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Radio M: New Releases tonight with Chicago Reader music writer Peter Margasak.

Jackie Mittoo: Keyboard King of Studio One (courtesy of boomingbasslines.blogspot)


It's the third Friday of the month and on Radio M that means a visit from Chicago Reader music writer Peter Margasak. Peter gets hundreds of CD's and so it's quite a job for him to sift thru the best of the best in global music for Radio M airplay and this month is no exception.

This month Peter's picks take us to Brazil, Mali, Southern China and other destinations. Also during the show; sounds of Japan, Iran, Nigeria, India and Syria.

Radio M- the best global sounds in Chicago and beyond.


Radio M Playlist


1. J.K. Mayengar & The Shingnesi Sisters- Khubani- Next Stop...Soweto Vol.2

2. The Dynamites- Massachusetts- Young Sound R&B

3. 17 Hippies- The Moving Song- Heimlich

4. Fanfara Tirana meets Transglobal Underground- Shtojzovalla- Kubatronics

5. Saraswathi Ranganathan- Brahmamokke- The Magic of Veena Vol.1

6. Can- Vitamin C- Ege Bamyasi

7. The Lebron Brothers- My Cool Boogaloo- Psychedelic Meets Latin



1.Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba- Danko- Jama Ko

2. Zedashe- Alilo Sashobao- Intangible Pearls

3. Deng Fu Mei & Zhang Wu Mei- Song of the Origin of the World- Ethnic Minority Music from Southern China

4. Colomach - Enoviyin- Colomach

5. Andreia Dias - Brisa Tropicana=Hot - Pelos Tropicos



1. Ofege- You Say No- Try and Love

2. Jackie Mittoo- Hot Tamale- The Keyboard King of Studio One

3. DJ Smokestack - Song #25- Shitala 2: More Indian Disco Funk Thrillers

4. Beti- Nazr- Tisheh o Risheh

5. Aurelio Martinez- Tararigu Nanigi Garifuna Soul

6. Fatoumata Diawara- Sowa- Fatou

7. Wado - Feto/Sotaque- Atlantico Negro



1. Djelimady Tounkara & Orchestre Super Rail Band International- Marigoondo - Djelimady Tounkara & Orchestre Super Rail Band International

2. Axel Krygier- Cumbieton Rutero- Pesebre

3. Anibal Velasquez Y Su Conjunto- Vestido Nuevo Mambo Loco

4. Unknown Artist- Song #1- Queen of Japanese Pops

5. Painted Caves - Blood in the Water- Painted Caves

6. Omar Souleyman- Hafer Gadrak Bidi- Folk & Pop Sounds from Syria


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