5.1 Surround Sound Music & Video – Continental Drift on 3BBR & CRN – Australian Television – Paintings – Design – Cartoons – Animation – Sculpture – Woodcraft
ARTIST ... Origin
MARA ! .... Australia
Yay Lar Lar 4'55
(Don't Even Think) [Sandstock]
MARA ! played at the first WOMADelaide in 1992, and I see no reason not to invite them again.
The catholics .... Australia
Why The Caged Bird Sings 5'30
A fine jazz cross-over act like this would get the crowds jumping.
Bruce COCKBURN .... Canada
Silver Wheels 6'00
(Bruce Cockburn Live) [Cooking Vinyl]
A truly great songwriter & performer writing passionate, sensitive and socially-conscious lyrics.
La BOTTINE SOURIANTE .... Quebec / Canada
(A Week in the Real World) [Real World]
Loreena McKENNITT .... Canada
(The Mask and Mirror) [Quinlan Road]
"The TAHITIAN CHOIR" .... Rapa Iti, Southern Austral Islands
Himene Tarava 2'30
(Spirit of Polynesia) [Saydisc]
Baaba MAAL & Mansour Seck .... Senegal
(Djam Leeli) [Rogue]
Oumou SANGARE .... Mali
Kayini Wura 5'56
(Ko Sira) [World Circuit]
Ali Farka TOURE .... Mali
(Ali Farka Toure) [World Circuit]
A family crisis prevented him from coming last year. Here's hoping.
Tuomani DIABATE .... Mali
Sankoun Djabi 5'58
If there was any possibility of assembling the Songhai team with Spanish group Ketama, I would be equally thrilled.
Hamdi AHMED .... Egypt
Tasadig Wala Ahliflak 5'16
(Sif Safaa: New Music From The Middle East) [hEMIsphere]
Last week I made suggestions for some traditional-style music from the Arab world, so here's another in a more popular idiom.
JUSTIN VALI TRIO .... Madagascar
(Ny Marina - The Truth) [Real World]
The discovery of WOMADelaide '95. Encore. Encore.
MUSIKI MANJARO .... Australia
Mwana L'shi 7'32
(Moto Moto) [independent]
This band MUST be part of next years' event. They've established themselves over many years as a fine African dance band.
See last week for my WOMADelaide '97 wishlist Part 1.
A brief snapshot of the WOMAD INDIAN PACIFIC TOUR in Pimba this weekend, and in Melbourne next.
SHU-DE ! .... Tuva
(Voices From The Distant Steppe) [Real World]
Archie ROACH .... Australia
Down City Streets 3'57
(Charcoal Lane) [Mushroom]
Remmy ONGALA & ORCHESTRE SUPER MATIMILA .... Tanzania
(A Week In The Real World) [Real World]
Next week, a review of this WOMAD INDIAN PACIFIC tour with Systa BB from OK AFRICA (PBS-FM Thursdays 8:30-10pm) who took the train trip across the country.