Roots

A cloudy rainy day on the West Bank, opens with Mideast jazz from Third World Love. Then a set from Claudia Schmidt on her birthday. Lots of variety as the show goes down.

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Colleen Harriss
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

Another night of dub overload! So many new releases, including: the Dub Club’s new “Bubble Dub” (on Stones Throw); Pale Rider’s cool new “CO7” EP; Longman’s excellent “Akhenaten’s Dream” album; the new “Two Sacred Swords” 12” from Alpha Steppa & Lutan Fyah; Makiko’s rootical “High Stepper” single (on 176Sound); Gaudi’s adventurous “In Between Times” (on Six Degrees); and Mystica Tribe’s sublime “Stars Are Mine” EP (on SD Records). On top of that was more new stuff from Taj Weekes & Odawa, Obidaya/Dubmatix, Almighty Sion, Black Saturn, Bentesoi, Mahala Rai Banda/Mad Professor, Violeta Vil, Claudia Aru, Bandulu Dub, David Powell, Twile, The RBC, A Tribe Called Red, and Grant Phahao presents The Jays. If that wasn’t enough, we also crammed in some Prince Jammy, Black Roots, Overproof Sound System, Jah Wobble’s Invaders of the Heart, Kukan Dub Lagan, Lee Perry & the Upsetters, Nobukazu Takemura, Savage Aural Hotbed , Dennis “Blackbeard” Bovell, Bad Brains, and still more…

See play list below

CD giveaways, fishing songs and some fun covers!

Special Guests Brian Vanderwerf (of Eleganza and formerly Chooglin’, Midnight Evils) and Ryan O’Rourke (Booking Agent, Turf Club) spun favorites and music from upcoming “Eleganza Extravaganza” event at Turf Club, Sat. June 8 7 p.m. – close)…

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

Music Host: Cory Washington
News Host: Edwin Allen
Producer:  Siobhan Keirans 
 

In the second hour we had Dave Birrow of the Marimba Bullies.

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