African Rhythms, KFAI 08/11/11

Samba Mapangala joined us on today’s African Rhythms to talk about his upcoming show at the Cedar. We also heard new music from Juakali who is merging dub with electronics, along with classic sounds out of the Ivory Coast, South Africa, the Congo, Kenya, Ethiopia and points beyond. You can hear the show (available for two weeks) at the KFAI site via MP3 stream.

Ali Farka Touré – Ai Bine
album: The River; label: Mango

Juakali – Breakaway
album: Dreadbass Soundsystem; label: Foreign Familiar

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – You Can Run
album: From Africa With Fury – Rise; label: Knitting Factory

MBilia Bel & Tabu Ley – Sisi Mandela
album: Contre Ma Volonte; label: Genidia

Gidigidimajimaji – Tumbo
album: Many Faces; label: Gallo

Cheikh Lo – Boul di Tagale
album: Né la Thiass; label: Nonesuch

Fatoumata Diawara – Kanou
album: Kanou EP; label: World Circuit

Mbaraka Mwinshehe & the Morogoro Jazz Band – Dr. Kleruu
album: Best of Tanzania 1969 – 1972; label: Dizim Records

Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga – Les Gorilles des Montagnes
album: Life is Sweet; label: Virunga

Samba Mapangala & Orchestra Virunga – Tupande Miti
album: Life is Sweet; label: Virunga

Mamani Keita – Gagner l’Argent Français
album: Gagner l’Argent Français; label: No Format

Alai K & Teichmann – Everyday Without You
album: BLNRB Welcome to the Madhouse; label: Out Here

Yvonne Princess of Africa – Umqombothi
album: Chaka Chaka – The Best of Yvonne; label: Teal Records

Alpha Blondy – Sweet Fanta Diallo
album: Paris Bercy; label: Shanachie

The Itals – Ina Disa Time
album: Real Authentic Reggae volume 1; label: BBE

Ikebe Shakedown – The Hold Up
album: Ikebe Shakedown; label: Ubiquity

Gigi – Salam
album: Think Global: Women of Africa; label: World Music Network

Herbie Hancock – Succotash
album: Inventions & Dimensions; label: Blue Note

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