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BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week’s show is our pre-Xmas Xmas show, so settle into your listening chair for some vaguely Christmas themed songs, and a load that aren’t, but ARE just plain ACE! It really is a packed full of jam show this week!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week’s show comes at you live from New Yoik City, as our intrepid pair are there on Holiday. What mischief will they get up to? What adventures will they relay to us in stereo on the airwaves?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL.  Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week we have another Decemberween track, which is the expansive, yes, the expansive sounds of The Sha La Das. We also have a bunch of mambo, some classic but new Impressions, courtesy of Binky Griptite, and a couple of songs from the new Willie West LP.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week we have more tracks from the Mr Bongo 25th Birthday compilation, plus our first Decemberween track sofar this year. AND, all sorts of fantastic reissues and the odd newish song thrown in for gooderer measure.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week we have more tracks from the Mr Bongo 25th Birthday compilation, plus we’re featuring the first Budos Band record, for fun, and Jason plays some of his favourites to Gemma, to see what she thinks. Will she like them? You’ll have to wait and find out..
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week we have Little Lemmy (not the Motorhead guy), Big Joe (not the rapper), The New Mastersounds (so much better than the old mastersounds) copying The Meters and doing it well. Also, some tracks from the Mr Bongo 25th Birthday compilation, which are without fail fantastic.
How a rotating cast of drop-ins at a San Francisco club became the afrobeat talk of the town.
Playing the music of and speaking to Afrolicious founder Joe “Pleasuremaker” McGuire
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week we have a band named after a tape machine, a band named after quite a long distance, a band named after a vessel for keeping pepper in, as well as a band that could be named after an old hairstyle, but are not.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week we have more from the brand new Budos Band LP, plus haunting melodies from the likes of Apple & The Three Oranges, Cherry Boop & The Sound Makers, Marlboro Men, and we kick things off with our favourite ginger ball of trouble, Shirley Temple. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you? How will it all turn out???
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! This week we have more from the brand new Budos Band LP, to coincide with their Bar Crawl around Williamsburg. Also, The Wrecking Crew’s Plas Johnson, more from The Slingshots, a full airing of the new Lucky Brown single, and some more excellent tunes for you to stick a shake at. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! We have some tracks from the brand new Budos Band LP today, as well as some boogoloo, some slightly psych-ish rock, some tear-jerking late 60s pop, and all sorts of other stuff to tempt you. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
The Denver, Colo.-based funk band is making sure we get our 1970s history lesson.
Playing the music of and speaking to funky Denver analog revivalists The Motet.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! It’s been an exciting week here at S.O.A headquarters. Seal Of Approval Records’ debut 45 release has just started getting great reviews, and the orders are flooding in. Jason’s just moved house, so it’s the end of an era, of sorts. But he’s still had time to search for an hour’s worth of fantastic music. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! I have my excellent PR/PA lady, Gemma, with me today. Some of you regular listeners may already be familiar with her, which I applaud. Not literally. What would be the point? That would just confuse her, and the listeners, unless I explained it beforehand, or straight after. Good music awaits.. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! It’s gonna be another amazing show today. I can just tell.. And I really mean it this time! We’ve got some new blazers, a sound machine, the king of the pond, and some grits. Sounds good, right? Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you?
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! It’s gonna be another amazing show today. I can just tell.. I’ve hand-picked a special selection of way higher than average quality, only because I know that you, the loyal listeners, are listening, loyally. Otherwise, I’d just play any old tat. Song Of The Show mention goes to Faithful Man by Lee Fields. Oh boy! I can’t wait! Can you? How will it all turn out??? Let’s do a radio and see!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! It’s gonna be another amazing show today. I’ve done the dishes, and all of my other chores, and I’ve put the cat out. We don’t even have a cat, so it was for the best. I’ve rounded up a team of great songs, including a few favourite artists of mine, like Ray Camacho for example.
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! It’s gonna be an amazing show today. “How can you be so sure Mr Jason?” I hear you ask. Well, I can be so sure, because, today we welcome back Dr Patel, my erstwhile co-host, with a welcome arm or two! And BOY do we have some crackin’ music with which to celebrate!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
Wow! It’s quite an education show today, and in places, almost autobiographical. “But Mr Jason!” I hear you say, “You didn’t write any of the songs, so how can it be autobiographical?”. Well, that shows what YOU know, cos I DID write one of the songs! So there! OK, it’s probably the weakest song in the show, but I’m doin’ my best!
Some very talented ladies are taking over today on BTR!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show! 00:00 Intro 01:32 Cool Speed – Walko 05:56 Bukom Mashie – Kalakuta Millionaires 11:39 Lies – The Afromotive 20:03 Mic Break 22:04 Comencemos (Whiskey Barons Remix) – Jungle Fire 28:15 Opinion Shapers – Shokazoba 35:16 La Porte Du Non Retour – Gangbe Brass Band 39:56 Mic Break 41:30 No More Colonial Greediness – Ka-La-Ka Afro Beat Band 49:59 Thursday Night Kinda Swing – Afrolicious 55:13 Mic Break 56:22 Kalakuta Boy – Seun Kuti 62:58 Inside Religion – Femi Kuti 71:42 I No Get Eye For Black – Fela Kuti 83:02 Mic Break 83:50 Cowries – Odu Afrobeat Orchestra 94:37 Good Morning – Love Science ft. Kaleta 100:12 Starfighter – Hypnotic Brass Ensemble 103:36 Mic Break 104:46 Plenty Many Many – Aiyekooto & Afrobeat Internationa 110:51 Guru – Stepak-Takraw 116:26 Where The Streets Have No Name – Tony Allen 120:14 Mic Break 121:57 Fast Legs – Jimi Tenor & Kabu Kabu 125:06 Finish Seun Kuti Sep 6 – ArtsRiot – Burlington, VT Sep 7 – Brighton Music Hall – Boston, MA Sep 8 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA Sep 10 – Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland, OH Sep 12 – The Bluebird – Bloomington, IN Oct 22 – BASF – Ludwigshafen Am Rhein, Germany Oct 24 – Theatre National – Bruxelles, Belgium Walko Aug 13 – Festival Rock’n Square – La Bernerie, France Tony Allen Aug 28 – The Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN Aug 30 – Double Door – Chicago, IL Sep 5 – The Pyramid Scheme – Grand Rapids, MI Oct 24 – Theatre National – Brussels, Belgium Nov 19 – Grand Mix – Tourcoing, France Nov 20 – Village Underground – London, UK Dec 3 – Theatre des Bouffes du Nord – Paris, France Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Aug 7 – Jazz Standard – New York, NY Aug 8 – Jazz Standard – New York, NY Aug 9 – Jazz Standard – New York, NY Aug 10 – Jazz Standard – New York, NY Aug 16 – Brooklyn Night Bazaar – Brooklyn, NY
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
90-minutes of fun on BTR!
Forget the Commitments. The leader of this Dublin-based afrobeat band talks Fela and globalization.
Put on your dancing shoes!
BEATS. DRUMS. PASSION. SOUL. Feel the pulse of the world & tune in to DJ Meredith’s Afrobeat Show!
The best of the best on BTR this week!

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