Eclectic

Some excellent new releases tonight – including Jah Rootikal Steppers’ self-titled release on Dubkey Records, and “Rise Up! The Riz Records Story” archival release on Reggae Archives – plus half of a great Bim Sherman mix put together by DJ Baby Swiss over ten years ago (titled “Miracle Dream Super Mix”) to mark 13 years since Bim’s passing. More recent releases from Mighty Mystic, Vibronics meet Kanka, Ibel meets Med Dred (feat. Dub Caravan), and Jennifer Paulos. Filling out our eclectix mix, we included Niney the Observer, The Aggrolites (from the new “Dub Rockers Vol.1” compilation), Dubsalon, Al Pacheco, Scientist, The Skatalites, The Slackers, 9Tomorrows, Gato Negro, The Lions, Noble Vibes, Dennis “Blackbeard” Bovell, and many more…

A celebration of the 47th Anniversary of the Firesign Theatre, from their beginning on Radio Free Oz in 1966. Excerpts from many of their albums, both familiar and obscure.

Episode #432 Rex the Hex and other troubling tunes

Spotlighting the kantele, with a zither incursion; centerpiece of the show is concert by Finnish kantele and vocal group Kardemimmit, live at The Cedar in September 2013/

Roots, Rock & Reggae… 70’s, 80’s & 90’s flash by in the first hour… Dylan, Lou Reed, Jimi Hendrix, Bob Marley, The Fugees, on to the track “Jump” from Kris Kross. A classic Otis Redding interpretation of “A Change is Gonna Come”, some rare Manu Dibango, and 2 tracks from the latest Alpha Blondy release. Also a preview of “Images of Africa”, an African film festival running for a week at St. Anthony Main, sponsored by the Film Society of Minneapolis-St. Paul… for details go to: www.mspfilmsociety.org

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