World Music

Special thanks to Brad Wrolstad from African Rhythms for sitting in this week. Two hours of strictly roots for a hot summer day.

Liberty Finch from the Pop Shop fills in for Glen this week. Espionage, bongos, exotica!

Emily Krumberger, of KFAI staff fame, comes to Radio Antilles to spin some female ska tracks. Grab your ska hats, loafers and get ready to skank like a rude girl! First we’ll start it off on the Island of Jamaica with Miss Rita Marley and her Soulettes.

Welcome to the Discotheque! An all-vinyl dancefloor thunderstorm of Funk from around the Globe featuring tracks from Ray Barretto, Black Sugar, Orchestra Hnos Flores, BW Souls, Blue Rhythm Combo, Jablonski, Aktion, Moussa Doumbia, Sidiku Buari, Dillinger, Pinchers, Yellowman & Fathead, and many more…

This program presents “Frida Kahlo: The music from her wake and her funeral” —the songs that were spontaneously sung by the multitude present at both events on July 13-14, 1954. The music part of the program concludes with examples of “Chamamé”. The literature segment presents poetry by Rosario Castellanos read by the author herself.

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It's the flamenco piano show with some truly great piano playing!  Kristina and flamenco/jazz pianist/composer Sergio Pamies talk about the concept of "phoning in your performance" for a CD track and how that affects the creative process.

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