African Rhythms, KFAI 05/05/11

Madagascar, South Africa, Benin and Burundi were among the stops on our musical itinerary on today’s edition of African Rhythms. We also heard new tracks from Les Nubians (with Manu Dibango) and mento stalwarts the Jolly Boys (pictured above) and lots more. The show is available as an MP3 stream at the KFAI site for two weeks; the playlist is posted there and here.

Soul Throbs – Little Girl
album: Next Stop… Soweto volume 2; label: Strut

Group Bombino – Amidinine
album: Guitars from Agadez volume 2; label: Sublime Frequencies

Los Chicharrons – Mali Brass
album: Roots of Life; label: Tummy Touch

Antibalas – War Hero
album: Security; label: Anti

Lura – Quebród Nem Djosa
album: Eclipse; label: Four Quarters

Amp Fiddler with Sly and Robbie – Lonely
album: Inspiration Information; label: Strut

Les Wanyika – Paulina
album: Amigo; label: Clifford Lugard Productions

Khadja Nin – Sina Mali, Sina Deni
album: Sambolera; label: Vogue

Ernest Ranglin – Anna
album: In Search of the Lost Riddim; label: Palm Pictures

Mayra Andrade – Comme S’il en Pleuvait
album: Navega; label: RCA Victor

K. Frimpong & his Cubano Fiestas – Me Yee Owu Den
album: Afro Beat Airways: West African Shockwaves (Ghana & Togo 1972 – 78); label: Analog Africa

Chiekh Lo – Kelle Magni (encore)
album: Lamp Fall; label: Nonesuch

Rossy – Anamalao
album: One Eye on the Future, One Eye on the Past; label: Shanachie

Don Carlos – Movin’ (to the Top)
album: 7 Days a Week; label: Ras

Ahehehinnou Vincent & Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou Dahomey – Ou C’est Lui Ou C’est Moi
album: Ahehehinnou Vincent & Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou Dahomey; label: Alabarika Store

West Nkosi – Mazuzu
album: Rhythm of Healing; label: Earthworks

Les Nubians – Nü Soul Makossa featuring Manu Dibango
album: Nü Revolutions; label: Shanachie

Jolly Boys with Albert Minott – I Fought the Law
album: Great Expectations; label: e one

D.O. Misiani & Shirati Jazz – Wuoth Iye Tek
album: Piny Ose Mer: The World Upside Down – The Best of Benga from Kenya; label: Globe Style

Andy Palacio & the Garifuna Collective – Gayanbadiba
album: Watina; label: Cumbancha

Nickodemus – Back from Africa
album: Endangered Species; label: Wonder Wheel


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