Episode 787: Africa Rocks!

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February 6, 2020

Music:

  • Udokotela Shange Namajaha “Awungiloblele” The Indestructible Beat of Soweto (Earthworks) 1985
  • Konono Nº1 “Paradiso” Congotronics (Crammed Discs) 2004
  • Tinariwen “Chaghaybou” Emmaar (ANTI-) 2014
  • Mdou Moctar “Wiwasharnine” Ilana (The Creator) (Sahel Sounds) 2019
  • Africanism All Stars and Bob Sinclar “Steel Storm (Main Vocal)” Steel Storm (Yellow Productions) 2004

Notes:

Patron of the Pod Eric Lohrenz, Lincoln, Illinois, picks today’s topic. We discuss cool music from Africa, by Udokotela Shange Namajaha, Konono Nº1, Tinariwen and Mdou Moctar.

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Where credit is due: Thumbnail photo of Tinariwen by Marie Planeille courtesy of ANTI-.

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