World Music

A very special episode as the Original Spider J Hamilton 00 (formerly of KMOJ radio) takes over for Steely and brings his Hi-Jackin’, Hard-Mackin’, Stone-Cold New York-New Jack SwingBeat SoundTrack ReVue! Featuring tracks from Guy, Joe Public, Toni Tony Tone, Basic Black, Four Sure, and many more. Nobody spins like a Spider!!

While Gilberto is on vacation in Mexico, this program was hosted by Miguel and Terrell, from KFAI’s Radio Pocho.

Click on for the last segment of Kristina's interview with Jerez maestro Juan Parra and patada-down to a show of nada mas que bulerias!

The last African Rhythms of 2012, filled with hits, misses and should-have-beens. Happy New Year to all!

DJs Miguel Vargas y Terrell LaMarr spin some favorite 2012 tunes of the RP Collective. Also joining us in the studio is Missy Whiteman to speak about the IDLE NO MORE – Flash Round Dance imaa GAKAABIKAANG and to share herexperience from this morning’s honoring of the Dakota 38+2 in Mankato (150-year anniversary).

This holiday Global Beat moves between New Orleans and Hawai’i, among other locations and back home to the Midwest for some new releases.

Tonight was the annual “Christmas In Dub” special… What a fun mix of yuletide reggae, dub, club, jazz, lounge, and world exotica we put together this year. A bunch of reggae Christmas tunes from the likes of Yellowman, Horace Andy, The Ethiopians, Bluebeat Players, David Powell, The Drastics, L&S symfHoney, McPullish, Jacob Miller & Ray I, Jah Iriest Artists, Likkle Mai, The Kingstonians, Beres Hammond, Jah Jah meets Yaba Radics & Gibsy, Abassi All Stars, Kaysha Lee, Tommy McCook, Toots & the Maytals, and others. Plus yuletide gems from our Dub Club Tiki Lounge, including the artists Redtenbacher’s Funkestra, (James G.) Skafish, Hal Blaine, Esquivel, Pink Martini, 11 Acorn Lane, The Blue Hawaiians, J.Boogie, The Dub Three-o, Macklin Underdown, Vince Guaraldi (remixed…and straight-up), Fort Knox Allstars, Eban Schletter, Louis Armstrong/The Orb, Billie Holiday/Yesking, Duke Ellington, and more. What a fun, dubwise holiday party it was!

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