Words on World Music

Blog archives for November, 2010


Archive for November, 2010

Saturday, November 27th, 2010

This week host Patricia Fraser reviews our Top Ten for November, which you can find at the worldbeatCanada web site. And Cal Koat has a chat with one of the pickinist musicians around — banjo legend Bela Fleck. We can’t ignore that Christmas is coming — and so is Bela Fleck!  He and the Flecktones […]

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

  And the truth shall let you free — at least that’s the theory behind Radio Bar-Kulan.  It’s a radio station broadcasting to the people of Somalia.  It breaks lots of rules — just like good radio does — except this time the people who listen to it could be jailed, beaten, or worse.  Just […]

Saturday, November 20th, 2010

We here in the Potterverse are all charged up about the new Harry Potter movie.  It’s always a treat to take a brief trip to an alternate world — and we don’t even have to subject ourselves to those new airport scanning machines. And as a tribute to the Hogwarts crowd, host Patricia Fraser will […]

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Host Cal Koat has a new toy, er tool, the iPhone 4.  It’s sleek, cool, and does what no phone has ever done — identify a song with just a few notes played, sung, or hummed into it. He puts it to the test with today’s play list — which includes a tribute to the […]

Saturday, November 13th, 2010

Thanks to everyone who has left a review at the iTunes store — it means a lot to us that you are listening to the show and that you like it — you really like it! This week’s Celt in a Twist has a debut by a new artist to us — Abby Green.  Listen […]