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‘Rambola’ ft. Carnival rhythms, kick drums, Middle Eastern strings, and hand-held percussion playing off a call-and-response wordplay!
Today the show features music from Soulstar Syndicate, Sandy Rivera, Palamino & more.
It Began In Africa was set up by EDM artists Juliet Sikora and Tube & Berger. They want to help raise money for The African Children’s Choir
Today the show features music from CamelPhat & Elderbrook, Karizma, Illyus & Barrientos and Beacon.
‘Irganda’ focuses on the dire environmental predicaments that Malians face on a daily basis. It’s a defiant plea for reflection & action!
Today the show features music from Ananda Project, Tom Ellis, Kiko Navarro & Tuccillo.
This week we interview U.K.-based band Spinning Coin and listen to their most recent album 'Permo'!         Click here for more episodes of The Music Meetup…
‘Maloya’ by Alma Negra has a broad range of ethnic rhythms, far out vocal chops and even a grainy, tape-saturated kick drum to boot!
Today the show features music from John Tejada, DJ Spinna & Girls Of The Internet.
There’s an amazing & very atypical vibe on ‘Hinde.’ The track sounds more like moody desert music than something born from the Kenyan coast!
Today the show features music from John Tejada, DJ Spinna & Girls Of The Internet.
Hook & Crook’ finds Amayo flying to the peak of Kilimanjaro “to gain an outer worldly perspective” He finds the need to “detach, detach”
Today the show features music from Dennis Ferrer, Gershon Jackson & Armand Van Helden.
‘Bamako’ is about dispelling the negative image of Africa by describing something everyone can relate to – going out on a Saturday night!
Today the show features music from Elderbrook, Lord RAJA, Marvelous Persona.
B.C.U.C.’s incantations look social & identity questions in the face. They refuse to belong to a specific movement or be put into a box!
Today the show features music from Elderbrook, Gershon Jackson and Kerri Chandler.
‘Mr. Debtor’ will take you deeper into the groove, coming through with a beautifully dubwise groove to fill the air! So hot!
Today the show features music from Hifi Sean, Obas Nenor and Kerri Chandler.
On “Abandon Property,” Oghene Kologbo’s rich, oaky, finely aged vocals provide rugged counterpoint to Tony Allen’s lightly-skipping rhythm!
Today the show features music from Gershon Jackoson, CamelPhat & Elderbrook, Kraak & Smaak and more.
Formed in 2011, Ajate plays a unique blend of afro-groove dance music mixed w/ Japanese traditional festival music called Ohayashi!
Today the show features music from Kevin Hedge, Kerri Chandler and Homero Espinosa.
Singapore’s Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra welcomes you aboard an enlightening musical voyage to witness the world in a new collective realm!
Today the show features music from Kevin Hedge, Michel De Hey, Ralphi Rosario and more.
Oumou Sangaré sings openly about forbidden topics. Her music is not entertainment but experience, a conscious theatre of ideas!
Today the show features music from Homero Espinosa, Girls Of The Internet, CamelPhat & Elderbrook and Josh Butler
Wayne Ski Sets it off for the first Electric Ride on Thursdays. The mix includes classic grooves to get you ready for the weekend. Make sure you subscribe to the show and follow us @btrtoday.
Today the show features music from Girls Of The Internet, Dâm Funk & Osunlade.
Oumou Sangaré’s voice is a soulful joy, soaring to high notes and resounding with a husky richness! Enjoy Jose Marquez’s remix of her track!
Today features feel good music from Mentplus, Dâm Funk, CamelPhat & Elderbrook, Gianni Bini & The Rituals.
After 2 hip hop oriented albums, the A.L.V.O. returns to its beloved orchestral madness w/ their album “Morpheus” Enjoy “Super Dopamine!”
Today features feel good music from Mentplus, CamelPhat & Elderbrook, Rocco & more.
In “Race Hustle,” by C.A.P., an overwhelming atmosphere of urban struggle rises from chanting protestors introducing the song!
Yes, yes. Get the grill out. Get the food out. Get the speakers out and get my mix to the people's ears. Let's go. Another dope show of world hip-hop with me on the turntables. Blasting music from around the world. Giving people something fresh and new. That's how i do. Pour me a drink while you at it too. LOL. Yeah boyeeee, let's get this party started like Nelly. Turn it up. Check out Minx while you at it. Dope artist from London, UK. Rock it!! Boom!!
Today features feel good music from Gershon Jackson, Colonel Abrams, Kerri Chandler & more.
The 4 tracks from Gumz’ EP ‘Mwalimu,’ which is the Swahili word for teacher, feels like a soul searching experience provided by each track!
Today features feel good music from Blaze, Deep Walker & Girls of the Internet.
The Shtoompah remix of ‘Everything Scatter’ by Fela Kuti has some haunting voodoo sounds of Fela for the new millennium!
Today features feel good music from Beacon, Trackheadz, Rhemi & more.
Straight from the capital of Highlife, the album ‘Sor’ by Kyekyeku has everything – Afrobeat, Ghanaian Highlife & a message!
Today features tracks from Kelela, Beacon, Com Truise & more.
‘Gnonnu Tome Lin’ ft. heavy uptempo soukous from the mighty Poly-Rythmo with guest composer and vocalist Assa Cica. Distinct Benin sound!
Today features new tracks from Karizma, Ilyus & Barrientos & a few classic joints.
The Saturators are a 7-piece multi-cultural groove machine hailing from Brooklyn & Harlem! Their song ‘Not For You’ will make you dance!
Set in London of the 1660s and of the early twenty-first century, The Weight of Ink is the interwoven tale of two women of remarkable intellect: Ester Velasquez, an emigrant from Amsterdam who is permitted to scribe for a blind rabbi, just before the plague hits the city; and Helen Watt, an ailing historian with a love of Jewish history.
Today features new tracks from Claptone, Bodhi & Ralphi Rosario.
‘Life On The Street’ is a vibrant demonstration by Afla Sackey & Afrik Bawantu of their take on Highlife & Afrobeat blended w/ other genres!
Today features new tracks from Anya V, Com Truise & more!
"Baja Norte" gives you a taste of the diverse flavor of Sure Fire Soul Ensemble. Latin rhythms, wah-wah guitar, sax, drum, bass & organ!
Today features new tracks from &ME, Demuir & CamelPhat.
Matuki’s album ‘Injo’ is composed of 8 original tracks. The album features Afro-groove/urban funk with a psychedelic edge!
Today features incredible cuts from Lord RAJA, Illyus & Barrientos & Dusky.
‘Noom’ is a unique groove & power shock that results from the clash between the rumble of a military band and an Afrobeat ensemble!
Today features incredible cuts from Lord RAJA, Illyus & Barrientos & Com Truise.
Let’s open the show with an unexpected Nu-skool Brazilika-brukbeat remix from Positive Flow of the Bahama Soul Club’s track ‘Elegguà’!
Today features incredible cuts from Camelphat & Elderbrook, Waze & Odyssey & Ninetones.
Pasteur Lappe became a charming star in Cameroon at just 19 years old. He became friends with stars such as Fela Kuti, Tala AM, J Moboule!
Attacks on Muslims in the US and the UK, a check in on the status of the AHCA in the Senate, and listener mail catch up.       Philando Castile Protest Photo by Fibonacci Blue courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Today features incredible cuts from DJ E-Clyps & Anya V, Ninetoes, Demuir & Eli Escobar.
It’s JAMJAM Fridays and Jesse Myerson is here to talk about the aftermath of the shooting in Virginia, the UK election, and the apartment fire in London. Also, John on the Washington Post report that Trump is being investigated for obstruction of justice.    
For a band w/ no lead singer, Big Mean Sound Machine has character in spades. They're a polyrhythmic monster w/ a crisp, unrelenting groove!
Today features incredible cuts from Alex Mills, DJ E-Clyps & Anya V, Ninetoes & Rogue D.
“The Havana Remixes” by the Bahama Soul Club reveals their finest moments rebooted into pure rhythmic bliss! It’s a truly bright collection!
Trump attacks London’s Muslim mayor in the wake of new terrorist attacks there, Bill Maher continues to be a racist, John on the torture report, and listener mail.     Photo by JJARichardson courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
Joe discusses President Trump's reactions to the weekend's terror attack in London and how we might think about treating his Twitter feed going forward.
Today features incredible cuts from Com Truise, DJ E-Clyps & Anya V, Ninetoes & Trackheadz.
‘Dey Suffer’ describes the emigration out of Africa which has created a brain drain, with qualified people leaving for wealthier pastures.
Today features incredible cuts from Com Truise, DJ E-Clyps & Anya V, Marie Joly & Black Coffee and Ralphi Rosario.
Oneness Of Juju, from Washington, D.C. fuses jazz, funk, soul, African rhythms with social & political movements! Enjoy the track ‘Too Poo!’
Today features music from Armand Van Helden, Dennis Ferrer & Sísy Ey.
December Beaches are bit crushed 909s, spoken word samples, African jazz catalogue, a love of house & a really funky bassline!
Today features music from Midland, Sísy Ey and Black Loops.
“Afri-Cali, ”a hearty cioppino of rock, blues, heavy rhythms and percussion of 1970s Ethiopian music, topped with coastal-psych seasoning!
Today features music from Marie Joly & Black Coffee, Crookers and Midland.
If, as the great Fela Kuti once said ‘music is the weapon,’ then you’ll need to wear armor to withstand the full sonic force of L.A.C.!
It's starting to smell like Summer in Berlin. Today's episode of Via Berlin reflects the bustling street life of the German capital of music with tracks by Lexer & Paji, Justin Cudmore, Kalipo, Leo Woelfel, Talamanca System, Redshape, Bwana, Giorgio Angiuli, Hosh, and Superpose. Enjoy!
Today features music from Dale Howard & Secondity, Marie Joly & Black Coffee and Javi Bora.
What if Black Sabbath played Afrobeat? That’s the vibe of the debut by Here Lies Man! The quintet was created by Marcos Garcia of Antibalas!
Today features music from Franky Rizardo, Armand Van Helden, Midland & more.
The A.L.V.O. returns with another hip-hop colored album, Impact! A genuine collaboration of the French atypical fusion orchestra led by Masta Conga with MC Racecar!
Bleepy, glitchy electronica is the order of the day in today's Via Berlin lineup. Digging deep in the treasure chest of the late nineties and early noughties some fine complex tunes will resurface, music by Squarepusher, Aphex Twin, Boards of Canada, Yee King or Jackson and His Computerband, Plaid, Ekoplekz, +10 or The Other People Place.
Happy Easter!!! Yep. I'm here working though. Got a dope mix for you, while you might be out there somewhere on a egg hunt. For Real though, got some dope artists from around the world. I mean, they balling in South Africa. Check out the mix you'll see what i mean. Also artists from Argentina, Spain & Columbia. Hip Hop from around the world is real. If your from Madrid, Spain, I will be out there May 20th with Mic Handz & Rockness Monsta of Helter Skelter. So let's rock, enjoy the mix. Spread the word!!
Today features music from Defected Records Glitterbox Love Is The Message.
Desert Mountain Tribe (or DMT? Coincidence? We think not!) is a groovy psychedelic rock band from London. Big guitars, groovy drums, and heavy bass support the epic vocals, all up to their eyeballs in reverb. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn on their recent SXSW-anchored tour of the U.S. to get trippy for this session. Desert Mountain Tribe’s EP, If you don't know Can you don't know Köln, is available now. Listen to the audio podcast for more music and interview.
Desert Mountain Tribe (or DMT? Coincidence? We think not!) is a groovy psychedelic rock band from London. Big guitars, groovy drums, and heavy bass support the epic vocals, all up to their eyeballs in reverb. The band dropped by Serious Business Music in DUMBO, Brooklyn on their recent SXSW-anchored tour of the U.S. to get trippy for this session. Desert Mountain Tribe’s EP, If you don't know Can you don't know Köln, is available now.
Fogo Fogo is about Fela having a big party performing his hits. He served drinks to his guests, & they drank everything. When he couldn’t afford more a riot ensued!
Today features music from J Majik, Detroit Swindle, & Melé more!
‘Man Is Enough’ is the second album from Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra, consisting of 10 songs, led by 3 singers. This album is a musical hybrid that merges funk groove!
Today's episode of Via Berlin compiles another fine collection of electronica tracks and features music by andhim, Pale Blue, Gheist, Teenage Mutants, Lars Moston, Sascha Braemer, Sam Shure, Oxia Boss Axis and Moonwalk, as well as Max Cooper, Tom Hodge & Katrin deBoer, and Christian Löffler.
Today features music Crookers, Palamino, Michel de Hey & more!
While visiting Kinshasa James Brown dubbed Verckys, Mr. Dynamite. Notorious for being one of Congo’s most ruthless business men, the legendary musician was a powerhouse
Today features music Crookers, Dennis Ferrer & more! Lock in!
Zozo Afrobeat is a 13-piece band based in NYC. Their track ‘Mugabe’ was released as a protest song speaking out against the suffering of Zimbabweans under Mugabe’s rule.
Today features music from Nightmares On Wax, Susanne Alt & Heather Johnson.
The Sea Slugs unique music is born out of a collective condemnation of intolerance, a strong sense of solidarity with fellow humans & passion for the music of Fela Kuti!
Today features music from Tycho, Crookers, Nightmares On Wax, Groove Junkies & Solara.
Enjoy ‘Beautiful’ from Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra’s latest album, ‘Man Is Enough!’ The only Afrobeat band in Poland, they uniquely use the power of 3 female vocalists.
This Tuesday edition of Via Berlin provides you with tracks by Joe Goddard, Robot Koch, Fiora, Rancido, T.M.A. and Who Made Who. Lusine, Shobaleader One, Phonique, Stee Downes, as well as music by Agents Of Time and Henrik Schwarz.
Today's features hot music from Black Motion, Nightmares On Wax & Anabel Englund.
Fela Kuti’s, Live ‘Custom Checkpoint,’ is a song about the division of countries in Africa. It’s unusual for Fela with a very intense pace, danceable to the extreme!
Today's features hot new music from Tycho, Nightmares On Wax & Moiré.
‘Afrobeat L’Ayeraye’ is the latest release from Najite & Olokun Prophecy. The album represents a cross generational culmination of artistic talent inspired by Fela Kuti!
Today's features music from Black Motion & DJ E-Clyps and a club classic from Deee-Lite.
‘Fear Not For Man’ was written in the heat of Feal Kuti’s conflict with the military. The track is a provocation expressing Fela’s lack of fear in the face of brutality.
Today's features music from Sandy Rivera, Black Motion & DJ E-Clyps.
Fela Kuti’s four-song concert album ‘With GingerBaker-Live!’ features the equally volatile Cream drummer, who lived in Nigeria from 1970-76. Enjoy ‘Ye Ye de Smell!’
This episode includes new music by Dettmann & Klock, London based Auntie Flo and John Monkman, plus, tunes by Brussels Pony Club, Barklay Crenshaw, Pan Pot, Munk, Acid Pauli, A Houseband and Complementary opposites
Today's features music from Todd Terry, Sandy Rivera & DJ E-Clyps.
13-piece Montreal based band, Papa Groove take us on an rich aurol journey from West Africa to Oakland, USA. Blasting out a healthy dose of Afrobeat & funky R&B!
Today's features music from Todd Terry, Crookers & Sandy Rivera
Don’t miss 16-piece-band, Phoenix Afrobeat Orchestra playing righteous African funk huge! It’s impossible not to dance to PAO’s body grooving goodness!
Brand new weird Wednesday tunes from Pavo Pavo and Kid Koala, featuring Emiliana Torrini, stay tuned for all that and more…
Today's features music from Anabel Englund, Dennis Ferrer, Antonello Ferrari & Aldo Bergamasco.
Honolulu based Good Foot is an 8 piece Kaka‘ako-based dance band rocking Soul, Funk & Afrobeat music! Enjoy their song ‘Well Mannered Fool!’
Today's features new music from Anabel Englund, Susanne Alt and a Kerri Chandler classic
DJ Meredith is taking you around the world on a journey through sound with this playlist featuring new bands & artists! Let’s open the show with ‘Papa Groove’ from Montreal based band, Papa Groove. Enjoy new & rare grooves as we check out Fela Kuti, Wangari, The KutiMangoes and so much more!   Wangari / Elephants   Sunburst / Ave Africa   Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Roy Ayers / Music Of Many Colours
Today features dope cuts by Tom Ellis, Bumpy Knuckles & Nottz, Dave Dar & more
Get ready for 2017’s first mix in BTR Today’s Via Berlin – consisting of tracks by Kettenkarussel, Mono Junk, Fjaak, techno wizard DVS1, Melbourne born and Berlin based Tornado Wallace, Skream, Atlantik, Schleppgeist, Barker and Baumecker, The Pilotwings and Bonobo.
Today's features new music from Anabel Englund, Heather Johnson & Michel De Hey
Fela Kuti’s ‘Government Chicken Boy,’ is about obedient followers of authority. This half-hour original version has ominous horns & chants.
Today features dope cuts by Tom Ellis, Bumpy Knuckles & Nottz, Dave Dar & more.
Today's trip features classics from Barbara Tucker, The Mole People and a dope cut by DJ E-Clyps.

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