6/11/2009 African Rhythms


Brad Wrolstad, guest host

We featured cuts from many of the great African CDs that have been coming out this year (Oumou Sangare, Vieux Farka Toure, Amadou And Mariam, Mulatu with the Heliocentrics, Rokia Traore...) plus a couple of tracks from the forthcoming Nickodemus album.

Playlist Tracks: 
Malouma - Yarab
Album: Desert Blues 3; Label: Network
Nickodemus - Sun People
Album: Sun People EP; Label: ESL
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Mercury
Album: 10; Label: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Mulatu Astatke The Heliocentrics - Chinese New Year
Album: Inspiration Information Volume 3; Label: Strut
Oumou Sangare - Wele Wele Wintou
Album: Seya; Label: Nonesuch
Novalima - Ritmos Negros
Album: Afro; Label: Mr. Bongo
Grupo Batuque - Afro Black (Tony Allen remix)
Album: 12; Label: Far Out
Amadou Mariam - Compagnon de la Vie
Album: Welcome To Mali; Label: Nonesuch
Mayra Andrade - Comme S'il en Pleuvait
Album: Navega; Label: RCA
Staff Benda Bilili - Je T'Aime
Album: Tres Tres Fort; Label: Crammed Discs
Burning Spear - Foggy
Album: Living Dub Volume 2; Label: Heartbeat
Ofo The Black Company - Eniaro
Album: Nigeria Rock Special; Label: Soundway
Neco Novellas - Zula Zula
Album: New Dawn; Label: Times Square
Buika - Buleria Alegre
Album: Mi Nina Lola; Label: DRO Atlantic
Luisito Quintero - Gbagada Gbagada Gbagado Gbagado
Album: Percussion Madness; Label: Vega
Vieux Farka Toure - Diaraby Magni
Album: Fondo; Label: Six Degrees
Nickodemus - N'Dini
Album: Sun People EP; Label: ESL
King Sunny Ade - Tolongo
Album: Ajoo; Label: Makossa
Femi Kuti - Dem Funny
Album: Day By Day; Label: Downtown
Rokia Traore - Kounandi
Album: Tchamantche; Label: Nonesuch
Menahan Street Band - Make The Road By Walking
Album: Make The Road By Walking; Label: Daptone
Franck Biyong - Power Of Brain
Album: 12; Label: Hot Casa
Sara Tavares - Bom Feeling
Album: Balance; Label: Time Square
Roy Ayers Ubiquity - Mystic Voyage
Album: Mystic Voyage; Label: Polydor
Dom Salvador e Abolicao - Moeda, Reza e Cor
Album: Dom Salvador e Abolicao; Label: Sony
Songhai - Jarabi
Album: Songhai; Label: Hannibal
Orchestra Baobab - Bul Ma Miin
Album: Specialists In All Styles; Label: Nonesuch
Air Date: 
June 11, 2009

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