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Music from the Muslim World : Mercan Dede Interview : New Releases

Show Notes:
Youssou N'Dour's Egypt brings a new prominence to Muslim music; this week we heard music from this new CD and from other Muslims, ranging from Abdoullah Ibrahim's piano "Safrojazz" to Nusrat's ecstatic Sufi singing to ...? For some online background, check out Music in Muslim Lands, Muslim World Music and the interview with Natacha Atlas at Muslim Wakeup. Hour 2 featured an interview with Montreal-based Sufi world-electronica musician Mercan Dede (AKA DJ Arkin Allen), plus new world music releases.

# Our cover song of the week # was exhausted by the heat, and refused to enter the torrid KAOS studios. Will be back next week if it's cooler.

Ahmad El-Asmer Call to Prayer World Festival of Sacred Music: The Americas Bindu
* Rasha Aquis Mahasnik Biman Sudaniyat Nubenegra / Intuition
Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Mustt Nazron Swan Song Narada / EMI
Musa Dieng Kala "West African Sufi Songs" Under the Moroccan Sky Sounds True
Parissa & Ensemble Dastan Tasnif-E Mehrgiah Shoorideh Network
Sheikh Ahmad Al-Tuni Allah Mahabba (God Is Love) (excerpt) Upper Egypt Long Distance
Rabita Andalusa Saria "Kala Li" Diwan Naxos World
Boubacar Diagne Dembe Tabala Wolof: Sufi Drumming of Senegal Village Pulse
Boubacar Diagne Laye Laye Tabala Wolof: Sufi Drumming of Senegal Village Pulse
* Youssou N'Dour Allah Egypt Nonesuch
Shafqat Ali Khan Yaad (Memory) Sublime Sufi ARC
Sheikh Habboush & Ensemble Al Kindi Recitation of Sufi Saints Aleppian Sufi Transe Le Chant Du Monde
Mercan Dede Nar-I Seher Sufi Traveler Doublemoon

* interview with Sufi musician Mercan Dede

Mercan Dede vs. Kocani Orkestar Siki, Siki Baba Electric Gypsyland Six Degrees
Enzo Avitabile & Bottari Let's Save the World Save the World Wrasse
Rajery Weloma Volotany Label Bleu
Kekele Affaire Mokuwa Congo Life Stern's Africa
Vakoka Vorondolo Introducing Vakoka World Music Network
Zdob Shi Zdub Everybody in the Casa Mare 450 Sheep Warner Austria


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