Nurrudin Farah, in conversation with Zuhur Ahmed former host of the KFAI program “Somali Community Link”
Acclaimed writer Nurrudin Farah is finishing a three year stint at the University of Minnesota with a staged reading of his play, “A Stone Thrown At The Guilty” at Rarig Center at 7:30 pm this coming Friday and Saturday night, Dec. 7 & 8, 2012. In addition to winning many literary awards, Farah is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and the Op-Ed pages of the New York Times and Washington Post.
Aired a Flo & Eddie interview of Frank Zappa; played Elizabeth Cook & Tim Carroll (great show at Lee’s), also Nick the Feelin’ bootleg, Michelle Shocked, Joy of Cooking, Allman Bros., Chuck Prophet, Nick Lowe, JJ Cale, Poco, and lots of other groovy stuff. To see the entire playlist, click “Episode Details”. You may also link into the archive of the show, should you decide to give it a listen
Another huge night in the Echo Chamber. Starting off with a great new release by The Breadwinners on the King Spinna label. Also new tonight: a tasty new EP from M.A.K.U Soundsystem “A Very Funky Christmas” from Redtenbacher’s Funkestra; and the “Desierto” EP from U-Niko (on Ape Choons). Tonight we also did a Green Queen Records set – to celebrate their 5th anniversary – which included Weirdub, Dr. Cat, Dub Terminator, Polcari, DJ Pony, and Diaspora. More new sounds from the Soothsayers, Bass Culture Players, Lo’Jo, Sangue Bom, Tack>>Head, Yabby You (from the archives), Cineplexx, and All India Radio.
Today’s show lasted FOUR hours…and I want to thank Ellen Stanley from Women Folk for letting me cover her show today. So I got the chance to Roll & Tumble from 2pm to 6pm this Tuesday. I took the opportunity to play blues from the root of the music to the fruit of it’s endeavor…..from the “Roots to the Fruits”…I called the show today. From the beginning….through most if it’s derivatives…..all the way to the “saxxy, sexy” blues. See play list below of over 40 tunes: