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IMPORTED from WKMS-FM

If you didn’t check this show out when it aired a month ago… Check it out now because it’s loaded with AWESOME artists from abroad and you never know… this week may be your last chance to experience it, before being archived into oblivion! (LISTEN HERE)

[PLAYLIST]

Regina Spektor – Begin to Hope – Apres moi
Katzenjammer – Le Pop – Virginia Clemm
Gogol Bordello – Trans Continental Hustle – Uma Menina Uma Cigana
Humanwine – Rivolta Silenziosa – Rivolta Silenziosa
James Blake – James Blake – Wilhelm’s Scream
Dengue Fever – Broken Flowers Soundtrack – Ethanopium
La Roux-La Roux- Quicksand
The Whitest Boy Alive – Dreams – Burning
Jarabe De Palo – Bonito – Aun No Me Toca
Beto Cuevas – Miedo Escenico – Algo
Bebe – Y – Uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, uh
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It’s a repeat this week (and next) but fresh is coming soon!

Here’s the playlist from this quite fun episode: 

Gogol Bordello – East Infection – Madagaskar
Katzenjammer – Le Pop – Der Kapitan
DeVotchKa – A Mad and Faithful Telling – Basso Profundo
Emilie Simon – Emilie Simon – Flowers
Ida Maria – Katla – I Eat Boys Like You for Breakfast
The Whitest Boy Alive – Dreams – Don’t Give Up
Lykke Li – Little Bit – Dance, Dance, Dance
The Pinker Tones – Wild Animals- Working Bees
Ceu – Ceu – Mais Um Lamento
MC Solaar – La Belle Et Le Bad Boy – Cinquieme As
MIA – Arular – Galang
Over the Atlantic – Junica – 35 Black and White

Written by Chris Taylor

August 17, 2011 at 8:15 am

I listen to IMPORTED because I’m worldly

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World Music from WKMS

 Here’s what’s playing now! (LISTEN HERE)

| PLAYLIST  (artist/album/song) |

Yelle - Safari Disco Club - Chimie Physique
Malajube - Labyrinthes - Porte Disparu
Chambao – Caminando (2001 – 2006) – Los Muchachos De Mi Barrio
Cut Copy - Bright Like Neon Love - Saturdays
Florence and The Machine - Drumming - Lungs
Arash - Arash - Boro Boro
Cyrine - Ya Msahar Aini - Law Bass Fi Aini
Despina Vandi – Come Along Now - Jambi
Vitas - Audio Visual Connect Series - Lucia Di Lammermoor
La Roux - La Roux - Tiger Lily
Monica Giraldo - Todo Da Vueltas- Todo Vuelve A Empezar
El General - No Me Trates de Enganar - Grandes Exitos
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Imported is an international music program showcasing artists from all over the world, combining an eclectic and genre-blending playlists by well-known and aspiring talent abroad.  Airing Sundays @ midnight on WKMS or on-demand here.

Written by Chris Taylor

August 12, 2011 at 5:29 pm

IMPORTED S01.E05

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World Music from WKMS
Imported is an international music program showcasing artists from all over the world, combining an eclectic and genre-blending playlists by well-known and aspiring talent abroad. 

Imported airs Sundays @ midnight on WKMS or listen to it On-Demand here.

Hey folks. This episode is a particularly fun one! (recorded late into the night)… Hear us break loose a bit with some recent favorites and our debut of Regina Spektor (Russia), James Blake (UK), and Dengue Fever (USA). As partially-mentioned during the show, Dengue has been featured in depth on NPR.

This, that, and much more! Give it a whirl and drop us a line: importedwkms@gmail.com (or leave us a comment below)

  Chris & Georgena

(LISTEN HERE)

| PLAYLIST  (artist/album/song) |

Regina Spektor – Begin to Hope – Apres moi
Katzenjammer – Le Pop – Virginia Clemm
Gogol Bordello – Trans Continental Hustle – Uma Menina Uma Cigana
Humanwine – Rivolta Silenziosa – Rivolta Silenziosa
James Blake – James Blake – Wilhelm’s Scream
Dengue Fever – Broken Flowers Soundtrack – Ethanopium
La Roux-La Roux- Quicksand
The Whitest Boy Alive – Dreams – Burning
Jarabe De Palo – Bonito – Aun No Me Toca
Beto Cuevas – Miedo Escenico – Algo
Bebe – Y – Uh, uh, uh, uh, uh, uh

IMPORTED [S01.E04]

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World Music from WKMS
Imported is WKMS’ premier international music program showcasing artists from all over the world. We combine an eclectic and genre-blending playlist with tracks by well-known and aspiring talent abroad. Hear Punjab, reggae, K-pop, indie, electronica and more from the mainstream to the culturally obscure.

Imported airs Sundays @ midnight on WKMS or listen to it On-Demand here.

Hi folks!  This week’s adventure begins with a little European punk.  Get ready to experience the gypsy punk phenomenon Gogol Bordello during our first set.

Next, we’ll head over to Norway for a little taste of Ida Maria, who will get you movin’ with her latest hit, I Eat Boys Like You for Breakfast.  And finally, we’ll end with the cool groove Junica by one of New Zealand’s finest, Over the Atlantic. And much more (LISTEN HERE).

| PLAYLIST  (artist/album/song) |

Gogol Bordello – East Infection – Madagaskar
Katzenjammer – Le Pop – Der Kapitan
DeVotchKa – A Mad and Faithful Telling – Basso Profundo
Emilie Simon – Emilie Simon – Flowers
Ida Maria – Katla – I Eat Boys Like You for Breakfast
The Whitest Boy Alive – Dreams – Don’t Give Up
Lykke Li – Little Bit – Dance, Dance, Dance
The Pinker Tones – Wild Animals- Working Bees
Ceu – Ceu – Mais Um Lamento
MC Solaar – La Belle Et Le Bad Boy – Cinquieme As
MIA – Arular – Galang
Over the Atlantic – Junica – 35 Black and White

We want to hear from you! Contact us with opinions, requests, questions… anything: importedwkms@gmail.com. (or leave us a comment.)

 Chris & Georgena

IMPORTED [S01.E03]

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World Music from WKMS
Imported is WKMS’ premier international music program showcasing artists from all over the world. We combine an eclectic and genre-blending playlist with tracks by well-known and aspiring talent abroad. Hear Punjab, reggae, K-pop, indie, electronica and more from the mainstream to the culturally obscure.

IMPORTED [S01.E03]

Imported airs Sundays @ midnight on WKMS. Listen On-Demand here. (Episode 2 should be online Monday afternoon. If you missed Episode 2, check it out now!).

Yeah, this playlist is pretty fun. We have a selection from MySpace-spawned, French band Yelle; another awesome track from our (2nd) fave musical Canadians: Malajube; and we succumb to one of Georgena’s favorite artists: Florence and the Machine (watch the video).

We also have a space opera! (sortof/notreally)

| PLAYLIST | (artist/album/song)

Yelle – Safari Disco Club – Chimie Physique
Malajube – Labyrinthes – Porte Disparu
Chambao – Caminando (2001 – 2006) – Los Muchachos De Mi Barrio
Cut Copy – Bright Like Neon Love – Saturdays
Florence and The Machine – Drumming – Lungs
Arash – Arash – Boro Boro
Cyrine – Ya Msahar Aini – Law Bass Fi Aini
Despina Vandi – Come Along Now – Jambi
Vitas – Audio Visual Connect Series – Lucia Di Lammermoor
La Roux – La Roux – Tiger Lily
Monica Giraldo – Todo Da Vueltas- Todo Vuelve A Empezar
El General – No Me Trates de Enganar – Grandes Exitos

We want to hear from you! Contact us with opinions, requests, questions, anything: importedwkms@gmail.com.

❤  Chris & Georgena

Written by Chris Taylor

July 16, 2011 at 8:54 pm

IMPORTED [s01.e02]

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World Music from WKMS

Imported is WKMS’ premier international music program showcasing artists from all over the world. We combine an eclectic and genre-blending playlist with tracks by well-known and aspiring talent abroad. Hear Punjab, reggae, K-pop, indie, electronica and more from the mainstream to the culturally obscure.

IMPORTED [S01.E02]

Imported airs Sundays @ midnight on WKMS. Listen On-Demand here. (Episode 2 should be online Monday afternoon. If you missed Episode 1, check it out now!).

For our second bout of Imported, we (Chris/Georgena) introduce one of our favorite discoveries from Montreal, Canada:  Malajube! Watch this creative music video to get a taste of what they’re about with a song called -40º.

There’s a little bit of everything this episode with selections from: Swedish rock band Dungen, French rapper MC Solaar, L.A.-based latin artist Kuero, Jamaican reggae group The Congos, and much more. Hope you enjoy the ride!

| PLAYLIST | (artist/album/track)

Malajube – Labyrinthes – Porte Disparu
Dungen – Tio Bitar – Du Ska Inte Tro Att Det Ordnar Sig
MC Solaar – Mach 6 – La Vie Est Belle
A.R. Rahman – Slumdog Millionaire Soundtrack – Mausam & Escape|
Kuero – Callesón – Al Vaiven De Mi Carreta
Julieta Venegas – Si – Algo Esta Cambiando
Punjabi MC – Beware the Boys – Mundian to Bach Ke
The Congos – Cock Mouth Kill Cock – Watch And Pray
Buena Vista Social Club – Buena Vista Social Club At Carnegie Hall – Chan Chan
DJ Krush- Krush – On the Dub-ble
Toubab Krewe – Toubab Krewe – Rooster
Ojos de Brujo – Techari – Corre Lola Corre

We want to hear from you! Contact us with opinions, requests, questions, anything: importedwkms@gmail.com.

❤  Chris & Georgena