World Music

March Madness!

An all-vinyl tour of funk from around the globe feat Ralfi Pagan, Joe Bataan, Lisandro Meza, Bronx River Parkway, Blue Rhythm Combo, Jr & The Preludes, Zulema, Buari, Los Charley’s Orchestra, Edzayawa & more….

This program presents accordion music from Northern Uruguay and from Misiones, Argentina; from Cuba, Las Hermanas Ferrín, “Bola de Nieve” and “María Teresa Vera; and, from México, “Sones huastecos”.

A documentary about “Son huasteco”

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Women of African Music: Great Voices from the Continent

Listen to a rebroadcast of the very first Poquito y Bueno, focusing on the palo of alegrías, and featuring Timo Lozano telling the great story of how he joined José Greco’s company.

On tonight’s episode of Radio Pocho, we debut our 3rd (Weds.) monthly DJ, Brandon Bagaason of the local hip-hop group, Big Quarters.

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The Iron Lady of Chisholm: Veda Pinokvar
Produced by Britt Aamodt

Veda Ponikvar is known as “The Iron Lady of Chisholm,” and recognized by the Historical Society as one of Minnesota’s 150 most important people. Born of humble beginnings to Eastern European immigrants on the Iron Range in northeastern Minnesota, Veda attended college, served in World War II, and returned to her hometown to start the Chisholm Free Press. She is a life-long advocate for workers, children and the mentally disabled. KFAI producer Britt Aamodt journeyed up north to talk to this 93-year-old icon.

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A heavyweight dubwise program with tons of new stuff…and a celebration of Pi Day. Starting out with the freshest rootical dub album History, Mystery, Destiny from Ital Horns Meets Bush Chemists Featuring Rico. This was followed by crucial new material from Dubzoic (on Irie On Air); Stand High Patrol with the album Midnight Walkers and the new “United We Stand” 12” from Original Bass Foundation (OBF) with Kenny Knots. And DJ Baby Swiss did his special “Happy Pi Day” mix for the 3rd hour: where the album order of the tracks was 3,1,4,1,5,9,2,6, and 5. Oh, and it included the track “Pi” from Kate Bush (Yup…).

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