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The movie stars Moctar as an aspiring guitar hero overcoming family pressures, a jealous and underhanded competitor, and romantic challenges. Kinda like, well, Purple Rain and other classic music-driven feature films - but shot in the desert city of Agadez, Niger and chock-full of spellbinding psychedelic Sahel guitar music! We'll chat with Kirkley and spotlight Mdou Moctar's amazing music on tonight's show.
But as a special bonus during the broadcast, you can simultaneously view the entire video of the set shot multi-cam that night, via Ustream linked from WFMU's home page!
See Holland's greatest A Tribute To Skywave (File) exports blow the roof off the joint in front of a full house of attendees, and while it may not be the same as "being there", you will get a pretty good idea of why this band's not-frequent-enough US tours are the stuff of legend.
The Ex are in their 33rd year of existence, and listeners may remember they performed one of WFMU's 50th Anniversary shows with a full big band and an assortment of Ethiopian musicians on a colossal Lincoln Center Outdoors bill in Tune in!
Levins Devon pays tribute to the namesake of the show. One of the most prolific film composers of all time composing for over films and selling over 40 million records worldwide, Ennio Morricone scored for many of the greats, e. Il Maestro turns 87 on November 10th and doesn't appear to be easing up his workload with recent scores announced for Quentin Tarantino and Terrence Malick somehow squeezed in between his never-ending "60 Years of Music" world tour with piece orchestra and choir.
We discuss these things and it's cool so please listen to this great show. Thanks in advance. Also on the show, Alejandro Escovedo joins Todd-O-Phonic Todd to plays some songs, records and chat about his amazing career and baseball. He is also a member of one of America's greatest musical families, with such relatives as the late percussionist Coke Escovedo and Sheila Over And Over - Various - Got That Feeling.
Jake Meginsky Tuesday, November 17th, 3pm - 6pm on Brian Turner's show Having studied under legendary free percussionist Milford Graves, Massachussetts native Jake Meginsky operates under a more electronic umbrella, albeit one that incorporates his teacher's sophisticated palette of textures into a wide range of atmospheres. He's live at Trans-Pecos on November 11th, and live on Brian's show today. Anna von Hausswolff Tuesday, November 17th, 9pm - Midnight on Irene Trudel's show As a child, Anna von Hausswolff was often enchanted A Tribute To Skywave (File) family stories of a gorgeous area from her native Sweden with a complicated past.
Anna calls the place "Miraculous" and has based her new album on these storied lands. We'll talk about Monk as well as Sun Ra and other artists who have influenced the band which will be celebrating it's 50th anniversary next I.
Alleluia - Valentin Silvestrov, Latvian Radio Choir, Sigvards Kļava - To Thee We Sing - Sacred Ch. Join Us! C" McEwen, producer of the new limited edition, career-spanning box set of the Staple Singers, to discuss the music and history of one of America's greatest musical families. Along with Chris Wilson and Victor Penalosa they have been playing live and doing material from the brilliant era of "Shake Some Action".
His new series of releases, Mapping the Ghost, begins this fall on Soft Abuse records. Look Out For My Love - Linda Ronstadt - Mad Love Carter is a prolific musician who founded Charalambides in with Christina Carter.
He's recently been focused on his bands with No Neck Blues Band co-founder Pat Murano as well as solo performances in collaboration with filmmakers.
Tom's electric guitar work weaves melody into towering long-form drones, sculpting high-volume grit and charged silence together. Steve Gunn has numerous lauded solo, duo, and ensemble recordings. His playing shows the influence of Delta and Piedmont country Faith - George Michael - The Best, ecstatic jazz, and Gnawa and Carnatic music.
Fagan's first solo album, 's "South Atlantic Blues", has just been reissued and we'll hear the interesting story of his rise and fall Cherish - Various - Endless Love rise.
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