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This Island Earth

 

Hosted by the beloved community figure Ismael Ahmed, This Island Earth will bring you the music lighting people up all over the world. Ismael will connect his playlist to our Detroit metro communities and keep you current on where you can see the best music in town. 

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This Island Earth Playlist May 21, 2016

May 21, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Yalla Chant/Youth Remix Natacha Atlas The Remix Album Natacha Atlas
Peace Is Power Brothers Baladi Gravity Of Love
Mosse Mosse Mosse Mimmo Epifani Puglia Sounds
The Battle Of Evermore The Love Mongers Battle Of Evermore
Trocintro La Yegros Viente De Mi
Trocitos De Madera La Yegros Viente De Mi
Blanco Negro Palanke Soul Tribe Columbia Roots & Beats
Nkada Grupo Fantasma Problemas
According To Legends The Battle Of Santiago The Battle Of Santiago
Tropical Island RAM Puritan Vodou
Zao Piile Te Lakou Mizik Wa Di Yo
Them Belly Full/El Refugio/La Protesta Rebel Tumbo Bebel Tumbao
Advanced Communication Painted Caves Painted Caves
Animal Tears Painted Caves Painted Caves
Here At Home Shrinkwrap Shrinkwrap collection
1 Million C’est Quoi Mbong Wana Star From Kinshasa
Ire King Sunny Ade Aura
Power In The Darkness Tom Robinson Band Power In The Darkness
Malcolm Umar Bin Hassan Be Bop Or Be Dead
Johannesburg the Layabouts No Masters
Khalima South Africa The Best Music Your Ever Heard Doren Thobekile
Sayang Yuna Maternal
Leave It Alone Nadir Distorted Soul
Keremiela Ethiocolor Ethiocolor
Song Artist Album
Spanish Grease Willie Bobo Uno Dos Tres
La Fusion La Gran Fasdmilia Coazon Bombo Y Son
Vivo Lachiva Gantiva Vivo
Greet The Dawn The Soul Jazz Orchestra Resistance
Side By Side Side By Side Afrobeat No Go Die
I’m Yours Sorarya Desert Rose & Arabian
Falyakon Mashrou Leila Ibn El Leil
Aoede Mashrou Leila Radio Beruit
Before It Was You Sean Blackman/Lola Morales Before It Was You
Pos Chiquito Sean Blackman/Wendell Harrison In Transit
Sparrow vs. Melody Picong Mighty Sparrow Mighty Sparrow First Flight
Sweet Music Mighty Sparrow Hot Like Fire
Hard, Hard, Hard Black Stalin When The Time Comes
Indian Gyle Drupatee & Machel Montano Soca Gold 2013
Arranged Marriage Apache Indian No Reservations
Invocation Sheela Bingi Incantations
Shobahrock Trilock & Sobha Gurtu Usfret

This Island Earth Playlist May 7, 2016

May 7, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Desert Dancer Nicodemus Budda Bar 4 (Dinner CD)
Shaft Malik Aoudane Budda Bar 1 (Party CD)
Wari Les Go Koteba
Larshuma Watcha Clan Watcha Clan
10th Floor Ghost Girl Cibo Matto Hotel Valentine
Blanco Y Negro Palenke Soul Tribe Colombia Roots & Beats
Ase King Sunny Ade/ Stevie Wonder Aura
Felaki Felaki Maternal
Southern Coast The Battle Of Santiago Full Color
Permiso Que Llego Van Van Los Van Van Van Van Is Here
El Nwegro Esta Cocinado Los Van Van Van Van Is Here
Testify Parliament Single
Down On The Street Stooges Fun House
Heavy Music Bob Seger Bob Seger-The Early Years
Chillin Seefari I & I
Culpa De La Luna Rupa & The April Fishes Este Mundo
Mr. Clown Babylon circus Dances Of Resistance
Work It Brighter Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars Radio Salone
Kings Highway Rastifari Elders Rastifari Elders

This Island Earth Playlist April 30, 2016

April 30, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Mavi Mavi Brothers Of The Baladi Gravity Of Love
Peace Is The Power Brothers Of The Baladi Gravity Of Love
Cleopatra In New York Nickodemus Endangered Species Remix
Promised Land ( Shanteel Viva Diaspora
Papa Loko RAM Manman M Se Ginen
Koulou Koulou RAM Manman M Se Ginen
You Don’t Want Me Anymore The Revelers Get Ready
Ramblin The Bluerunners The Bluerunners
Funk Hand Howling Diablos Feat. Wayne Kramer Return Of The Funk Hand
Don’t Fear The Funk Hand The Howling Diablos Feat. The Original Vandellas Return Of The Funk Hand
South American Way Carmen Miiranda The Brazilian Bombshell Carmen Miranda
Bambu Bambu Carmen Miranda The Brazilian Bombshell
Bambulaye Los Bambulaye Bambulaye
42 Spanglish fly New York Boogaloo
You Must Be Losing Your Mind Davina & the Vagabonds Sunshine
Machin Machine Gink Goa Gink Goa EP
Egsz Nap Bea Palya Palya Bea
Inchallah Aziz Samaoui Mazal
007 Desmond Dekker 20 Reggae Classics
Itchak El Baz Gnawa Diffussion Souk System
Geronimo Reggae Cowboys Rock Steady Rodeo
Treaty Yothu Yindi Tribal Voice
Freedom Yothu Yindi Freedom
Stayed At The Party The Homes Brothers Brotherhood
Levine’s Boogie I Like It When They Call Me Big Daddy Charels Big Daddy Stallings
Kehulum Abliche Debo Band Ere Gobez
Varanda suspense Ce Tropix
Bye Bye Blackbird Miles Davis & John Coltrane The Best Of Miles & John Coltrane

This Island Earth Playlist February 20, 2016

Feb. 20, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Time Come Linton Kwesi Johnson Independent Intervention
Black Works Black Wax Music From Okinawa
Two Times Backbeat Sound System Together Not Apart
Whoever You Are Geggy Tah Zero Accidents On The Job
Pepepez Los De Abjos Zero Accidents On the Job
Majano Bloque Zero Accidents On the Job
Pizzica Insintesi Roots Music From Salento
Beddhu Stanotte Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino Fou D’Amore
Maridem Fiamma Fumana Home
He Mandu Mouth Music Mod-Di
The Mummers Dance Loreena Mc Kennitt Loreena McKennitt Live In Paris & Toronto
The Mummers Dance (2) Loreena Mc Kennitt Loreena McKennitt Live In Paris & Toronto
Full Moon Flow Hamsa Lila Gathering One
Jilala Aziz Sahmaoui Mazal
Mistekbeul Temenik Electric Inchallah Baby
De Timbuktu A Essakane (15) Billy Gibbons And BFG’s Generation Fancais 6
Cities Burning Down (2) Howeling Bells Radio Wars
No Pistolas Yohimbe Brothers The Tao Of Yo
Zemog Dm Plena Zemog El Gallo Buenko Yo You MeTu Trilogy
Make Believe Mambo David Byrne A Luaka Bop Compilation
Burning Down The House Talking Heads Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense Sound Track
Sur La Mem Lonueur D Onde HK Saltim Banks Rallumeurs D’Etoiles
Exarcia Radiate Shantel Viva Diaspora
Natural Beat Shantel Viva Diaspora
Dub Mantra Sangha Joss Jaffe/Karnamrita Dasi Powderfinger
Ozere Anyplace Finding Anyplace

This Island Earth Playlist February 13, 2016

Feb. 13, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Africa Unite Suthukazi Arossi South Africa the Greatest Songs Ever
9:15 Amanpando South Africa the Greatest Songs Ever
Khalima Doreen Tobekele South Africa the Greatest Songs Ever
When It All Comes Down John Capek & The Family Of Man Indaba
Let Freedom In John Capek & The Family Of Man Indaba
Dance Pattern Electric Six I Shall Exterminate Everything Around Me That Restricts Me From Being The Master
Misunderstood Mico Wave 6 Degrees Of P-Funk
Lady Questlove, Agelique Kidjo,Aukua Naru Red Hot & Fela
Nocturne Nomo Invisible Cities
I Want Justice Deloroy Wilson Mojo Presents Studio One Selector
Up Town Top Ranking Althea & Donna Reggae Pulse
Guerrilla Queen Cherry N Natty Queen Divas
Minin Vodjo Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble Fire Sweat & Pastis
Fuego Que Tee Llama Side Stepper Side Stepper
Bump Spanglish Fly New York Boogaloo
La Malanga Redsbala Palo Palo Live
Cangote Ceu Ceu Live
Insesatez Nanny Assis, John Di Martino, Janis Siegel-Requinte Trio Honey & Air
Ya Ya Ya The Detroit Cobras Seven Easy Pieces
Gospel According To John Soledad Brothers Soledad Brothers
Anabayou/Akward Terakrafet Alone
Mission Of Music Gokh-Bi System Mission Of Music
Hamady Boiro Baaba Mall Big Noise 2
African Soul Hamid Baroudi Big Noise

This Island Earth Playlist February 6, 2016

Feb. 6, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Little Honda Yo La Tengo I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One
My Beach Surf Punks New Waves
XKE! The Boss Martians New Waves
Surfing Tuba Boom Pan Alakazam
Alakazam Boom Pan Alakazam
Jamila Now Or Never Rachid Taha Zoom
Esperanza Dick Dale New Waves
Autobiography (5) Mikey Dred Singers & Players On U Sound Discoplate
Dub Syndicate What Happened On U Sound Discoplate
Long Shot Kick De Bucket Pioneers Jammin
Carol Fran And Clarence Hollimon Door Poppin Louisiana Gumbo
It’s Your Voo Doo Working Charles Sheffield Louisiana Gumbo
African Gumbo James Booker Louisiana Gumbo
Return Of The Po-Po Spanglish Fly New York Boogaloo
Me Da Igual Grupo Mattle Honteld Colombia Roots & Beats
Mr Sinister Kokolo More Consideration
La Mauvise de Graine Amina Wa Di Ye
Ahbal Khabez Dawle Khebez Dawle
Obscured By Clouds Pink Floyd Obscureed By Clouds
Space Angel Electric Lion Sound Wave Experiment Fade In
With A Little Energy Love Reel To Real
Stop Dance Brulel Tribal Legends
Sacrifice Robbie Robertson /Leonard Peltier Contact From The Underworld Of Redboy
Biko Manu Dibango, Herbie Hancock,Bill Laswell, Bernie Worrel WakaAfrica
Tu Mano Paco Pena & Nishat Khan Uprise 2001

This Island Earth Playlist January 30, 2016

Jan. 30, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Sh-Boom The Chords The Rock & roll Era 1954-1955
La Negra Thomasa Vocal Sampling Una Forma Mas
On The Line Side Stepper Side Stepper
Oh Ma Ma Palanke Soultribe Palenke Soultribe
Djigbo Helsinki Cotonou Ensemble Fire Sweat 4 Pastis
Viva Nigeria Fela Kuti & Nigeria Finding Fela Sound Track
Hal Oum/Remixed by DJ Polyesta Womex 15 Special Release
Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle
Et Se Demain Zoufris Maraca Chienne De Vie
Poulet Zoufris Maraca Chienne De Vie
Stop/Listen The Gods Themselves Pink Noise
Love Of Your Life Muruga & Unified Field Marshals For Peace Rock The Planet
Tomani Toumani Diabate’s Symmetric Orchestra Boulevard De La Independence
Back From Africa Nickodemus Endangered Species Remixes
Come See Us Play Side Stepper SASA Music 2016
The Principles Of Lust (2) Enigma MCMSC AD
Cocody Rock Alpha Blondie The Best Of Alpha Blondy
La Guerre (5) Alpha Blondie Dieu
Rock The Dance Hall Alborosie Sound The System
A Boogie Monster Shonen Knife Heavy Song
na Danpuyutsun and theSailors na
Sin Of The times Hypnotix Witness OF Our Time

This Island Earth Playlist January 23, 2016

Jan. 23, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
People Want to Hear About Love Neil Young & Lucas Nelson and the Promise Of the Real Monsanto Years
Peaceful Solution Lucas Nelson & Promise Of the Real Lucas Nelson & the Promise Of the Real
Still Is Still Moving to Me Toots & the Maytals &Willie Nelson True Love
Pressure Drop Toots & The Maytals & Eric Clapton True Love
Two Times Back Beat Sound System Together Not Apart
Words Are the Weapon Back Beat Sound System Together Not Apart
Sheila’s Blues Sheila Jordan Detroit Jazz City
Black Works Black Wax Music From Okinawa 2015
Action Karimouch Action
*** October Babies High Hai Hi
High Hai Hi October Babies High Hai Hi
Hover A Girl With A gun Puglia Sounds
The Narrow Way Path Pink Floyd Ummagumma
Cease Fire Wide Spread Panic Street Dogs
N’Touma Temenick Electric Inch’allah Baby
Solil Couchant The Soul Jazz Orchestra Resistance
Dale Palo Palo Palo Live
Burning Wood Tonight Theo Bard Global Local
Black Eyed Peas Galactic Late For the Future
Clear Spot Captain Beefheart Captain Beefheart The Spot Light Kid
A Buscarme Vienen Mixtolobo Fronera
Pergrino/ The Pilgrim Zuco 103 Tales Of High Fever
Angelina (4) Sweet Talks Big Noise
Yelle Moh Kouyate Loundo
Ambala Pramod Upayaya Buddha Bar Presents Amnesty International
Hommage To Budda Chen Sin Qi Buddha Bar Presents Amnesty International

This Island Earth Playlist January 16, 2016

Jan. 16, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
El Houriya Souad Massi Masters Of the Word
Et Si Demain Zoufris Maracas Chienne De Vie
Blanco Y Negro Palenke Soultribe Palenke Soultribe 2009-2015
Al Compas De La Valvula Rota Mixtolobo Frontera
Greet The Dawn The Souljazz Orchesta Resistace
Rio-Bucovina Dub Shantel Viva Diaspora
Words Are The Weapon The Back Beat Sound Sound Together Not Apart
Pizzarca Insintensi Roots Music From Salento
N’Touma Temenik Electric Inch’Allah Baby
Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle
Dale Palo Palo Palo Live
La Fusion La Gran Familia Corazon, Bombo Y Son
Djibo Helsinki-Cotonou Ensemble Fire, Sweat & Pastis
Highlife Time Gender Infinity Red Hot & Fela
Zombi The Fela Band Finding Fela
Banana De Queso Afro sound The Afrosounds Of Columbia
Bumaye Zulumbi Psycodelic Samba
No Common Number The Fontanas Global Local Volume 10
Prime Ministerr The London Afrobeat Collective Global Local Volume 10
Oye 14 Santana/Pit Bull Carazon
Iron lion Zion Santana/Ziggy Marly Carzon
Margarita (8) Santan/Romeo Santos Carazon
Mal Bicho Santana/ Los Fabulosos Cadillacs Carazon
Saideira Santana/Samuel Rosa Carazon
Leopard Skin Pill Box Hat Raphael Saadiq Chimes O Freedom/ The Songs Of Bob Dylan
Many Blessings James Carter Detroit Jazz City

This Island Earth Playlist December 12, 2015

Dec. 12, 2015 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Invasion Macka B Sign Of The Times
Against It All Backbeat Sound System Together Not Apart
Dub Lion DJ Food Big Noise
Crescencio Palo Palo Live
Shock & Awe The Soul jazz Orchestra Resistance
Mungu Lokua Kanza Wapi Yo
Poor Mans Tale Yaba Funk Global Local
Et Si Demain Zoufis Maracas Chienne De Vie
Jee Ne Veux De L'Amour Zoufis Marcas Chienne De Vie
I'm Always In the Mood Cab Callaway Cab Calloway & His Ochestra 1935-1937
Tico Tico (8) The Rhythm Future Quartet The Rythmn Future Quartet
Molly Na G Cuch Nsdr Chuillenain Bernadette Morris Bernadette Morris
Failte Dhruim Fionn Sketch The Finest Gaelic Music From Scotland
Release Afro Celt Sound System Aro Celt Sound System
Mhen I'n Troi Y Reu I Ka Ching
Gwenwyn Swnami I Ka Ching
Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle
Ahbal (6) Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle
Aayesh Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle
Sing Out, Shout Out MAPL Kobo Town
Yelle L'autre Loundo
Unamed Jam Muruga & The Cosmic Hoedown Band Wit George Clinton & The P Funk All Stars Promo
Her Majestic Hokey Cokey Fila Brazillia Luck Be A Weirdo Tonight
Vamo Negra El Gato Negro Cumbia Libre
Fez Bossa (11) Paolo Achenza Trio Bossa Brava

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