Ever hear New Wave music from South Africa? This week on Radio M you'll get the chance. New Wave is what it's called but don't expect sounds similar to the likes of Depeche Mode, Siouxsee & The Banshees or any of the other stalwarts of 1980's New Wave.
For Radio M host Tony Sarabia no other band oozes summertime like WAR so to celebrate the coming suumer soltice; some cuts by the 1970's California band.Also, it's the third Friday of the month and that menas New Sounds with Chicago Reader music writer Peter Margasak.
This week, Radio M host Tony Sarabia celebrates the 26th Annual Chicago Blues Festival with a survey of music from around the globe that possesses a blues feel: from morna to fado and beyond. Also, new music from South African art-rockers BLK JKS.
This week on Radio M host Tony Sarabia pays tribute to musicians now playing that big gig in the sky; it's the annual Radio M Musical Memorial Day Show.Hear artists from Brazil, Ghana, Nigeria, Peru, Mexico, U.K. and the U.S.
In 1981 the music world lost the man responsible for bringinig reggae music to the world. Bob Marly died of brain cancer , but even almost 30 years after his death, his music remains popular with legions of music lovers.This week on Radio M, the annual Bob Marley remembrance show.
Legend says the eleven stringed oud was invented by Lamech, the sixth grandson of Adam. The legend tells that the grieving Lamech hung the body of his dead son from a tree...and that the first oud was inspired by the shape of his son's bleached skeleton.