

The end of summer is a difficult date to pin down.  But my subconscious always assumes that summer cannot continue once school starts.  Though my school days are far behind me, I just assume that September (as warm and sunny as it is) is a wash-out as far as summer time fun goes. Just like […]

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009

Cal Koat of Celt in a Twist got Michael Sturm of Langer’s Ball on the phone, and they had a fine old jaw about music and the new album, Ships are Sailing.  You can hear it on the newest edition of Celt in a Twist,  available on our podcast page and the iTunes store. Or tune […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Vancouver is all areel with the completion (ahead of schedule) of our newest rapid transit marvel — ta dah! The Canada Line.  It links us with the airport and our southern suburb, Richmond.  Of course, that’s rather parochial compared to the podcast that links you with the whole world!  I speak of course of worldbeatcanada […]

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

We’ve been enjoying getting out and about here in our hometown on Vancouver, BC.  There’s lots to see and do — and we’ve even ducked down into Washington State for a cruise along the scenic Chuckanut Drive. Naturally, we’ve been taking Celt in a Twist and WorldbeatCanada Radio with us everywhere we’ve gone — on […]