12/24/99 - Reviews!
Just in time for the holidays, some last-minute pickings from 1999.
12/10/99 - Atracao
A profile of Atracao Fonografica, a label specializing in Brazilian music, both traditional and contemporary.
11/26/99 - Cordes en Folie
An interview with the members of Cordes en Folie, a World Beat trio from Vancouver.
11/12/99 - New Sounds
World Beat sounds of Trio Voronezh, The Nau Ensemble, Richard Bona, and more.
10/29/99 - The Voyage of Paul Piché
Enduring Québec singer/songwriter releases his first album of all-new material in six years.
10/22/99 - Reggae Savers
The music of Gregory Isaacs, Albert Griffiths, and other reggae masters, set at a reasonably price.
10/15/99 - Happy 40th, Claddagh!
Claddagh Records celebrates 40 years and joins The Atlantic Group.
10/08/99 - The Week on Record
The sounds of the Himalayas, children's music of the world, Eastern European folk music, and more.
09/24/99 - The Week on Record
More great new releases from Latin America, Africa, and more.
09/17/99 - The Week on Record
Some great new releases -- Jewish, English folk, African, and more.
09/10/99 - Garou and Christian Braut
Meet two up and coming French performers --one from Quebec, the other from France.
09/03/99 - The Latin Explosion
Explore the increasing popularity of Ricky Martin and Enrique Iglesias.
08/27/99 - Francis Cabrel and Hugues Aufray
Two new releases from two legendary French performers.
08/20/99 - Psychic Enemies Network
World Fusion meets New Age and Jazz -- an interview with this brotherly duo.
08/06/99 - Boiled in Lead
An encore presentation of my interview with World/folk/punk band BiL.
07/23/99 - Oliver Sudden Productions
A new face in World Music labels, from Canada.
07/09/99 - Sabah Habas Mustapha
An encore presentation of an exclusive interview with the younger brother of 3 Mustaphas 3 about his solo album Jalan Kopo.
06/25/99 - The Creative Luthier
An interview with Paul Rubenstein, one half of Bakshish and an inventor of unique instruments.
06/11/99 - Krazy House
Folk/rock band from Ontario, Canada on the horizon.
05/28/99 - Robert Macht
An interview with an expert in the field of Javanese gamelan.
05/17/99 - A Planet of Discovery
An essay that attempts to define the boundaries of World Music.
04/30/99 - Namaste
Enter the wild and wacky world of Namaste, a World Fusion ensemble from York, PA.
04/16/99 - Q&A With Serah
Singer/songwriter Serah talks about crossing cultural boundaries with music.
03/26/99 - Alla Kadysh
Exotic yet earthy, meet this Canada-based Russian singer/songwriter.
03/12/99 - Sassafras
A little bit folk, a little bit Celtic, and a lot of great music from this acoustic duo.
02/26/99 - Turku
Eurasian folk ensemble in the Unites States.
02/12/99 - Franco-Canadian Musicians
What it's like performing in the French language -- outside of Quebec.
01/29/99 - Visionary Dance Productions
The genesis of this productions comapny that draws upon the art form of bellydance.
01/15/99 - ASZA
Profile of a band from Vancouver that combines a multitude of instruments with genres.
01/01/99 - Sounds True
An interview with Joel Davis, "Minister of Music" at this innovative label.