World Music

Hamilton Sanwish was up in the studio with his take out version of Kinda Cloudy. Old school SKA, Blue Eyed Soul & crucial Dub / Organs & MOOGs / African funk & Sitar beats / British Big Hair bands from the 1980s and a weird set of Beatles covers that appeared out of the Zionosphere, taking everyone by surprise…

A special program entirely dedicated to Violeta Parra, the great Chilean songwriter, folklorist, ethnomusicologist and icon of the Latin American New Song Movement. The program presents well-known and not-so-well-known songs composed and/or rescued by Violeta —interpreted by herself and other important Latin American interpreters.

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2 hours of globetrotting with Brad and Deborah. Featuring tracks from Aar Maanta (Somalia/UK), Fanga (France), Djelimady Tounkara & the Rail Band (Mali), Nico Gomez & his Afro Percussion, Inc. (Belgium/Netherlands), and Seu Jorge (Brazil).

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It’s those guys again (plus one gal this time), singing some great stuff and some stuff I love to hate…well, OK – “hate” may be too strong a word…

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The Return of Wain McFarlane & Friends in Another Configuration of Jahz.

All I can say is Wain McFarlane is truly a talented musical genius! Listen to this show and don't forget, this group has never played together before. Every number was done on the fly orchestrated by Maestro McFarlane.

Tune into tonight’s show to catch a preview for this Saturday night’s “Pochanga” at the Ginger Hop.

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Today’s show starts off celebrating the contribution Antonio Carlos Jobim (Brasil) gave to the world – on the anniversary of his birth.

Another ton of new stuff tonight, and a whole lot of classics as well. Starting out with the cool new Dark Side of the Mood from Kukan-dUb-Lagan, followed by the Sin Señal / No Signal EP from Lata and mildtape. Also new: “High Plains Drifter – The Upsetters from the archive (on Pressure Sounds); plus new Marty Dread, Irie Sol, Princess Anla, Elihu and more. Classics from Bob Marley, The Techniques,Winston Jarrett, Jackie Mittoo, Prince Far-I and others…


It’s an all-music show tonight, with the latest music from Radio France Internationale to some golden oldies from the past.

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