Pledge drive time at KFAI and The Echo Chamber was packed full of new tunes…and some great old ones. Starting off with the new Dubnight Chap.3: Revelation Flux compilation on Kingdub Records:http://kingdub.com/home, and following that with the 3-CD boxset FX100 which marks the 100th release on Jarring Effects:http://www.jarringeffects.net/fx100 Also, new tonight: Undercover from J. Boogie’s Dubtronic Science, Elektrafone from Beats Antique, Rolling Lion Studio’s House of Dread, Natacha Atlas’ Mounqaliba – Rising: The Remixes, and Virtual Dub 4 from Manwel T’s Dubkey:http://dubkey.com label. In the Swissiverse, the baby DJ dropped the Rico classic Jungle Beat into the mix, hot on the heels of TSPO, J.M. Jarre, Shiina Ringo, Capsula, The Soulsteppers, and YMCK.
Russell Banks calls in to talk about his novel Lost Memory of Skin. Cornell West says of Russell Banks, Like our living literary giants Toni Morrison and Thomas Pynchon, Russell Banks is a great writer wrestling with the hidden secrets and explosive realities of this country.
Also joining us in the studio is the incomparable Linda Back McKay, whose new collection of poetry is called The Next Best Thing. Linda Back McKay is the author of several books, including Shadow Mothers: Stories of Adoption and Redemption. She is a teaching artist, working with children and adults.