- 5 years ago
Playing tracks by
Lito Barrientos, Crazy Crickets, Jessie Mae Hemphill , Robert wyatt, Cumbia Moderna De Soledad and more.
All Aboard the musical locomotive! This week we play hosts to special guests Richmond Kessie from the awesome African Afro-psych dancing band Yaaba Funk, DJ Volta African DJ extra-ordinnaire and Oli Hurez taking us on a trip to the French Caribe via Ghana, Senegal and Angola.
High Life – proper smart – no messing about! Playing to the British Colonial masters – no trainers allowed!
What’s the best insect to come back as if you are reincarnated? The Bedbug of course. You can spend all night biting young ladies’ bumpers!
The Senegalese are the foremost Cuban music players in Africa. From Youssou N’Dour to the Super Eagles these boys do it best. Or do they? The Ghanaians have a thing or two to say about that!
When the Mafia ran Cuba, was there much exposure to R & B there?
The storytelling ritual in Afrobeat: Fela and the origins of the 12″ single.
Researching the French Caribbean musical forms.