We are nearing the end of WORT’s winter 2017 We’re Still Here pledge drive, and we still have a lot of wonderful listeners who we haven’t heard from yet! On this pledge drive edition of Diaspora, Elizabeth, Queen of Exiles and Dave Fallow, the Radio Naturalist, will be going on an audio safari with lots […]
Current WORT charts: This is the new music that’s been played and streamed on the station in the past week, from indie rock and folk to garage, metal, and electronic, plus jazz and international sounds. Don’t forget you can always go to wortfm.org to listen live, stream archives of past programs on demand, and to […]
With the new year approaching, Diaspora host Terry O provides a compilation of favorite music from 2016. In no particular order: Abbar el Hamada – by Aziza Brahim – Glitterbeat label A stunning album of gorgeous songs that come from Brahim’s experience being born and raised in a Sahrawi refugee camp. “El canto de la […]
Ziggy Marley [pictured] remains on top of the World charts this week; also see what’s getting played on our rock, jazz, electronic and metal shows. WORT, Madison Charts for the week beginning May 16, 2016 top 30 1 JAYHAWKS Paging Mr. Proust Thirty Tigers 2 WIRE Nocturnal Koreans Pink Flag 3 BLACK MOUNTAIN IV Jagjaguwar […]
Greetings from Dan Talmo, co-host of WORT’s Global Revolutions, Monday mornings from 9am to noon. I will be attending the WOMEX World Music Expo in Budapest, Hungary from October 21 to 25. WOMEX is an annual international conference of world music artists, agents, record labels, venues, and media reps. Through my upcoming reports, WORT listeners […]
Music and words, mainly prose or poetry read aloud in a recorded jazz, folk, and international music milieu.