Mucho new releaseage this week, including works from Omer Dubwiser, Sebastian Sturm with Exile Airline, Empresarios, Ancient Astronauts and a classic reissue of Augustus Pablo's Rockers All Stars. After the half, d.j.
Opening on the theme of refugee status in a globalized world… cross-cultural integration continues. Maryan / Maryam Mursal is highlighted early since she is ending her residency through the Cedar Cultural Center this weekend. Other refugees from Algeria (Souad Massi), Mauritania/Senegal (Daby Toure') round out the set. An extended set of women follows after a couple tracks from Vusi Mahlasela of South Africa. By request – Ana Tijoux & Shadia Mansour get some airplay – followed by three Turkish women and a few middle eastern vocalists – Yael Badesh, Farah Siraj, & Yasmin Levy – c