Roots

Once again…opening the floodgates of new releases. Starting things off with the highly anticipated Rebel Massive album from Dubmatix – which features Horace Andy, Eek-a-Mouse, U Roy & Cornel Campbell, Prince Jazzbo, and Tenor Fly. This was followed up by the excellent new Signs & Wonders In Dub from Dub Club (Tom Chasteen & Tippa Lee) on Stones Throw Records; Grant Phabao presents The Jays Stepping Up In Time and from the archive, Black Roots’ self-titled album (on Bristol Archives/Nubian). On top of this were fine new releases from The Lions, Manudub, Malika Madremana, Los Transatlanticos, Eric St-Laurent Trio, David Powell (unreleased single passed to me), Celt Islam, Rocio y Su Sonora, Oil City Boom Sound, Afrokeys, Zion Dirty Sound, DJ Zdena (unreleased single passed to me), John Brown’s Body, Ducki, and Dub Caravan meets Hornsman Coyote. Also tonight we played a 3-track SOJA set to celebrate their Minneapolis show on 5/8. Finally, rounding out the show with Yes King, Yellowman, Ego-Wrappin’, Monty Alexander, Ken Boothe, BDLabs, The Silvertones, Cedric Im Brooks, and more… This show is dedicated to Cedric Im Brooks who passed away on May 3rd.

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Mother’s Day tunes and new music from Patty Griffin, Shannon McNally, Becky Schlegel, Ruth Moody and Edie Brickell!

Music Host: Jean Silverberg
News Host: Terry Carter
Producer: Ron Thums
Engineer: Rico Morales

The Hip Hop Against Homophobia series began in 2009 to showcase dynamic talent and unite diverse communities. In this edition of MinneCulture, artists explore culture and social justice through music and poetry at a HHAH performance recorded at Patrick’s Cabaret this edition of MinneCulture, artists explore culture and social justice through music and poetry at a HHAH performance recorded at.This segment features MCs See More Perspective, Koaz and Desdamona, along with poet Amy Renaud and deejay Saul Goode. Produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow.

Music Host: Cory Washington
News Host: Edwin Allen
Producer: Siobhan Kierans
Engineer: Rico Morales

During the first hour we listened to a special on the ethnic music of Iran. This installment was on the Azerbaijan part of Iran.
In the second hour we had special guests SlovCzech, playing live dance music from the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

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