World Music

“And when I die, and when I’m dead, dead and gone, there will be one more crate of records to carry on == up the stairs… to the car… to the studio…and on the air!”


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Hamilton Sanwish was up in the studio with his take out version of Kinda Cloudy. Old school SKA, Blue Eyed Soul & crucial Dub / Organs & MOOGs / African funk & Sitar beats / British Big Hair bands from the 1980s and a weird set of Beatles covers that appeared out of the Zionosphere, taking everyone by surprise…

A special program entirely dedicated to Violeta Parra, the great Chilean songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and icon of the Latin American New Song Movement. The program presents well-known and not-so-well-known songs composed and/or rescued by Violeta —interpreted by herself and other important Latin American interpreters.

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2 hours of globetrotting with Brad and Deborah. Featuring tracks from Aar Maanta (Somalia/UK), Fanga (France), Djelimady Tounkara & the Rail Band (Mali), Nico Gomez & his Afro Percussion, Inc. (Belgium/Netherlands), and Seu Jorge (Brazil).

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It’s those guys again (plus one gal this time), singing some great stuff and some stuff I love to hate…well, OK – “hate” may be too strong a word…

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Tune into tonight’s show to catch a preview for this Saturday night’s “Pochanga” at the Ginger Hop.

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Today’s show starts off celebrating the contribution Antonio Carlos Jobim (Brasil) gave to the world – on the anniversary of his birth.

Another ton of new stuff tonight, and a whole lot of classics as well. Starting out with the cool new Dark Side of the Mood from Kukan-dUb-Lagan, followed by the Sin Señal / No Signal EP from Lata and mildtape. Also new: “High Plains Drifter – The Upsetters from the archive (on Pressure Sounds); plus new Marty Dread, Irie Sol, Princess Anla, Elihu and more. Classics from Bob Marley, The Techniques,Winston Jarrett, Jackie Mittoo, Prince Far-I and others…

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