Saturday, December 11, 2010

HHSOPB: On Assignment in Uganda

Originally aired on August 15th on CJSR 88.5fm in Edmonton. Ranking B & Spooky Luk bring in J-Harvs, Hip Hop Spread On Planet Breads Senior Global Hip Hop Correspondent. And J-Harv's brought us back a bunch of tapes from his hip hop research assignment in Uganda. From Mbarara to Kampala, Tororo to Moroto, and Mbale to Nimule, we got's the vibes straight from Uganda!

HHSOPB: Rep Where You From

Originally aired on August 1st on CJSR 88.5fm in Edmonton. Ranking B's runnin' deh controls solo stylee, and decided to bust out a Nigerian raprofile, plus hip hop from Congo, France and Canada before moving on to Central America and the Caribbean and blastin' some mad tracks from the tropics for the rest of the show. HHSOPB is steady reppin' where you from, wherever in the world that may be.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Eat My Country: The Name Game

December 8th, 2010 episode of Eat My Country. Say my name, say my name! Songs and music in the second person. Watch out, Edmond Chuck is kinda grumpy... Featuring Bonnie "Prince" Billy- Madeline-Mary
Townes Van zandt- Mr.Mudd and Mr. Gold
Nathan- John Paul's Deliveries
Inger Lise Rypdal- Fru Johnsen
Elliot Brood- Oh Alberta
Timber Timbre- Demon Host
Doc Watson & Clarence Ashley- Old Rueben
Carolyn Mark- Claxton's Lament
John Davis and Group- Moses, Don't Get Lost
Proof Of Ghosts- Genevieve
John Prine- Dear Abby
The Wooden Sky- The Late King Henry
Laurence Walker- Alberta
Patrick Watson- Tracy's Waters
John Jackson- Cindy

Pan African Hour: Mmmmmmm

Pan African Hour episode from December 8, 2010. An abbreviated version, but focusing on music involving the letter M. Malawi, Mbira, Mauritania, Morocco, Malawi, Madagascar, Mozambique, Mento, Merengue, Mambo, Mbalax, Marvelous! With guest host Maurice. Featuring songs by Mbira Musicians and Kevin Volans Ensemble- Mhuri Yekwa Muchena
Moulay Abdellah Ben Hussaine- Moulay Brahim
Moudou Ould Mattala- Oh Ma Mere Leila
Etoile De Dakar- Hombre Misteriosoy
Monty Reynolds- Me Dog Can't Bark
The Minotaurs- Caught In the Light
Mario Hernandez- Merengue Moderno
Bene More- Locas Por El Mambo

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Pan African Hour: Crazy Canucks

Pan African Hour episode from December 1st, 2010. Featuring an (almost) all Canadian cast! It's the first time we've done that... We plumbed the depths of CBC radio 3 and found a bunch of artist we've never heard of (and probably you haven't either). Including music by The Checkmates- Disco Groove
The Souljazz Orchestra- Parasite
The Minotaurs- Caught In the Light
Ashunda- Be: Mindful
Aram Scaram feat. Len Bowen & Grand Analog- Runaway
Tumi and the Volume- Asinamali
Afrokyou- Consuelo
Adonis Puentes- Comerciante
The Souljazz Orchestra- Mista President
Afrodizz- Propaganda

Pan African Hour: Fela Kuti Documentrary Pt. 2

Pan African Hour episode from November 24th, 2010. Featuring the 2nd and 3rd installments of Wuji Jacobs Afrobeat Radio documentary 'Fela Kuti: High Priest of Afrobeat- A Felabration Radio Special', tracing the life and influence of Nigerian afrobeat pioneer, activist and all-around wild child Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Including some picks by us: K'Naan & J. Period- Who Is Fela Anikulapo Kuti?
K'Naan & J. Period- Let Me Introduce Me
Fela Kuti- Buy Africa

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Eat My Country: Given' Er

Episode of Eat My Country from December 1st, 2010. Music and songs all about goin out a workin hard. Plan B: to keep on given' er. Songs about jobs and shifts. Workin hard and hardly workin. Gettin the job done. Gettin paid for workin and figurin out ways to get paid without workin. Featuring The Sadies- Dyin' Is Easy
Corb Lund Band- Roughest Neck Around
Fred Eaglesmith- Chain Gang
Billy Bragg- Farm Boy
The Unsettlers- Out Of Nails
Smithsonian Folkways- Carettiera- Wagon Driver's Song
Olenka & The Autumn Lovers- Iron Pump
Bill Cornett- Old Age Pension Blues
The Grass Mountain Hobos- Scrape the Paint
Dink Roberts- High Sheriff
Jimmie Strothers- I Used To Work On A Tractor
Tzo'kam- Gathering Song
Guitar Welch, Hogman Maxey & Andy Mosely- Take This Hammer
Agnostic Mountain Gospel Choir- Neighborhood Butcher
Lucious Curtis- Payday
Demon's Claws- For A Buck Or Two
The Sadies- Cut Corners