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.
Splinters & Candy Posts
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.
Terrestrial vibrations. Music from Ethiopia, Haiti, Switzerland, Ghana, Colombia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, USA, Peru, Wales, Mauritania, and beyond.
The pulse of Earth. Music from Mali, Cape Verde, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zimbabwe, Cuba, Uruguay, Peru, Algeria, Corsica, and beyond.
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.