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"Mondo Mundo: 2014 Wrap-Up" with Kate G. (archive)

New Releases
Saturday, December 27, 2014 | 14:00 to 16:00 | Specialty

New Artist Song Album Label Comments
Khun Narin Electric Phin Band Show Wong Khun Narin Khun Narin Electric Phin Band Innovative Leisure 2014; Thailand.
Aziza Brahim Gdeim Izik Soutak Glitterbeat 2014; Mali and Spain.
Imarhan Timbuktu Amassakoul in Tenere (Desert Traveler) Akal Warled Clermont Music 2014; northern Mali.
Tinariwen Sendad Eghlalan Emmaar Anti- 2014; Mali and beyond.
Mdou Moctar A Fleur Tamgak Afelan Sahel Sounds Late 2013; Niger.
Kojiro Umezaki 108 (for shakuhachi, janggo, sanfur, and manjira) (Cycles) In a Circle 2014; Japan and California.
Hafez Nazeri Solitude / Ascent (from Eternal Return) Rumi Symphony Project - Cycle I: Untold Sony Classical 2014; Iran.
* Performers from Bali Bali Indonesia A Distant Invitation: Street and Ceremonial Recordings from Burma, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand Sublime Frequencies 2014; Indonesia.
Meta Meta Tristeza Nao Metal Metal Mais Um Discos 2014; Brazil.
Meridian Brothers Jefe Indio Vengara Salvadora Robot Soundway 2014; Colombia.
* Renuka Acharya (1931-2010) Song to Goddess Kali The Travelling Archive - Folk Music from Bengal: Field Recordings from Bangladesh, India, and the Bengali Diaspora Sublime Frequencies 2014; India.
Caetano Veloso Estou Triste Abracaco Nonesuch 2014; Brazil.
* Amabis Pena Mais Que Perfeita Trabalhos Carnivoros Mais Um Discos 2014; Brazil.
* Antonio Castrignano Li Culuri de la Terra Fomenta Ilenu De Taranta Ponderosa Music & Art 2014; Italy.
Caoimhin o Raghallaigh and Dan Trueman what what what Laghdu Irishmusic.net 2014; Ireland and New Jersey.
Toumani Diabate and Sidiki Diabate Tijaniya Toumani & Sidiki World Circuit 2014; Mali.
Diali Cissokho and Kaira Ba Mere Khadi (My Heart, Returned) The Great Peace S/R 2014; Senegal and Pittsboro, NC.
Kasai Allstars The Chief's Enthronement / Oyaye Beware the Fetish Crammed Discs 2014; Congo.