This week, songs about the cities of the Americas this week, including Orishas waxing hiphoppy about Havana, Boyoyo having a Boston special, and Metá Metá shaking up Sao Paulo. Plus a variety of new releases and old faves in the second hour of the show.
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Mames Babegenush “Olympia” from Mames Babegenush With Strings
Criolo “Bogota” from Nó Na Orelha
Balkan Beat Box “Mexico City” from Nu Med
Metá Metá “Sao Paulo No Shaking (feat. Tony Allen)” from MetaL MetaL
Boyoyo Boys “Boston Special” from TJ Today
Gotan Club “Buenos Aires” from Project Tango – Chill Out Bar Music Grooves
Ozomatli “Santiago” from Street Signs
Sergent Garcia “Guantanamo City” from Mascaras
Polkaholix “Dziewczyna Z Chicago” from The Great Polka Swindle
Set break — KAOS Community Billboard
David Amram “Havana/New York (For Dizzy Gillespie)” from Havana/New York
Orishas “Havana” from Emigrante
Eric Bibb & Habib Koité “L.A.” from Brothers In Bamako
Matuto “Recife” from Matuto
Alpha YaYa Diallo “Vancouver Venez Voir” from The Message
Sia Tolno “Mama” from African Woman
Skatalites “Ska Fort Rock” from From Paris With Love
Elida Almeida “Grogu Kaba” from Kebrada
Autorickshaw “Hare Shiva” from Meter
Akshara “Mohana Blues” from In Time
Baraka Moon “Julay Julay” from Wind Horse
Asi-i-Viata “Kolomeyke feat. Bastien Charléry” from A[ch]a-i-Viat[s]a
Set break — Spin The Globe world music concert calendar
Orange Winds “Asian Piece” from Dahab Walk
Asaran Earth Trio “Viva o Jackson do Pandeiro” from Why Should Your Heart not Dance?
Les Fils Canouche “Event Ut” from La Fasciculation
Tjango! “Swing 17” from Greens and Blues