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Cruising in the middle of summer with a great mix of old and new, dubwise and otherwise. Kicked things of with the excellent 2009 release "From Far East" by Killa Sista from Japan (featuring Makiko, AKA Skunkin' Mau), followed by a track from Makiko (on the Vibronics' Scoops label). After this came the choice new "Guetto Roots of Dub - Vol. 1" album (on Dubophonic) from Negritage out of Argentina. And 3rd up from the UK was the "lost album" from Errol Bellot - recorded back in the 1980s and finally released by Reggae Archive Records with the title "Youthman - The Lost Album". Another highlight of tonight's show was the very cool new album Uncut by O. De Lanzac (on BBE Records), along with her Mixcloud mix called "Summer Breezin'". More new tunes in the mix from: Dubtonic Kru, Zion Dirty Sound, Fumitake Uchida, Dub Majestic & Bandulu Dub. To highlight 2 of the top artists at this year's Bayfront Reggae Fest (in Duluth, MN) we featured tracks from Everton Blender and Richie Spice; and to promote their upcoming gig in Minneapolis, we played some Meditations and our good friends Irie Sol. Finally, rounding out the show (and commemorating Roswell), the lineup included A Tribe Called Red, Raisa K, Dubagroova, AMJ Dub Collective, Omars Attacks, Jah Wobble & Deep Space, Little Tempo, Doctor Echo, Tommy McCook & the Supersonics (in dub), Sun Ra & the Intergalactic Solar Arkestra, and more...
Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Sagirah Shahid (6-6:20) / Hannah Rank (7-7:40)
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp
Gettin' ready for our show with the Deadstring Brothers at Lee's, Matt Arthur and The Bratlanders stopped by the studio.; plus music by Randy Weeks, The Smoking Flowers, Duke Robillard, Willie Nelson, Cat Mother & The All Night Newsboys, Memphis Slim and our ever-popular weekly segment "We Hope You're Ready for Flo & Eddie". If you'd like to torture your ears and listen to the show, simply click the player to the right...happy trails to you.
Interview with Julie Landsman about her novel-in-progress, "Till" set in New York and Paris from 1920-1955, and jazz historian Bill Cottman (Reading and music at Homewood Studios, July 13, 2-3:30pm (www.homewoodstudios.com) Also, artists Dougie Padilla and Dick Brewer reminisce about the life and art of the late Bill Wormley. (A memorial is set for July 13, 3-8pm at Bill Art Park: www.facebook.com/WilliamCharlesWormley?fref=ts)
Toki Wright's FADERS Mixtape Release
Produced by Peter Frey
Twin Cities hip-hop artist Toki Wright is a dynamic force on stage and in the recording studio. He's also an instructor at McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul. This Live from Minnesota segment captures the release of "FADERS" at the Fine Line Music Cafe. Produced for KFAI by Peter Frey.
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Kristina stays with her oldies theme, featuring the history and cante of Manolo Caracol, a much-loved singer whose career took him through the 30s, 40s and beyond.