Words on World Music

Blog archives for January, 2010


Archive for January, 2010

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Get the freshest Celtic music on  Celt in a Twist. Listen to the podcast on our player, here, or we’re also available on our podcast page and the iTunes store for easy download. Or tune in to AM1470 Sunday, January 31, at 4 pm, (Metro Vancouver area) to hear the show on the radio. Karan […]

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Were you lucky enough to hear the group The Heavy on Letterman last week?  They blew the house down with their incredible, well, heaviness. You’ll hear them on worldbeatCanada radio this week! Funnily enough, when I went to catch the performance on-line (Letterman is on way too late for this early bird), I found that […]

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010

People outside the Lower Mainland must think that the city of Vancouver has gone Olympics MAD.  It’s all we seem to think about in the weeks leading up to the games.  It’s not our fault!  Even if you’re not involved in the games themselves (I’m a volunteer, but not a sports fan), even if you’re […]

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Last week Cal had the pleasure of introducing Alpha Yaya Diallo at Capilano University.  After thehigh-energy, sold-out show they sat down for a chat,and we all get to listen in. Cal also features several Haitian artists this week in homage to the victims of the earthquake.  Remember to donate! Hear this week’s show at the […]

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Cal’s pick of the week from the Savvy Insider newsletter. Rage impassions all kinds of contemporary music from punk rock to rapcore to nu-metal. But, combined with cultural elements, like Arabic music, that anger adds global significance to the mix. Speed Caravan plug in the oud (a tear drop-shaped North African lute), says Cal Koat, […]