Tuesday, April 02, 2013
By Robert Krulwich : Host, Radiolab
They're not locusts. They don't eat crops, don't sting babies to death, don't even harm fruit. Yes, they make loud, screechy noises, but if you were a female cicada, you'd find the love songs ... um ... lovely. Here come the cicadas!
Saturday, September 11, 2010
This New Sounds mixes up traditional songs from the Appalachian mountains with the traditions of Mali, China, and beyond. Hear from Jayme Stone & Mansa Sissoko on a new project "Africa To Appalachia." There's also pipa player Wu Man & banjo-man Lee Knight collaborating on "I’m Going Back To North Carolina." Listen for an arrangement of "I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow," and more.