This week on Radio M we talk with Grammy winning producer Ian Brenna aabout the album Zomba Prison Project, which is up for a Grammy in the Best World Music Album category. | WBEZ
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Radio M: a sample of some of this year's Grammy nominees in World Music and Reggae categories plus a conversation with Grammy winning producer Ian Brennan.

And the Grammy goes to...

The nominations for this year's Grammy Awards were recently announced and among the 83 categories are a couple that suit the Radio M format: Best World Music Album and Best Reggae Album. The Best World Music Album category incudes the first ever entry from the African country of Malawi.  The Zomba Prison Project is a collection of songs sung by inmates and guards at the maximum security Zomba Prison. The man behind the recording is Grammy winning producer Ian Brennan. We chat with him about the project and play a few tunes off the album.  We'll also hear music from some of the other Grammy nominees in the aforementioned categories.




Sainko Namtchylak- Let the Sunshine- Stepmother City

A taste of Sainko.

Monsieur Perine- Mi Libertad- Caja de Musica

Claude Rolcin et le West Indian Combo- Colas la- Tumbele: Biguine, Afro latin Sounds from the French caribbean 1963-74

Burna Boy- If People Must Die- On A Spaceship

Buran talks about his album On a Spaceship


Morgan Heritage- Strictly Roots- Strictly Roots



Interview with Grammy winning producer Ian Brennan about Zomba Prison Project

Zomba Prison Project- Listen to Me ( Or I Will Kick Your Ass)- I Have No Everything Here

Zomba Prison Project- I See the Whole World Dying of AIDS- I Have No Everything Here

Zomba Prison Project- The Floods- I Have No Everything Here

Zomba Prison Project- Please Don't Kill My Child- I Have No Everything



Los Lobos- El Canelo- La Pistola y El Corazon

Performing on Sesame Street


Angelique Kidjo- Malaika- Sings

Orchestre Poly Rythmo de Cotonou - Yeye We Nou Mi- The 1st Album

Tirogo- Disco Maniac- Lagos Disco Inferno: The Cosmic Return

Kishore Kumar & Lata Mangeshkar- Disco 82- Bombay Disco: Disco Hits from hindi Films 1979-85


10:30 PM

Sexy Fi- Loro on Loro- Nunca Te Vi de Boa

Herbie Hancock, Tinariwen, K'Naan & Los Lobos- Tilay/Exodus- Imagine Project

Angela Prince- No Bother With No Fuss- Studio One Women

The Expanders- Hustling Culture- Hustling Culture

Sainko Namtchylak- Tuva Blues- Stepmother City

Karla Pundit- Jungle Path/The City- Journey to the Ancient City

This is the man who influenced Karla: Korla Pandit

Mandrill- Lord of the Golden Baboon- Fencewalk: The Anthology






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