Roots

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Flor Frey
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

Mary Turck, Live from Studio 5, Marty Owings on the Legislature, Rebekah Moses of the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, Adrian Mack of Mpls. Public Schools

Another night filled with great new releases, some classics, and a few eclectic items. Brand new releases included: Mind’s Eye Dub’s “Uhuru” (on DubKey); Sorian’s “Out of the Box” (on MikelaBella); the excellent compilation “Dubble Trubble” (on Gravitas); the “System Ruff” single from OBF & Warrior Queen; Infinite Third’s “Electronicalm”; “The Echocentrics Remixes (feat. Grant Phabao)”; and Mambutu’s “Tepid Femme” (on Boom One). More recent releases from Red Star Martyrs, Jim Murple Memorial, Dub Majestic, Sly & Robbie, ACEtone Studios, and the great archival release “Sound ‘n’ Pressure Story” (on Reggae Archive Records) highlighting the dubplates from Fish & Goat and All Nation Rockers. DJ Baby Swiss had some fun with Little Tempo, Trio Esperanca, Lord Creator, Xavier Quijas Yxayotl, Dry & Heavy, and others, while StrangeDub included The Breadwinners, Black Uhuru, Taj Weekes & Adowa, Dubor & the Duborians, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, and still more..

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Live interview with Ruthie Foster & lots of new music!

Music Hosts: Ron Thums and Jean Silverberg
News Host: Terry Carter
Producer: Dale Connelly

Minnesota Online High School, Spirit on Lake, Minnesota Opera, KOEH, Advanced Technology Band

Orkestar Bez Ime is Bulgarian for “orchestra without a name.” The local group formed in 2002 to bring Balkan dance music to the Upper Midwest. It performs across the country with a repertoire that reaches from Albania to the Ukraine, with plenty of stops in-between. For more information, visit rogaria.com. This Live from Minnesota segmenta was produced for KFAI by Daniel Zamzow

Today during the first hour we took a trip the Baluchistan, Iran. Part of the ongoing series about the ethnic music of Iran, produced by Dan Rein and Baktash Boghrati.

In the second hour we had an interview with local musician Jack Klatt about his new solo recording.

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