Exploring a rare style of religious singing called "lining out" that dates back to before 1640 in America. These hymns and psalms are still alive in several regions of the the deep south and Scotland today. Produced by Nathan Salsburg.
Sounds with an Indian accent made, played or waylaid by New Delhi-based Punita Singh who explores sound in multiple contexts; as music, language, art and science. This show was produced with Peter Nagy for one of our Venice Biennale radio adventures.
David Grubbs, guitarist, pianist, and vocalist, and founding member of Squirrel Bait, Bastro, and Gastr del Sol and is the man behind Rickets and Scurvy and other classic CDs produced this program of experimental rock - from Sweden!
Elliott Sharp plays tracks from the 1969-1975 Golden Years of Ethiopian pop from the Buda Musique set. Noted for its similarities to American rock and soul, Golden Years pop is easy on Western ears. Pitchfork rated the Hypnotic Grooves release a 9.2.
Laura Andel presents music from the Winti tradition of Suriname, Argentinian composers Alejandro Iglesias-Rossi, Santiago Vazquez and Dino Saluzzi, Brazilian composer Hermeto Pascoal, and more from the Afro-Peruvian coast and Bolivia.
This eclectic mix from the DJ, producer, activist and founder of Basement Bhangra features a South Asian flare with songs from the well known to the more obscure, including M.I.A., Prince, songs from Bollywood, and Bhangra.
DJ Rekha is a producer, activist and founder of Basement Bhangra, Bollywood Disco, and Mutiny club nights. She was named one of the most influential South Asians in the United States by Newsweek magazine.