The first hour featured all new releases from some of my favorite artists… then opened up with a jazzier feel as our signal was tested for improvements forthcoming. Don’t forget to pledge starting this Sat. and Oct. 15 22 on Global Beat for our 30th Anniversary Fall Pledge Drive… also my own 30th anniversary of dj’ing on Fresh Air Radio.
Dubmatix:http://www.dubmatix.com/index.cfm and the excellent new album Renegade Rocker set the tone for one heavy, rootical show. Following this lead, we piled on more crucial new sounds from Mista Majah P, Dub Gabriel, Master Margherita, Zion Roof Prophet, Pale Rider, and more…
The War of the Worlds Special – Tonight the story of the Orson Welles’ Mercury Theatre program of October 30, 1938, and how it came to be the most famous radio show of all time, on it’s 70th Anniversary. And a War of the Worlds parody by the Radio Pirates.
Opening with Ani DiFranco Utah Phillips, Global Beat then honors the Eid Rosh Hashanah celebrations. Moving on to preview Thursday’s visit by La Musgana to the Cedar with tracks from 3 of their CDs. Doug closes with a couple of Mose Allison tunes in anticipation of his visit to the Artist Quarter in St. Paul this weekend.