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1/23/2013 Modern Kicks

Sean returns to the studio after a two-week hiatus with his arms full of new music; however, his lack of preparedness gets the better of him.

Tune in and listen as the wheels come off slowly come off the program to this amazing setlist — including new songs from FUZZ, BLEACHED, TWERPS, UNKNOWN MORTAL ORCHESTRA, and BIG EYES!

1/23/2013 Echo Chamber

Tonight The Echo Chamber commemorated the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. – featuring the “I Have A Dream” speech as well as parts of the “A Knock At Midnight” sermon. Also tonight we celebrated the second inauguration of Barack Obama, and included the oath of office, plus bits from the inaugural address. But of course, it was the great music which fit the theme and really made the show… This included tracks like KnowledgeBorn07’s “Overcome”, Black Roots’ “Struggle Dub”, Keith Hudson’s “National Anthem (Dub)”, Daddy Roots’ “We Shall Overcome”, Human Digital’s “Trouble Ahead”, Dubkasm’s “Biblical Dub”, Louie Kulcha’s “How Long Dub”, “Oppressor Version” from The Steady Ups vs. Doctor Echo, Johnny Osbourne’s “Truth and Rights”, and tracks from the “MLK Dub” album on the Xterminator label. Also tonight, recent releases from Dubor & the Duborians, Yabass Yaba Radics, Sorian, Profit, Downtown Beat, Empresarios, Ras Bruno, and Sly & Robbie.

1/23/2013 The Morning Blend
1/23/2013 Democracy Now
1/23/13 Indian News Roundup of 2012

Laura Waterman Wittstock rounds up the Indian news of 2012.

1/23/2013 Stone Soup
1/23/2013 Global Beat
1/23/2013 Freewheelin'

Scottie Miller, great keyboardist from the Twin Cities stopped by the studio. In addition to his own career, he’s a member of Ruthie Foster’s band (KFAI is bringing them to Hopkins on Tuesday). He’ll also be playing Freewheelin’ 1st Friday on Feb. 1 at Harriet Brewing (plus Mary Cutrufello and her band). New music included Anders Osborne, Aaron Neville, Lucinda Williams, and Brian Laidlaw & The Family Trade. Plus the usual eclectic mix from multiple genres. Click “Episode Details” to see the playlist. Note, you may also link to the archives from that page. As always, I thank you for listening to the show.

1/23/2013 House Party
1/23/2013 Free Speech Radio News
1/23/2013 Listening Lounge

Documentary from Radio Netherlands Worldwide

1/23/2013 Art Matters
1/23/2013 MinneCulture

This week on MinneCulture: “The Walk to School,” an audio documentary about a Minneapolis family’s decision to attend public school outside its immediate residential zone. Producer Ralph L. Crowder III explores education and school choice through the lens of Monique, a single parent raising her daughter Amaree, and her niece Leslie. “The Walk to School” is a day-in-the-life account of how the family copes with the public education achievement gap, and what it’s doing to create better opportunities for the next generation. Ralph Crowder is an independent producer from Minneapolis who specializes in local and national education issues. MinneCulture airs every Monday and Wednesday evening from 7:30-8pm on KFAI, and is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

1/23/2013 Radio Pocho
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Wednesday, January 23, 2013