Music for the Masses: New Releases, Spring 2021 (Audio)
Apr 18, 2021
What's new in the world of music? Join us for a first listen to just a small sampling of the latest releases, re-releases, compilations and collaborations by artists from across our planet. This broadcast features new music by Anuang'a Fernando & Maasai Vocals (Kenya), Arsen Petrosyan (Armenia), Baha Yetkin (Turkey), Ballaké Sissoko (Mali), Bena Mayó (Curaçao), Canzioniere Grecanico Salentino (Italy), Celina da Piedade (Portugal), Cha Wa (USA), Colectro (Colombia), Delgrés (Guadeloupe/USA), Dobet Gnahoré (Ivory Coast), Esma Redžepova and Nune Brothers (Macedonia), Frank London (USA/Int'l), Innov Gnawa (Morocco/USA), Jupiter & Okwess (DRC), Karimouche (Morocco), KillaBeatMaker (Colombia), Manika Kaur (Australia), Piers Faccini (France), Urban Village (South Africa), Vedan Kolod (Russia), Yamilé Cruz Montero & Christos Asonitis (Cuba/Greece); plus an archival release by Rogér Fakhr (Lebanon) and a great new Ohio Bluegrass compilation from Smithsonian Folkways! Music for the Masses invites you on an excursion of sound and rhythm. Discover the music of established and emerging artists, both signed and unsigned, on the international music scene. Expect the unexpected. You might want to pack a map and a sandwich. For the avid globe-hopper and armchair traveler alike. Broadcast live from Catskill.