Music

This program presents music from throughout Latin America with a common theme: “Pajarillos”. It also includes some of the most emblematic interpreters and composers of an important artistic movement: The “Nova Cançó” from Cataluña, Spain. The literature segment presents Diamela Eltit, from Chile.

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Hosts: Dixie Treichel and John Townsend

Guests: Allegra Duncan Lingo, Rockstar Storytellers; Myron Johnson, Ballet of the Dolls
Audio Pieces: Miss Representation/Gender Justice, Occupy MN

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Afro sounds new and old from Mali, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Cape Verde, Nigeria and beyond on today’s show. Charlie, Jojo and Brad discuss the Baaba Maal show and the value of music.

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MN singer-songwriter/community activist PAUL METSA, talks about his debut memoir BLUE GUITAR HIGHWAY (U of MN Press)

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10/20 in a nutshell…
The 4@4 theme this week was bands we haven’t played in a hell of a long time, followed up by an unrelated GotchaSKAvered_ we actually do play Ernest Ranglin somewhat frequently around here, and he’s got us SKAvered with his take on Ball of Fire, which started out life as the theme from British sci-fi telly’s Echo 4-2 under the title Echo 4-2, and Hour 3 wound up with something brand new… Tomorrow as a matter of fact! Aboard the Voov, chiptuners YMCK explained their name, Capsule cooked up cosmic tones, Senor Coconut gave us sweet dreams, and Ken Nordine spun a yarn about a regular guy who, waking up at 2 every morning, gradually learned what time it is everywhere. The Ooh (Opening Oldies Hour) spun its typically well-rounded mix of ska and early rocksteady from both sides of the Atlantic, during which onetime real-life boxer Prince Buster fancifully documents a bout with rival record producer Arthur ‘Duke’ Reid, himself a former police officer. Freeze!

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Kristina features cantes with lyrics by poets other than Garcia Lorca, and she and producer Debra Elias talk (and laugh) about Debra’s mode of producing flamenco shows.

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