7/14/2011 African Rhythms


Michael Kiwanuka was born in London to Ugandan emigrés a mere twenty-three years ago. He's just released his first EP, Tell Me a Tale, from which we heard the soulful track I Need Your Company on today's edition of African Rhythms, along with a rich assortment of other music from South Africa, Niger, Mali, Mauritius and points beyond.

Playlist Tracks: 
Mo Kolours - Biddies (Truth is Light edit)
Album: Drum Talking EP; Label: One Handed Music
Michael Kiwanuka - I Need Your Company
Album: Tell Me a Tale EP; Label: Communion Records
Terakaft - Alghalem
Album: Aratan N Azawad; Label: World Village
Group Bombino - Imouhare
Album: Guitars from Agadez volume 2; Label: Sublime Frequencies
Nickodemus - N'Dini
Album: Sun People EP; Label: ESL
Issa Bagayogo - Koroto
Album: Tassoumakan; Label: Six Degrees
Rokia Traore - Koronoko
Album: Tchamantche; Label: Nonesuch
Femi Kuti - Now You See
Album: Africa for Africa; Label: Knitting Factory
T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rhythmo de Cotonou - Yao Yao
Album: African Dancefloor Classics; Label: Popular African Music
Moussa Doumbia - Samba
Album: Keleya: Malian Funk Music of the 70's; Label: Discograph
Konono No. 1 - Fula Fula
Album: Assume Crash Position; Label: Crammed Discs
Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars with DJ Logic - Jah Mercy remix
Album: Rise and Shine; Label: Cumbancha
The Pioneers - Bus Them Shut
Album: Pusher Man; Label: Squad Disco
Black Uhuru - Rent Man
Album: 12; Label: DEB Music
Philip Malela - Intandane (part 1)
Album: Next Stop... Soweto volume 2; Label: Strut
Simphewe Dana - Ndim Iqhawe (part 2)
Album: Kulture Noir; Label: Gallo
Baaba Maal - Miracle
Album: Television; Label: Palm Pictures
Sara Tavares - Bom Feeling
Album: Balance; Label: Times Square
Mayra Andrade Trio Mocotó - Berimbau
Album: Red Hot + Rio 2; Label: e one
Les Barons - Lagos Sound System
Album: Afrobeat Sessions; Label: Union Square
Da Cruz - Tschu Tschu
Album: Sistema Subversiva; Label: Six Degrees
Solomon Ilori his Afro Drum Ensemble - Igbesi Aiye
Album: 12; Label: Honest Jons
Air Date: 
July 14, 2011

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