I put this here so I don’t lose it again. NPR has a podcast on the book 1,000 Recordings To Hear Before You Die: A Listener’s Life List. And of course you can listen to some of this music on their podcast. Periodically I need to re-listen to Hugh Mondell and Cal Tjader. Yay for the Bad Brains too! That’s one of my favourite songs ever.
Now I also really like a great Italian female reggae artist, Mama Marjas, she’s not famous yet, but she’ll be for sure. Her voice is fantastic. Her myspace is here. (Dani, che dici? te piace?) And also reggae-related: I found a great reggae Italian radio I listen to online from DK – podcasts are an amazing invention – the program is Natural Mystic. It features Bunna from the Africa Unite. It’s the most relaxing mellow radio show. Great music selection too. I didn’t know that the late Danish reggae artist Natasja recorded a song with Africa Unite, by the way. It’s on the group’s website.