Splinters & Candy Posts

June 16, 2017

Seydou Diabaté, aka Kanazoé, unleashes his technique on the balafon with a talented ensemble on Kanazoé Orkestra’s debut full-length release, Miriya. This well-produced set reveals a young group that is brimming with confidence and joy.

June 16, 2017

Les Amazones d’Afrique is an impressive collective of female musicians from West Africa who are working towards ending gender inequality. The songs are sung in English, French, Bambara, and Fon over a psychedelic dub funk that often embodies a modern, industrial edge.

June 12, 2017

Terrestrial vibrations. Music from Ethiopia, Haiti, Switzerland, Ghana, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, USA, Peru, Wales, Mauritania, and beyond.

June 5, 2017
May 30, 2017

Today’s show features a special mix presented by Akenataa Hammagaadji of First World Music. Music from Italy, France, Australia, Bulgaria, Tibet, Vietnam, Peru, Brazil, USA, South Africa, Guinea, French Antilles, and beyond.