World Music

Steely comes correct with a Cool & Mellow set of records for a sweltering night in the Twin Cities… featuring tracks by Quantic’s Flowering Inferno, Chico Mann, Ikebe Shakedown, The Fatback Band, BT Express, Sidiku Buari, Merchant, Victor Uwaifo, Soul Syndicate, Sylford Walker, Freddie McCay, & many more…

This program includes music from Pernambuco, Brazil, from the “Tierra Caliente” region in Mexico and from the Afro-Peruvian tradition; it also presents three voices from Oaxaca, Mexico. The literature segment presents the Argentinean “cuenta cuentos” Luis Landriscina.

Play List

Kristina and Sergio Pamies talk about the recording industry as it affects flamenco artists, and Kristina plays some recent flamenco recordings.

On today’s show, a look at Benin’s Orchestre Poly-Rythmo, a chat with South African world music star Johnny Clegg, a new track from Antibalas and much more…

Special holiday visit with musician Wanaku, originally from Cameroun, W. Africa, celebrating his brand new release, Indigenous People.  Free flowing session with multiple tracks previewed from the new release.

Another night filled with tons of new music, some classic dubs, a cool summer mix, and some sounds from outer space (to commemorate World UFO day on 7/2). Brand new sounds from YT (the new Revolution Time album with Mungo’s Hi-Fi); Easy Star All Stars (from the upcoming “Thrillah” album); Dubtonic Kru; Abschalter; Longman; Negritage; Bigote; Mista Majah P (the “Four More Year” single); Mutant Frogs; and Hollie Cook (dubbed by Prince Fatty). The summer mix this week was an excerpt from Moshi Kamachi’s Wordsound-heavy “A Tale From Alpha to Omega” mix (originally done for the Chilldown Period website).

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