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Updated 03-28-2005

Exotic America Receives Airplay on more than 60 Radio Stations

Over 60 NPR stations are now playing cuts from Exotic America, with new stations being added every week.  Go to http://www.andyrobinsonmusic.com/ExoticAmerica_RadioPlay.pdf  to see if a station in your town is giving Exotic America airplay. 

Exotic America featured on XM Satellite Radio "Best of the Week"

Exotic America was added to the XM Satellite Radio playlist on 3-24-05 and was featured on their "Best of the Week" chart for that week!

Andy Robinson's Exotic America Named Top Ten Debut Album of 2004

Andy Robinson's Exotic America was featured in the December 21 issue of the San Diego Union Tribune as one of the top ten debut albums of 2004!  Pop music critic George Varga included Andy's first solo album with major label releases by groups such as English art-rockers The Futureheads, and notable "indie" releases such as albums by jazz/blues vocalist Pyeng Threadgill, and Amp Fiddler (George Clinton, Prince, Ramsey Lewis).  Varga characterizes the music on Exotic America as "a seamless blend of Western and Eastern folk stylings rich in warmth and charm, but happily bereft of affectation".

The San Diego Reader Calls Exotic America "an extraordinary collection".

The San Diego Reader gave Exotic America a rave review in the January 6 "Hometown CDs" column, calling the album, "fresh, not formulaic", "a soundtrack to accompany moments of listener introspection" and  "an extraordinary collection".

Andy Robinson's Music Featured on "Sweetwater Folk"

Several of Andy’s songs were featured during the month of February on “Sweetwater Folk”, an all-dulcimer Internet radio station at www.live365.com.  According to the Sweetwater Folk DJs,  ”you won't want to miss Andy Robinson's song, ‘I Play the Dulcimer’... the new Dulcimer National Anthem!”

Go to  http://www.live365.com/stations/318690, click “PLAY” and you may hear “I’m in Love with Your Sister”, “Scarecrow”, “I Play the Dulcimer” or “Avenue V”, alongside tunes by artists such as David Schnaufer, Larry Conger, Force & d’Ossche, and many others who use the dulcimer in both traditional and non-traditional musical settings. 


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