Arts & Culture

Doctor Jamie O’Mally talks about a national program for the EMPLOYMENT Mentoring Project for people who are blind or visually impaired.

There are cantiñas, and then there are cantiñas. On this show, Kristina explores the music of both the palo cantiñas and the family of cantiñas palos, if that makes any sense to you. If not, hopefully this show will illuminate those subleties…

Music Host / Engineer: Mark Koerner
News Host: Janis Lane-Ewart
Producer: Paul Brohaugh

DJs Miguel Vargas and @BrandonAllday spinning the grooves while you wait for your W-2’s

SONG OF A TROUBLED HEART
Ancient Chinese poetry, Gustav Mahler’s “The Song of the Earth,” and Sigmund Freud.

MLK. Jr.‘s actual birthday show opened with a track called “On the Mountaintop”- followed by an African diaspora set from the Garifuna in Belize, recently visited Malian vocalist Rokia Traore’ and the upcoming Bassekou Kouyate’s visit & his newest release. Also previewing the Dakha Brakha return visit to The Cedar after a stunning free show at the end of summer. The show closes with a Nordic female vocalist set featuring the lovelies, Sanna Kurki-Suonio & Mari Boine !

Another dubwise journey…with a couple of side-trips. In the new dub & roots department we featured the excellent Black Symbol album “Journey” (on Sugar Shack); the explosive new “Real Steel” single from See-I (on Fort Knox); the conscious “Kushites – Big Way Different” from Scratchylus & Empress Reggae (and featuring Errol Dunkley); and a tasty new dub (.38 Special Dub) from our pal Doozer Dubby Doo. More new and recent rootical stuff from Greencross & OnDubGround, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Malasorti, Koncrete Roots, Sista Aude meets MatDTSound (from “Dub Tentacles – V.5” on Fresh Poulp), Dub Terminator & High Freequency, Bryan Art, and more. Our side-trips included the beautiful new Fado album “Quinto” (on World Village) from Antonio Zambujo, and back-to-back clubby beats from Beats Antique and Ill:esha (who were on the same bill last Halloween in Minneapolis). Also making its debut tonight was the just realeased “Fall – Remixes” from All India Radio and featuring the fantastic voice of Leona Gray.

In the second half, Swiss spent the whole two hours pouring dubbles as he likes to do from time to time, including 2 by the post-Marley Wailers (with the Wailers coming to town on 1/26).

We talk with Wisconsin author Michael Schumacher about his new book November's Fury: The Deadly Great Lakes Hurricane of 1913. He has written twelve books, including Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald and Wreck of the Carl D.

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