Music

Eliza Blue was my in-studio guest this morning. She was joined by Mikkel Beckman of The Brass Kings for a live session.

PLEDGE DRIVE STARTS NEXT WEEK: Make a pledge and get a CD. Some of the CDs I have are by Big Star, Nick Curran, David Hidalgo of Los Lobos, Mississippi John Hurt, Django Reinhardt, Los Lobos, Maria Muldaur, Willie Murphy, Charlie Parr, and The Pines.

Plus, we’ll have multiple copies of the brand new release by The Brass Kings “Live Humdinger”.

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Deep-fried funk & soul opens the set ending with brand new singles from Timmion Records out of Helsinki. Next is downtempo instrumental funk from California, The UK, & Japan, followed by heavy roots reggae from I-Grade Records out of the USVI. New reissues of old-school Cuban Funk on Light in the Attic bring it to a close…

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The Rockstar Storytellers, a group from the Twin Cities that tell stories. And they are really good.

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Tonight’s program pays hommage to Jean Ferrat, great singer of social justice, love, and love of France. Ferrat died in March of 2010.

New music from France is also aired by hosts Louise and Olaf.

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Ideasideshow and Other Amusements
Peter Rich shares conversations he has had with young local progressives from the Twin Cities on a broad range of subjects such as the arts, entertainment and the green economy.

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The first 20 minutes consist of Nicaraguan music. The rest of the first hour is used to explore the connection Mexico-Ireland, mainly through the CD “San Patricio”, produced by Ry Cooder and Paddy Moloney (from “The Chieftains”) and issued just a few days ago. The last ½ hour includes Mexican music and the last 7 minutes have the reading of a small fragment from “Pedro Páramo” read by the author himself, Juan Rulfo.

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