Community radio kicks off participation in Vinylthon 2021, an international celebration of vinyl records, at midnight April 17 with NuFone Rick’s classic rock deep cuts on XLII90 Live Music Radio Hour. Other hosts pledging to spin wax that day include F.R.P. from noon-2 pm with tasty reggae from the Tropical Riddims vault, followed by Gloria […]
The country of Djibouti declared its independence from France in 1977, with few resources and ethnic divisions fomented by their former colonial master. Historically, Djibouti’s unique location at the narrowest southern point of the Red Sea puts it at a historical crossroads of trade, peoples, and cultures from Europe, Asia, and Africa. Like other African […]
Dan Talmo of Global Revolutions sat down virtually with local guitarist Christo Ruppenthal to talk about his new project: Antique Aloha, a CD of 10 tracks inspired by his collection of antique 78 rpm Hawaiian recordings.
Normally, Madison’s own Harmonious Wail would be on the road touring year-round, bringing their swinging jazz with smoldering vocals and infectious energy to listeners across the country and around the world. As we all know, 2020 was far from normal. Due to the pandemic forcing clubs, bars and venues everywhere to shut down from March […]
Armando Anthony Corea, better known as “Chick” Corea, was an American jazz composer, keyboardist, bandleader and percussionist. His compositions “Windows”, “Spain”, “Armando’s Rhumba” and “500 Miles High” are beloved as jazz, fusion and Latin jazz standards. Chick was born June 12, 1941 in Chelsea, Massachusetts and died February 9, 2021 in Tampa-St. Petersburg, Florida. Many […]
Pan Africa host Jeff Spitzer-Resnick recently had the opportunity to interview Dipo Oyeleye, a UW Ph.D student, who shared some popular African music which has gone viral in Africa to battle COVID-19 along with his views on the impact of African music around the world. Following is a transcript of the interview which originally aired […]