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Favoriting November 14, 2020:

The Annual Ragas Live Marathon Goes Virtual - and International!

The Ragas Live Festival is a 24-hour music marathon. Indian Classical Music is its heart but there's much more. Going virtual this year (starting 7 pm Sat Nov 21), the festival will feature great artists based abroad as well as in the US. David Ellenbogen guest-DJs to share archival festival recordings, and preview this year's festival, including Brooklyn Raga Massive's Terry Riley tribute In D - which will also be released as an album.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
Jupiter & Okwess  Na Kozonga   Favoriting Single        *   0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Star Feminine Band  Peba   Favoriting Star Feminine Band  Born Bad      *   0:03:51 (Pop-up)
Ipa-Boogie  Alo Dangereux   Favoriting Ipa-Boogie  Acid Jazz Records    New reissue - licensed from Albarika Store record label,, Benin  *   0:07:33 (Pop-up)
Vaudou Game  Lazy Train   Favoriting Apiafo  Hot Casa        0:12:50 (Pop-up)
Selma Uamusse feat. Bixiga 70  Maputo   Favoriting Liwoningo  Ao Sul do Mundo    Liwoningo means Light in Chopi, a Bantu language spoken along the southern coast of Mozambique  *   0:16:09 (Pop-up)
Ladama  Mar Rojo   Favoriting Oye Mujer  Six Degrees      *   0:23:18 (Pop-up)
Meridian Brothers  El Faraón Miente   Favoriting Cumbia Siglo XXI  Les Disques Bongo Joe      *   0:25:50 (Pop-up)
DJ Click and Colelo Identidad Mapuche  Wajkolxa   Favoriting Djclick y Colelo Identidad Mapuche  No Fridge      *   0:29:56 (Pop-up)
Ammar 808 Feat. Kali Dass  Ey Paavi   Favoriting Global Control - Invisible Invasion  Glitterbeat      *   0:32:58 (Pop-up)
Bombay Talkie  Ashiq Tera   Favoriting Feem      This was one of the few bhangra bands from Scotland    0:38:22 (Pop-up)
Frank London & Adeena Karasick  Drown Me   Favoriting Salome        *   0:43:54 (Pop-up)
Sančuari  Ivgorášša   Favoriting Šleaŋgáčuoivvat  DAT O.S ‎  2001  Sami (indigenous) group from Norway    0:49:01 (Pop-up)
Bismillah Khan  Chaiti   Favoriting Sangeet Sartaj  Music Today    Champion of the double-reed, shehnai    0:52:49 (Pop-up)
David Ellenbogen Guest Hour

Zakir Hussain with Mickey Hart  Dancing Sorcerer   Favoriting Various Artists: Planet Drum  Ellipsis Arts        1:07:59 (Pop-up)
Betsayda Machado & La Parranda El Clavo  No la peles, pap   Favoriting Loé Loá - Rural Recordings Under The Mango Tree  Olindo        1:12:14 (Pop-up)
Go: Organic Orchestra & Brooklyn Raga Massive  Mousa Azure   Favoriting Ragmala: A Garland Of Ragas  Meta    Composed by / featuring Hassan Hakmoun    1:17:14 (Pop-up)
Shakti  Bridge of Sighs   Favoriting Natural Elements  Columbia  1977      1:25:42 (Pop-up)
Brooklyn Raga Massive  Bihag   Favoriting In D      World broadcast premiere! Official release is next weekend in conjunction with the Ragas Live Festival  *   1:34:42 (Pop-up)
Brooklyn Raga Massive  Bairagi   Favoriting In D        *   1:49:02 (Pop-up)
Toumani Diabaté & Ballaké Sissoko  Bi Lamban   Favoriting New Ancient Strings  Hannibal Records  1999      2:05:11 (Pop-up)
Derek Gripper  Jarabi   Favoriting One Night On Earth: Music From The Strings Of Mali  Matsuli Music  2015      2:10:53 (Pop-up)
END David Ellenbogen Guest Hour

Kronos Quartet, Maria Arnal  Anda Jaleo   Favoriting Long Time Passing: Kronos Quartet and Friends Celebrate Pete Seeger  Smithsonian Folkways    Written by Federico García Lorca; Pete sang it on his Spanish Civil War album, Canciones De Las Brigadas Internacionales  *   2:20:11 (Pop-up)
Banda Pistoleros  Sufrir   Favoriting El Mundo Esta Loco  Rodven        2:22:59 (Pop-up)
Koharu Kusumi & Ongaku Siza & Milky Way con Banda  Tan Tan Taan   Favoriting Single          2:25:06 (Pop-up)
Renata Mattar, Circo Branco  As 5 Horas da Manha   Favoriting Auto da Paixão          2:29:28 (Pop-up)
Nation Beat  Roseira do Norte   Favoriting The Royal Chase  Avokado Artists Recordings      *   2:31:16 (Pop-up)
Banda Sinaloense La Conquistadora  Muévete Que Muevete   Favoriting Me Enamoro de Ti          2:35:49 (Pop-up)
La Innovadora Banda Odisea de Armando Villegas  Mahalageasca   Favoriting Mahalageasca      Mexican band covers Romanian band Mahala Rai Banda's big hit    2:38:45 (Pop-up)
Fanfare Ciocărlia  Cucuritza   Favoriting Onwards to Mars!  Asphalt Tango    Also featured in the Borat Subsequent Moviefilm    2:42:57 (Pop-up)
Une Anche Passe  Prevezaniko   Favoriting Nigriz  Buda Musique        2:45:24 (Pop-up)
Fanfare Di S. Andrea Sullo Jonio  Tarantella   Favoriting Various Artists: Tribu Italiche - Calabria          2:48:20 (Pop-up)
Sväng  Bjorndansin efter Peter Ragvals   Favoriting In Trad We Trust        *   2:54:28 (Pop-up)

WFMU and WFMU's Transpacific Sound Paradise denounce explicit and implicit racism; condemn the culture of white supremacy, which enables the brutalization of black people and other communities of color, and support Black Lives Matter and the movement it stands for.

Here's a link to WFMU's Public Service page with links and info for / related to racial justice issues, coronavirus testing, food and economic assistance, musician aid, voting rights organizations and lots more: https://wfmu.org/psa/.

Also: BRIC has an extensive and regularly updated pandemic crisis resource list on its website with artists, performers etc. in mind but relevant for everyone. See it here: https://www.bricartsmedia.org/blog/resources-artists-during-public-health-crisis.

For a list, with links, of organizations supporting the rights of immigrants and refugees. click here.

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Check out the Transpacific Sound Paradise World Covers YouTube Playlist (many new songs added this week!) at http://tiny.cc/youtube-worldcovers.

Here's a video from our World Covers YouTube playlist:

I have a few other world musicky YouTube playlists under construction - you can see them all and subscribe at: http://tiny.cc/wfmu-tsp-youtube.

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Listener comments!

Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 5:59pm

Hi Rob and sound paradisios!
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Handy Haversack:

Wow, great! Hey, Rob and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:04pm

Hola Rob & amigos!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:05pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:10pm
Rob Weisberg:

Good evening folks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:12pm

Hey Rob, everyone!
Avatar 6:22pm

Heya everyone. whats happening?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:24pm
Cooh John:

Hi Rob. Don't usually get to listen. Thanks for the eclectic audio ecstasy. Hi chresti, Handy, Smitty, KFHP, mariano, and mauri. I see the usual Saturday night suspects are gathering.

Lower West Hoboken? The lowlands!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:25pm

Good evening Rob & global & local citizens of the commentboard!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:26pm

Trans pacific Sound Paradise

howdy Rob Weisberg playing virtual pinball while I listen

Evening Rob and gathered! Time to feed the fam around here. Thank you for the musical accompaniment.

why are the meridian bros such effing genius??? gaaaa they kills me
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:32pm

Yay Meridian Bros!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:33pm

They are so great, hi MB!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:34pm

Hi Cooh John!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:36pm

These guys too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:36pm

Hey Cooh John!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:38pm

Hi mariano!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:38pm
Cooh John:

Good evening, chresti, mariano, et.al. Add DjLorraine to the usual suspects. ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:39pm
Rob W:

Hi everyone and thanks for listening!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:45pm

Thank you Rob and crew 🐘
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:46pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Cooh John and neighbors.
Avatar 6:46pm

Diggin this cool track TPSP !
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 6:56pm

Louise Huebner like voice on Drown me

Happy Diwali to you all. May a light shine the way.
Avatar 🌍 7:05pm
Bas NL:

Hi Rob! All!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:06pm

Happy Diwali!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:07pm

Rainbow herding is my favorite kind of herding! ;)
Listener Robert:

WKCR is Columbia, WFUV is Fordham.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:08pm

Haha Ike.
Avatar 7:08pm

How do thee do?
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:12pm

How dee do to you too, TDK60.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:14pm

Zakir 🎇 Hussain 🎇
Avatar 7:14pm

Cheers Rob and everyone from Finland! Delighted to listen to your show live :) I mean it's kinda late here and I usually listen the podcast on sunday afternoon. I really appreciate your shows. Been listening to them many years.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:16pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Big ups to Jessikka Aro, an international woman of courage from Finland.
Avatar 7:18pm

I listen to WKCR some; great reggae show Sat. morns. Jazz mostly, classical.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm
Cooh John:

H'llo, TDK60. Hei, mielisairas_juoppo. Finland is the #1 place to live according to goodcountry.org.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:18pm

Hi David!
Avatar 7:21pm

Kinda surprised to hear the support for Jessikka Aro! Brave human being who's been harrassed by the alt-right
Avatar 7:22pm

Hi CoohJohn.
Avatar 7:25pm

Good Evening, Rob! Skeletons, Everyone, David Ellenbogen!
been listening while working on stuff . . .
HAPPY DIWALI, everyone!!!
Avatar 7:31pm

Shakti was way ahead --this is around '74?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm
Rob W:

Discogs says 1977 TDK60

Thanks for the Shakti! happy divali everyone
Avatar 7:35pm

Ok. It isn't even Rob. This isn't awkward at all.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:37pm

Co-host in the car.
Avatar 7:37pm

I got to see T. Riley do a raga concert, morning ragas in a small church.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:38pm
Cooh John:

Good evening, slugluv1313.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:38pm

Cool, TDK60. Was it early in the morning?
Avatar 7:40pm

chresti, I figure 9 or 10 am, I forget; still have the flier somewhere in one of these chambers..
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:42pm

How long did it last?
Avatar 7:44pm

..maybe 2 hours. I had a friend playing in the group, maybe 5 folks; tabla, tambura, harmonium, etc. Terry sang.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:46pm
Cooh John:

Nice, TDK60.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm

I need to excuse myself. See you all soon
Thanks to all, blessings
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54pm
Cooh John:

Good night, DjLorraine. Sweet dreams.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 7:54pm

See you later, DjLorraine.
Avatar 8:00pm

loving these musics/vibes -- so beautiful and other-worldly!
Avatar 8:00pm

This In D is unexpected delight.
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good night, DjLorraine!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:01pm

good evening Rob and all
Avatar 8:01pm

hiya, Cooh John!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:02pm
Rob W:

Good evening coelacanth∅, slugluv and everyone!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 8:08pm

Great sounds!

Wow! Yes!
Mr C:

Really great show Rob! Checking in from Laguna Niguel Cali..

Thank you, David, for sharing the music! Thank you , Rob, for sharing the space to share the music!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:19pm

the only kora player i knew about for many years was Alhaji Bai Konte (sp?) thanks to my aunt who gave me the record when i was a teenager.
Avatar 8:28pm

Good for Kronos.

Heya Rob and winners. Just now unwinding to the music.
Jeneral Disarray:

Really enjoying the energy and expression i

Really enjoying the energy and flavors
in this whole set.
Avatar 8:53pm

Rob, Well, there's another fine show you've gotten me into!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 8:54pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Rob. Outstanding presentations tonight!
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listener 126464:

Thanks Rob, David & FMU crew.
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Bas NL:

Thanks Rob!
Avatar 8:57pm

wonderful show -- thanks so much, Rob and David!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 8:57pm

Thanks Rob, fantastic show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm

Fantastic show Rob - Thanks.. thanks skeletons!
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Bas NL:

And thanks David!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
Rob W:

Thanks everyone, have a good one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00pm

Thanks Rob! Thanks David!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm

Thanks skeleton crew!
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