Wow…another bonanza week of new releases. First up was the dubwise worldwide trip that is Jah Wobble’s “Welcome to My World”. Followed this with “Best of Deep Root” which covers Deep Root releases 01-031. More new releases from Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad (“Live Up!! Vol.2”), Dubblestandart (“Chrome Optimism Remixes”), Jah-N-I, Clinton Fearon (“Mi Deh Yah”), Duck, Blue King Brown, and more…
Regular smattering of tunes: Boomtown Rats, 45 Grave, the Intelligence, Rebel Set, Yppah, Mission of Burma, Dollyrots, Bad Brains, Unsane, Statutaur, Gits, 184.108.40.206’s, Stooges, the Damnes, Halo of Flies, Electric Eel Shock, Ten Kens and way way more.
Doug Huemoeller, President of Kitchen Window, appears on tonight’s program to speak of upcoming classes in French cooking at his store in Uptown’s Calhoun Square. Nathalie Georgia, the store’s buyer,also is on and both speak of Le Creuset cookware from France and other news in the food and preparation areas.
Poet and editor Jim Lenfestey joins us to talk about Low Down and Coming On: A Feast of Delicious and Dangerous Poems about Pigs. An anthology of 133 poems (and one recipe) by 104 poets from around the world, it’s been described as corpulent and spicy. The anthology is dedicated to poet and essayist Bill Holm, whose idea it was before he died unexpectedly in 2009.
Also in this week’s show, we talk with novelist John Reimringer about his debut novel Vestments, the story of a St. Paul-based young Catholic priest still coming to terms with his vocation and family history.