9/13/2012 African Rhythms


Contemporary Afrobeat from Ottawa, Brooklyn and Paris; guitar music from the sub-Sahara; roots reggae; Tanzanian dance music and much more: musical pieces of the vast African continent and diaspora on today's show. 2 hours with Brad and Jojo.

Playlist Tracks: 
Francis Bebey - Wuma Te
Album: African Electronic Music 1975 - 1982; Label: Born Bad Records
Souljazz Orchestra - Bibinay
Album: Solidarity; Label: Strut
Antibalas - A.W.O.L.
Album: 7"; Label: Daptone
Skeletons - Gravel
Album: Smile; Label: Impossible Ark
Massak - BLA
Album: Pulp Fusion Africa Funk; Label: Harmless
Alkibar Gignor - Hommage a Ali Farka Toure
Album: Ishilan N Tenere: Guitar Music from the Western Sahel; Label: Sahel Sounds
Koudede - Tassakkne Tara
Album: 7"; Label: Sublime Frequencies
The Abyssinians - Leggo Beast
Album: Satta Massagana; Label: Heartbeat
Dennis Brown - Malcolm X
Album: The Best of the Joe Gibbs Years; Label: Shanachie
Horace Andy - Eating Mess
Album: Exclusively; Label: Wackies
Tommy McCook - Lambs Bread
Album: Blazing Horns/Tenor in Roots; Label: Blood & Fire
Mlimani Park Orchestra - Nalala Kwa Taabu (I Sleep in Distress)
Album: Sikinde; Label: Africassette
Tarika - Ady
Album: Son Egal; Label: Xenophile
Samite - Kalimba
Album: Silina Musango; Label: Xenophile
Michael Kiwanuka - Tell Me a Tale
Album: Home Again; Label: Polydor
Staff Benda Bilili - Libala Ya Mungwa
Album: Bouger le Monde; Label: Crammed Discs
Africa Negra - Bô Legá Caçô Modê Bê
Album: Adventures in Afropea volume 3; Label: Luaka Bop
Mayra Andrade - Mana
Album: Navega; Label: RCA Victor
Anna Mwalagho - Don't Make Me Change
Album: Haki — Justice; Label: Mwalagho Productions
Chris Schilder Quartet featuring Mankunku - Spring
Album: Next Stop... Soweto volume 3; Label: Strut
Air Date: 
September 13, 2012

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