After spreading their sound to the world on Rising Tide, Mokoomba return with Luyando, an album which alters their approach slightly but ends up revealing a group that continues to grow more dynamic with each release. Their enthusiasm and technique is exemplary and their second album hits the mark.
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Vieux Farka Touré returns with a balanced collection of ten original compositions recorded in front of a small audience in Woodstock, NY for the Woodstock Sessions. The setting draws the best out of this ensemble, giving the musicians a natural confidence that is transferred directly to the record.
Today is WVKR’s annual pledge drive. Please consider a contribution. Music from the Central African Republic, Canada, Mali, Italy, Trinidad, Cameroon, Israel, Iraq, Italy, Syria, England, Greece, France, Puerto Rico, and beyond.
Global selections and an interview with Georgette Mattel about the upcoming World Cinema Series at the Rosendale Theatre. Music from Thailand, Singapore, USA, Sri Lanka, Israel, Yemen, Guinea, Haiti, England, India, and beyond.
Akenataa and Youko host a special Labor Day show dedicated to Japanese music.