Summertime music in the form of rumba mambo opens this week’s program. A surprise visit from Pablo to talk up Novalima interview on Shake Bake Mon. 7/11 at 2 pm. From Peru, to Cuba Puerto Rico, and back to Africa again.
This week’s Chamber debuted Zion Dirty Sound’s “Celebrity Fever”, a new Dub Tentacles Vol. 3 compilation, a Beats International/Lily Allen mashup by Jejah and See-I’s self-titled release on Fort Knox. Pressure Sounds turned up in the mix with some reissued classic Lee Perry and Augustus Pablo productions, and upcoming Bayfront performers Steel Pulse and Taj Weekes figured into the proceedings, as well as the hypnotizing, organically chilled groove of Tinariwen.
Guests Jacqueline Regis and Alyssa Glawe will speak of the upcoming 14 Juillet (Bastille Day) celebration to be held Saturday, July 16, at the University Club. There will be live music (Francine Roche, Mark Stillman, Jim Price), French food, rides in vintage Citroën cars, and a market place with articles for sale. Several local bakeries will compete for the best French baguette with a plaque and recognition for the winner.
In 2005, three friends formed a band and called it The Brass Kings. Now in its sixth year, the trio is going strong, exploring new sounds, and even talking about regular rehearsals. Hear the players describe how their different paths led them to this unique, acoustic sound.