The Sound of Wonder Radio Show is back on WHCS! 
Tune in on Mondays from 1-2 pm for some international audio experiences!

The Sound of Wonder Radio Show is back on WHCS! 

Tune in on Mondays from 1-2 pm for some international audio experiences!


Sound of Wonder Episode #4

Episodes comin’ out the wazoo…
  • 1. Bomba Tropica - Ondatropica (Ondatropica)
  • 2. Zvonce - Slavic Soul Party! (NY Underground Tapes)
  • 3. Okpe See - Pagadeja Custom Band (Afro-Beat Airways: West African Shock Waves)
  • 4. E-Saew Tam Punha Huajai - Kwan Jai & Kwan Jit Sriprajan (Siamese Soul: Thai Pop Spectacular Vol. 2)
  • 5. Kairch Har Cut Stung - Ros Sereysothea (Cambodia Rock Intensified!)
  • 6. Medan Bakti - Rita Zaharah (True Vine 78 Series Vol. 13: Krontjong)
  • 7. Aynotche Terabu - Mahmoud Ahmed (Ethiopiques 1: The Golden Years Of Modern Ethiopian Music)
  • 8. Zinezju Meghdem - Abba Gargando (Ishilan n-Tenere: Guitar Music from the Western Sahel)
  • 9. Okpo Videa Bassouo - Gnonnas Pedro et Ses Panchos (Legends of Benin)
  • 10. Prendeme La Vela - Abelardo Vasquez & Cumanana (The Rhythms of Black Peru)
  • 11. Guantanamo - Laba Sosseh (Africa Boogaloo: The Latinization Of West Africa)
  • 12. Yaru (Darling) - Sanubar Tursun (Music of Central Asia Vol. 10: Borderlands)
  • 13. I Heard - Ozoda Ashurova & Kamaliddin Hamdamov (Music Of Central Asia Vol. 4: Bardic Divas)


Sound of Wonder Episode #3

Long overdue posting of the SOW Myanmar Special!

  • 1. Pop Music (Tin Tin OO) - Unknown Artist (Radio Myanmar)
  • 2. You Got What You Got - Lashio Thein Aung (Guitars of the Golden Triangle)
  • 3. Someday He Will Return - Mar Mar Aye (Princess Nicotine: Folk & Pop of Burma Vol. 1)
  • 4. My Darling’s Love Arrow - Ni Ni Win Shwe (Princess Nicotine: Folk & Pop of Burma Vol. 1)
  • 5. Ahpwint Tiloung/Pyain Pwe Gyi - U Kihn Lay & U Hla Htun (Flavors Of Burmese Music: Green Tea Leaf Salad)
  • 6. Nga Ley - Khun Kaung Kay Maung (Guitars of the Golden Triangle)
  • 7. Our Traditional Music Is Most Sensational! - Unknown Artist (Leaf Music, Drunks & Distant Drums)
  • 8. Master of the Nine Cities - Bo Hein & Bo Mein (Music of Nat Pwe)
  • 9. Commercial for Pain Ointment - Unknown Artist (Radio Myanmar)
  • 10. Lover of the Winter and Snow - Tonte Theintan (Princess Nicotine: Folk & Pop of Burma Vol. 1)

Here’s the link to the show:

Get it while it’s hot!


Sound of Wonder Episode #2

Here’s the playlist for last week’s show, as well as a link to the show below.
  • 1. Hedaya Heday - Toni Hanna (Lebanon: A Holiday Souvenir)
  • 2. Choubi Choubi - Unknown Artist (Choubi Choubi! Folk And Pop Sounds From Iraq)
  • 3. Muziqawi Silt - Wallias Band (Ethiopian Urban Modern Music)
  • 4. Doi - Tom Ze (Estudando do Samba)
  • 5. Sikhwele - Aba-Lilizeli (Next Stop… Soweto Vol. 1)
  • 6. El Alcatraz - Arturo “Zambo” Cavero (The Rhythms of Black Peru)
  • 7. Coco My My - Tambo (Subway Salsa: The Montuno Records Story)
  • 8. Prous Teh Oun - Sinn Sisamouth (Cambodia Rock Intensified!)
  • 9. Tereranga - Unknown Artist (True Vine 78 Series Vol. 18: Sub-Saharan Guitars & String Music of the 60’s)
  • 10. Quem Cochicha o Rabo Espicha - Jorge Ben (Ben)
  • 11. I Wanna Be Your Man - The Youngsters (Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas)
  • 12. Congolaise Benin Ye - Le Super Borgou de Parakou (African Scream Contest)
  • 13. Shwe Ku Ni Pwe Daw - Kyaw Thet Aung (Music of Nat Pwe)
  • 14. Taungbyone Min Lay - Sein Moota (Music of Nat Pwe)
  • 15. Khuni Nan Ka Kyaw - Nilan Lawin (Music of Nat Pwe)

Hope you folks enjoy!


Sound of Wonder Episode #1

It’s finally here. The first episode of The Sound of Wonder is now available for download. Enjoy!

And stay tuned for another posting coming up very soon…


Playlist 10/9

1. Lekar Ham Diwana Dil - R.D. Burman ft. Asha Bhosle & Kishore Kumar (Available on Psych-Funk-Sa-Re-Ga!)

2. Yeh Raat Jane Keya Keya - Kamal Ahmed feat Noor Jehan (The Sound Of Wonder! Rare Electronic Pop From The Lollywood Vaults 1973-1980)

3. Sranang Gron Tron Gotoe Noja - Vrolijke Surinaamse Jeugd (Songs From Surinam 1)

4. Manzè Mona - Raphael Zachille (Tumbele! Biguine, Afro & Latin Sounds From the French Caribbean 1963-74)

5. Tu La Revois - Ria Bartok (C’est Chic! French Girl Singers Of The 1960’s)

6. L’alcool - Serge Gainsbourg (Du chant à la une!)

7. A La Memoria Del Muerto - Fruko & Sus Tesos (Colombia!)

8. Salsa Con Monte - Michi Sarmiento Y Sus Bravos (The Afrosound of Colombia Vol.1)

9. Fandango En Percussion - Pedro Laza y sus Pelayeros (Colombia!)

10. Ashhad Biannak Hilou (I Admit You Are Beautiful) - Sadun Jabir (Choubi Choubi! Folk And Pop Sounds From Iraq)

11. Tebakan Jitu - The Tankers Junior (Pop Melayu)

12. Pariaman - Fetty (Folk and Pop Sounds of Sumatra, Vol. 2)

13. Jom Nor Trocheak - Pan Ron (Groove Club Vol. 3: Cambodian Rock Intensified!)

14. Sao Dok Kum Tai (Lady from a Flower) - Pompuang Duangjan (Thai Pop Spectacular!)

15. Pop Music (Htar) - Unknown Artist (Radio Myanmar)

All these are great albums. Check ‘em out!

And tune in Tuesday for more of The Sound of Wonder!


Sound of Wonder Tomorrow!

On tomorrow’s episode of The Sound of Wonder:

Cumbia/Salsa Colombiana!

Sumatran Dangdut/Pop!

Killer Bolly/Lollywood tracks!

And much, much, much more!

Tune in Tuesdays at 11 am on WHCS.


First show is next Tuesday at 11 am on WHCS.

From Burmese Nat Pwe to Beninois Agbadja, The Sound of Wonder comes at you like a travelogue of the wonderful world of music, music that is truly under appreciated in the western world. No kitsch, no bull: this is the good shit.