Recent shows

Episode 25: Corvus Special

by Hans Kelstrup

DJ Slow from Hallow Earth Radio invited Doug and I to join him at Corvus & Co. last Saturday night to play some upbeat African tunes. Here is one of my sets (recorded at home after the event).

Episode 24: Guinea & Mali: The Early Years

by Doug Paterson

This edition of African Airwaves explores the early years of music in Guinea and Mali after independence from France.  We focus on "regional" and "national" bands which were highlighted in a number of early LPs; well known groups such as Bembeya Jazz, Super Biton, and Rail Band along with lesser known regional bands from Segou, Mopti, and Kayes; and early Guinean bands such as Orch de la Paillote, Orch de Jardin de Guinee, Sombory Jazz, and more.  

Episode 23: Spiritual Vibes

by Hans Kelstrup

Malombo, Gogo style, Tuerag, Nigerian highlife and other contemplative music from Africa.

Episode 22: Kenyan Benga

by Doug Paterson

A full show of Benga music from all around Kenya!