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Sunday, April 30, 2006

Podcast- April 30 06 - If Music Could Talk


I played this song last night on the show--- heres the VIDEO!
Jan Pahe Chan Ho- from the movie GUMNAAM -music by Shankar Jaikishan:
CRAZY!!! freakin out!!!! this movie clip rocks

Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Last Week's show- PODCAST

more cool music, some "exclusive" remixes (downloaded from the artists' myspace sites), some salsa, merengue, bachata, reggaeton, reggaetunes, and some more hip hop from "the world"

Monday, April 24, 2006

Chaiyya Chaiyya (full video/updated)

Chaiyya Chaiyya- From the soundtrack of the film Dil Se.

Saturday, April 22, 2006

3D Stamps From Bhutan

Bhutan was one of the first countries to adopt 3Dimensional stamps for their postal system. There was a whole series created- wildlife, sportscars, spaceships, ceremonial masks..

Friday, April 21, 2006

One Self Kick off their US tour!

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One Self freakin' rocked the Sonar Lounge this past Wednesday! (Baltimore, Maryland)
It was the first show of their US tour.. DJ Vadim, Blurum13, and Yarah Bravo were in high spirits and totally wreckin' the soundsystem Check their tour dates here or here and definitely go see them if they're in your area! Big respect to One self for sharing the inspiration.

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

If Music Could Talk- Khmer music- Podcast

Last week's show featured more new than old music from Cambodia. Sublime Frequencies and Khmer Rocks have already released so much amazing Khmer music. You can hear in this show, the music from Cambodia continues to grow and change... i tried to play the classic sounds from the 60's and 70's and then bring the new stuff too. Thankfully, there was enough of both to fill a 2 hour show. Actually, there's too much! This music should be playing on the radio all the time!!! That's what inspired the selections in this show-- Khmer music is alive and well... and the classics have not been forgotten either! I personally think it's some of the most beautiful music in the world.
Listen HERE

Friday, April 14, 2006

This Week on If Music Could Talk

A special show featuring Cambodian music in honor of the Khmer New Year Celebration which began on Friday and continues throughout the weekend.

here are some cool bios on the two most famous Khmer vocalists from the 60s.

Sin Sisamouth

I'll be playing lots of Khmer music from this era and some other cool stuff too. Tune in this Sunday 7-9pm EST
Ouk sokun Kanga

Pangaea Lounge - 04/13/06

check out the Intercontinental Sounds at the Pangaea Lounge- every second Thursday of the month (once a month) at Cafe Gutenberg- 17th and Main street- Richmond VA.
listen to the live set here (setlist coming soon)
and dont forget to show up next month!!

If Music Could Talk- another awesome mix by Zucotic


*note- the first song was cut off because, silly me, i forgot to press the record button.. so I spliced it back in but it sounds really thin (no bass!)-- contact Zucotic for a better mix!

plus, carlito's "armageddon mix"

setlist coming soon too!

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Burning Spear, April 12 2006

I went up to Charlottesville last night to hear the legendary Burning Spear perform with his band at a place called Starr Hill-- the 1.5hr moonlight drive up there was irie...and whoa.. this was an incredible show. to start the night off, i got to meet him cus i notice he's standing right next to me in the crowd! yeah, i know, crazy. i couldnt say anything but "Yo".. shook his hand and he smiles this big smile and laughs. And when he performed, he did all the classics, and some really amazing new stuff too! (opened with WALK from his new album OUR MUSIC- VIDEO HERE) The guy running the soundboard totally had the vocal effects and dub techniques down.. but Burning Spear didnt need any help, his vocals are still smooth, soulful, and beautiful. amazing. A small club , and he sounded like he was singing from a mountain top. I feel truly blessed to have seen this show. Good Vibes.

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Dengue Fever - Modern Cambodian pop groove fusion funk- Happy Khmer New Year! *FRIDAY

sleepwalk through mekong

here's another one
Sni Bong

Friday, April 07, 2006

a cool clip from a movie about the favela funk scene in rio

Thursday, April 06, 2006

Video from the Classic Bollywood movie "DON" (1978) starring Amitabh Bachchan

Don - Khai Ke Pan Bana Raswala

by the way, he's eating Betel leaves, called "Pan" (often prepared with candy sprinkles, chocolate sauce, clove, etc) I first tasted it in midtown Manhattan, in a little downstairs market on Lexington Ave - the guy who made it told me "take a BIIIIG bite!!.. you'll LOVE it!" ha ha- it was so strong it made my eyes water and my heart race... and from this video, you can tell that the stuff will make you dance crazy too!! wooo-haaaa!!! classic.

Monday, April 03, 2006

April 2 2006 Podcast link

last week's show LINK

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