March 17, 2017

Fresh Tracks, Fresh Start

About two months ago I stepped away from the podcast for surgery to remove a tumor from my spine. I’m happy to be back with the best possible news — […]

August 22, 2016

Fresh Tracks 31

This episode is a Fresh Tracks set, but it should be called The Return of the Back Spasm … Ugh. Although it’s been going on for several weeks the sp […]

May 26, 2016

Fresh Tracks Redux 2

I don’t repeat podcasts very often, but the Fresh Tracks shows are an exception. Fresh Tracks are podcasts with all new chants, and sometimes I bring them […]

March 10, 2016

Fresh Tracks 30

30 Fresh Tracks sets — that’s some kind of milestone! I love introducing new artists and new offerings from our favorite artists so these sets are s […]

September 25, 2015

Fresh Tracks 29

I’m back from vacation with a new Fresh Tracks set! This one features some different offerings — an Island-influenced Krishna chant from the Hanumen, an […]

July 21, 2015

Fresh Tracks 28

Ahhh, Fresh Tracks sets — how I do love you. I’ve been listening to new kirtan CDs for weeks and as always I’m so impressed by the talent work […]

April 28, 2015

Fresh Tracks 27

My inbox is absolutely stuffed with new kirtan — good thing I’m taking a trip! This weekend I’ll be in Bermuda for OM Fest with Sean Johnson & […]

January 6, 2015

Fresh Tracks 26

Happy New Year, and welcome 2015 — I hope you all had a beautiful holiday! It’s a favorite time of the year for me, and a highlight this year was ou […]

October 28, 2014

Fresh Tracks 25

This is our TWENTY FIFTH Fresh Tracks set. I find that a bit hard to believe, hence the shouting. What a musical feast that number 25 represents! For the artist […]

August 20, 2014

Fresh Tracks 24

We’ve just gotten back from our annual visit to Cape Cod, and the introduction to this week’s podcast was recorded by the lake at my mother-in-law&# […]

June 3, 2014

Fresh Tracks 23

There’s nothing I like more than loading new kirtan CDs into my phone, putting on headphones and going out for a walk — I know it […]

March 25, 2014

Fresh Tracks 22

The Fresh Tracks sets are my favorite shows to produce. It’s exciting to hear new offerings from artists I’m familiar with, and others from unknown […]

 
December 3, 2013

Fresh Tracks 21

This week we have another set of new music from artists familiar and brand new, and there’s more to come — the next Fresh Tracks will be from Kundal […]

 
November 12, 2013

Fresh Tracks 20

In the introduction to the podcast this week I talk a lot about Ram Das. When I was in my early twenties Be Here Now literally blew the doors of perception ope […]

October 15, 2013

Fresh Tracks 19

The Fresh Tracks sets are some of my favorites. This week’s show features a mix of kirtan artists who are new to the scene, and several from old favorites […]

April 2, 2013

Fresh Tracks 18

The Fresh Tracks sets are my opportunity to introduce you to new kirtan artists, and new offerings from established kirtan artists. This week’s set has a […]

 
January 8, 2013

Fresh Tracks 17

I’ve been looking forward to this one! It’s the first set of the New Year, my birthday, and also the start of a new phase for New World Kirtan. Afte […]

October 30, 2012

Fresh Tracks 16

This podcast is dedicated with love to all those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
The set this week takes me back to the warmth of the weather and the open hearts o […]

October 9, 2012

Fresh Tracks 15

This week’s set comes from the treasure trove of new music I brought back from Bhakti Fest. There’s plenty to love here from artists old & new, […]

August 28, 2012

Fresh Tracks 14

I found this week’s set to be inspiring, because the featured music brings us fresh, new interpretations of chant & kirtan. From Ian Boccio’s re […]

August 13, 2012

Fresh Tracks Redux

The first Fresh Tracks set was in 2010, and they have been opportunities to bring you new tracks from the world of kirtan. This is the first of those sets, fill […]

 
June 12, 2012

Fresh Tracks 13

I love the Fresh Tracks sets, as they’re my opportunity to introduce you to artists who are either new to the podcast or who have newly released CDs.  Th […]

April 24, 2012

Fresh Tracks 12

Kirtan artist Ragani has a great idea– let’s get the global kirtan community together for a virtual sing-along. Are you in? It’s open to anyon […]

March 13, 2012

Fresh Tracks 11

This week we have a Fresh Tracks set, which means the artists are either new to the podcast or they’ve been featured before & now have a new CD. The m […]

January 31, 2012

Fresh Tracks 10

This week’s podcast once again features the best of new artists to the podcast, and also new releases from some old favorites. Enjoy the set! Namaste.

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January 10, 2012

Fresh Tracks 9

Bust my buttons if there isn’t just some mighty fine kirtan out in the world these days. The music this week was so juicy it was difficult to choose just […]

September 26, 2011

Fresh Kirtan Tracks 6

It’s back to Philly for me this week, I’m glad I have some very good books loaded on my Kindle. Here is one a good friend recommended, and it has be […]

September 13, 2011

Fresh Tracks 8

What to say about this summer, except I’ll never forget it — and our family now has a new angel in Heaven. I’ve returned to Oregon for awhile, […]

April 26, 2011

Fresh Kirtan Tracks 5

This week’s set is full of great new kirtan music. We have cuts from Dave Stringer & Spring Groove’s newly released CD “Yatra”, and […]

March 2, 2011

Fresh Kirtan Tracks 4

This week’s set features all new kirtan, and it also holds another theme — one of healing for the planet. We’re all in for a ride, and it will […]

December 21, 2010

Fresh Kirtan Tracks 3

Happy Solstice everyone, and Happy Birthday to the New World Kirtan podcast!  As we turn two years old our podcast community continues to grow–and so doe […]

November 16, 2010

Fresh Kirtan Tracks 2

This week’s set is another one of all new kirtan, as new CDs have been arriving fast & furiously.  And if you’re a fan of the October 8 Jai Utt […]

August 18, 2010

Fresh Tracks 7

Putting the podcast together is a miraculous process–I’m always curious to see what Spirit has planned for the show.   This week, the perfect CD s […]

 
April 13, 2010

New Voices

I love it when I hear a new kirtan artist and get that indefinable jolt that tells me this one came right down the pipeline from Spirit.  Several artists on th […]