Arts & Culture

SONG OF A TROUBLED HEART
Ancient Chinese poetry, Gustav Mahler’s “The Song of the Earth,” and Sigmund Freud.

MLK. Jr.‘s actual birthday show opened with a track called “On the Mountaintop”- followed by an African diaspora set from the Garifuna in Belize, recently visited Malian vocalist Rokia Traore’ and the upcoming Bassekou Kouyate’s visit & his newest release. Also previewing the Dakha Brakha return visit to The Cedar after a stunning free show at the end of summer. The show closes with a Nordic female vocalist set featuring the lovelies, Sanna Kurki-Suonio & Mari Boine !

Another dubwise journey…with a couple of side-trips. In the new dub & roots department we featured the excellent Black Symbol album “Journey” (on Sugar Shack); the explosive new “Real Steel” single from See-I (on Fort Knox); the conscious “Kushites – Big Way Different” from Scratchylus & Empress Reggae (and featuring Errol Dunkley); and a tasty new dub (.38 Special Dub) from our pal Doozer Dubby Doo. More new and recent rootical stuff from Greencross & OnDubGround, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Malasorti, Koncrete Roots, Sista Aude meets MatDTSound (from “Dub Tentacles – V.5” on Fresh Poulp), Dub Terminator & High Freequency, Bryan Art, and more. Our side-trips included the beautiful new Fado album “Quinto” (on World Village) from Antonio Zambujo, and back-to-back clubby beats from Beats Antique and Ill:esha (who were on the same bill last Halloween in Minneapolis). Also making its debut tonight was the just realeased “Fall – Remixes” from All India Radio and featuring the fantastic voice of Leona Gray.

In the second half, Swiss spent the whole two hours pouring dubbles as he likes to do from time to time, including 2 by the post-Marley Wailers (with the Wailers coming to town on 1/26).

We talk with Wisconsin author Michael Schumacher about his new book November's Fury: The Deadly Great Lakes Hurricane of 1913. He has written twelve books, including Mighty Fitz: The Sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald and Wreck of the Carl D.

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Naturopath Chris Morris

Chris Morris is an internationally recognized naturopathic physician, author, cleric and business leader. Realizing that he wanted to find a way to serve humanity in a more profound way, Chris entered the field of alternative medicine in 1983 after a career as a professional athlete and business executive.

Chris brings a unique perspective to healing and personal growth with his degree in mathematics and physics along with his 30 year study of metaphysics and personal development.

Chris will talk about moving from a linear model of healing to a heart model – following the flow of nature and eating with nature for wellness. Another important Health Notes Conversation

Dreams of Tiffany Blue, Part 2, the conclusion, from ZBS. Jack Flanders in Belize, hearing a woman’s voice on a crystal radio, and she leads him into a dream temple.

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