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Some excellent new releases tonight - including Jah Rootikal Steppers' self-titled release on Dubkey Records, and "Rise Up! The Riz Records Story" archival release on Reggae Archives - plus half of a great Bim Sherman mix put together by DJ Baby Swiss over ten years ago (titled "Miracle Dream Super Mix") to mark 13 years since Bim's passing. More recent releases from Mighty Mystic, Vibronics meet Kanka, Ibel meets Med Dred (feat. Dub Caravan), and Jennifer Paulos. Filling out our eclectix mix, we included Niney the Observer, The Aggrolites (from the new "Dub Rockers Vol.1" compilation), Dubsalon, Al Pacheco, Scientist, The Skatalites, The Slackers, 9Tomorrows, Gato Negro, The Lions, Noble Vibes, Dennis "Blackbeard" Bovell, and many more...
Shelly Foster, is from the Red Cliff Band of Ojibwe and her mother is a member of the Mille Lacs Band. She has a degree from Stanford University with a background in education and retail. Shelly has been the Trading Post Supervisor for almost three years and is an artist who likes to do beadwork and work with fabric and textiles. Shelly has worked for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe and previously owned her own retail operation.
Wilco, advance Sharon Jones & Dap KIngs track, John Prine, Amy & Levon Helm, Deadstring Bros., Black Lillies, Zappa Flo & Eddie, Dave Alvin, CC Adcock, Leftover Salmon, Tim Timebomb & Friends….bounced around a bit today…from present day to obscure oldies and in-between. Wanna' listen to the show? …then just click either the listen or mp3 button to the right. .
What do musicians think about when they're composing? Or better yet: What do musicians think when they walk inside a Cabela's store and hear bird calls? That's the topic David Schulman explores in "Musicians In Their Own Words," a series of profiles on cellists, punkers, blues legends and all kinds of musicians.
On this program, we go into the studios and homes of bluesman Corey Harris, drummer Cyro Baptista, Kathleen Harris of Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, and harmonica player Howard Levy.
Fresh Fruit: 35 Years of Queer Radio, an audio documentary by Dixie Treichel
Fresh Fruit: 35 Years of Queer Radio is about the history of Fresh Fruit, that first aired on KFAI on May 11, 1978 and has been live on air weekly with the same name and format for 35 years. The piece is an overview of Fresh Fruit from 1978-2013 including preparations to go on air in 1977 by the original Fresh Fruit collective, a group of activists living in a queer hippy commune in Minneapolis.
Some archival audio is used courtesy of The Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Studies