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The Bats: Satellites / The Guilty Office / Arch Hill Recordings (0:00:00 Pop‑up)
The Mutton Birds: Dominion Road / The Mutton Birds / Virgin (0:04:55 Pop‑up)
Look Blue Go Purple:
/ Flying Nun
On Brian Turner's show Tuesday at 3 on WFMU: A New Zealand extravaganza with Roger Shepherd (founder of Flying Nun Records), Hamish Kilgour of The Clean, and Francisca Griffin of Look Blue Go Purple.
Kamerunga: Lime Juice Tub / Worlds Kaleid / KAM (0:14:47 Pop‑up)
Eliades Ochoa: El Reto / Guajira + Mas Guajira / Tumi Music (0:20:42 Pop‑up)
Mokoomba: Kulindiswe / Luyando / Out | here records / * (0:24:54 Pop‑up)
Bibia Be Ye Ye
/ Divide (+ Deluxe)
Recorded with Fuse ODG (a South Londoner of Ghanaian descent) in Ghana. The title (in Twi) means "All will be well."
Kenya Prisons Band:
Momi Ye Momi Boiyboiyet
/ Tribal Songs Of Kenya
Sung in Kipsigis. I picked this up at Dutch Vinyl in Melbourne, Australia, in the Abbotsford section which along with neighboring Fitzroy has a lot of record shops, cafes, restaurants (including vegan), and other things young - and middle aged and old - Bohemians like.
Bhundu Boys: Pombi / Friends on the Road / Cooking Vinyl (0:36:42 Pop‑up)
/ Various Artists: Hits of Africa Volume 1
This comps was another Dutch Vinyl Pickup - a new store, but they had just come into a big collection of African vinyl. I believe this lovely tradition-inspired track is also on the Soundway compilation Kenya Special Volume 2 under a slightly different name - though I'd need to listen to confirm that...
L'Orch. Dar International:
Rufaa Ya Kiko
/ Various Artists: Urgent Jumping! East African Musiki Wa Dansi Classics
Another lovely tradition-inspired East African track from circa early 70s.
Oumar Ndiaye Xosluman:
GIG: TONIGHT: Issyra Gallery 300 Observer Highway at 9 pm - wonderful artists - we saw him there last night - in an amazing space full of African traditional and modern art, art by great local artists and more - including a current show of remarkable work by collage artist extraordinaire Gigi Keenan - check it out!
Oumar Konaté: Maya / Live in America / Clermont / * (1:05:30 Pop‑up)
Oumou Sangaré: Fadjamou / Mogoya / No Format! / * (1:07:39 Pop‑up)
Amani Djoni: Probleme de Coeur / Face à Face / Musiki (1:11:56 Pop‑up)
Janka Nabay: Game Ova / Build Music / Luaka Bop / * (1:17:01 Pop‑up)
Sorie Kondi: Yu Mama / Thogolobea / Dutty Artz (1:21:28 Pop‑up)
Kasai Allstars & Orchestre Symphonique de Kinshasa: Kapinga Yamba / Around Félicité (Soundtrack to the film by French-Senegalese director Alain Gomis) / Crammed Discs / * (1:25:21 Pop‑up)
BaBenzele Pygmy Musicians (Recorded by Louis Sarno): Song of Joy After the Hunt / BaBenzele Pygmies (1:31:36 Pop‑up)
Gudju Gudju: Bulmba Gadjan / David Hudson Presents Gudju Gudju (Rainbow) - Gudju Gudju - Songs Inspired by the Tjapukai Language (1:34:59 Pop‑up)
Budal Lardil: Buthamar / Songs of Mornington Island / Larrikin (1:40:12 Pop‑up)
L. Hortobâgyi / Gayan Uttajak Orchestra: A Sudduli Appu / Aeon / Arka Sound (1:42:51 Pop‑up)
Tumuena Dance Group: Rhythms of the Cook Islands / Cook Island Chants & Songs / Voyager (1:48:32 Pop‑up)
/ Te Vaka Beats
Musicians from Tokelau, Tuvalu, Samoa, Cook Islands, and New Zealand - based in New Zealand.
Jose Pires and group:
/ Various Artists: Tata Hateke Ba Dok
Music from Timor, recorded in Melbourne Australia for a Portuguese-based project
Fernando Santes de Castro:
/ Various Artists: Tata Hateke Ba Dok
Recorded in East Timor
Mario Boavida and group: Cowboy / Various Artists: Tata Hateke Ba Dok / Tradisom (2:01:43 Pop‑up)
Kini Quartet: E Wawata / Under the Sun / Zodiac (2:02:46 Pop‑up)
/ Flax Wax
Based in Wellington, NZ (circa 1998)
/ Live Recording
GIG: June 26 (Mon) Central Summerstage, Rumsey Playfield, 72nd St. Mid-Park: Year of the Ox + Ssing Ssing + Coreyah. 6-10 pm (not sure if first band starts at 6 or 7).
Systema Solar: Tumbamurallas / Rumbo a Tierra / Flowfish Records (2:19:28 Pop‑up)
Juana Molina: Los Pies Helados / Halo / Crammed Discs / * (2:23:07 Pop‑up)
Faiz Ali Faiz and Titi Robin: Chambe de Booti / Jaadu / Accords Croisés (2:30:39 Pop‑up)
NuNu: Turcească / Con Alma / Tiptoe/Enja (2:36:24 Pop‑up)
The Jewish Monkeys: Post Midlife Dance / High Words / Greedy for Best Music / * (2:42:53 Pop‑up)
I mistakenly credited Wahid on-air as an "oudist" but in fact it's a duo (based in LA) - Dimitris Mahlis on oud and vocals and Chris Wabich on tuned frame drums and percussion.
Paito y los Gaiteros de Punta Brava:
GIGs: Monday night at 9:30 at Barbes in Park Slope; Saturday night at 9 pm at Terraza 7 in Elmhurst, Queens
Sat. 6/17/17 6:03pm
Hi Rob! Good you are back!
Sat. 6/17/17 6:05pm
Hi Bas and everyone, thanks for listening. It has been a while, hasn't it... Big thanks to Donna for filling in the last four weeks!
Sat. 6/17/17 6:06pm
this bats is great.
Sat. 6/17/17 6:09pm
Sat. 6/17/17 6:12pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
...Is this a new Pop program ?? Wull - it's real good...
Sat. 6/17/17 6:31pm
Thanks for the Kiwi set! I hope Oskar and Moritz are listening to their influence.
Sat. 6/17/17 6:34pm
huh. ed sheeran's better than i thought.
Sat. 6/17/17 6:38pm
That might be the best song Glenn.
Sat. 6/17/17 6:42pm
Yes, the Ed Sheeran song was a bit of a ringer!
Sat. 6/17/17 6:44pm
oh. oh well.
Sat. 6/17/17 6:49pm
Hi Rob n gang. Listening here as I clean my cats' litter box. Music is great! but this still stinks.
Sat. 6/17/17 7:02pm
collage mosaics. feminist mandalas
Sat. 6/17/17 7:05pm
Welcome back, Rob. Great background music for my family's Father's Day BBQ. Thanks and Happy Father's Day guys.
Sat. 6/17/17 7:53pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:
Just great. Missed ya!
Sat. 6/17/17 8:06pm
Ahh, that was East-Timorese! Special!
Sat. 6/17/17 8:27pm
Wow.. great set developing here!
Sat. 6/17/17 8:30pm
Kinda loving on Ssing Ssing now. Thanks Rob!
Sat. 6/17/17 8:42pm
Ken From Hyde Park:
Welcome back, Rob. Donna aired some great fill-ins in your absence, but it's also fun hearing your selections again.
Sat. 6/17/17 8:58pm
Sat. 6/17/17 8:59pm
Karen in Sleepy Hollow:
Thanks Rob! Good to have you back