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Saturday, March 25, 2017 Options
The Morning After

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This Week's Playlist:

(* = new)

Pizzicato Five: Thank You Options / This Year's Girl / Seven Gods (0:00:00 Pop‑up)

Catherine Kakundi: Asante Options (0:07:56 Pop‑up)

Dalom Kids: Ngiyabonga Options / Izindunduma (0:10:38 Pop‑up)

Abeer Fadah: Shoukran Options (0:15:38 Pop‑up)

Zülfü Livaneli: Merhaba Options / Merhaba (0:19:12 Pop‑up)

Wimme Saari: Giittus Dutnje (I Thank Thee) Options / Gapmu / Rockadillo Records (0:24:28 Pop‑up)

Alex Ojeda y Su Banda Sinaloense: Te Quiero Agradecer Options / Para Siempre Amarnos (0:25:31 Pop‑up)

Oumou Sangare: Yere Faga Options / Single / * (0:31:45 Pop‑up)

Fanga: An Kelen Ye Options / Kaleidoscope / Boomerang / * (0:36:15 Pop‑up)

Ibibio Sound Machine: Guide You (Edu Kpeme) Options / Uyai / Merge / * (0:42:24 Pop‑up)

Colomach: Enoviyin Options / Various Artists: Nigeria Soul Fever: Afro Funk, Disco and Boogie - West African Disco Mayhem / Soul Jazz / * (0:45:40 Pop‑up)

Gabelo: Wokunyeya Options / Various Artists: Togo Soul 70 / Hot Casa / * (0:50:25 Pop‑up)

Janka Nabay: Build Music Options / Build Music / Luaka Bop / * (0:59:34 Pop‑up)
GIG: Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave, Monday night at 8 pm

Ram: Mon Konpe Gede Options / Manman M Se Ginen / Willibelle (1:02:47 Pop‑up)

Lakou Mizik: Poze Options / Wa Di Yo / Cumbancha (1:11:15 Pop‑up)
GIG: Apr 22 at Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn (Robert Browning Presents)

Carlos Vives: Pitau Pitau Options / El Amor de Mi Tierra / EMI (1:15:23 Pop‑up)
GIG: Radio City Music Hall, Apr 15, 8 pm

Charles King: El Martillo Options / Champeta Fever (1:19:12 Pop‑up)

Tribu Baharú: Made in Tribu Baharú Options / Pal Mas Exigente Bailador / Tambora Records (1:23:21 Pop‑up)
GIG: April 20 (Thurs) Lincoln Center Rubenstein Atrium, 61 W 62nd St at 7:30. Free admission but get there early to make sure you can get in.

LA MC Malcriado: Ka Bu Inganam Options (1:27:04 Pop‑up)

Elisio Gomes and Joachim Varela: Chuma Lopes Options / Various Artists: Synthesize the Soul: Astro-Atlantic Hypnotica from the Cape Verde Islands 1973-1988 / Ostinato / * (1:32:21 Pop‑up)

Les Pachas Du Canapé Vert: Désordre Musical Options / Various Artists: Haiti Direct: Big Band Mini Jazz and Twoubadou Sounds 1960-78 / Strut (1:37:47 Pop‑up)

Tabou Combo: Gislene Options / Various Artists: Tanbou Toujou Lou: Meringue, Kompa Kreyol, Electric Folklore, Vodou Jazz from Haiti 1960-1981 / Ostinato / * (1:42:38 Pop‑up)

Aurelio Martinez: Naguya Nei Options / Darandi / Real World / * (1:45:44 Pop‑up)
Song originally by Paul Nabor, a significant figure in Garifuna music of Central America

Alain Peters: Complainte de Satan 2 Options / Rest' La Maloya / Bongo Joe / Sofa / * (1:59:00 Pop‑up)
New anthology

Danyèl Waro: Dori Options / Monmon / * (2:01:44 Pop‑up)

Te Vaka: Lukitau Options / Te Vaka Beats / Buda Musique / * (2:05:45 Pop‑up)

Cheikha Remitti: La Camel Options / Aux Sources du Rai / Institut Du Monde Arabe (2:08:09 Pop‑up)

Bargou 08: Wazzaa Options / Targ / Glitterbeat / * (2:13:02 Pop‑up)
#1 on the Transglobal Radio Chart!

The Nile Project: Uruzi Nil (featuring Steven Sogo from Burundi) Options / Jinja / Zambaleta / * (2:18:21 Pop‑up)
GIG: Joe's Pub, April 29th, 7 pm

So Percussion and Matmos: Needles Options / Treasure State / Cantaloupe Music (2:25:53 Pop‑up)

Anoushka Shankar: Celebration: Raga Manj Khamaj Options / Home / Deutsche Grammophon (2:36:08 Pop‑up)
GIG / GIVEAWAY: Wed April 5th at Town Hall. Email me, Rob W, here and please put TIX in the subject line and I'll put you in the drawing for a pair of tickets. I'll email you on Monday if you're a winner.

L. Subramaniam: Raga Sivapriya Options / Three Ragas For Solo Violin / Nimbus Records (2:43:04 Pop‑up)

Synnøve S. Bjørset & Åse Teigland & Anne Hytta: Kiokkespringar Options / Soli / Talik Records (2:48:15 Pop‑up)

Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dan Trueman: Gollywhopper Options / Laghdú (2:50:45 Pop‑up)
GIG: The due performs April 29th at the Irish Arts Center, 553 W 51st St.

Maria Pomianowska: Island Options / The Voice of Suka / For Tune / * (2:52:43 Pop‑up)
GIG: July 25th, Lincoln Center Festival at Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse, 165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor

Vasen: Tiomiljoners Polska Options / Brewed / * (2:57:12 Pop‑up)

Organizations supporting the rights of immigrants and refugees:

National Immigration Law Center: Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.

National Immigration Forum: The National Immigration Forum is one of the leading immigrant advocacy organizations in the country, with a mission to advocate for the value of immigrants and immigration to the nation.

New York Immigration Coalition: The New York Immigration Coalition aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all. The NYIC promotes immigrants’ full civic participation, fosters their leadership, and provides a unified voice and a vehicle for collective action for New York’s diverse immigrant communities.

Arab American Family Support Center (New York City): The Arab-American Family Support Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-sectarian organization that provides culturally and linguistically sensitive services to immigrant communities throughout New York City.

Action NYC: ActionNYC connects New Yorkers to free, safe immigration legal help. You can make an appointment to learn your immigration legal options and get immigration application assistance. There are ActionNYC sites in all five boroughs. Appointments are required. Your appointment will be in your language.

Immigration Equality is the leading LGBTQ immigrant rights organization in the country. It provide s advice and legal services to thousands of LGBTQ and HIV-positive immigrants seeking refuge, fair treatment, and freedom in the United States. The work is truly lifesaving because there are nearly 80 countries around the world where it is a crime to be LGBTQ, with consequences up to and including the death penalty. For this reason, Immigration Equality fights to obtain asylum in the United States for LGBTQ and HIV-positive refugees - with a remarkable 99% win rate.

International Refugee Assistance Project: The International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons. Mobilizing direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy, IRAP serves the world’s most persecuted individuals and empowers the next generation of human rights leaders.

International Rescue Committee: The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF): AALDEF is a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans by combining litigation, advocacy, education, and community organizing. Issues / focus include immigrant rights, civic participation and voting rights, economic justice for workers, language access to services, educational equity, housing and environmental justice, and the elimination of anti-Asian violence, police misconduct, and human trafficking.

Make the Road New York (MRNY): MRNY builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

Make the Road New Jersey (MRNJ): Make the Road New Jersey builds the power of immigrant and working class communities in New Jersey to achieve dignity and justice through community organizing, legal and support services, transformative education and policy innovation.

The following message is being circulated on Facebook (original post here),
from Matthew Covey, directory of Tamizdat (a non-profit musical / cultural exchange organization that among other things has a service to provide visa service for international musicians coming to the US):
U.S. ARTS PRESENTERS: If you have a currently booked performance with a performing artist from Syria, Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan or Yemen, please send an email with the information about the performance to matthew (at) tamizdat (dot) org. We are trying to document the immediate impact denying entry to individuals from these countries would have on cultural programming. Please indicate whether the booking can be shared with the public or not. (IMPORTANT: Information will be confidential unless you indicate otherwise, but, alas, will NOT be protected by attorney client privilege). PLEASE COPY AND REPOST.

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 6:04pm Scraps:

hey h'lo h'lo
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 6:09pm Rob W:

Good evening Scraps and everyone. Mostly music this week, not much yammering!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 6:15pm tomasz.:

ahoy there
  Sat. 3/25/17 6:20pm World musician:

This is the program that I wait for all week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 3/25/17 6:21pm Bas NL:

Hi Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 6:22pm ! I X Key !:

Good morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 6:27pm Rob W:

Good evening and / or morning everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 3/25/17 6:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Rob is definitely in the right timeslot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 3/25/17 6:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

It's the TSP dance party tonight! Hit it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 3/25/17 7:26pm Bas NL:

Great party set! ;D
Avatar Sat. 3/25/17 7:35pm 2904ConTO:

Rob Is Rippin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 3/25/17 8:56pm maestroso:

Oh man, this is good stuff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 3/25/17 8:59pm Bas NL:

Thanks Rob! Great show!
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