New Sounds in World Music - 2004

Read about even more new World Music CDs in The Hot List.

December 27, 2004
Choying Drolma & Steve Tibbetts; Eva Ayllon; Wildest Dreams; Paul Schwartz's Aria 3.

December 20, 2004
Zein Al-Jundi performs songs from Syria; Nicholas Gunn; Mathew Joseph; Emeline Michel.

December 13, 2004
Matthew Forss reviews Daara J; Xavier Rudd; traditional music from Sweden; and, Croatian music from Klapa Cambi & Klapa Jelsa.

December 6, 2004
Tom Orr reviews Monica Salmaso; Marcel Khalife; music from the South Pacific; and, Mediterranean café music.

November 29, 2004
Väsen & Shuyler Jansen.

November 22, 2004
Tanglefoot; Bill Garrett & Sue Lothrup; Tinariwen; Lo'Jo.

November 15, 2004
Gabriel Yacoub; Richard Shindell; music of India; Festival in the Desert.

November 8, 2004
Traditional and Contemporary Music From Italy, Keezing & Florio, Imaginary Homeland, Birkin Tree, and Bula Fiji Bula - Music Of The Fiji Islands.

November 1, 2004
Issa Bagayogo, Marcel Khalife, Darko Rundek & Cargo Orkestar, The Unseen Guest, Tony Calle, and Amos Barzel.

October 25, 2004
Anastacia Azevedo, Raushan Orazbaeva, Ez-Zouhour, Glykeria, Alysson Light, and N'faly Kouyate & Dunyakan.

September 20, 2004
Charlie Gillett's picks on World 2004; Moksha Ensemble Lady Sun; Carl Bastien/Stone County Players Extra Lovin'; Putumayo Presents Nuevo Latino.

September 13, 2004
Lhasa de Sela The Living Road; Pierre Lapointe Pierre Lapointe; Yves Marchand Belvédère; Vilain Pingouin Jeux de Mains.

September 6, 2004
Joji Hirota & The Taiko Drummers Japanese Taiko; Majmouat Abde Elhakim Majmouat Abde Elhakim; Livio Guardi & Wilson Montuori Diomedee; Nijen Antonio Coatti Shellvibes.

August 30, 2004
Plena Libre Estamos Gozando!; Various Artists Bazaar Istanbul - Music Of Turkey; Ex-Centric Sound System West Nile Funk; Tummel Klezmerised!.

August 23, 2004
Bonga Kaxexe; Milagro Acustico Rubaiyyat Of Omar Khayyam; Fernando Holz Minh’ Alma Nua (My Nude Soul); Marie Louise Iwacu.

August 1, 2004
Magical sounds of the sitar; music to meditate by; the art of the guzheng; take the road to Greece.

July 26, 2004
Classical and modern Indian music; Sacred Mantras of India; music from North India; Daniel Thonon is a Master of the Diatonic Accordion.

July 19, 2004
The Pulse of Africa; Hidekazu Katoh and Richard Stagg are Masters Of The Shakuhachi; Suzzana Owiyo's Mama Africa; Field recordings from Mauritania in the West Sahara.

June 28, 2004
Klezmer hailing from Italy; the Sicilian sounds of Nuklearte; Tabule.

June 21, 2004
The best of Japanese music; the Middle Eastern Oud; traditions from Tuva.

June 14, 2004
The latest from Leahy; Tibetan sounds; Miles Gurtu; Sergent Garcia.

June 7, 2004
Jeszcze Raz returns with 2 Univers; Sham Rock daces the night away; Rick Fielding's last recording; Miriam Makeba reflects.

April 12, 2004
Gerardo Maza, Famous Greek Composers, David Gonzalez & The Poetic License Band, and Los Ninos de Sara.

April 9, 2004
Emma Shapplin, Kristi Stassinopoulou, Miary Lepiera, Shir, and Horace X.

April 6, 2004
An eclectic bunch of reviews from Ayako Hotta-Lister, Afghan Ensemble, Monks of the Sherab Ling Monastery, and Masters of the Accordion.

April 1, 2004
Matt reviews Earth Wheel Sky Band, Grey Larsen & Paddy League, Jonas Hellborg, Shawn Lane, & Jeff Sipe, Hossam Ramzy and Mohammed Naiem, and Ada de Luque.

March 29, 2004
Skatalites, Tom Lewis & Tanglefoot, Joji Hirota & Pete Lockett, Ramiro Musotto, and Music of the Silk Road.

March 25, 2004
Reviews from Clannad, Mylene, Boris Karlov, Shafqat Ali Khan, and Orthodox Chants from Russia.

March 22
Matt Forss reviews releases from Boban Markovic, Leon Palad & Kilo Munoz, Mahmoud Fadl, and the compilations Africa Straight Ahead and Glabal Women.

March 15, 2004
Tom Orr takes a look at new releases from Chava Alberstein, Tommy McCook, Francisco Aguabella, and celebrating ten years of Putumayo.

March 8, 2004
Ladysmith Black Mambazo; Cascade Folk Trio; Warsaw Village Band; Laurence Jalbert.

January 21, 2004
Raquy Danziger; Yusef Lateef and Adam Rudolph's Go.

January 15, 2004
Jane Birkin; Suzanne Teng and Mystic Journey.

January 14, 2004
A Collection From Boris Grebenshikov; Persian Carnival; Besh o Drom.

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