New Releases, August 2013 (Special Podcast)

Monday, January 13, 2014


For this program, listen to a whole bevy of world music, from August 2013.  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 selection from the "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



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