Malian singer Mamani Keita has a new CD coming out next month — a collaboration with French producer Nicolas Repac — that promises to make some waves on the world music scene. We heard the cut Demissen Koulou from that album on today’s African Rhythms, along with a Swizz Beatz remix of Seun Kuti’s Rise Up and a track from NRBLN: Welcome to the Madhouse which features Berlin-based producers working with Kenyan hip hop artists.
The Chapin Sisters end their North American Tour in Studio 5
The Chapin Sisters ended their busy North American tour and raced in to our Minneapolis studios right after their final concert in River Falls WI. They come from a musical family with Dad, singer-songwriter Tom Chapin and Uncle Harry Chapin. And you get to hear them Live From Studio 5!
Another week crammed full of excellent new dubwise & rootical music. From Juakali’s Dreadbass Soundsystem, to Dub Vision’s “Counter Attack”, to Mista Majah P’s Tolerance, to Asante Amen’s “Over the Years”, to Mystica Tribe’s “Meditation Stick”. And that was just the first course…