Roots

Producer / Engineer: Yvette Howie
Music Host: Brenda Bell Brown
News Host: Trisha Collopy

Music Host: Paul Brohaugh
News Host: Paul Brohaugh
Producer: Paul Brohaugh
Engineer: Paul Brohaugh

Last Reel: Drive-In Movie Theaters of Minnesota
Produced by Todd Melby

They had names like The Cinebuff, the Bronco, The Maple Leaf, The Sunset. They were the drive-in movie theaters of Minnesota. Once, there were more than 80 outdoor movie theaters in the Gopher State.

Hey Baby, it’s the 4th of July. Tea from L’Assassins stoped by the show in the first hour with a copy of their new, out of sequence yet very cool CD. In the second hour, Cadillac Kolstad and Johann Swenson came in shoving a piano down the hallway and hauling a drum kit under their arms. We invited them in for some music and fun. Lots of other recorded tunes plus, as always around the 4th of July, a couple versions of Dave Alvin’s “Fourth of July”; always by Dave and his bands…..accept no substitute. Click “episode details” to see the full playlist for the show. And, once there and if you’re really bored, you’ll be able to read along while the music is playing. Thanks to Angie for coming in and sharing the show with me. Have a great 4th and I’ll see you next week.

More African female voices, from Ethiopia open our show today, before moving on to the recent visits from Femi Kuti and Amadou & Mariam and another preview of the upcoming show with Vieux Farka Toure’.

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Sagirah Shahid / Dale Connelly
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

With DJ Baby Swiss out of town on a gig, Dr. StrangeDub went solo for 4 hours of dubwise fun. And it sure was fun to debut the new Echo Chamber – Around the World in Dub – Vol. 3 & 4 compilation album tonight! For the summer mix the doctor pulled out a great mix from 2011 put together by Eating Betty (our friend Mel) for Echo Beach (WLUW-FM, Chicago). On top of this we aired great new tunes from Dubagroova, Rocker-T, The Breadwinners (ft. Stally), Tricky, Masia One, The Fellow Traveller, Dubtonic Kru, Chucho Valdes & the Afro-Cuban Messengers, Robert Ziino, Blue King Brown, Mykal Rose, Science Project, Dax Lion, Byutifu!, Queendigo Placid Jazz, Dub-I/Fire Salad, Patko, Kobo Town, and Vieux Farka Toure! More great dubs and such from: Dubor & the Duborians, Clement Weda, Dub Specialist, Sly & The Revolutionaries, Scientist, Citizen Sound, Longman, Big Shiny, Dubsalon ft. Razaman, Third World Allstars, and may more. To get your free digital download of “Echo Chamber – Around the World in Dub – Vol. 3 & 4” on Dan Dada Records (Thanks Bruno!), as well as Vol, 1 & 2, come here.

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