Posts Tagged ‘Temposphere’

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



Temposphere, KFAI 03/26/11: Pledge Drive!

March 27, 2011

It was day one of KFAI’s 2011 Spring Pledge Drive and I joined Luke Andrews on Temposphere for two hours of music and some good reasons to participate in commercial free radio. You can hear the show for two weeks and you can support KFAI with a membership right now.

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Temposphere, KFAI 03/05/11

March 5, 2011

Tonight’s edition of Temposphere was 2 hours of soul drenched music — both modern and vintage — from around the globe, including tracks from such worthies as Antibalas, Pat Thomas (represented here by the mighty 10 minute track Yesu Sau Bra), Orgone, Alton Ellis and a host of others. As always there’s a 14 day window to hear the show via MP3 stream at the KFAI site where the complete playlist has been posted (it’s here too, after the cut).

photo: Rain, Arthur Leipzig, 1954 via facie populi


Temposphere, KFAI 12/25/10

December 25, 2010

I’ve been unable so far to come up with a best of 2010 list but a healthy gathering of some of my favorite tracks of the year were mixed with older classics on tonight’s edition of Temposphere on KFAI. You can check out the show via MP3 for 2 weeks at the KFAI site where you can also find the playlist (posted on this blog as well, after the skip).

Vince Lombardi, Fordham Rams, press photo 1933 via Defensive Indifference


Temposphere, KFAI 12/11/10

December 11, 2010

Four wheel drive, how many ways do I appreciate you? You got me to KFAI during the worst Twin Cities winter storm in 19 years and you got me back home. Between those epic events I picked up the last half hour of Caribbean Jam and hosted Temposphere on an extreme December night. The climate was subhuman but the music wherever you happened to be was warm and relaxing. You can enjoy this mix of samba, reggae, afrobeat and soul for two weeks at the KFAI site.

Henri Cartier Bresson


Temposphere, KFAI 11/20/10

November 20, 2010

Tonight’s Temposphere stretched from vintage tracks by The Mamas and the Papas (a funky buried gem called Shooting Star) and Stevie Wonder to lots of new stuff including music from the great new Groove Merchant compilation plus a cut by Black Dub, Daniel Lanois’ new quartet who are appearing at The Cedar on Wednesday (11/12). It’s all available as a convenient MP3 stream at the KFAI site where you can also locate the complete playlist (located here as well, after the break.)

Eddie Grant, Cincinnati Reds. 1911 by Paul Thompson via defensive indifference


Temposphere, KFAI 10/2/10: Pledge Drive!

October 2, 2010

Melinda J, Tony Paul and I joined Luke Andrews on tonight’s pledge drive edition of Temposphere on KFAI. You can support independent, commercial free radio by clicking here.

Temposphere, KFAI 09/04/10

September 4, 2010


How much Afrobeat, samba, funk, soul and reggae can you fit in two hours? One possible answer is here, where the evidence is available as an MP3 stream for the next two weeks. Great new tracks from Orgone and Alex Cuba bookended the proceedings. If you care to read along the playlist is up both there and here.

photo via Valentino Vamp


Temposphere, KFAI 08/14/10

August 14, 2010

New tracks from Aloe Blacc, The Budos Band, The Haggis Horns, and Lloyd Miller with The Heliocentrics were generously salted in with bedrock classics from Sugar Minott, John Martyn and Shuggie Otis on tonight’s edition of Temposphere on KFAI. Lots of fantastic music direct from Africa as well along with so much more. The show is available as an MP3 stream in full stereo fidelity for two weeks at the KFAI site; the playlist is posted both there and here.

photo: Greta Garbo, via facie populi


Temposphere, KFAI 07/24/10

July 24, 2010

Some new tracks by contemporary luminaries like Shawn Lee, Bibi Tanga & the Selenites and Ocotea (Georgia Anne Muldrow’s new spiritual jazz project) mixed nicely with cuts from venerable artists including Sugar Minott, James Brown and Gilberto Gil on tonight’s installment of Temposphere on KFAI. The show is available for MP3 streaming (2 weeks only) directly from the KFAI site, where you can also view the playlist (here as well, after the break).

photo: Carmen Miranda, 1930; All Things Amazing