co-founder of Afrobeat

Program: 
Africa-O-Ye!
Air date: 
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Drummer Tony Allen
Music of the influential Nigerian-born drummer Tony Allen.  Instrumental in forming the foundations of Afrobeat, Allen was drummer & musical director of Fela Kuti's band, Africa 70.  Immersed in his youth with the sounds of traditional Yoruba music, Juju, and Highlife, Allen adaptded these rhythms to the drum kit, with a masterful technique informed by such jazz icons as Max Roach and Art Blakey, and a deep soulful groove.  Today's program will feature Allen's work from the time of his 1979 split with Fela through the present.  host: Andy Hosch

freeks n deeks

Program: 
Freeks n' Deeks
Air date: 
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:00am - 5:30am
Short Description: 
Slamantha Foxx and Thurston Hungar stop, collaborate, and invite you to listen.

 

Come learn (or recall, as the case may be) what Franz Ferdinand, Minor Threat, Lush, Elastica, Blur, Henry Rollins, Low, Guided By Voices, and many others know of Wire's enduring legacy.

 

Benjamin Chavis Interview

Air date: 
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 9:00am - 9:30am
Short Description: 
Benjamin Chavis Interview

Dr. Benjamin Chavis is a civil rights pioneer. He led the NAACP in the early 90s and he was the director of the Million Man March. He is involved in a number of self empowerment initiatives including a collaboration with media mogul Russell Simmons to use hip hop as a way for youth to transmit experiential messages to the larger community.
Mr. Chavis was recently elevated to the position of president and CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association. Don Merrill sat down with Mr. Chavis to talk about his newest job to once again help energize and educate not just black communities but all communities.

Exploring Mental Diversity - An Interview with Portland Hearing Voices

Program: 
Bread and Roses
Air date: 
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Short Description: 
Exploring Mental Diversity - An Interview with Portland Hearing Voices

Son of Rock Or Die!!!

Air date: 
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00pm - Sat, 07/12/2014 - 12:00am
Short Description: 
DJ F.U. and Radio Lost and Found's Rich L. bring you two hours of forgotten punk 'hits'.

DJ F.U. and Rich L. scrape the bottom of the by-now fetid and rotten punk rock barrel to serve up another round of hits, misses and all out mayhem, in this sequel to last year's punk rock massacre Rock Or Die!

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