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Favoriting April 6, 2024

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New Approx. start time
Fela Ransome Kuti and Nigeria '70  My Lady Frustration   Favoriting Koola Lobitos/The 1969 L.A. Sessions  MCA      0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Off-World Ensemble Feat. Tony Allen  Dance of LOA   Favoriting Various Artists: Comet Afro Beats  Comet      0:08:09 (Pop-up)
Orlando Julius, the Heliocentrics  Be Counted   Favoriting Jaiyede Afro  Strut  Few artists have been more crucial to the invention, development, and popularization of Afro-pop than Orlando Julius. Starting in the '60s, Julius was fusing traditional African sounds and rhythms with those of American pop, soul, and R&B. - All Music Guide    0:14:45 (Pop-up)
Jembaa Groove  Asem Ben   Favoriting Ye Ankasa | We Ourselves  Agogo Records  Infused by fundamental elements of Ghanian Highlife from the 70s the band has its own take on a number of influences that goes far beyond just trying to imitate the greats that came before. The band consists of former band members of Tony Allen, Ebo Taylor, Pat Thomas and Orlando Julius. - home page  *   0:26:29 (Pop-up)
Newen Afrobeat  Es la vida (ft. Chico Cesar)   Favoriting Grietas  Lichens Family  Newen Afrobeat is an Afrobeat band that started in 2009 in Chile. Newen Afrobeat revisits Fela Kuti's musical heritage. The word Newén means 'strength' in the Mapuche language. - Wiki  *   0:31:52 (Pop-up)
Dele Sosimi & The Estuary 21 (feat Lizzy Dosunmu)  E Si Medo   Favoriting The Confluence  Wah Wah 45s  Dele Sosimi stands out as one of the most active musicians currently on the Afrobeat scene worldwide. Dele’s career began when he joined Fela’s Anikulapo-Kuti’s Egypt 80, where he played keyboards for 7 years (1979-1986). - home page  *   0:37:35 (Pop-up)
Lagbaja  Side By Side   Favoriting Various Artists: Afrobeat... No Go Die  Shanachie  Bisade Ologunde is a Nigerian afrobeat musician, singer-songwriter and percussionist. Widely known as Lágbájá for his signature use of mask which covers his identity. He believes in social reform through music. - Wiki    0:40:44 (Pop-up)
The Lafayette Afro Rock Band  Voodounon   Favoriting Afrofunk Explosion!  Manifesto      0:49:49 (Pop-up)
William Onyeabor  Why Go To War   Favoriting Who Is William Onyeabor?  Luaka Bop  William Ezechukwu Onyeabor was a Nigerian funk musician and businessman. His music was widely heard in Nigeria in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Despite his success, he remained an enigmatic, private, and reclusive figure. - Wiki    0:54:19 (Pop-up)
Orquesta Akokán  Con Altura   Favoriting Single    GIG: The Vogel, Red Bank NJ Thurs April 11. Orquesta Akokán is a Latin jazz ensemble formed by musicians from Cuba and New York, United States. It takes inspiration from mid-twentieth century mambo musicians such as Perez Prado, Beny Moré, and Machito. - Wiki  *   1:08:06 (Pop-up)
Mexican Institute Of Sound + Toy Selectah  Yo La Vi   Favoriting Compass  Six Degrees  GIG: Tonight @ Elsewhere in Brooklyn. Wildly eclectic, sample-heavy electronica project led by Mexican DJ and record executive Camilio Lara. - All Music Guide    1:10:33 (Pop-up)
Cheo Feliciano  Pa 'Que Afinquen   Favoriting Anthology  Fania      1:14:31 (Pop-up)
Ammar 808  Geeta duniki (feat. Susha)   Favoriting Global Control ~ Invisible Invasion  Glitterbeat  AMMAR 808 is the alias of acclaimed Tunisian producer Sofyann Ben Youssef. Armed with ultra low bass rumble of a TR-808 and fiercely aggressive beats, his latest endeavour ventures into the realms of North African futurism. - Soundcloud    1:21:46 (Pop-up)
Kiran Ahluwalia  Tera Jugg   Favoriting Comfort Food  Six Degrees  KIRAN AHLUWALIA is a modern exponent of the great vocal styles of India and Pakistan, which she honors intensely yet departs from in masterful, personal ways. With roots in Sufi, Qawalli, Ghazal, and Punjabi folk, she crafts her own contemporary songs that are equal parts reflective and groovy. - web page  *   1:24:51 (Pop-up)
Abida Parveen  Tere Aane Ka Dhokha Sa   Favoriting Khazana  Oriental Star      1:30:47 (Pop-up)
Halva  The Journey   Favoriting Musafir  Zephyrus  Halva - 8 musicians, 6 countries, 11 new pieces inspired by Greek and Romanian music (their third album). - indiegogo  *   1:36:17 (Pop-up)
Besh o droM  Sandansko   Favoriting Hova lesz a séta?  Fonó  Besh o droM is a well known and familiar part of the music scene. They’ve been travelling the world for twenty years, proof that there is demand for a band that simply can’t be squeezed into any single category. Their name has come to represent a fusion of unrestrainable rhythm, melodious tunes, instrumental virtuosity, and a guarantee of cheerful, dance-driven audiences. - home page  *   1:42:08 (Pop-up)
Ivo Papasov  Hristiyanovo Horo   Favoriting Best Of  Balkanton      1:46:41 (Pop-up)
Isle of Klezbos and Friends  Bonia Shur's Nigun & Cartagena Chosidl   Favoriting Yiddish Silver Screen  Rhythm Media Records    *   1:51:51 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

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Peter from Saranac Lake NY:

Good morning Rob and paradise seekers.
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Good day, Rob DJ.
Lazy Rider:

Goddamn this show is good..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am
tom from Manchester:

morning Rob! morning friends. subtitling an Australian football match along with this. the new time works really well for me ha ha
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:06am
Bas NL:

Hi Rob! All!
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tom from Manchester:

hey Bas!
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Bas NL:

Hi Tom!
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Mister Dobalina:

Morning globe trotters. Hoping for shakin' good time on today's show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am
Rob W:

Greetings everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15am
tom from Manchester:

lovely grooves this morning
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:18am

↳ Song: "Be Counted" by "Orlando Julius, the Heliocentrics"
Morning ay yi yo Rob and sound paradisians!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:25am
Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Rob and associatives!

Morning, fellow Heliocentrics
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am
Handy Haversack:

Morning, Rob, Border Smashers.
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:34am
Brian in UK:

Hello Rob & musicentrics. Guess that Newén & esperanza are bedfelows.

Avatar 9:44am
Juli P:

Good Morning!

Morning WFMU
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47am
Rob W:

Good morning everyone, thanks for staying with us.
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Juli P:

IMAGINE HOW amazing the street food is in other countries sigh
& cheap
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 9:49am
Bas NL:

Great sounds Rob!
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Seff Tuna:

Born on the Palatine hill. My favorite emperor Augustus!
Love this song!
Avatar 9:54am
Seff Tuna:

This is better than a block of the Boss!
Avatar 9:55am
Juli P:

I've been hungry sorry lol
& then I do not eat most the time now
I wait till starving lol
Avatar 9:56am
Juli P:

I live moment to moment which is both intelligent & idiotic
Avatar 9:58am
Juli P:

Depending whose side you are on:
Avatar 9:59am
Juli P:

NO it's definitely dumb lol
Must plan for my future
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Juli P:

Health food.
Health food.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am

Happy Caturday TPSP & Friends! Wonderful eclipse vibes Rob:)

wake up and move those hips
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:09am
Bas NL:

I'm sure Scott Williams will visit Caetano Veloso!
Avatar 10:28am

↳ Song: "Tera Jugg" by "Kiran Ahluwalia"
Sounding fine, Rob. I'm starting a 3rd cup of coffee. Wild life I live.
Brian K from Charlottesville:

Digging this morning’s TPSP show, Rob. Thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am
Rob W:

Thanks Brian K and TDK.
Avatar 10:37am

ok, got here on time!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:39am

↳ TDK60 @10:28
I'm about to have my second cup o' coffee \\//
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Ho there, wild chresti! \\//
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alan the painter:

Great set, inspiring music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49am
Rob W:

Thanks alan.
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↳ Song: "Hristiyanovo Horo" by "Ivo Papasov"
Coffee is taking effect (with the help of Ivo here)...
Avatar 10:55am

thanks, rob!
Avatar 10:56am

i never drink coffee unless it's an emergency.

/it disagrees w/ my gi tract.
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↳ Song: "Bonia Shur's Nigun & Cartagena Chosidl" by "Isle ...
dig the name of this group....
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:57am
Ken From Hyde Park:

All regions accounted for. Thank you, Rob.
Avatar 10:58am

Thanks for reminding us which groovy musical planet we're on. See ya soon, RW...
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good morning, Rob! Paradisians!

another fascinating journey -- thanks so much! 😺😺

(been listening all along, just have not been able to hang out with you all in the comments, bummer)

have a happy weekend everyone -- and enjoy the Eclipse if it is happening where you are!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 10:59am

Thanks Rob!

“Isle of Klezbos” is hysterical
Thanks, TPSP is working great in this slot imho

Great show for Saturday cooking today. Thanks, Rob!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

~ Good ♄Saturday FMUvianz ~
~ TY Always DJ RobW ~
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Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Rob!
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Bas NL:

Thanks Rob!
Avatar 🌍 Swag For Life Member 8:15pm
Michael 98145:

Another fine archive. Thanx.
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