Funky, laid-back blend of afro rhythms! Featuring new tracks from Shawn Lee, Charles Bradley, The Budos Band, as well as smoking new reissues from the Afro Soul-tet, The Ivory Coast Soul compilation, and Secret Stash Records’ latest releases Peruvian Funk and K Frimpong His Cubano Fiestas…
The first hour of this program presents music from Peru (with an emphasis on Ayacucho), Fados from Portugal and Romanzas from the Spanish Zarzuela tradition. The second hour includes Sones Jarochos and music from Oaxaca, Mexico. The literature segment presents two texts by the Mexican writer Vicente Quirarte.
KFAI captured this live performance of Rogue Valley last November at the Cedar Cultural Center for the band’s CD-release of “Geese in the Flyway”—the third of four music projects by this prolific ensemble. Members include: Chris Koza, Peter Sieve, Luke Anderson, Linnea Mohn, and Joey Kantor.
Finishing off January with a big show…featuring brand new releases from Pale Rider (“Concentric Dub” on Cassava Outernational), OnDubGround, and Natanja, along with the new compilation “The Missing Dub Versions” on Alambic Conspiracy.
Tonight’s program is all music, which ranges from the past up to the very latest of music from Radio France Internationale (RFI). All music is in French, but artists are from many different French-speaking countries. Caryl announces the songs in French and after listening to the song, Olaf tells something of the meaning and something about the artist in English. There are announcements in English of current events(films, theater and other)taking place in the Twin Cities. Olaf announces news from France, sometimes serious