African Rhythms, KFAI 02/07/13


The latest African Rhythms show is up in the MP3 archives at the KFAI site. Congolese soukous, Malian blues, roots reggae, and more are featured in this week’s eclectic mix, including some of the greatest voices of African music (Vusi Mahlasela, Tabu Ley Rochereau, Chiekh Lô…).

Tabu Ley Rochereau LP cover via Global Groove

Prince Far I & the ArabsDub to Africa
Album: Dub to Africa; Label: Pressure Sounds
Bob Marley & the WailersZimbabwe
Album: Survival; Label: Island
The Mighty DiamondsRight Time
Album: Channel One Story; Label: VP Records
Cheikh LoBambay Gueej
Album: Bambay Gueej; Label: Nonesuch
BuikaJodido Pero Contento
Album: Buika; Label: DRO Atlantic
José JamesSword & Gun featuring Hindi Zahra
Album: No Beginning No End; Label: Blue Note
Album: El Sonido Mágico; Label: Fort Knox
Marisa MonteDescalço no Parque
Album: O Que Vocé Quer Saber de Verdade; Label: EMI
Gui AmabisTrabalhos Carnivoros
Album: Trabalhos Carnivoros; Label:
Afel BocoumAlasidi
Album: Alkibar; Label: Nonesuch
TerakaftAwa Adounia
Album: Kel Tamasheq; Label: World Village
TinariwenChet Boghassa
Album: Amassakoul; Label: World Village
Amadou & MariamSarama
Album: Wati; Label: Circular Moves
Ballaké SissokoAsa Branca
Album: At Peace; Label: Six Degrees
RochereauLoyenghe featuring Mbilia Bel
Album: Tabu Ley; Label: Shanachie
Sam MangwanaTchimurenga Zimbabwe
Album: Congo Gold; Label: Rough Guide
Album: Kwa Face; Label: Habo Records
Maria Isa & Adriana RimpelEste Amor
Album: The Latina Ritual Project; Label: Sota Rico
Vusi MahlaselaWhen You Come Back
Album: The Voice; Label: ATO
Soukous StarsSinovela
Album: Feet: A Global Dance Party; Label: Ellipsis Arts
Hugh MasekelaA Night in Tunisia
Album: I Am Not Afraid; Label: Blue Thumb

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