WBEZ | album of the year 2011 http://www.wbez.org/tags/album-year-2011 Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Global Notes: Tony and Jerome pick their favorite albums of 2011 (sort of) http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-12-14/global-notes-tony-and-jerome-pick-their-favorite-albums-2011-sort-94894 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-December/2011-12-14/Monomono.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>As 2012 looms, Jerome and <em>Radio M </em>host Tony Sarabia pick their favorite music from this year. Tony divulges his overall favorites, from a new compilation of Burkina Faso funk from the 1970s to the 2011 release from Brazilian musician Marcelo Frota; Jerome hashes over <em><a href="http://wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_blank">Global Notes</a></em>’ featured albums of 2011, some of which weren't released in 2011 but nevertheless deserved attention like <em>Chamber Music, </em>a collaborative effort from Malian kora player Ballake Sissoko and French cellist Vincent Segal.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Tony Sarabia</strong><strong>’s global picks from 2011 (in no particular order)</strong></p><p><strong>New Releases</strong>:</p><ol><li>A Hawk and a Hacksaw - <em>Cervantine</em></li><li>Addis Acoustic Project - <em>Tewesta: Remembrance</em></li><li>Brazzaville - <em>Jetlag Poetry</em></li><li>Cheik Lo - <em>Jamm</em></li><li>Seun Anikulapo Kuti &amp; Egypt 80 -<em> From Africa with Fury: Rise</em></li><li>Sao Paulo Underground - <em>Tres Cabecas Loucuras</em></li><li>Lykke Li - <em>Wounded Rhymes</em></li><li>Kiran Ahuwalia - <em>Aam Zameen: Common Ground</em></li><li>Da Cruz - <em>Sistema Subversiva</em></li><li>Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra - <em>World of Funk</em></li><li>Marcelo Camelo - <em>Toque Dela</em></li><li>Group Doueh - <em>Zayna Jamma</em></li><li>Bill Frisell &amp; Vinicius Cantuaria - <em>Lagrimas Mexicanas</em></li><li>Sidi Toure -<em> Sahel Folk</em></li><li>&nbsp;Lamajamal - <em>Tsikago</em></li><li>tUnEyArDs - <em>who kill</em></li><li>The Eternals - <em>Approaching the Energy Field</em></li><li>Momo -<em> Serenade to a Sailor</em></li><li>Smod - <em>Smod</em></li><li>Le Trio Joubran - <em>AsFar</em></li><li>Boban Marko Markovic Orkestar - <em>Balkan Brass Battle</em></li><li>Aurelio Martinez - <em>Laru Bey</em></li><li>Baba Zula - <em>Gecekondu</em></li><li>Bombino - <em>Agadez</em></li><li>Tinariwen - <em>Tassili</em></li><li>Tamikrest -<em> Toumastin</em></li><li>Vieux Farka Toure -<em> The Secret</em></li><li>Owiny Sigoma Band - <em>Owiny Sigoma Band</em></li><li>Beirut - <em>Riptide</em></li><li>Federico Aubele - <em>Berlin 13</em></li><li>Afrolicious - <em>A Dub for Mali</em></li></ol><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Tony's picks for re-issues and compilations</strong> <strong>(also in no particular order)</strong></p><ol><li>Ebo Taylor - <em>Life Stories</em></li><li>Monomono - <em>Give the Beggar a Chance</em></li><li>Rob - <em>Funky Rob Way</em></li><li>El Rego - <em>El Rego</em></li><li>El Cacique de Menkoremon y Su Cuarteto Atalaino - <em>La Cumbia Selvatica</em></li><li>Sohail Rana - <em>Khyber Mail</em></li><li>Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou Dahomey - <em>The 1<sup>st</sup> Album</em></li><li>Ahmad Zahir -<em> Hip 70’s Afghan Beats</em></li><li>King Kennytone &amp; His Western Toppers Band - <em>Dancing Time With King Kennytone</em></li><li>Cyril Diaz &amp; His Orchestra - <em>Voodoo Ep</em></li><li>Googosh -<em> Googosh</em></li><li>Western Jazz Band - <em>Songs of Happiness, Poison and Ululation</em></li><li>Various Artists - <em>Bamara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound of Burkina Faso 1974-1979</em></li><li>Various Artists - <em>Life is Dance: The Plugged In Sounds of Wonder at the Pakistani Picture House</em></li><li>Various Artists -<em> Cartagena: Curro Fuentes &amp; The Big Band Cumbia and Descarga Sound of Colombia 1962-1972</em></li><li>Various Artists - <em>Sofrito: Tropical Discotheque</em></li><li>Various Artists -<em> Soul Braza: Brazilian 60’s &amp; 70’s Soul Psych Vol. 1</em></li><li>Various Artists -<em> Cult Cargo: Salsa Boricua Chicago</em></li><li>Various Artists - <em>Those Shocking, Shaking Days</em> (a compilation of Indonesian psychedelic music from the 1970s)</li><li>Various Artists<span style="font-style: italic;"> - </span><em>Beautiful Rivers &amp; Mountains: The Psychedelic Rock Sounds of Shin Joon Hyun 1958</em></li></ol><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Jerome's favorite <em>Global Notes' </em>feature albums of 2011</strong></p><p>1. Ballake Sissoko and French cellist Vincent Segal - <em>Chamber Music</em></p><p>2. Marcelo Camelo - <em>Toque Dela</em></p><p>3. Various Artists - <em>Wallahi Le Zein!! Wezin, Jakwar And Guitar Boogie From The Islamic Republic Of Mauritan (Discs 1 &amp; 2)</em></p><p>4. Various Artists - <em>Life Is Dance: Plugged-in Sounds Of Wonder At The Pakistani Picture House</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><em>To hear all our </em>Global Notes<em> segments, check out <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_blank">our series page</a>. Or, download <a href="http://%20www.wbez.org/podcasts" target="_blank">our podcast</a> so you don’t miss a beat.</em></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-left: 1in;">&nbsp;</p><p style="margin-left: 1in;">&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 17:39:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-12-14/global-notes-tony-and-jerome-pick-their-favorite-albums-2011-sort-94894