Friday, June 11, 2010

Out Of And Into Africa: Playlist for June 11, 2010

This week Wake the Town celebrates dub and reggae from Africa and African expatriates.

We resisted the temptation to play Nina Hagen's "African Reggae," because we already played it on the German dub special:

Johnnie Osbourne: African Wake - From Jamaica To Toronto (Light In The Attic 2006)
Steel An' Skin: Afro Punk Reggae (Dub) - Reggae Is Here Once Again (Em Records 2008)
Rachid Taha: Rock El Casbah - Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten [Soundtrack] (Legacy 2007)
Tony Allen: Road Close (Dance Dub) - Africa Funk (Harmless 1998)
Manjul feat. DJ Lion & Assetou Kanouté: Chant Niyabinghi - Jahtiguiya: Dub To Mali Vol. 2 (Humble Ark 2007)
Djigui: Ladilikan (Natty Bass Sound System Remix) - Frikyiwa Collection Vol. 1 (Six Degrees 2000)
Jessica: Ying Yang - Reggae Playground (Putumayo 2006)
Daby Touré & Skip McDonald: Past Time - Call My Name (Real World 2009)
Lucky Dube: We Love It - The Rough Guide To Lucky Dube (World Music Network 2001)
Dub Colossus: Shegye Shegitu (Blue Nile Mix) - In A Town Called Addis (Real World 2008)
Dubmatix: Black Nile Dub - Champion Sound Clash (Soul Stepper Sound 2004)
Abyssinians: Y Mas Gan - Trojan Roots Box Set (Sanctuary 2008)
Lord Lebby: Ethiopia - Dip & Fall Back: Classic Jamaican Mento (Trojan 2006)
King Bravo: Haile Selassie - Dip & Fall Back: Classic Jamaican Mento (Trojan 2006)
Bob Marley & The Wailers: War - Songs Of Freedom (Tuff Gong 1992)
Alpha Blondy: Journalists In Danger (Démocrature) - Elohim (Shanachie 2005)
Thievery Corp feat. Femi Kuti: Vampires - Radio Retaliation (Eighteenth Street 2008)
Soothsayers: Never Give Up - Tangled Roots (Red Earth 2009)
Red Earth Collective feat. Soothsayers Horns: Never Give Up (Manasseh Dub Remix) - Red Earth Dub (Red Earth 2010)
Sound Iration: C.T.U.F.B - Sound Iration In Dub (Year Zero 2010)
African Head Charge: Fever Pitch (Raw Cut) - In Pursuit Of Shashamane Land (On-U Sound 1993)
African Head Charge: All Of The Love - Akwaaba (Acid Jazz 1995)
Twilight Circus Dub Sound System: Electric Africa - Dub From The Secret Vaults (ROIR 2004)

The Dub Colossus a.k.a. Count Dubulah out of Transglobal Underground introduces his "Town Called Addis" project, a collaboration with several Ethiopian singers and players:

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