Words on World Music

Blog archives for January, 2011


Archive for January, 2011

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

  What’s a Firkin?  It’s a Celtic word, and like so many Celtic words, it’s associated with drinking.  But it’s also a celt-punk band from Hungary!  Listen to this week’s Celt in a Twist to hear an interview with Barna Marthy from Firkin. Join host Patricia Fraser with this week’s show at the iTunes store.  […]

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Gathering music from all over the globe takes some doing.  Be sure to let Cal Koat know of any new artists and tunes you discover — his ears are always on the lookout for new stuff. And he passes it on to you in his weekly podcasts. Listen at the player here, or at the […]

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

  It’s back to work — with not another stat holiday until April for us Canadians!  The next few months stretch away in an unbroken vista of work, work, work.  Luckily, for me, I get to look forward to the creation of another Celt in a Twist every week — I hope it’s a bright […]

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

  To everything there is a season, and the beginning of the new year means making lists — resolutions, best of, worst of, and goals for the future. Cal Koat has a list of great music, and he manages to get all the way through it on this week’s worldbeatCanada radio podcast — plus a […]

Saturday, January 1st, 2011

  Time to be looking back at 2010, and forward to 2011.  So….another top ten list?  Not quite.  This week’s show features the songs that were lurking around the top of our Celt in a Twist Chart, month by month. Hear our “top 12″ on our weekly Celt in a Twist program. Join host Patricia […]