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Favoriting July 8, 2023: Lots of concert preview tracks

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New Approx. start time
Teke::Teke  Garakuta   Favoriting Hagata  Kill Rock Stars  From Montreal but inspired by Japan, among other things.    0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Mahmoud Ahmed  Belomy Benna   Favoriting Erè Mèla Mèla  Hannibal  Original international release of the great Ethiopian singer.    0:03:51 (Pop-up)
Assèlèfètch Ashiné & Géténèsh Kebrèt & Army Band  Amlak Abet Abet   Favoriting Beauties  Mississippi/Domino Sound  New reissue  *   0:07:40 (Pop-up)
Alèmayèhu Eshèté  Telantena Zaré   Favoriting Ethiopiques Vol 9  Buda Musique  Alemayehu's talent was recognized by Colonel Retta Demeqe, who invited the young singer to perform with Addis Ababa's famous Police Orchestra. He had his first hit "Seul" in 1961 before moving on to found the Alem-Girma Band with Girma Beyene. Over the course of 15 years, Alemayehu released some 30 singles.    0:11:03 (Pop-up)
Yalla Miku  Asmazate   Favoriting Yalla Miku  Les Disques Bongo Joe  From Geneva, reuniting musicians from North Africa and East Africa with local artists.  *   0:14:46 (Pop-up)
Dongyang Gozupa  터널(Tunnel)   Favoriting Surface    GIG: Dongyang Gozupa @ Lincoln Center Rubenstein Atrium (Free subject to capacity) Friday, 21 July, 7:30 pm    0:18:22 (Pop-up)
Bappi Lahiri  Urban Flesh Market   Favoriting Various Artists: Awaaz Series 1 - Original Soundtrack Recordings From The Archives Of CBS Gramophone & Tapes India 1982​-​1986 (Plus Remixes)  Naya Beat  From 1985 Bollywood Film Kamla    0:26:40 (Pop-up)
Rini  Maghizini feat. Shakthisree Gopalan   Favoriting Blue Carpet Sessions    GIG: Brooklyn Raga Massive Presents Rini @ Littlefield Wednesday, 19 July, 7 pm    0:29:18 (Pop-up)
Falsa  Meri Aankhon Ko (Upon My Eyes)   Favoriting American Sufi    GIGs: Falsa: Amplified Sundays @ Riverside Park Pier I Sunday, 9 July, 7 pm plus several shows this coming week at Little Island; followed by shows at Buunni Inwood, Barbes and Aug 27 @ Joe's Pub    0:33:16 (Pop-up)
Mdou Moctar  Bismilahi Atagah   Favoriting Afrique Victime  Matador  GIG: Mdou Moctar / Meg Baird and Mary Lattimore / Rough Francis / dj.henri @ Central Park Summerstage Saturday, 29 July, 6 pm    0:44:05 (Pop-up)
Imarhan  Tamiditin   Favoriting Aboogi  City Slang  GIG: Imarhan @ Brooklyn Bowl Saturday, 15 July, 8 pm    0:49:24 (Pop-up)
The Oldest Voice With Tinariwen  Ghosts   Favoriting The Oldest Voice In The World - Thank You For Bringing Me Back To The Sky  Six Degrees  Ian Brennan project  *   0:53:17 (Pop-up)
Iyakaremye & Iyamuremye  Nyirabagenzi   Favoriting Umuduri & Ikinyuguri: Songs from Rwanda  Antonovka Records  The two musicians play traditional Rwandan music using vocals and two acoustic folk instruments, the umuduri musical bow and the ikinyuguri rattle.    0:54:37 (Pop-up)
Adama Sambou and Ejam Kasa  Colobane Yolooli   Favoriting Ears of the People - Ekonting Songs from Senegal and The Gambia  Smithsonian Folkways  Sublime contemporary recordings of the ekonting, a three-stringed gourd lute played by Jola people in Gambia and the Casamance region of Senegal.    0:58:13 (Pop-up)
Bantu  Borrow Borrow   Favoriting What Is Your Breaking Point?  Soledad Productions  BANTU have been credited with the recent revival of the live music scene in Nigeria through Afropolitan Vibes, a monthly concert series,  *   1:04:42 (Pop-up)
Bassidi Koné  An Ka Ben   Favoriting Kaïra  Remote Records / Studio Mali  Born into a Griot family, plays djembe and balafon.    1:09:01 (Pop-up)
Kimi Djabaté  Afonhe   Favoriting Dindin  Cumbancha  Hailing from the country of Guinea-Bissau, gifted guitarist, percussionist and balafón (African xylophone) player Kimi Djabaté is one of Africa’s most exceptional talents. Now based in Lisbon, Djabaté has collaborated with Mory Kanté, Waldemar Bastos and Netos de Gumbé, and, most recently, the pop star Madonna on her single “Ciao Bella.”    1:13:58 (Pop-up)
Oumou Sangaré  Kamelemba   Favoriting Mogoya  No Format  GIG: Oumou Sangare | Vox Sambou @ Celebrate Brooklyn Friday, 14 July, 7:30 pm    1:18:15 (Pop-up)
Meridian Brothers  Cumbia Del Relicario   Favoriting Cumbia Siglo XXI  Les Disques Bongo Joe  GIG: Meridian Brothers + Maral @ Union Pool (Free but Sold Out) Sunday, 16 July, 2 pm    1:22:27 (Pop-up)
Mara Aranda  Aman tiene karas   Favoriting Sefarad en el corazón de Grecia    The singer Mara Aranda presents a new work dedicated to the Sephardic repertoire.    1:32:01 (Pop-up)
Tradifusió  Sonata Aborigen   Favoriting Empeltant Arrels    Debut album from Spain. Genres such as Jota or Las Alegrías del Flamenco, or Fandango Valenciano and Fandanfo Flamenco, have been merged in this project.    1:35:29 (Pop-up)
Mar Grimalt  Recull de versos   Favoriting Espurnes I Coralls  Segell Microscopi  The Majorcan Mar Grimalt delves into her own roots to create the sound space for her debut album.    1:40:10 (Pop-up)
Son Palenque  Wachimbongo   Favoriting Tambor, Majana ¡! Desde El Palenque De Benkos - Rebelion En El Palenque De Benkos  Palenque Records  GIG: Son Palenque two shows (separate admission) Monday night @ Barbes    1:44:23 (Pop-up)
Sexteto Tabalá  Págueme La Plata   Favoriting 100 años de Sexteto Palenquero  Palenque  Recordings from 2013 live vivo in San Basilio de Palenque, Colombia.    1:49:31 (Pop-up)
La Cumbiamba eNeYé  El Camaron   Favoriting Marioneta    GIG: La Cumbiamba eNeYé @ Joe's Pub Sunday, 9 July, 9:30 pm - part of Brooklyn Cumbia Festival by One Whale’s Tale    1:52:17 (Pop-up)
Slavo Rican Assembly  Vo naše selo   Favoriting Intercosmic    GIG: Slavo Rican Assembly @ Gantry Plaza State Park (Free) Tuesday Aug 15, 7 pm    2:01:27 (Pop-up)
Los Hacheros  Descarga por Aby   Favoriting Bambulaye  Chulo  GIGs: Los Hacheros @ Wave Hill Wednesday, 26 July, 7 pm, also as part of Disco Tehran event @ Knockdown Center, Friday, 11 August.    2:08:52 (Pop-up)
Combo Chimbita  Babalawo   Favoriting IRÉ    GIG: Combo Chimbita Tonight at 9 @ Brooklyn Made    2:15:24 (Pop-up)
Ajoyo  Assyko (feat. Takuya Kuroda)   Favoriting War Chant    GIG: Ajoyo @ Gantry Plaza State Park (Free) Tuesday, 11 July, 7 pm    2:21:02 (Pop-up)
Tony Allen, Adrian Younge  Ebun   Favoriting Jazz is Dead 18  Jazz is Dead      2:30:00 (Pop-up)
Brina  Vedamec   Favoriting To je to!  Založba DruGod  From Slovena, feat. vocalist Brina Vogelnik.  *   2:36:20 (Pop-up)
Souren Baronian and Transition  Laz (Greece)   Favoriting Desert Winds    GIG: Souren Baronian's Taksim @ Barbès (Brooklyn Maqam) Wednesday, 12 July, 7 pm.    2:40:18 (Pop-up)
Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi  Melody from Livonia   Favoriting The Wolf and The Lamb - Live at the Shakh  ARC Music  Recorded live over two days in the revered Shakh Synagogue of Holešov, Czech Republic.  *   2:46:48 (Pop-up)
Helsinki Klezmer Kapelye  Honga   Favoriting Helsinki Klezmer Kapelye      *   2:52:04 (Pop-up)
Violons Barbares  Olelia   Favoriting Monsters and Fantastic Creatures    After 15 years of concerts around the world, the virtuoso and atypical trio creates a thrilling new show inspired by the popular archaic beliefs of Bulgaria and Mongolia.  *   2:54:34 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

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gone with the wind:

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Bas NL:

Hi Rob! Hi all!

hello fellow listeners
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Rob W:

Hi everyone - thanks for staying with us!

Heya Rob and Saturday gang.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:12pm

Evening all
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Rob W:

Greetings Matt and Carmichael.
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saturday greetings to all. especially to FMU crew who buoys up us all during the summer season

Dongyang Gozupa was great.
Avatar 6:31pm

greetings, Rob! Paradisians!
listening while *trying* to work on/clean the apartment (of course, in this wretched humidity 😹😹) -- happy to be here with you all! 😺😺
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Rob W:

Hi slugluv, stay cool, don't work too hard! Greetings to you as well, annette and chresti!
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gone with the wind:

↳ slugluv1313 @6:31
happy to have you with us
Avatar 6:39pm

thanks, Rob, gone with the wind!
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Rob. Hi, people!
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Rob W:

Hi Ken!
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Ho Rob.
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phew, here and the t-storm missed me...
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Rob W:

Hi TDK and glad you dodged the storm ngh!
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greetings Rob and all
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Rob W:

Greetings coelacanth∅!
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dave miss:

Bonne nuit TPSP peeps. Jumbo Rob!
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Bas NL:

Thanks for the sounds Rob! Early rise tomorrow, so need some sleep now. Bye all!
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Rob W:

Bye Bas, hi dave miss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm

wow, just listening to Oumou Sangaré this morning (the "Oumou" album)
soooooo good!
Avatar 7:26pm

Had a friend text me he recognized my records for sale at a club/gallery/store and bought some. I replied I knew as I just got the payment for them an hour beforehand.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27pm

wish i could go see her play
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↳ Song: "Kamelemba" by "Oumou Sangaré"
Oumou 💜💜💜
fingers crossed, hoping to see her next Friday
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm
Rob W:

Maybe see you there slugluv!
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↳ Rob W @7:53
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rob is dropping too much new stuff brain assploding! (always a fun sensation)

/actually reading an article from fromer wfmu dj, kurt gottschalk... (about the sonic arts union)
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 8:11pm

Hi Rob W and all listeners. tuning in late but will enjoy the hour!
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Rob W:

Hi john_zilla, thanks for joining!
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↳ slugluv1313 @7:44
crossing fingers for you! (but you must, report!😊)

@Slugluv i second that you must tell us what happened

↳ northguineahills @8:10
thats a problem:)
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Been lurking and enjoying. Cheers!
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Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks, Rob. Have a good week!
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Thanks, Rob.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Evening !
...SciFi Watch Party has had my attention
- but listening & appreciating...
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ TY Always DJ RobW ~
Avatar 9:00pm

fantastic, Rob, as always -- thanks so much!
Lolo in Brooklyn:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18pm

Thanks Rob!
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