Arts & Culture

Kristina reaches into the archives one more time to complete original the Fandangos, Malagueñas, Granainas trilogy.

This week Truth to Tell preempts our program with a special broadcast.

A HIROSHIMA STORY
David Swatling brings us Keijiro Matsushima’s first-hand account of the atomic blast.

Outside of the first half hour, today’s show features music in the language of France. With a special guest direct from Paris, Sarah, we start with The Beatles “Michelle”, then run thru the streets of Paris to Quebec and eventually Senegal, on today’s “Global Beat”.

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Sagirah Shahid / Hannah Rank
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

A very special night in the Echo Chamber as we did a “Land of the Rising Sun” special honoring Japanese reggae, dub, ska, and more… But, for the first hour of the program we covered some new non-Japanese releases – from Talisman (on Sugar Shack), Med Dred (on Dub-o-phonic), Svaha Sound System, Omegaman (on Fort Knox), Trevor “The Technician” McKenzie & Robert C., and M.L.K. & the Breadwinners (on Freedom Fighter). The rest of the program was devoted to Japan, with music from: Killa Sista, Dry & Heavy, Likkle Mai, Channel U, Mystica Tribe, Satomi Saeki & Alcvin Takegawa Ramos, Fishmans, Lecca, Keyco, Little Tempo, Audio Active, Bagdad Cafe the Trench Town, Jah Wobble & The Nippon Dub Ensemble, Tsuyoshi Kawakami & his Moodmakers, YMCK, Bluebeat Players, Mute Beat, Tokyo Ska Paradise Orchestra, Nine Miles, Shiina Ringo, The Determinations, Yellow Magic Orchestra, Perfume/MasahiroXXX, Kazufumi Kodama, Masaru Satoh, The Brass Circus, the eskargot miles, Little Dragon (ft. Yukimi Nagano), Ian Simmonds ft. Yoshiko, Macdonald Duck Eclair, Soil & “Pimp” Sessions, Haruomi Hosono, Bon Voyage Co., The Dreamlets, Chimp Beams, Astro Age Steel Orchestra, and Gentle I.

We speak with Victoria Houston about her new novel Dead Insider, the 13th book in her bestselling Loon Lake mystery series. It has been called Fargo meets Murder She Wrote in the North Woods of Wisconsin. She is also the author of a number of non-fiction books, including Loving a Younger Man.

We also chat with David McRaney about his new book You Are Now Less Dumb. He is also the author of the bestseller You Are Not So Smart, which grew out of his blog of the same name.

See play list below

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

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