World Music

During Episode #472, we visit the Red Sands of Mars;  we survive a shiver of sharks down under Australia way; we Dance the Dance of the Flaming Swords; we jump hurdles; run wild and do our best to

Music Host:  Michael Cyrs

News Host: Rico Morales

Producer / Engineer: Yvette Howie


This program presents examples from the Venezuelan “música llanera” tradition and examples of some of the main variations of Mexican “sones”.

The second show in the "Music Fresh From Spain" series, this show is from March 24, 2011, and features cañas and jaleos in anticipation of La Magdalena's then upcoming workshops to teach those same

This episode features an interview with journalist, radio producer & KFAI volunteer Minna Zhou on the Senegalese hip hop scene, about which she's soon to release

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Malian singing star Salif Keita speaks to us from his home in Bamako and talks about his upcoming US acoustic tour (with a date in Minneapolis on September 1).