New Releases, August 2013


It's the most wonderful time of the month!  For this program, John Schaefer presents the pick of the piles.  There's music from Madagascar, Ethiopia, Poland, and India, to name a few.  Listen to Malagasy blues from Lala Njava, somkething from Mulatu Astatke's latest featuring Fatoumata Diawara, and Polish folk music singers accompanying themselves with kitchen instruments.  There's also a brand-new selection from the forthcoming "Red Hot & Fela" compilation as done by members of TV on the Radio, Kronos Quartet, and Stuart Bogie, the musical director of the broadway show, "Fela!" And more. 

PROGRAM #3505 – New Releases August 2013 (First aired on 8/30/2013)             





Femi Kuti

No Place For My Dream

Action Time, excerpt [1:22]

Knitting Factory Records KFR1129
Label Maison Ltd.

Lala Njava

Malagasy Blues Song

Soa Gnanay [4:25]

Riverboat Records /World Music Network TUG CD 1069

Kronos Quartet, Tunde Adebimpe, Kyp Malone, Stuart Bogie

Red Hot & Fela

Sorrow, Tears, and Blood [8:34]
Due out October 8, 2013

Simo Lagnawi

Gnawa London

Baniyorkoy [5:24]


Femi Kuti

No Place For My Dream

Action Time [5:45]

Knitting Factory Records KFR1129
Label Maison Ltd.

Mulatu Astatke (with Fatoumata Diawara)

Sketches of Ethiopia

Surma [4:43]

Jazz Village

Christine Salem, with Moriarty

Salem Tradition

Mikonépa [3:07]

Cobalt 138836

Gender Infinity

Red Hot + Fela

Highlife Time, excerpt [1:00]

See above.



Kalina Malina [6:54]

Jyotsna Srikanth

Call Of Bangalore

Varnam [6:52]

Riverboat TUG CD 1072