Archive for December, 2011

African Rhythms, KFAI 12/29/11

December 29, 2011

Brad and Jojo wind down an eventful year with diverse music from Ethiopia, Kenya, Mali, Tanzania, Congo, Senegal and points beyond on this week’s edition of African Rhythms on KFAI. The show is streaming via MP3 or RealAudio at the KFAI site.

Joe Frazier, 1972, AP wirephoto


African Rhythms, KFAI 12/22/11

December 22, 2011

It was the Winter Solstice edition of African Rhythms on KFAI with new music from Malamanya and Michael Kiwanuka, a set of blistering Cumbia from Colombia and a tribute to Cesaria Evora. The two hour show with Brad and Jojo can be heard for two weeks via MP3 stream at the KFAI site.

Anibal Velásquez y su Conjunto LP via Global Groove


African Rhythms, KFAI 12/15/11

December 15, 2011

Along with new music from Brasileiras Marisa Monte and Maria Rita and a tribute to Barry Llewellyn and The Heptones, we spent the second hour of today’s African Rhythms surveying the breadth of music from contemporary African female singers including Cesaria Evora, Souad Massi and Dobet Gnahore. You can hear the show with Brad, Jojo and Charlie via MP3 or RealAudio streams at the KFAI site.


African Rhythms, KFAI 12/08/11

December 8, 2011

We started today’s edition of African Rhythms with a new track from Kae Sun, born in Ghana and living in Toronto, heard a set of Bachata from the Domincan Republic and some great Nigerian reissues, plus music from Kenya, Uganda, Cape Verde and points beyond with Brad, Jojo and Charlie. Playlist and show archive available at the KFAI site.

El Chivo Sin Ley via iASO Records


African Rhythms, KFAI 12/01/11

December 3, 2011

On Thursday’s edition of African Rhythms on KFAI: new music from Hindi Zahra (Paris via Morocco) and Tendai “Baba” Maraire (Zimbabwe via USA, Shabazz Palaces), a look at Congolese music, new and vintage, and its Cuban influences, and much more with Brad, Jojo and Deborah. The show is available as an MP3 stream for 2 weeks at the KFAI site.

Hindi Zahra photo: Art and Culture Maven