10/27/2011 African Rhythms

 

Nigerian ladies from the past and present on today's African Rhythms — the Lijadu Sisters, whose 1976 LP Danger has just been reissued by Knitting Factory, and Nneka, raised in Nigeria and now based in Germany with a brand new CD Soul is Heavy. Plus: Ali Farka Toure, Seu Jorge, Vis-A-Vis, El Rego and much more.


Playlist Tracks: 
Ali Farka Toure - Yer Mali Gakoyo
Album: Radio Mali; Label: Nonesuch
Chris Joss - Spectators
Album: No Play No Work; Label: ESL
The Lijadu Sisters - Life's Gone Down Low
Album: Danger; Label: Knitting Factory
Nneka - Lucifer (No Doubt)
Album: Soul is Heavy; Label: Sony
Johnny Clarke - Don't Know Who to Trust
Album: Don't Give Up Your Culture; Label: Moll-Selecta
Quantic his Combo Bárbaro - Un Canto a mi Tierra
Album: Tradition in Transition; Label: Tru Thoughts
El Rego et ses Commandos - E Nan Mian Nuku
Album: El Rego; Label: Daptone
The Funk Ark - From the Rooftops
Album: From the Rooftops; Label: ESL
Bio Ritmo - Dina's Mambo
Album: La Verdad; Label: Fat Beats
Seu Jorge Almaz - Everybody Loves the Sunshine
Album: Seu Jorge Almaz; Label: Now Again
Bombino - Tar Hani
Album: Agadez; Label: Cumbancha
Tabu Ley Rocherau - Aon Aon
Album: Voice of Lightness: Congo Classics 1972 - 77; Label: Sterns
Sonantes - Defenestrando
Album: Sonantes; Label: Six Degrees
Fatoumata Diawara - Bakonoba
Album: Fatou; Label: World Circuit
Malika Zarra - Tamazight
Album: Berber Taxi; Label: Motéma
Theivery Corporation - Web of Deception
Album: Culture of Fear; Label: ESL
T.P. Orchestre Poly-Rythmo - Gbeto Vivi
Album: Kings of Benin Urban Groove 1972 - 80; Label: Soundway
Joni Haastrup - Wake Up Your Mind
Album: Wake Up Your Mind; Label: Tummy Touch/Soundway
Vis-A-Vis - Obi Agye Me Dofo
Album: Obi Agye Me Dofo; Label: Continental Records
Susana Baca - Detras de la Puerta
Album: Afrodiaspora; Label: Luaka Bop
Roberto Fonseca - Tierro en Mano
Album: Zamazu; Label: Enja
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Air Date: 
October 27, 2011

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