Another week with a boatload of new music: The Natural Dub Cluster’s excellent “Neg|entropy”; Mista Majah P’s heavy-hitting gay rights anthem “Rights”; Cas Haley’s beautiful “Connection”; and Taj Weekes & Adowa’s sublime “A Waterlogged Soul Kitchen”. Plus more new releases from Influential (“Road Hog”), Madtone (“The Good Soul”), SXTheMadArtist, Mumbai Mafia, Avey Tare, Darryl Jenifer, Steve Steppa meets Samson, and the Easy Star All-Stars.
DAY OF THEDEAD – PART II
New HAMMERHEAD!!! new Ep, New Hepa/Titus, Dead Brothers, Birthday party, the Gories, the Urinals, Dead Milkmen, Black Keys, Beat Happening, T-Bone Burnette and thank you to Steve for the Scientists album – which i’m already home listening to!!!! on wax – the way it was meant to be heard
Our first guest is Alexander McCall Smith, author of many beloved novels of mystery and practical philosophy, including The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, featuring Precious Ramotswe, and also the Isabel Dalhousie series. He talks with Janis Lane-Ewart about his newest book, The Lost Art of Gratitude.
Also in this week’s show, we talk with James King about his novel, Bill Warrington’s Last Chance. The story of an old man’s search for redemption, it was the 2009 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award winner.