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Transpacific Sound Paradise Favoriting
Saturday, July 28, 2018 Favoriting
Apply Heat, Melt ICE

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This Week's Playlist:

(* = new)

Seu Jorge: So No Chat Favoriting / America Brasil O Disco (0:00:00 Pop-up)
GIGs: Blue Note Aug 1-5 and Aug 8-12 / Shows at 8 and 10:30 pm nightly

Maglore: Todas as Bandeiras Favoriting / Todas as Bandeiras / Deckdisc (0:04:58 Pop-up)
GIG: Fri Aug 3 Bruno Capinan + Maglore + Criolina @ NuBlu When Fri, August 3, 9 pm - part of Brasil Summerfest

Barış Manço: Emerald Garden Favoriting / Nick the Chopper / Pharaway Sounds / * (0:09:36 Pop-up)
New Reissue (1977 orig.)

Gülden Karaböcek: Bana Gerçekleri Söyle Favoriting / Volume 1 / Pharaway Sounds / * (0:11:23 Pop-up)
New anthology - this song is from 1975

Vatrogasci: Pijana Favoriting / Med i Mlijeko / Croatia Records (0:15:22 Pop-up)

Cinkuši: Deca Moja Deca Favoriting / Krava Na Orehu / Croatia Records (0:18:07 Pop-up)
Featuring Darko Rundek, Igor Pavlica, Kreso Oremus, Zoran Peric

Bruno Capitan: Meridiano Favoriting / Divina Graça / Capinan Music (0:22:35 Pop-up)
GIG: Fri Aug 3 Bruno Capinan + Maglore + Criolina @ NuBlu When Fri, August 3, 9 pm - part of Brasil Summerfest

Fanfare Ciocărlia: Moliendo Cafe Favoriting / Iag Bari / Piranha (0:26:23 Pop-up)
Venezuelan standard dating to 1958

Hermeto Pascoal: Mercosom Favoriting / Eu E Eles / Radio Mec (0:33:52 Pop-up)

Tom Zé: Sao Sao Paulo Favoriting / Grande Liquidação / Rozenblit (0:37:41 Pop-up)

Ava Rocha: Boca do Céu Favoriting / Ava Patrya Yndia Yracema / Circus (0:41:20 Pop-up)
GIG: Friday, August 10 - Brasil Summerfest Presents Rodrigo Amarante & Ava Rocha @ National Sawdust

Aynur Doğan: Heseniko Favoriting / Keçe Kurdan / Kalan Müzik (0:46:44 Pop-up)

Mari Boine: Vuolgge mu mielde Bassivárrái Favoriting / Leahkastin / Sonet (0:53:57 Pop-up)

Sainkho: Ritual Virtuality Favoriting / Stepmother City / Ponderosa Music & Art (1:01:53 Pop-up)

Tyva Kyzy: My Treasured Homeland Favoriting / Setkilemden sergek yr-dyr / The Tuva Trader / * (1:06:22 Pop-up)
All womens' ensemble. This was their debut album, originally released 2006; the album title = a cheerful song from my soul

Jun Arasaki and Nine Sheep: Kajyadhi Fu Bushi Favoriting / 7" / Em (1:15:38 Pop-up)

Seijin Noborikawa: Jiichan, Baachan Favoriting / Stand! / Respect Records / Far Side Music (1:21:45 Pop-up)

Takashi Hirayasu: Otomi-san Favoriting / Kariyushi No Tsuki / Respect Records / Far Side Music (1:25:13 Pop-up)

Shoukichi Kina & Champloose: Tokyo Sanbika Favoriting / The Music Power from Okinawa / GlobeStyle (1:28:39 Pop-up)

Adaawe: Jigbo Favoriting / Six Women Strong / Calabash Productions (1:37:05 Pop-up)
GIG: Club Bonafide, Wednesday, August 1

Breizh-Amerika Collective: Naubareibuga Favoriting / Asambles. Uwarani. Together. / Breizh-Amerika (1:41:56 Pop-up)

Andy Palacio: Nanigi Favoriting / Til Da Mawnin' / Stonetree Records (1:46:14 Pop-up)

Dizzy Mandjeku & Ale Kuma: Cancion de Amor y Muerte Favoriting / Palenque Matonge / Zephyrus (1:50:09 Pop-up)

Locos Por Juana: Se Te Ki Te To Favoriting / Caribe (1:55:33 Pop-up)
GIGs: Wed Aug 1 Bryant Park (FREE) at 5:30 PM (presented by Carnegie Hall) / Thurs Aug 2 Anchor’s Bend in Asbury Park, NJ / Fri Aug 3 @ SOBs

Pépé Kallé & Nyboma: Zouke-Zouke Favoriting / Various Artists: Heartbeat Soukous / Earthworks (1:58:15 Pop-up)
GIG: Thurs Aug 23: Soukous All-Stars featuring Nyboma, Lokassa Ya Mbongo, Huit Kilos and many more @ Lincoln Center Rubinstein Atrium (FREE / no RSVP but get there early to make sure you get in!) 7:30 pm

Jupiter & Okwess: Ekombe Favoriting / Kin Sonic / Everloving (2:11:36 Pop-up)
GIG: Opening for Femi Kuti & Positive Force TOMORROW, Sun July 29 @ Central Park Summerstage

Femi Kuti: Equal Opportunity Favoriting / One People One World / Knitting Factory Records / * (2:14:23 Pop-up)
GIG: With Jupiter & Okwess TOMORROW, Sun July 29 @ Central Park Summerstage

Tony Allen: Cool Cats Favoriting / The Source / Decca (2:19:04 Pop-up)
GIG: Wed August 1st at Le Poisson Rouge, 8 pm

Don Cherry: Bamako Love Favoriting / Homeboy, Sister Out / We Want Sounds / * (2:23:22 Pop-up)
New reissue; orig. 1985

Opium Moon: How Can I Pray... Favoriting / Opium Moon / * (2:31:15 Pop-up)

Out of Nations: Sellem Favoriting / Quest / * (2:44:18 Pop-up)

Kamal Keila: Al Asafir Favoriting / Muslims and Christians / Habibi Funk / * (2:48:07 Pop-up)

Elias Akadiri / Sunny Blacks Band: L'Enfance Favoriting / Various Artists: African Scream Contest Vol. 2- Benin 1963-1980 / Analog Africa / * (2:53:12 Pop-up)

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Organizations supporting the rights of immigrants and refugees:

(For more suggestions see

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.

Listener comments!

Avatar 🌍 6:04pm Bas NL:

Heya Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:06pm Rob W:

Good evening Bas and everyone!
Avatar 6:08pm dfb:

i just had to pipe in, great song, im rocking this typing exercise to it thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:09pm Rob W:

Thanks for piping in dfb!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:23pm Aaron Working In Newark:

Great start Rob
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:23pm Aaron Working In Newark:

One of my favorite shows on WFMU
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:30pm Rob W:

Thanks Aaron Working In Newark!
  6:30pm Ef:

Fanfare Ciocarlia hell yeah!
Avatar 6:51pm Linda Lee:

wow. knocked out by these last 2 tracks. amazing. thanks Rob!
Avatar 6:52pm Linda Lee:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:53pm Rob W:

Thanks Linda Lee and Ef!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:53pm Smilty69:

Good evening, Rob and friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:54pm Rob W:

Good evening Smilty69!
Avatar 6:55pm Linda Lee:

excellent sounds to accompany creative work. bravissimo!!!
Avatar 🌍 7:07pm Bas NL:

Wow! Sainkho has taken flight! Great track!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm maestroso:

Ditto, Linda Lee. Great sounds Rob!
Avatar 7:15pm Linda Lee:


a cheerful song for my soul too.
Avatar 7:17pm Linda Lee:

100 stars for this episode.
Avatar 🌍 7:26pm Bas NL:

From Okinawa?
Avatar 7:26pm lisa:

Woo! Okinawa!
Avatar 7:32pm Linda Lee:

this is insane. rock out!! baby!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm maestroso:

Shoukichi Kina! Saw him at Wetlands in 1998(?) Great show.
Avatar 7:34pm Linda Lee:

no doubt! :-D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:35pm maestroso:

It was a difficult tour for him as I recall. Van breakdowns and such.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:17pm northguineahills:

Almost need a nap, just wrap me in rug, and burrito me...
Avatar 8:28pm Linda Lee:

isn't this don cherry gorgeous!!! right out of the park tonight Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:39pm northguineahills:

Doug Schulkind played a few hours of rarely recorded South African jazz alto saxophonist, Kippie Moeketsi, on Friday, July 27th, 2018. Recommended: (on give the drummer some stream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:40pm northguineahills:

I garden, and I miss Don Cherry, such is life :(
  8:42pm phbbbt!!:

Whoa! Your page is so different from other DJs. Was it always like this? Apologies. I'm a new fan. Thank you, thank you, thank you for the Tanya Tagaq tix few weeks back. She sounded AMAZING on the gut shuffling PA @Poisson Rouge!
  8:45pm phbbbt!!:

@Rob. Your embedded calendar and links appendix are awesome.
  8:51pm Carmichael:

Late heya Rob and listeners.
Avatar 🌍 8:59pm Bas NL:

Time flies! Thanks Rob!
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