World Music

Tarik Thornton “The Soul Traveler” joins Steely for a two-hour dig through dusty 45s & LP joints. Featuring Denise Lasalle, Patrinell Staten, Little Ann, Roz Ryan, The Esquires, The Hamilton Movement, The Fatback Band, Syl Johnson, Andre Williams, The Sweet Delights, The Winstons, Side Effect, & more…

This program presents Fados (revisited), songs about mothers and motherhood and Vallenatos by Rafael Escalona (music from Colombia). The literature segment presents “El Bachichas”, by Víctor Hugo Rascón Banda, from Mexico.

Play List

Musical explorations from Lee Scratch Perry, King Sunny Ade, Rocket Juice & the Moon and The Spy from Cairo were among the highlights of this week’s eclectic edition of African Rhythms…

La Magdalena picked the music for this show too, but Kristina had to make a lot of substitutions! Meanwhile, Kristina and her guest Susana di Palma of Zorongo Flamenco are still engrossed in conversation about the behind the scenes details of producing flamenco theater.

On tonight’s episode of Radio Pocho, we will feature DJs Miguel Vargas and Brandon Bagaason, and our very special guests, Mundo Libre, another set of hip-hop brothers: Thomas Akrite and Ramiro Vazquez, reppin’ Southside Mpls to the fullest.

A Latin “sabor” special – revisiting many favorites.

Tonight the Echo Chamber presented part 1 of “Around the World in 20+ Dubs”, the 6th annual special which originally aired on Echo Beach on 4/27 (WLUW-FM, Chicago). Once again Dr. StrangeDub joined the TurnTableTerrorist (Terry C) for the dubwise journey. But, before embarking on ATWD #6, the good doctor filled the first hour with some excellent new releases from Citizen Sound, Thousand Yard Prayer, Bandulu Dub, DuBoLoGy, Nazarenes, Dub Rifles, the ACEtone Studio “Eat Cookie Dub” mix of Love Avalanche’s “More Love Less Corruption” track, and the official re-release of “Riddim Full A Culture” compilation from Springline Records (in association with the Dubark.com community web site). Also in the mix: 10 Ft. Ganja Plant, Scientist, Taj Weekes & Adowa, the neyBuzz, Dubmatix, Winston Heywood, and more… Finally, in memory of the late Lloyd Brevett, we included a couple Skatalites tracks.

Tonight’s guest is Susi Forsans, executive director of the French-American Chamber of Commerce of Minneapolis and St. Paul. She will speak of this important international organization and of their various activities. As with all of our guests, Susi will bring some of her favorite French songs.

Rainy day music, chuve chuve….

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