Words on World Music

Blog archives for September, 2009


Archive for September, 2009

Saturday, September 12th, 2009

The school year has started up here in Canada, and in the northern part of the US.  I don’t know why we still have two months of school holiday in the summer, it would make more sense to me if they split it up during the year.  It’s not like the kids have to help […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

Our thanks to Megan Romer at About.com for sharing her latest find. The British Library has put over 2,000 hours of world music online, free for anyone to access. As Megan states in her blog, “These recordings are not polished; they’re all funky old field recordings (and pub recordings – there are dozens of drinking […]

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

  Now that the hurly-burly of summer has passed, it’s time to look forward to a long winter’s sleep. Producer and host Cal Koat has a good idea for those long winter evenings — sleep!  Find his “just for fun” Facebook group Hiber Nation here. Depend on worldbeatcanada radio to put you in a dancing […]

Saturday, September 5th, 2009

The end of summer is bringing us a bumpter crop of new tunes from some of our favourite artists — and some new discoveries!  Listeners who enjoyed the music at a contra dance turned us on to the performers, and this week you’ll be introduced to them too — Raz de Maree. Be sure to […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Cal has produced a feast of new flavours and fancies on this week’s show — new artists and music from the smorgasbord that is world music. You can find it at the worldbeatcanada.com website, here.  Or, get the worldbeatcanada radio podcast for free at the iTunes store. Click on the names of these world musicians […]