The first hour includes Andean and Venezuelan music, a small homage to the Uruguayan José Carbajal, “El sabalero” (who passed away on October 21), and music from Michoacán, Mexico. The third ½ hour is a homage to the Spaniard poet Miguel Hernández in celebration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The literature segment presents “Luvina”, by the Mexican author Juan Rulfo.
Another week with a boatload of new music: The Natural Dub Cluster’s excellent “Neg|entropy”; Mista Majah P’s heavy-hitting gay rights anthem “Rights”; Cas Haley’s beautiful “Connection”; and Taj Weekes & Adowa’s sublime “A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen”. Plus more new releases from Influential (“Road Hog”), Madtone (“The Good Soul”), SXTheMadArtist, Mumbai Mafia, Avey Tare, Darryl Jenifer, Steve Steppa meets Samson, and the Easy Star All-Stars.