The Garden of Intellectual Fungus
Song - Artist -
Fado Portugues - Amalia Rodrigues -
Scandinavia To San Diego 01-17-12
Bulletproof - Kerli - Love Is Dead - Estonian singer Kerli was born in Elva, a Soviet-occupied town with a population of 5,000, in 1987. As a teen, she dreamed of becoming a pop star and leaving her homeland, and studied singing, dancing, acting, and piano.
Freaks For The Festival - TriBeCaStan - New Deli - Great new CD of music, so varied, there is something for everyone.
Laziest Girl In Town - Lisa Ekdahl - Back To Earth - In the winter of 1994 Lisa Ekdahl was brought into superstardom over night in Scandinavia. Lisa’s debut album sold quadruple platinum and gave her three grammy awards. Her laid back style, matched with her fragility and sensitivity has dazzled fans and critics alike.
Scarborough Settler's Lament - Jeana Leslie & Siobhan Miller - Shadows Tall - Jeana Leslie and Siobhan Miller are two talented young singers and musicians who are recognised as shining new stars on the Scottish Music scene.
Karimba - Novalima - Karimba - The group came together, strangely enough, when the four founders were living in different parts of the world. From their homes in London, Barcelona, Hong Kong and Lima, they started emailing song ideas to each other.
March, Strathspey & Reel - Roderick MacLeod - World Masters of Piping - An album of world class pipers competing at the highest level.
Hessa - El Rego - self titled - El Rego, is from Benin in West Africa, his self titled first album available in the U.S. is a collection of vintage 45s. From the start, his band The Commandos is in the pocket, and the leader's phrasing and tone connects right away.
Be Careful, It's My Heart - Holly Cole - self titled - Cole tours frequently, particularly around the holiday season, in Canada. She was also a part of the 1998 Lilith Fair tour, and her song "Onion Girl" was included on that year's live compilation album.
Tree - Audrey Auld - Come Find Me - Australian-American songwriter has written a song about impermanence influenced by Buddist philosophy.
Stay In The Clouds - Zee Avi - Ghostbird - A huge talent in a petite frame bringing a universal message from the unlikely birthplace of Borneo.
The Downie Dens of Yarrow - Davie Stewart - Go On Sing Another Song - The late Scot was one of Scotland's 'travelling people' and was a real character who sang and played melodeon as he travelled.
High Germany - Heidi Talbot - Distant Future - Born in the rural village of Kill, County Kildare, Ireland, Talbot began singing in the church choir run by her mother.
Talagh - Googoosh - self titled - Faegheh Atashin also known by her stage name Googoosh is an Iranian singer and actress.
Intermezzo in A Major - Annemieke Spoelstra - Toccare - The Dutch pianist, based in Burlington VT since 2004, plays accessible, evocative works on the solo recording, which features primarily 19th-century Romantic composers.
Sunset - Luna Blanca - Provence - Award winning nouveau-flamenco band from Germany.
Still - E.S.T. - Leucocyte - With their unique soundscape, combining jazz with drum 'n' bass, electronic elements, funk rhythm, and pop and rock as well as European Classical music, e.s.t. is definitely one of the most innovative jazz bands of today.
Adio Kerida - Yasmin Levy - Mano Suave - born on December 23, 1975 in Jerusalem, is an Israeli singer-songwriter of Judaeo-Spanish music.
Lovelight - Ralph Lundsten - Nordic Light - During the 1950's Ralph Lundsten built his own electronic musical instruments and was one of the first pioneers in this field.
The Trumpet Vine - Kate Wolf - Weaver of Visions - One of my favorite love songs, while Kate is gone, her music legacy lives on.