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We’re down to No. 24 on the Soul Albums of 70’s countdow, and featuring records by Gladys Knight the Pips, the Commodores Ann Peebles. Also new musiv by Brooklyn Afro-Funk sensation Akebe Breakdown!

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Paul Harding, who just wrapped up a 16 year run as host of Radio K International, joined us in the second hour of today’s African Rhythms and put together a hot live mix in anticipation of a href=http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2011/07/rewind_celebrat.phpa special celebration of those 16 years/a at the Cedar on Saturday.

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Remembering racial terror in 1931 Minneapolis for present-day unity

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7/7 in a nutshell…
We noticed the night sky beginning to turn blue at the tail-end of this week’s show, where we had some time remaining after The End.
And, you got Ringrolled this week to close out the whopping 4(+3)-in-a-row, just before the inaugural July GotchaSKAvered Ska Cover-of-the-Month Club selection… Live MADNESS, doing the Prince Buster classic they took their name from! Sherwood lit-up the Voov with tributes to both YMO and, unexpectedly, Michel Legrand! He opened the hour, though, by squirreling himself away in a Capsule bound for Space Station no. 9. Once aboard, however, the beings he met there claimed that They Came From Beyond Space! The opening oldies hour set everything up nicely by launching from The Moon before plowing through the Jet Stream and crashing into Ocean #11!
Alternate Earth has that many, you know… one of the alternate Earths, anyway… (did somebody say more than one? Cue imaginary Twilight Zone-ish music… )

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There is some stunning music and amazing singing on this show! Kristina features more milongas, more guajiras, and more talk with flamenca extraordinaire, La Conja!

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Funky Sensations On thie episode of Radio Pocho we get experimental with the jams. If we could bottle up Radio Pocho and give it away as a song it would probably sound something like the Nortec Collective song we feature.

Additional Ocote Soul Sounds, Gwen Mcrae, Taana Gardner and some salsa cuts by Los Adolescentes, the Latin Brothers and even a merengue by Olga Tañon. Enjoy poch@s.

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The Honeydogs at Aster Cafe
Recorded June 4, 2001, at the Aster Cafe in Minneapolis
Produced by Daniel Zamzow

Visit them at honeydogs.com

Recorded for MinneCultu Honeydogs perform new material before heading into the studio to record its new CD, “What Comes After” (November release on Grain Belt Records).

Written in earnest and recorded in less than six days, “What Comes After” blends roots pop with orchestral and soul arrangements. From the brash title track to the psychedelic “The Devil You Do,” the Honeydogs are an inspired ensemble. With shades of Leonard Cohen, Harry Nilsson, Nick Drake and Tony Joe White, the new CDis a soul folk and country record tracked with minimal overdubs.

Band includes:

Adam Levy – guitars/vocals
Brian Halverson – guitars/vocals
Darren Jackson – guitar/vocals/banjitar
Trent Norton – bass
Peter J. Sands – keyboards/accordion
Peter Anderson – drums
Stephen Kung – trumpet
Matt Darling – trombone

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