Thanks to DAVIDCUMMINGS, host of KFAI’s cool show Rockin’ In Rhythm for joining me today for part 2 of our 5th Annual “Dearly Departed” show. All the music we played today was from artists who passed away in 2010. Part 1 aired on “Rockin’ In Rhythm” Monday, Jan. 24. Archives of that show are available.
Click “more” to link into the playlist and to listen to the archive of the show. Music starts around 2 minutes 30 seconds into the archive, just after the news.
Finishing off January with a big show…featuring brand new releases from Pale Rider (“Concentric Dub” on Cassava Outernational), OnDubGround, and Natanja, along with the new compilation “The Missing Dub Versions” on Alambic Conspiracy.
Tonight’s program is all music, which ranges from the past up to the very latest of music from Radio France Internationale (RFI). All music is in French, but artists are from many different French-speaking countries. Caryl announces the songs in French and after listening to the song, Olaf tells something of the meaning and something about the artist in English. There are announcements in English of current events(films, theater and other)taking place in the Twin Cities. Olaf announces news from France, sometimes serious
It’s a heavy-hitting poetry show! Greg Hewett joins us in the studio to talk about his newest book of poetry, darkacre. Greg Hewett is the author of three other collections of poetry, including The Eros Conspiracy and Red Suburb.
Poet Steve Healey also joins us to talk about his newest collection, 10 Mississippi. He is also the author of Earthling, and his poems have appeared in the anthology Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century and the journals American Poetry Review, Boston Review, jubilat, and others.
Filmmaker Mike Hazard will also be on hand to preview a documentary he has recently completed about Twin Cities poet Roy McBride. It’s called A Poet Poets (those who know McBride will be familiar with the phrase), and its premier screening with be Sunday, January 30th, at 3 and 4 p.m. at Intermedia Arts in Minneapolis.