African Rhythms, KFAI 05/30/13


A bumper crop of outstanding new music awaits you on this week’s African Rhythms including tracks from Buika, Femi Kuti, Afrolicious, Kae Sun, Kobo Town, Yasmine Hamdan and Tricky with Nneka. Streaming now at the KFAI site.

Buika photo via New York Daily News

Yasmine HamdanDeny
Album: Ya Nass; Label: Crammed Discs
BuikaLa Noche Más Larga
Album: La Noche Más Larga; Label: Warner Latina
TrickyNothing Matters featuring Nneka
Album: False Idols; Label: False Idols/!K7
AfroliciousDo What You Got To
Album: California Dreaming; Label: Afrolicious
Femi KutiNothing to Show For It
Album: No Place For My Dream; Label: Knitting Factory
Les BaronsLagos Sound System
Album: Afrobeat Sessions; Label: Union Square
Tabu Ley et l’Afrisa InternationalMazé
Album: Mazé: Rochereau volume 6; Label: Star Musique
Franco et le TP OK JazzNalingaka Yo Yo Te
Album: Francophonic volume 1; Label: Sterns
Bako DagnonLa Guide de la Révolution (Frankie Francis edit)
Album: 12″; Label: Discograph
Vieux Farka TouréKele Magni
Album: Mon Pays; Label: Six Degrees
Garifuna CollectiveGudemei (Poverty)
Album: Ayó; Label: Cumbancha
Kobo TownMr. Monday
Album: Jumble in the Jukebox; Label: Stonetree/Cumbancha
Kae SunHeart Healing Pulse
Album: Afriyie; Label: Planetary
Orchestre Poly Rythmo de CotonouEcoute Ma Melodie
Album: Skeletal Essence of Afro Funk 1969 – 1980; Label: Analog Africa
Slim Ali & the Famous Hodi BoysWatoto Nyara
Album: Kenya Special; Label: Soundway
Hugh MasekelaWhen
Album: Introducing Hedzoleh Soundz; Label: Blue Thumb
The Mgababa QueensMaphuthi
Album: Next Stop Soweto volume 1; Label: Strut
The Soul ThrobsLittle Girl
Album: Next Stop Soweto volume 2; Label: Strut
Album: Nomad; Label: Nonesuch
Album: California Dreaming; Label: Afrolicious
Walter Bishop Junior’s 4th CycleNdugu’s Prayer
Album: Black Jazz Radio; Label: Black Jazz
Tony AllenProgress
Album: Progress; Label: Afrodisia

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