4/5/2012 African Rhythms


Thanks to everyone who pledged support for KFAI during today’s African Rhythms, pushing us closer to our goal! Brad and Charlie, along with Doug Cain from Global Beat and Lawyer Bill, made the case for supporting independent radio and played a lot of classic material (Tony Allen, Lee Scratch Perry, Samba Mapangala, Oumou Sangare, et al) along the way.

Playlist Tracks: 
Afrolicious - Bade Malou
Album: Pleasuretime; Label: ESL
Oumou Sangare - Yala
Album: Oumou; Label: Nonesuch
Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga - Malako
Album: Africa: the Essential Album; Label: Essentials
Lokassa et Soukous Stars - Lagos Nighta
Album: Megamix 1; Label: Syllart
Nneka - Shining Star
Album: Soulisheavy; Label: Decon
Thandiswa Mazwai - Lahl Umlenze
Album: Africa Remix; Label: Milan
Soul Brothers - Buya Mama Wami
Album: Rough Guide to the Soul Brothers; Label: Rough Guide
Diaou Kouyate - Doni Doni
Album: Doni Doni; Label: Mi Corason
Wafir - Nilo Azul
Album: Nilo Azul; Label: Nubenegra
Tony Allen - The Same Blood
Album: Afrobeat... No Go Die; Label: Shanachie
Seun Kuti & Fela's Egypt 80 - Think Africa
Album: Seun Kuti & Fela's Egypt 80; Label: Disorient
Malamanya - Contigo Son
Album: Malamanya EP; Label: Malamanya
T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo - Yao-Yao
Album: Reminiscing in Tempo; Label: Popular African Music
Lee Scratch Perry - Curly Dub
Album: Super Ape; Label: Island
The English Beat - Ranking Full Stop
Album: Beat This: The Best of the English Beat; Label: Rhino
Orlando Julius - Psychedelic Afro Shop
Album: Super Afro Soul; Label: Vampi Soul
Congo Sanchez - T.E.T.O. (strut)
Album: Volume 1; Label: ESL
Black Truth Rhythm Band - Kilimanjaro
Album: Ifetayo; Label: Soundway
Air Date: 
April 5, 2012

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