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Saturday, December 30, 2017 Options
Good Stuff From 2017

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This Week's Playlist:

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Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino: Subbra Sutta (composed with and featuring Piers Faccini) Options / Canzoniere / Ponderosa / * (0:00:00 )

Gabacho Maroc: Barak Options / Tawassol / * (0:04:04 )

Tootard: Bayati Blues Options / Laissez Passer / Glitterbeat / * (0:08:21 )

Ifriqiyya Electrique: Stombali - Baba'Alaia Options / Rûwâhîne / Glitterbeat / * (0:12:54 )

Saied Shanbehzadeh: Bousamaleh Options / Pour-Afrigah / Buda Musique / * (0:16:31 )

Erwan Keravec, Mounir Troudi, and Wassim Halal: Hallaj Options / Revolutionary Birds / Buda Musique / * (0:21:23 )

Wowakin: Wieniawa Options / Kraj Za Miastem / Serpent / * (0:33:30 )

Kapela Maliszów: Zapychacz Options / Wiejski Dżez / Unzipped Fly / * (0:34:53 )

Griselda Sanderson & Ricardo de Noronha: Dan-Moi Options / Veer / Waulk Records / * (0:39:52 )

Aalma Dili: Transylvania Express Options / Pour une Poignee de Dinars / * (0:44:14 )

Trad Attack: Nuudispolka (Polka Now) Options / Kullakarva (Shimmer Gold) (0:45:42 )

Acquaragia Drom: L'italiano Options / Rebelde / Finisterre (0:51:20 )

Goran Bregovic: Pero (feat. Bebe) Options / Three Letters From Sarajevo / * (0:54:34 )

La TchouTchouKa: Cumbia Spaghetti Options / El Chuchutero / * (0:58:07 )

Betsayda Machado y La Parranda el Clavo: Pueblo de Fiesta Options / Loe Loa (Rural Recordings Under the Mango Tree) / Odelia / * (1:02:24 )
GIG: Fri Mar 16 @ 8 pm @ CUNY Elebash Hall, 365 5th Avenue, NYC: Live Sounds presents Betsayda Machado y La Parranda el Clavo

Son Palenque: Damelo Acá Options / Kutu Prieta Pa Saranguia / Palenque / * (1:04:41 )

Irka Mateo: Palenquera Options / Vamos A Gozá / * (1:07:13 )

Orchestre Les Mangelepa: Kanemo Options / Last Band Standing / Strut / * (1:11:00 )

3MA: Lova Options / Anarouz / Six Degrees / * (1:24:57 )
Ballaké Sissoko, Driss El Maloumi, Rajery

Les Amazones d'Afrique: Anisokoma Options / République Amazone / Real World / * (1:28:59 )

Oumou Sangare: Bena Bena Options / Mogoya / No Format! / * (1:34:29 )

Leila Gobi: An N'ga Options / 2017 / Clermont Music / * (1:38:54 )

Les Filles de Illighadad: Imigradan Options / Eghass Malan / Sahel Sounds / * (1:44:11 )

Tamikrest: Mawarniha Tartit Options / Kidal / Glitterbeat (1:49:15 )

Jeich Ould Badu and Ahmedou Ahmed Lewla: Chima Options / Top WZN / Sahel Sounds (1:53:04 )

Lee Go Woon: Gangwon-nolae Options / Lee Gowoon's First Piece / * (2:04:01 )

SaicoBab: Namm Chuulo Options / Sab Se Purani Bab / Thrill jockey / * (2:09:44 )

Barmer Boys: Bole To Mitho Lage Options / Kesariya Balm / Amarass (2:17:01 )

Amir El Saffar / Rivers of Sound: Jourjina Over Three Options / Not Two / New Amsterdam Records (2:22:46 )

Rafiki Jazz: Tasbih Options / Har Dam Sahara / Riverboat / * (2:29:47 )

Ross Daly and Kelly Thoma: Nishakara (The Night Maker) Options / Lunar / * (2:44:29 )

Ghalia Benali & Mâäk: Bonding Options / MWSoul / Visanderen (2:48:42 )

Saz'iso: Tana Options / At Least Wave Your Handkerchief at Me: The Joys and Sorrows of Southern Albanian Song / Glitterbeat / * (2:53:13 )

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Organizations supporting the rights of immigrants and refugees:

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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.

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 12/30/17 6:05pm Bas NL:

Hi Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 12/30/17 6:11pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay for WFMU's main man, Rob Weisberg!
Avatar Sat. 12/30/17 6:19pm northguineahills:

Ifriqiyya Electrique, not to be confused w/ Burkina Electric.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/30/17 6:22pm Rob Weisberg:

That is correct northguineahills - nor for that matter with Trio Ifriqiya...
  Sat. 12/30/17 6:30pm tuskandhusk:

This is why I luv WFMU
Avatar Sat. 12/30/17 6:33pm northguineahills:

ahh, I missed that one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 12/30/17 6:57pm Bas NL:

L'italiano! Grrreat cover this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/30/17 7:01pm Dave in Vermont:

@Bas, we'll be in NL in a week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 12/30/17 7:03pm Bas NL:

@Dave: Whereabouts will you be?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/30/17 7:04pm Dave in Vermont:

Staying near Amersfoort (where my daughter is living) but planning on trips to The Hague and Amsterdam
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 12/30/17 7:07pm Bas NL:

You'll be passing my hometown Utrecht a couple of times then! ;) Amersfoort is a really beautiful city to be; been there a couple of weeks back since far too long...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/30/17 7:13pm Dave in Vermont:

My wife and I want to have a special dinner alone together while we are there. Recommendations?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 12/30/17 7:21pm Bas NL:

I am not too well known in the Amersfoort area.. but in general there is loads of fine restaurants all around! (Just don't search for genuine Dutch place.. not worth it.)
  Sat. 12/30/17 8:00pm St Joe:

Bob, can we have something ala Zorba the greek tonight??
  Sat. 12/30/17 8:02pm St Joe:

Rob....stoopid zuto-kerrect
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 12/30/17 8:20pm maestroso:

This SaicoBab is weird and wonderful.
Avatar Sat. 12/30/17 8:38pm JakeGould:

So good! Thanks Rob.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Sat. 12/30/17 8:59pm Bas NL:

Thanks Rob! Brilliant show again. Have a good year's change, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/30/17 9:00pm coelacanth∅:

Thank you Rob
Avatar Swag For Life Member Sat. 12/30/17 9:00pm Rob W:

Thanks Bas and everyone, Happy New Year!
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