Archive for December, 2013

Temposphere, KFAI 12/28/13

December 28, 2013

juana molina

I sat in for Luke on the year end edition of Temposphere on KFAI and followed a few different musical trails including a path into trippy 70s folk that morphed into a kind of Beatles homage. There were also African rhythms, vintage Minneapolis R&B, modern soul and samba and some reggae and jazz. For full details check the show page at the KFAI site.

Juana Molina, via stereogum


African Rhythms, KFAI 12/26/13

December 26, 2013

horace silver

Celebrating 50 years of Kenyan independence on today’s African Rhythms with a generous selection of Benga music and more, plus some of 2013’s notable releases and a tribute to African American jazz greats Yusuf Lateef, Chico Hamilton and Horace Silver. Listen now.

Horace Silver by Francis Wolff


African Rhythms, KFAI 12/19/13

December 19, 2013

Alton Ellis

Take a break from the bustle of the holiday hustle with two hours of dub, roots, rock steady and ska on this week’s African Rhythms on KFAI. The great Alton Ellis is featured along with plenty of music from other stalwarts like Dennis Brown, Cornell Campbell, Lee Perry and a host of others. Listen now!


African Rhythms, KFAI 12/12/13

December 12, 2013

miriam makeba pata pata

As the world celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela, African Rhythms salutes the music of South Africa on today’s show, from Masekela and Makeba to the Dark City Sisters and the Mgababa Queens, along with a set of contemporary African music from around the continent during the first hour. Streaming now at the KFAI site.


African Rhythms, KFAI 12/05/13

December 5, 2013

Tabu Ley Rochereau

The latest African Rhythms is online, featuring music from Senegal and The Gambia, new songs from Cape Verdian/Parisian Mayra Andrade, and a tribute to the Congolese soukous master Tabu Ley Rochereau. 2 hours with Brad and Jojo via KFAI – 90.3 FM Minneapolis – 106.7 FM St. Paul.

Tabu Ley photo via RFI Musique