Splinters & Candy 05/18/15 WVKR

on the way home

on the way home

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Splinters & Candy airs every Monday from 4-5PM ET on independent radio 91.3FM WVKR Poughkeepsie. Live streaming at wvkr.org. Each week Alex Brown presents an eclectic collection of music from around the world.

Enjoy an hour of thrilling music from England, Sweden, Norway, Canada, Cape Verde, Tanzania, USA, Algeria, Zimbabwe, Guinea and beyond. A trip of tunes from another place.

PLAYLIST

Spiro – “Burning Bridge”
FatDog – “Halling Etter Sjur Eldegard”
Le Vent du Nord – “Papineau”
Titina – “Alô Alô São Vicente”
Bi Kidude – “Kijiti”
Tania Saleh – “A Few Images”
Tipsy Oxcart – “Me First”
Abdelli – “Asiram”
Chiwoniso – “Mukaranga Aneshanje”
Mory Kanté – “Diananko (radio edit)”

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Splinters & Candy 05/11/15 WVKR

School of Otchinjau

School of Otchinjau

Splinters & Candy 05/11/15 WVKR by Splinters & Candy on Mixcloud

Splinters & Candy airs every Monday from 4-5PM ET on independent radio 91.3FM WVKR Poughkeepsie. Live streaming at wvkr.org. Each week Alex Brown presents an eclectic collection of music from around the world.

Exciting sounds spanning the globe. An hour-long celebration of music from Australia, India, Madagascar, Egypt, Morocco, Haiti, Turkey, Mali, Angola, Senegal, USA and beyond. Enjoy!

PLAYLIST

The Bombay Royale – “Tere Bina”
Jaojoby – “Somaiko Somaino”
Dina El Wedidi – “El Sira”
Oum – “Salam”
Paul Beaubrun – “Ayizan”
Türküz Türkü Çağırırız – “Sür Efem Atini”
Oumou Sangaré – “Wayeina”
Bonga – “Ghinawa”
Kassé Mady Diabaté – “Sadjo”
Africando – “Doley Mbolo”

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Pray for Brain – None of the Above

Pray for Brain - None of the Above

My recent review of Pray for Brain’s None of the Above on 7d Media for RootsWorld Magazine:

http://www.rootsworld.com/reviews/brain-15.shtml

“Pray for Brain is a band unlike any other. This instrumental ensemble pushes the envelope and is refreshingly impossible to categorize. Rock, jazz and funk, along with a range of South Asian and Middle Eastern influences, slip between traces of surf, rockabilly and country in a great mix of cultures that twist and turn at the drop of a hat.”

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Splinters & Candy 05/04/15 WVKR

Best friends in Harar

Best friends in Harar

Splinters & Candy 05/04/15 WVKR by Splinters & Candy on Mixcloud

Splinters & Candy airs every Monday from 4-5PM ET on independent radio 91.3FM WVKR Poughkeepsie. Live streaming at wvkr.org. Each week Alex Brown presents an eclectic collection of music from around the world.

Enjoy an hour of music from beyond the borders. Enthralling inspiration from Zimbabwe, Mali, Nigeria, Ghana, Togo, Iran, USA, Senegal, Brazil, Spain, France, Democratic Republic of Congo and beyond. Powerful cycles of sonic fulfillment.

PLAYLIST

Thomas Mapfumo – “Magariro”
Khaira Arby – “Chris”
Leila Gobi – “Fulbey”
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 – “African Airways”
Pax Nicholas and the Nettey Family – “Fulbey”
Vaudou Game – “Dangerous Bees”
Niyaz – “Yek Nazar”
Carlou D – “Baawu Naan”
Tom Zé – “Sofro de Juventude”
Manu Chao – “Mentira…”
Papa Wemba – “Mandola”

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Splinters & Candy 04/27/15 WVKR

Ramiro

Ramiro

Splinters & Candy 04/27/15 WVKR by Splinters & Candy on Mixcloud

Splinters & Candy airs every Monday from 4-5PM ET on independent radio 91.3FM WVKR Poughkeepsie. Live streaming at wvkr.org. Each week Alex Brown presents an eclectic collection of music from around the world.

Check out your mind with an hour of fresh global music. Sounds from England, Canada, the USA, Egypt, Benin, Iran, Nigeria, South Africa, Mali, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Norway, Sweden and beyond. Try the taste that tastes just right.

PLAYLIST

Spiro – “I Am the Blaze on Every Hill”
Le Vent du Nord – “Loup-Garou”
Blind Boys of Alabama & Eskenderella – “Freedom / A New Beginning”
Omar Korshid and His Group – “Al Rabieh”
Stanislas Tohon – “O Kou”
Abdul Aziz el-Sayed – “Magdelene’s House”
Jesse Cook – “Shake”
Beautiful Nubia and the Roots Renaissance Band – “Akojade”
The New Lucky Boys – “Indoda”
Bassekou Kouyaté & Ngoni Ba – “Abé Sumaya”
Monoswezi – “Mbira Yanga”

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Splinters & Candy airs Mondays from 4-5PM ET on 91.3FM WVKR. Live streaming at wvkr.org. Each week Alex Brown presents an eclectic collection of music from around the globe.