Kicks off with a set of dusty funk including tracks from the brand new Numero Group comp Light on the Southside. Later there’s heavy new funk from G.E.D. Soul out of TN, The Natural Yogurt Band from the UK, Mountain Mocha Kilamanjaro from Japan. Roots reggae finishes the night…
Goblin Tax by Allen Varney. Four Roll-playing Gamers live out their fantasy as the game comes to life. Produced for Shockwave at KFAI. And The Dan, a story of a record store schlep who is obsessed with a missing Steely Dan song, from Union Signal.
The golden oldies start the program with great artists of the past: Edith Piaf, Charles Trenet and others. Brand-new music comes to us directly from Radio France Internationale. Belgian singer Maurane has a new album and we hear two songs from it, in a tribute to departed great, Claude Nougaro. Other contemporary artists include Kent and Marc Lavoine. Louise and Caryl have a great time chatting in French and English.
Today we had in studio live guests Steve Lehto and John Wright during the first hour their special blend Irish/English/Classical music. During the second hour we had Swedish fiddler Joel Bremer playing traditional tunes and talking his teachers and unearthing tunes.