Song - Artist - Album
My Funny Valentine - Miles Davis - Essential Miles
Scandinavia To San Diego 12-20-11
Song For Memory - The Once - Row Upon Row - The Once is a recently formed trio based out of St. John's, Newfoundland. The trio is comprised of Geraldine Hollett from Burin, Phil Churchill from Corner Brook and Andrew Dale from Coley's Point. The trio first met in the summer of 2005 while working with the Rising Tide Theatre Company in Trinity. There they discovered a mutual appreciation for folk/traditional music, particularly for the music of their native Newfoundland and the British Isles.
Native Language - Flesh & Bone - Pagan Saints - a collaboration between the duo Peter Kater and Chris White.
Circles - Somi - Red Soil In My Eyes - an American singer & songwriter of Rwandan and Ugandan descent.
Sophistication - Liechtenstein - Survival Strategies In A Modern World - have just released a new CDR single on Drill Building called "Meantime".
Kreisleriana (selection) - Helene Grimaud - The Very Best of - Has a passion for wolves, which she studie and raises.
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling - Kathleen Keane - Where the Wind Meets the Water - There’s a really soft breathy quality to Keane’s voice and she uses this to her advantage with her song choices. Galway is endearingly vocalised with a vulnerability that adapts to the lyrics perfectly and the soothing sound of When Irish Eyes are Smiling carries a freshness to a song that is almost a hundred years old
Amebo - Lijadu Sisters - Danger - Taiwo and Kehinde Lijadu, are identical twin sisters from Nigeria who were an important music duet from the 70s from Nigeria; their music now being reintroduced to our audience. Still sounds good.
Sweet William's Ghost - Cara - Long Distance Love - traditional and original celtic inspired music featuring guitar, fiddle, mandolin, whistles, uillean pipes and the voice of Mike Ryan.
Keep Your Eyes Shut - Korallreven - An Album by - The trippy ‘Keep Your Eyes Shut’ begins inexplicably with a clip of dialogue, presumably taken from a film, which is then followed by the words “a dream within a dream” continuously repeated, accompanied by the sound of midi trumpet.
The Water Is Wide - Annah Graefe - n/a - German singer of folk and 70s American tunes.
Western Plains - Murray & Falkenau - The Leipzig Sessions - Fiddle player Anna Falkenau and singer/songwriter/guitarist Ivan Murray play an exciting program of original and traditional songs and tunes, rooted in both Irish and American music traditions.
Black Is The Colour - Natacha Atlas - Ana Hina - Belgian singer known for her fusion of Arabic and Western electronic music.
Vidvandre (Wandering) - Annbjorg Lien - Prisme - steeped in tradition but boldly explores new musical frontierss.
Johnny Doherty's - Shanatalla - Turas - Group from Belgium; Turas is Irish for journey.
Is This Power - The Field - Looping State of Mind - Axel Willner, better known by the stage name The Field, is a techno artist based in Stockholm, Sweden.
Killoran's Church - John Doyle - Shadow and Light - Irish singer / songwriter - excellent new Celtic CD.
Taron - Chloe Goodchild - Devi - Chloë studied music and education at Cambridge and Norwich universities (1971 – 76). She has travelled worldwide, exploring a wide perspective on voice and sound, in search of “an embodied compassionate singing”.
Glade Jul - Sissel Kyrkjebo - Glade Jul - Ending the show with this song of the season.