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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 March 26, 2016

March 26, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Porque Grupo Fantasma Problemas
Esa Negra 5:03 3:35 Grupo Fantasma Esa Negra (4) Problemas RCM Problemas
Vampires Theivery Corparation Retaliation
Sound The Alarm Mandella Theivery Corporation Retaliation
Dances Of Resistance Babylon Circus Dances Of Resistance
Boulevard De La Morte Alfa Blondy The Best Of Alpha Blondy
Beams Agatsume Beams
You Me Bullets The Bombay Royal You Me Bullets
Is Pushing Lucky Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Calibration
The Arcs The Arc Yours, Dreamily
Communication Breakdown Baton Rouge Mourge Blackdog Led Zeplin Tribute
All The People Shout Little Faith Eternity
Help Me Make It Through Calvin Cooke Heaven
Door Poppin Carol Fran And Clarence Hollimon Louisiana Gumbo
Killing Floor Afrodizz Froots
Yaa (Dis Be For Radio Mix) SMT Sweet Mama Mix
Kanyange Dorthy Massouka Pata Pata
Gombao Los Van Van Combo Salsa
Tu A Lo Tuyo, Yo A Lo Mio Los Van Van Arrasando
Moulana/My Sweet Lord Mix Hamid Baroudi City No Mad
Morocan Gospel Ayrad Canada Now
Tumbi Wow Deli To Dublin Canada Now
I Feel No Pain/Moodswings mix Culture Clash Bhangra Beat The New Sound
La Marsillaise En Creole Lo Jo Cinema El Mundo
African Dub Crossing The Fantoms Of An Opera Lo Jo Cinema El Mundo

This Island Earth Playlist March 19, 2016

March 19, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
I Put A Spell On You Screamin Jay Hawkins Cow Fingers & Mossquito Pie
Zaz Zuh Zay Cab Calloway And His Orchestra Swing Music Volume One
Swing Brother Swing Billie Holliday And The Count Basie Orchestra Swing Music Volume Three
I’m Not Sleeping Big Bad Voodoo Daddy This Beautiful Life
Samba Meets Boogie Woogie Samba Meets Boogie Woogie Samba Meets Boogie Woogie
Bob 19 Zuco 103 Tales of High Fever
Treasure Zuco 103 Tales Of High Fever
Bomba Jah Wobbles Rising Above Bedlam
Tsadded Lazdid Gnawa Diffusion Shock El Hal
Timi Moun Tmbouctou Gnawa Diffusion Adio Globine
Could You Be Loved Bob Marley RAC Remix Legend Remixed
Maya Trilok Gurtu The Beat Of Love
Delali Junglee Transglobal Underground The Stone Turntable
Jay Wrestles The dBari Constrictor Part 1 Groove Collective We The People
Losiaida Groove Collective We The People
Star De Orchestra Marrabenta Trance Planet Volume One
Africa Folon Salif Keitda
Boyete Ray Lema Nangadeef
Oooh Na Na 79rs Gang 79rs Gang
Heat Down Below Blue Runners The Blue Runners
Jambalaya Brenda Lee The Brenda Lee Story
Zydeco Yeah Rosie Ledet Now’s The Time
Oh My Allen Toussaint Connected
Tokelau Tevaka The Canoe
Ta Namo Tevaka The Canoe
Pate Mo Tou Vae Tevaka The Canoe
Gapu Tidal Mix Yothu Yindi Freedom

This Island Earth Playlist March 12, 2016

March 12, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Over Africa Neville Brothers Valence Street
Africa Unite Suthukazi Arosi South Africa The Greatest Songs Ever
Mangase Shaluza Max South Africa The Best EMISongs Ever
Think Africa Seun Kuti Seun Kito And Fela’s Egypt 70
Zarambe Novalima/Afrolicious Remix Krimba Diabolic Remixes
Tenere and Alone Terakaft Alone
Shake Your Hips Robert Randolf & The Family Band Live At The Wet Lands
I Don’t Know What You Come To Do Robert Randolf and The Family Band Live At The Wet Lands
Watusi 65 Ray Barretto Viva Watusi
Quimbara Celia Cruz The Best Of Celia Cruz
Peanuts Fania All Stars Machine
Ju Ju Warrior Calypso Rose Soca Diva
Indian Girl Drupatee & Machel Montfano Soca Gold 2013
Me Liming Shal Marshall Soca Gold 2013
Caravan Shi k No Shai Human Condition
Ya Habra Nawel N/A
Yerazner Sean Blackman and In Transit In Transit
Top Of the World Slightly Stupid Top Of The World
Ska Ditty Slightly Stupid Top Of The World
Big Bamboo The Gaylads Ska Au Go Go
Great Men Burning Spear Mek Me Dweet
Chango Beat Ska Cubano/Remixed By DJ Flora Ska Cubano The Remix Album
Chango 2 Ska Cubano/Remixed By DJ Dolores Ska Cubano The Remix Album

This Island Earth Playlist March 5, 2016

March 5, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Afroset Som Bit Camino
Africa Unite Suthukazi Arossi South Africa/The Greatest Songs Ever
Akabong The Soul Brothers Jive Explosion
Psdround Love The Soto Koto Band Mandingo Beat
Akabong The Soul Brothers Jive Explosion
Paz 9.13 Spam Allstars Fuacata Live
I Am A Sin Niyaz The Fourth Light
Aprs La Plue Les Negress Vert Zig zauge
Feedback Ojos De Brujo/Nitan Sawney Remix Techari Remixes
Pomegrate Vahagni Imagined Frequencies
Campanario 64 The Spam Allstars Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes
Odschimini The Spam Allstars Contra Los Roboticos Mutantes
Bump Spanglish Fly New York Boogaloo
Rivers Of Babylon The Melodians 96 Degrees In The Shade
Lord Have Mercy Dr. Ring A Ding Ska United
Kapsa Dr. Calypso Ska United
Face Of Humanity The Layabouts First Cold Presss
Space Child Spirit Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus
El Son DJ Spinna/Omar Sosa Mulatos Remix

This Island Earth Playlist February 27, 2016

Feb. 27, 2016 on This Island Earth

Song Artist Album
Machine Machine Gink Goa Gink Goa
De New York Gink Goa Gink Goa
Promised Land Shantel Viva Diaspora
African Thriller ( Rocky Dawani Branches Of The Same Tree
Viene dDe Mi La Yegros Viene De Mi
Trocintro La Yegros Viene De Mi
Not Great Men Gang Of Four A Brief History Of The 20th Century
Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle Khebez Dawle
Monistic theory Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate Monistic Theory
Tamala Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate Monistic theory
Suzanna MbongWana Star From Kinshasa
Oi Out-Non Oai Star Phonopaca Sampler
Pope Philosphy Base Head Not In Kansas Anymore
Costosa Jorge Ben Homosapiens
Mediacao Bossa Cuca Nova/ Wada Sa Remix Bossa Cuca Nova Revisted
Palenke Soul Tribe 2009-2015 Paleke Soul Tribe Nsdo Voy A Moreir
Supernatural Love Sidestepper Supernatural Love
One Way Ticket A Fragile Tomorrow /Joan Baez/Indigo Girls Make Me Over
Come Together Travels Quartet Rhythm Future
Blackbirds Singing Roslyn Sweett & the Paragons Reggae Tribute To The Beatles
Island/ Illingon’s Silent Journey Remix Karsh Kale Psychedelic Planet
Kemmkem (I Like Your Afro) Meklit/Dub Colossus Psychedelic Planet
Gentlemen Just A Band, Bajah, Chance The Rapper Red Hot & Fela 2
Jilala Aziz Sahmoui Mazal
Senda Rafiel Duty Artz
Vampiro Xixa Bloodline
Tokyo Dominic Miller, Manolito Simonet Hecho En Cuba

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

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