Johan Karlberg from The Very Best (Malawi/Sweden) (appearing tonight at The Varsity Theatre) is our guest on today’s African Rhythms — plus new music from Cheikh Lo, Les Ambassadeurs, Seu Jorge and BOMBA ESTEREO and more — listen now: http://goo.gl/BEbkrg powered by KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.
Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen shows no sign of slowing down, appearing this month on Brazilian singer FLAVIA COELHO‘s album and turning up as the new drummer for ambient dub colossus the Moritz von Oswald Trio. Music from those artists and much more from around the globe can be heard on today’s African Rhythms: http://goo.gl/Jv0XNn via KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul. Respect to Ornette Coleman.
Sounds from Africa and the world beyond on African Rhythms, your weekly international jukebox: Songhoy Blues, Novalima, Dos Santos: Anti-Beat Orquesta, Elida Almeida, Boubacar TRAORE and much more, streaming now: http://goo.gl/klUhZf powered by KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.
Kenyan singing sensations Sauti Sol stopped by African Rhythms today (prior to their show tonight at Club C’est La Vie) and floored us with a couple of songs. There was also new music from Nneka, Novalima, and Alune Wade & Harold López-Nussa (a new Cuban/Senegalese collaboration), lots more old & new including a 1973 track by… The Beach Boys (you’ll have to listen to find out why)! Check it: http://ow.ly/NgzAWbrought to you by KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.
From Nigerian Highlife to Naija, French/Senegalese hip hop to Mandinka reggae and Mpaqanga to Somali pop (Aar Maanta, appearing this Saturday at The Cedar Cultural Center), African Rhythms has you covered! Listen to this week’s show with Brad, Salif and Deborah: http://goo.gl/Fmx89R via KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.
Thanks to everyone who has renewed their membership or become a new member of KFAI! If you haven’t done so yet it’s not too late — join now by calling 612.375.9030 or join online at www.kfai.org. Today’sAfrican Rhythms is online: http://ow.ly/KRiER — two hours of music and reasons to get involved with Brad, Salif, Charlie, Paul and Deborah. KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul