The Question Behind Taylor Swift’s Battle

Today, I watched with interest a BBC news story. It was about the ownership of Taylor Swift’s song recordings being sold by some guy named Scooter to some investment firm. Swift is upset that she wasn’t offered the chance to buy ownership of the master recordings of her first six […]

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Playlist Revisions

The March 2019 playlist updates mark the biggest revisions in what is played on World Fusion Radio in over four years. Taking into account listener feedback, I have gone through every song on Global Chillout and recategorized them. I moved some songs to World Revolutions, some to Moonlight Meditations, and […]

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Gypsy Music

A rather underappreciated genre of world music is variously known as gypsy or sometimes less accurately Balkan music. Gypsy, because much of it musical forms derive from Romani, more commonly known as “gypsy,” culture. Balkan, because those forms have influenced much of the music from that region. Like all genres […]

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Scandinavian Music

In the first two blog posts, I shared with you three CDs that changed my musical journeys in 1999. A year later I discovered a fourth CD that was almost as influential and talk a little about Scandinavian Music. That was the album Tra by the highly successful Swedish group […]

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