WGXC-90.7 FM

Music for the Masses: New Releases, Summer into Fall 2020

Sep 27, 2020: 1pm - 3pm
WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears

90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere

Hosted by Neva E. Wartell.

Join us as we sort through a fresh batch of new music releases from around the world. We've pulled together a pile of albums, singles and re-releases by Afriquoi (UK), AMMAR 808 (Tunisia), Bab L' Bluz (Morocco), Cindy Blackman Santana (USA), Chouk Bwa & The Ångströmers (Haiti/Belgium), Etuk Ubong (Nigeria), Fantomaticos (Brazil), Frente Cumbiero (Colombia/Japan), Gregory Porter (USA), Groupe RTD (Djibouti), Harold López-Nussa (Cuba), Hoodna Orchestra (Israel), Leyla McCalla (Haiti/New Orleans)Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience (Ethiopia/Australia), Sauti Sol (Kenya), Selma Uamusse (Mozambique), Sister Carol (Jamaica), Solid K (Ghana), Vusi Mahlasela (South Africa), Wura Samba (Nigeria); a collaboration between American banjo master Béla Fleck and Malian kora master Toumani Diabaté; and reissues of classic works by Nkem Njoku & Ozzobia Brothers (Nigeria); a collection of 1970s African funk from the Africa Seven label, and whatever else we can squeeze in. Let's take a first listen together! Music for the Masses invites you on an excursion of sound and rhythm. Discover the music of established and emerging artists, both signed and unsigned, on the international music scene. Expect the unexpected. You might want to pack a map and a sandwich. For the avid globe-hopper and armchair traveler alike. Broadcast live from Catskill.