Music

5/26 in a nutshell…
Prince Buster turns 73 this weekend! Our tribute included the man himself and his revolving crew of All Stars, The Charmers telling the Prince to Dip Them, Dawn Penn on one of Buster’s many record labels, and both Judge Dread and Madness, a pair of artists with Buster-inspired names active in the 2 Tone era… and, jumping across the second hour into hour 3, a PB cover by The Specials (Too Hot). Sherwood B. Funn highlighted coming-to-towners Anna Calvi (Sun. 5/29 Triple Rock) and Dengue Fever (Fri. 6/3 7th St. Entry). the 4(+1) featured the recent covering the ancient, and RSST reminds you again, between 4:30 and 5:a.m., that… The Night Sky’s Turning Blue! Rise and shine…

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Kristina de Sacramento plays Peteneras sandwiched around a Caña filling this week, and Kristina, videographer Bill Davidson, and his partner Fran chat about the logistics of traveling around Spain to shoot flamenco documentaries.

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Toki Wright On this episode of Radio Pocho we bring you some special cuts produced by the famous Minneapolis duo Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. Toki Wright calls in to talk about Galactic Soul Lounge (Thurs. May 26th 10pm @Cause Sound Bar)

PLUS the Pocho Word of the Week….listen in to find out what it is…

Reclaiming Roots thru Musica.

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Exotik-a-GoGo Concert & Interview
Produced by Daniel Zamzow & Nancy Sartor

Meet Exotik-a-GoGo, the house band at Psych Suzi’s Motor Lounge. Every Friday and Saturday from 7 to 11pm, this six-piece combo performs upstairs.

“Think Jazz instrumentation over jungle rhythms; tropical bird calls and vibraphone; and the pseudo experience of being transported to an exotic island.”

Visit them on facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/editprofile.php?sk=picture#!/exotikagogo?sk=wall

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Irv and Me (Jon Kalish, independent producer) and Frank Ferrante as Groucho Marx (WRVO)

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Bob Dylan celebrated his 70th birthday yesterday. So, among the usual mix of new and old releases, we played some by the master himself plus some favorite covers of his songs.

Click “More” to review the playlist of the songs we played plus link to the archive of the show. The music starts around 2 min. 45 sec. into the archive.

New music included Playing 4 Change, Nick Lowe from a Buddy Holly tribute album, American Graveyard, Rod Picott, and the Detroit Cobras from the above mentioned Buddy Holly tribute.

Next week: The Fuck Knights will be live in the studio. Plus, we’ll have an interview with Joe Ely.

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Mixing it up again in the Echo Chamber: plenty of new dubs, a bit of classic roots, and more great stuff. Brand new music from Lee “Scratch” Perry (the Bill Laswell produced “Rise Again”); Youssou N’dour, Citizen Sound (feat. Melodic & Jahdan Blakkamore), Eugene Grey, Pale Rider, Maria Tanase, Karsh Kale, and AB2G.

Hour 3’s DJ Baby Swiss set commemorated this past Saturday’s (May 21) non-end-of-the-world, complete with track titles like, “Oh No, Again”, “7 Ways to Sunday”, “One Fine Day”, “Missing Brazilians”, and of course “Spirits in the Material World”… twice.

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