Reaction to the bailout proposal and another loss of a local musician, Jose Carrera of Venezuela. In the second hour, Rob Simonds, from the Cedar Cultural Center, is live in studio for an interview and preview of the Nordic Roots 10th final Annual Festival coming up.
DJ Baby Swiss goes solo (as Dr. StrangeDub was out sick) and puts together another great eclectic Echo Chamber mix. Starting things out with the new Lee Scratch Perry Scratch Came, Scratch Saw, Scratch Conquered, Dub Gabriel’s Anarchy Alchemy, and Renegade Rocker from Dubmatix. And in honor of the late Richard Wright of Pink Floyd who recently died, seven tracks in a row from Easy Star All Stars’ now-legendary Dub Side Of The Moon.
Program kindly hosted by Carla Hagen and Eve MacLeish. Gilberto deeply appreciates the fact that Carla and Eve dedicated this program to the memory of Doña María Dolores Valle, his mother, who passed away on Sunday, September 14.
Today we listened to music from past Nordic Roots Festivals at the Cedar Cultural Center. We heard live tracks from Vasen, Ellika Frisell with Bruce Molsky, Annbjorg Lien, Matts Eden with Tina Quartey, and Hoven Droven. We also heard and interview with Murat of the Turkish group Baba Zula and tracks from their Kokler-Roots recording (Double Moon Records). During the second hour we talked with John Wright of Lehto and Wright and heard tracks from their latest recording Between the Jigs and the Reels (New Folk Records). We closed out with a live track from South Indian Singer S. Sowmya.