Arts & Culture

Opening today’s show with a review of two recent bands of the Global Roots Festival at the Cedar… and some more Buena Vista Social Club All-Stars. At 12:30 I have a local expert on Affordable Healthcare with a special opportunity to share with us at the beginning of the discussion around MNSure options. Take a listen – you might get a new perspective from the dialogue ! I end the program with some Vinicius Cantuaria, Brasilian musician coming next week to the Dakota on Tuesday October 8.

Music Host: David Cummings
News Host: Robert Easley
Producer: Mike Fischbein
Engineer: Mike Stapp

Another one of those nights where Dr. StrangeDub filled nearly 2 hours with all new material. Starting off with the new album “Dub Volume 2” from Dub Architect, followed by a new discovery – Creole & the Dub Master and their “Impress the Empress EP” (from the Echorek dub collective). More new dubwise music from Greencross & ODG, CHLLNGR & Dr. Echo, YesKing, and Bass Culture Players. On top of that was the long-awaited new album “Tales from the Frand Bazaar” from Bombay Dub Orchestra (on Six Degrees), plus more new music from Intended Immigration, Dr. Epidemic, Meta & the Cornerstones, Vernon Maytone (Buckley), DubSalon, Prince Jazzbo (on Dubbhism Deluxe), Ondatropica, Dr. Zygote, Pops Jabu, Little Axe, Sennid/Svaha Sound System, Dub Majestic, Bang Bang Boogie, Errol Bellot, and Tommy McCook & others (on the “Reggae in Jazz” release on Pressure Sounds). Filling out the show (mostly in Swiss’ 2 hours) were: TeraKaft, Zion Dirty Sound, King Tubby, Roots Tonic meets Bill Laswell, Boom Boom Satellites, Ott, Aswad, Eek-a-Mouse, Horace Andy & Deadly Headley, BDLabs, Third World All Stars, and more…

We speak with Joanne Rocklin about her new middle grade novel The Five Lives of Our Cat Zook, which won the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Golden Kite for Fiction and a Parents' Choice Gold Award. She is the author of many middle grade novels.

We also chat with Lyndsay Faye about her new historical novel Seven for a Secret. She is also the author of The Gods of Gotham, which was nominated for an Edgar Award, and Dust and Shadow.

See playlist below of all live tunes

Live conversation with Katie Dahl & music for marathoners!

Hosts: Jean Silverberg, Ron Thums, Bob Hines
Guests: Nanci Olesen, Gregg Iverson, Prof. David Schultz
Reporters: Dale Connelly

Mike Wallace and Joe Smith (The Irish Brigade) talk about Irish music, their collaboration as a band, and play live on air.

The Holy Universe: A New Story of Creation For The Heart, Soul, and Spirit breathes life into the cold, scientific worldview of the Universe, transforming our physical history into a living story—and provides us with powerful insights into navigating the global ecological, social, and spiritual crises now facing our world, and provocatively argues the crises we face today just might be the best thing that ever happened to humanity

Hosts: Cory Washington, Siobhan Kierans, Xan Holston
Guests: Jackie Cherryhomes,
Reporters: Rico Morales, Kirk Mattson, Susan Budig (BOO-dig)

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