International WOBC Shows, Fall 2014

WOBC has some great international and multilingual radio shows scheduled this semester! Tune in at 91.5 or via wobc.org.

Show Time Description
Dazed&Confucius Mondays 11am – 12pm Modern/Contemporary East Asian ethnic/minorities Folk music. :::: DJ KarmaKa$h
samba esquema sonsual Mondays 1pm – 2pm Music from Brazilian POC greats from the golden age of musica popular brasileira. :::: Samantha Spaccasi
Black Conciousness Movement Mondays 9pm – 10pm Black Conciousnessment Movement is a show that brings an eclectic mix of sounds from Africa and the African diaspora. The show will move across time and space and genre, from traditional African music forms like Secousse and Pantsula to modern Afrobeats to Raggae and African-American hip-hop and RnB
zazous et plus Tuesdays 7am – 8am Fresh French music for all. Covering a vast array of genres– from early 20th century blues inspired ‘chanson realiste’ to french rap, punk, house, & disco. The title of my show ‘zazous’ comes from the French youth music movement during WWII that incorporated flamboyant clothing style & swing/jazz music as a means of expression & political resistance, later culminating in the ye-ye pop sensation. :::: Sanjana Iyer
International Love: Boybands of the Diaspora Tuesdays 8am – 9am This radio show will play songs from the North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. It will also play songs of past decades to invoke nostalgia.
Y Todavia Sigue La Tracatera Tuesdays 1pm – 2pm Culturally enriching corridos and ballads heard prevalently in the rural towns and municipalities of Northern Mexico, specifically north of the Nayar mountains of Nayarit, Mexico. :::: Christian Daahir, Jorge Luevano *Broadcast in Spanish*
All Things Irish Tuesday 6pm – 7pm

All Things Irish features traditional Irish music, its modern counterparts, and a little bit of malarkey.

African Jam Session Redux Tuesdays 11pm – 12a African Jam Session Redux will play a variety of music spanning different time periods, genres, and styles relating to the African continent and diaspora, while also engaging listeners in current events.
Concha XL Wednesdays 11am – 12p Concha XL is a spanish radio talk show with an explicitly feminist agenda. Featuring contemporary underground Latin, traditional, and urban music, we hope to bring light to the creative works of Latina women. Reclaiming and reviving Spanish radio traditions like prank calls and news, we hope to use the airwaves to bring good energy, information, and representation to our people.
Boludos Azules Wednesdays 1pm – 2pm Cumbia has been described as the musical backbone of Latin America. Originating with African slaves in Colombia more than 200 hundred years ago, cumbia has gradually gained popularity through out Latin America. It’s best to dance and move around to. :::: DJ Joseph Farago
Seoul Beats Wednesdays 5pm – 6pm Seoul Beats plays a wide range of K-pop and Korean music. With the growing popularity of K-pop in the US, Seoul Beats is here to satisfy the crave for good idol music and to broaden the musical horizons of all listeners. :::: Garret Wallace, Sohyoung Lee
Griot Beats Thursdays 1pm – 2pm Music of the African continent and the African diaspora. Swinging from Ethiopia to Nigeria, to Mali, to Cuba and back. :::: Bamako Bob
Carnival Comin’ Fridays 1pm – 2pm Soca, Calypso, Pan! The evolving forms of Trinidadian music coalescing and sweating groove. :::: Noah Jonathan, Thomson Jones
Bruxxsel Radio Fridays 8pm – 9pm Bruxxsel Radio is retro and new, british indie rock, polish pop, french new wave, tropical beats, 80s & 90s dance, alterlatino, nordic punk, german schlager, thai disco, canadian electro, random multilingual selections from around the globe. :::: Maarceleaux
Tropicália Saturdays 8pm – 9pm A exploration of contemporary latin psychedelic music, with a focus the music of the Tropicália movement, which was influential over American recording artists such as David Byrne. :::: Madeleine Aquilina
Germaniacs Saturdays 9pm – 10pm Germaniacs features punk and metal music from – you guessed it – Germany! While you rock out you’ll also learn about the sociopolitical conditions that led to the rise of musical movements such as Neue Deutsche Härt, and how to say ‘cream cheese’ in German!
Baklava & Apple Cider Sundays 5am – 6am

Weekly chill-out show, conducted in Turkish and English. Broadcast in English during the first half of the show -talking about recent news in science, art and politics- and in Turkish during the second half -talking about politics and philosophy.

 

 

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