Arts & Culture

Jon Skaalen talks about MACT Fest

Ben and Mason are dead. On their way to the studio, the boys simply… disappeared. It's true that the KFAI studios are in a "rough" neighborhood, but something about this "crime" seems especially… unsettling.

After all your hard work the last two weeks, it’s time to boogey-down with some rumbas.

Music Host: Mark Koerner
News Host: Paul Brohaugh
Producer: Dale Connelly

Les Exodus has performed locally and nationally for 26 years, and remains one of the Twin Cities’ finest reggae bands. Tonight Live from Minnesota features Les Exodus at the Blue Nile, with Charles “Chilly” Petrus on keyboards, Lance Colmer on drums, Andy “Shoffman” Mark on bass. The charismatic vocal styles of singers Prince Jabba and Lynval Jackson complement the trio’s high-energy performance. Here is Les Exodus.

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Pieces from The Woodrow Wilson Center, Fronteras Desk, Claes Andreasson, & Making Contact

Showcasing upcoming shows the Cedar, including Ballake’ Sissoko, Wimme, Terakaft, along with Bajofondo !

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Colleen Harris
Producer: Mike Fischbein

Got the ball rolling tonight with the excellent new “Mellowmoon” album from Mayd Hubb meets Joe Pilgrim. This was followed by brand new releases from MakaRon meets Dub Salon, Osiris MC meets Injham, the sublime “Syn” from Twile, 2 Kings (mixed by Sassa’le), Stand High Patrol & Stepart, Process Rebel, Mastermind XS, Dub Rifles, and Tsunami Wazahari. In the middle of the show we ran a very cool nu cumbia mix of Boom One Records releases entitled Boom One’s Cumbia Rub-A-Dub Session at Piper Street Studios Vol.1. Also in the mix this week: Nkulee Dube, Sista M, L&S SymfHoney, Rebelution, Cinematic Orchestra, Akasha, The Heliocentrics, The Orb ft. Lee Scratch Perry, Clive Hunt & the Dub Dancers, Little Tempo, Willie Nelson & Toots Hibbert, Jackie Mittoo, Culture, and more…

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