Africa-O-Ye!

1st Thursday - Dr. Zomb
2nd Thursday - Andy Hosch
3rd Thursday - Mike Johnson
4th Thursday - Nick Barbery
5th Thursday - Don Jacobson

Airs every Thursday from 2 to 4 PM

Check out the show Andy did with Ghanaian master drummer Obo Addy

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Episode Archive

Africa-O-Ye! on 02/21/13

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Thu, 02/21/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 02/14/13

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Thu, 02/14/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Favorite 2012 releases

This week on Africa-O-Yé! I'll be playing selections from of some of my favorite African music releases of 2012. Along with new albums by Antibalas, Amadou & Mariam, Sidi Touré, and Koo Nimo, we'll also check out two outstanding Analog Africa collections: "Bambara Mystic Soul: The Raw Sound of Burkina Faso 1974-1979", and "The Bariba Sound" from Orchestre Super Borgou de Parakou (Benin).  /// host: Andy Hosch

Africa-O-Ye! on 02/07/13

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Thu, 02/07/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Guest DJ Hisham Mayet, hosted by Dr. Zomb

   This week's host Dr. Zomb is pleased to welcome back Hisham Mayet to the show.  Hisham is one of the folks behind the great record label Sublime Frequencies and is responsible for tracking down and recording some very cool music in various regions in Africa and getting it out to the listening public on both cd and gorgeous lp releases.  He'll be bringing in material that he has been listening to and researching lately and sharing it with us all so don't touch that dial!

Africa-O-Ye! on 01/31/13

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Thu, 01/31/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 01/24/13

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Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 01/17/13

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Thu, 01/17/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 01/10/13

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Thu, 01/10/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Nigeria 70: Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The best for last....

This, the third of three shows devoted to 1970s Nigeria and the advent of Afrobeat sums it all up: FELA.

One of the most iconic musical figures of the late 20th century, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and Afrika 70's soul-jazz-R&B infused highlife, propelled by Yoruba rhythms layered with Afro-Cuban cláve and a deep funk groove carrying the message of an anti-colonial, Pan-African, anti-corrupt-global-corporate world view has become an enduring legacy, inspiring generations of musicians, listeners, and activists world-wide.

this week's host: Andy Hosch

Africa-O-Ye! on 01/03/13

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Thu, 01/03/2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 12/27/12

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Thu, 12/27/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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African music

Africa-O-Ye! on 12/20/12

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Thu, 12/20/2012 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Nigerian Afrobeat 1975-79

The second of three programs devoted to the music of 1970s Nigeria. Artists will include Peter King, The Ikenga Super Stars, Tony Allen, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, and many others.  << On January's show we'll air "Nigeria 70: The Documentary" and more great sounds from the era >> host: Andy Hosch

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Africa O-Ye! 5/10/2012 with Obo Addy

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Thu, 05/10/2012

 Ghanaian master drummer Obo Addy spoke with host Andy Hosch and shared a variety of music from his long career.

Playlists

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 03/10/2011

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03/10/2011
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Fela KutiNo AgreementShuffering and Shmiling AgreementMCA
Soweto Gospel ChoirAvulekile Amasango
Dinizulu African TroupeAnte Ohie EgboThe Drums of DinizuluAfrotone
Les Petits Chanteurs de KengeMwana NkentoLa Vie en BroussePhilips
Dinizulu African TroupeAyiwaeeThe Drums of DinizuluAfrotone
GigiGood Fela
Oliver MtukudziDzoka UyamweTuku MusicPutumayo
Les Petits Chanteurs de KengeElé Elé MamiamiLa Vie en BroussePhilips
Dinizulu African TroupeTswa Tswa Manye AbThe Drums of DinizuluAfrotone
The Sahara All StarsAlikali AdajoThe Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79Sound Way
Oliver MtukudziTapindwa NeiTuku MusicPutumayo
Orlando Hulius / His Afro SoundersMura SiseThe Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79Sound Way
GigiTew Ante Sew
Sonar Senghor Ak Sicco YiSibi SabaAfrican Tribal Music and DancesEsoteric
Oliver MtukudziRirongereTuku MusicPutumayo
Kante Facelli and His African EnsembleSoda (Guniea)The Voices and Drms of AfricaMonitor
Thony Shorby NyenwiNo Wrong ShowThe Evolution of the Afro-Sound in Nigeria 1970-79Sound Way
Keita Fodeba and His African EnsembleTelephonistaThe Voices and Drms of AfricaMonitor
GigiAbay

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 02/24/2011

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E. T. MensahMedzi MedziThe Rough Guide To HighlifeWorld Music Network
E. T. MensahGhana FreedomDay By DayRetroAfric
E. T. MensahYei NgebewohGiants Of Ghanaian Danceband Highlife (1950s-1970s)Original Music
E. T. MensahKaa No WaDay By DayRetroAfric
E. T. MensahAll for YouAll for YouRetroAfric
E. T. MensahOnipaDay By DayRetroAfric
E. T. MensahNkebo BaayaAll for YouRetroAfric
E. T. MensahGhana-Guinee-MaliDay By DayRetroAfric
Professional UhuruMedzi Me SigyaHighlife - High Up's [2] Highlife SpeedNight & Day
Professional UhuruMensu Koraants Of Ghanaian Danceband Highlife (1950s-1970s)Original Music
Professional UhuruBetu Me Ho AwowHighlife - High Up's [2] Highlife SpeedNight & Day
Ignace De Souza/Black SantiagosPapa Kou MamonHighlife - High Up's [1] Highlife BalladesNight & Day
Ignace De Souza/Shambros BandMa Aya NwetThe Great UnknownsOriginal Music
Ignace De Souza/Melody AcesSuru Lo DaraHighlife - High Up's [2] Highlife SpeedNight & Day
Osenkafo I.K. AnninHeaven Ye Anuonyam KrowCutlass Dance Band of GhanaLassissi
Professional UhuruAli WuoHighlife - High Up's [1] Highlife BalladesNight & Day
Osenkafo I.K. AnninOsoro AbodooCutlass Dance Band of GhanaLassissi
Rambler's Dance BandGyae Su Na Nkomo DziThe Hit Sound Of The Ramblers Dance BandFlame Tree
Osenkafo I.K. AnninWalk in the LightCutlass Dance Band of GhanaLassissi
Alex Konadu's International BandMafe WoSankofaNetwork
Jerry Hansen & The Ramblers Dance BandEkombiThe Rough Guide To HighlifeWorld Music Network
King OnyinaAboa A Onni DuaKing Onyina's GuitarPopular African Music
Koo NimoDagombaVintage PalmwineOtrabanda
Kwadwo TawiahOtwee EmporoSankofaNetwork
T.O. JazzWaytime AmaVintage PalmwineNetwork
New StarLate ObadeyiHighlife - High Up's [2] Highlife SpeedNight & Day
Prince Osei Kofi & His African HeroesEnye MeaSankofaNetwork
The Stargazers BandMason MakwoHighlife - High Up's [1] Highlife BalladesNight & Day
T.O. JazzAgyeman BaidooThe Rough Guide To HighlifeWorld Music Network
King Bruce & Black BeatsThe Queen'S VisitGolden Highlife ClassicsRetroAfric
High Class DiamondsKae MeHighlife - High Up's [2] Highlife SpeedNight & Day
Royal BrothersOhia Woa EnwuI've Found My Love - 1960's Guitar Band Highlife of GhanaOriginal Musi
Ramblers InternationalWgya SamanHighlife - High Up's [2] Highlife SpeedNight & Day
E. T. MensahDay by DayDay by DayRetroAfric
E. T. Mensah205 [faded out...]Day by DayRetroAfric

 Today's host, Andy Hosch featured Ghanaian Highlife music, mostly from the classic period from the late 1950s through the 1960s.

 

 

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 02/10/2011

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Ali Farka ToureLa DrogueRed & GreenNonesuch
Ali Farka ToureSidi GouroRed & GreenNonesuch
Hadja KouyateBarraYilimaoFrikyiwa
Toumani Diabate's Symmetric OrchestraBlvd. de l'IndependenceBlvd. de l'IndependenceNonesuch
Keletigui DiabateDjandjoSandiyaContre Jour
Bako DagnonWouya LaranaSidibaDiscograph
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni BaI Speak FulaI Speak FulaSub-Pop
Boubacar TraoreAdieu PierretteKar KarStern's
Hadja Kouyate & Ali Boulo SantoDjiguiManding-koFrikyiwa
Djelimady TounkaraFanta BouramaSolon KonoWorld Village
TartitAitmaIchichilaNetwork
TinariwenAmassakoul'n'TenereAmassakoulWorld Village
Oumou SangareYalaOumouNonesuch
Oumou SangareMaladonOumouNonesuch
Ali Boulo Santo & Manding-koKourountou KelefaKomo FelleFrikyiwa
Kandia KouyateKandia Djeli NanaNgaraSyllart
Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni BaJamma Be DiyaI Speak FulaSub-Pop
TinariwenArawanAmassakoulWorld Village
Boubacar TraoreKar KarKar KarStern's
Djelimady TounkaraSolon KonoSolon KonoWorld Village
Bako DagnonSidibaSidibaDiscograph
Toumani Diabate's Symmetric OrchestraMali SadioBlvd. de l'IndependenceNonesuch

 Today we explore the rich musical cultures of Mali in West Africa.

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 01/20/2011

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Hukwe ZawoseChilumiChibiteReal World
Ephat MujuruNyamaropaJourney of the SpiritAlula
Toumani DiabateSi NaaniThe Mande VariationsNonesuch
Babatunde OlatunjiEmi Ka Sai D'arugboHealing SessionNarada
Babatunde OlatunjiAduraHealing SessionNarada
Toumani DiabateIsmael DrameThe Mande VariationsNonesuch
Sola AkingbolaOlukumi (My Friend)Routes to RootsARC
Samite of UgandaThe PearlPearl of Africa RebornShanachie
Sola AkingbolaIfonlaRoutes To RootsARC
Samite of UgandaMunomunoPearl of Africa RebornShanachie
Babatunde OlatunjiMystery of LoveHealing SessionNarada
AmampondoWozaAfrican ClassicsSheer
Gweshe & the BoferekwaKore Kore DancersTsangadziSelf produced
Saf PercussionsFlendeAllianceMeloote
AmampondoSkhal'abantwanaAfrican ClassicsSheer
Hukwe ZawoseMunyamayeChibiteReal World
King Sunny AdeMo Ti MoClassics Vol. 4Master Disc
Babatunde OlatunjiPrimitive FireHealing SessionNarada

"Healing Session for Firefly"

Hosted by daniel with assistance from Reggae Bob and listeners.  Thank you.  Firefly is listening...

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 01/06/2011

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01/06/2011
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Vusi MahlaselaSay AfricaSay Africa
Louis MhlangaAfrika Ya UyaShamwari
Oliver MtukudziThe Third World Cries EverydayWonai
ChiccoMatshidisoMamatilida
ChiwonisoIwai NesuAncient Voices
AmampondoIhobeVuyani
Bayete & Jabu KhanyileUmathimulaWhat about tomorrow?
MafikizoloNdihambe NaweMzansi Music
Bayete & Jabu KhanyileInkinobhoAfrica Unite
Orchestra BaobabNdeleng NdelengAfrican Classics
Boubacar TraoreSa GoloColors of the World
King Sunny AdeEyi Ma Dun ToBaba Mo Tunde
Mama SissokoSafiatouSoleil Du Minuit
Chief Stephen Osita OsadebeOsondi OwendiThe Kings of Highlife
Fela KutiEgbe Mi OShakara

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 12/30/2010

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12/30/2010
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Vusi MahlaselaKorodiSay Africa
Vusi MahlaselaTwo BirdsWisdom of Forgiveness
Vusi MahlaselaSilang MabeleSilang Mabele
Mahlathini & Mahotella QueensKwa VolondiyaThe Lion Roars
Condry ZiqubuExtra TimePick Six
Masiye BandDziko La MulunguZambush Vol. 1
Big Gold SixMumbandaZambush Vol. 2
Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks UnlimitedRuregereroExile

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 12/23/2010

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12/23/2010
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Oliver MtukudziThe 3rd World Cries EverydaWonai
ThembinkosiKusuka AmapwepwaAll the Hits Vol 3
MabuluMaldeyeniAfro-Portuguese Odyssey
Duo JulukaEmadloziniCologone Zulu Festival
Johnny CleggManqobaHuman
SpeedyKwenzenjaniKwaito Bash Hits
Vusi MahlaselaSay AfricaSay Africa
Vusi MahlaselaTibidi WakaGuiding Star
Vusi MahlaselaEmtini WababeThe Voice
Thomas Mapfumo & the Blacks UnlimitedNdangariroExile
Sikiru Ayinde BarristerA O Ni Fori Ade Re Eku
Sikiru Ayinde BarristerMr. FujiBarry Compilation Vol 1& 2
Sikiru Ayinde BarristerRefined Fuji GarbageNew Fuji Garbage
Various artists + POsitive ForceWater E No Get EnemyRed Hot + Riot

Africa-O-Ye! playlist for 06/25/2009

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Manka Le PhallangaKhutsanaHomeland Black South African Music
Banda Maravilha with Paulo FloresCanta ForteAfro Portuguese Odyssey
Letta MbuluUse McaniThe Chisa Years
Dalom KidsVumelananiThe Dalom Kids & Splash Collection
Thomas PhaleBig DaddyThe Kings & Queens of Township Jive
Mahlathini & Mahootella QueensMelodi Ya LlaUrban Hits - Jive Hits of the Township
Johnny Clegg & SavukaMolivaJive Nation - The Indestructible Beat of Soweto Vol 5
ThandiswaLahl UmlenzeZabalaza
Kanda Bongo ManLizaKwassa Kwassa
Papa WembaLingo LingoPlanete Afrique 2
Issa BagayogoLanayaSya
Vieux Farka ToureSouba SoubaFondo
Ismael IsaacMagno MakoAfrican Reggae
ZaoAncien CombattantPlanete Afrique 2

 

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