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Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Last week on If Music Could Talk- interview with Ladybug Mecca


Here's the link from the WRIR website (including setlist)

Thursday, March 23, 2006

weather patterns

snow through the tree limbs-- ( last night... melted by 12 noon... sunny and bright today-- mama nature is throwin us some crazy stuff lately )

Monday, March 20, 2006

Podcast- March 19 06 show - If Music Could Talk

Last night's show, featuring new songs from some very talented artists-- Ladybug Mecca, One Self, Wunmi, Ursula Rucker, Roots Manuva... and lots of other stuff too. Fresh New Music.. Just in time for Spring! Podcast Link HERE!

SETLIST ADDED HERE- with credits!

of course, some of this isnt so new-- but somehow i've just found all this great music.. maybe because big radio doesnt.. ahhh you know.. they play the same old..
and there's always next week for more newness... WRIR

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Bringin the funk from far and near- This Saturday at TONIC on 18th street- 1 block from the Farmer's Market- 0-2100 hrs-- 9pm

also featuring rare movie footage on the plasma screens. to add some atmosphere ... groove out to bumpin dancefloor hits from all over the world. planet rock style. wear some cool clothes if you feel inspired.. forget all borders and boundaries and check the vibes

Monday, March 13, 2006

Last Sunday's "If Music Could Talk" Podcast (below, 60's Thai LP- translation anyone?)

this album sleeve is way too cute... i mean, that little dog.. sort of scary.. you know?

PODCAST Link-- Last week's show featured a new track from Vienna's Couch Records artist - Coup De Bam, classic material by Mongo Santamaria (the Vaya Years comp.), Celia Cruz, the Thai LP shown above , and some heavy dubbed out reggae...Dennis Brown, Luciano, U-Roy, also Indonesian pop singer Siti Nurhaliza, some classic 60's Bhangra/Bollywood songs , and also some funk. warm weather music.. with ellipses... * on If Music Could Talk

yeah. all of that during a 2 hour period... listen on and don't hesitate to support them for their blessed podcast streaming generosity. . .

Wednesday, March 08, 2006

Pangaea Lounge 3/08/06

come check out the Intercontinental sounds at the Pangaea Lounge
8:30-11:30 @ Cafe Gutenberg THIS THURSDAY!!! -->More Info

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

This Week on "If Music Could Talk"- Spacetoaster Productions Showcase (nbo75/zucotic, Edinburgh Scotland)

Check out the newest releases from Spacetoaster Productions (and some classics too)- Spacetoaster is a label run by the talented mad genius Zucotic/nbo75 based in Edinburgh, Scotland. (click image for info on this Sunday's set)
Also featured this week--One of many artists i've been introduced through Zucotic-- former boxer, and nassty futuristic microbial hip hop artist, E.coli and also a track with one of E's collaborative crews- Filthography. Some tracks off his new album will be produced by NBO75. Big Up Indie Radio & Independent Artists
Plus a cool track by Jahcoozi described by one source as an "'anglo-srilankan-israeli-westgerman' avantglitchpop trio" Their Album is called "Pure Breed Mongrel" check the glitchy bumpy track "Taptenwechsel" on this cool compilation. Jahcoozi recently brought London 'grime* artists Kano and D Double E to Germany for an awesome show and also collaborations (link).

And I just found out about K-Liber a rap group from the Netherlands w members from Curacao.. They rhyme in Dutch, 'Papiamento', the language of the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba, and an occasional song in English or Spanish. (info from this article)
G-lobal hip hop movin' in all directions.. y' all
...and this If Music Could Talk show will too.

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