Some Favorite Contemporary Musicians

Our program for February 8, 2020, featured some recent work that speaks to the times in imaginative ways.

First hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Karine Polwart Heartbeat Spell Songs (Quercus)
String Sisters Open to the Elements Between Wind and Water (s/p)
Ímar White Strand Avalanche (Big Mann)
New Set
Peia Sheila na Gig (Wild Woman’s Dance) Four Great Winds (Sounds True)
Beth Porter Charm On, Goldfinch Spell Songs (Quercus)
Music Under Announcements
Jackie Molard Quartet Bolom Mycelium (Innacor)
Bachan Kaur Idé Weré Weré Magdalena Mariposa (Bachan Kaur)
Seckou Keita and Julie Fowlis Papa Keba Spell Songs (Quercus)
Josii Yakecan Espírito das Matas (Spirit of the Woods) Flor de la Selva (s/p)
New Set
Orot Ben Adem (Human) Shuv’l-Makom (Back in Place) (s/p)
MaMuse Strange & Wonderful Strange and Wonderful (CD Baby)
Alexia Chellun All That Remains Open (s/p)

Second hour:

Artist Song Title Album (Label)
Storia and Peter Wickström Rhythmic Serpent Light as a Feather (s/p)
Trevor Hall Dust Unpack Your Memories... (Vanguard)
Satsang Just a Child Pyramid(s) (Rootfire Cooperative)
Ayla Nereo Fountain By the Light of the Dark Moon (Jumpsuit)
Forestt Gates Into the Woods (Kame’a)
New Set
Moyenei Valdes Todo Cambia (online)
Pascuala Ilabaca y Fauna Son de la Vida El Mito de la Pérgola (Petit Indie)
Evelyn Cornejo Palomito La Chusma Inconsciente (Limbo)
New Set
Wookiefoot Tomorrow Ready or Not (s/p)
Xavier Rudd Walk Away Storm Boy (Nettwerk Music)
Nahko and Medicine for the People Manifesto II Dark as Night (Hundred Handed LLC)
Achilles Wheel From the Fire Stones to Sand (Achilles Wheel)
New Set
Karine Polwart et al. The Lost Words Blessings Spell Songs (Quercus)
Jay Ansill The Two Horizons (faded) Origami (Flying Fish)