World Music

During the first hour we listened to a live concert of Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys at the Cedar Cultural Center. Recording engineer was Chris Dronen.
During the second hour we had special guest Nirmala Rajasekar playing veena and Srinivasan on mridangam sharing live music from South India.

Luke’s back after a French Fortnight


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.