Blowing the roof off the place tonight with brand new vinyl from Eric Blowtorch…along with U-Roy! Also, choice new dubs from the Basque Dub Foundation (BDF); a cool new track from Sista M (and DaVinci Sound); and part 2 of the “Gangsters, Vampires, Politicians, & Informers” Mix by Emch from Subatomic Sound System. Whew!
Guest Celestin Radison from Madagascar explains the French game of Petanque or Boules. Madagascar has taken the world championship three years in a row! We will listen to several songs from Madagascar. The 2nd half of the program features old and new music from France and French-speaking countries.
Adam Langer talks about his newest novel, Thieves of Manhattan, a comedic tour de force that examines the memoir industry.
In the second half of our show, we talk with members of the St. Paul Soap Boxing Slam Team about their bid to capture the National Poetry Slam Championship, taking place in St. Paul August 3-7. Shane Hawley, Khary Jackson (aka 6 is 9), Kyle “Guante” Myhre, Sam Cook, Michael Mlekoday, and Matthew Rucker.