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TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #21 (3may13)
May 08, 2013 09:26 AM PDT
We start the trio with tha mazing Lonnie Holley, ain his “Mama’s Little Baby”, from his LP Just Before Music, followed by the anthem by Wendy Rene, “After Laughter (Comes Tears)”, recently rereleased on 7inch by LightInTheAttic. More grooves with Geater Davis and his “Best of Luck to You”, followed by two monster tracks by Damn Sam, The Miracle Man & The Soul Congregation: first ”Smash”, and then “Give me Another Joint”. Another funky tune with Lee Fields and his “Everybody Gonna Give Their Thing Away pt. 2”, from the LP Let's Talk it Over, before to move to Zambia, to listen to Rikki Ililonga with Karl Hector & The Malcouns, in “Rikki’s Ballad Live” and Paul Ngozi, with ”Jesus Christ”, from his LP The Ghetto. Then, the Sweet Talks, with the track “Adam & Eve” , from the 1975 homonimous LP, and the contemporary Welsh group Drymbago, with the ethio inspired track “Doobeewah”, from their forthcoming relese. For the landing, the wonderful voice of Carol Fran , singing “I’m Gonna Try”. Enjoy the flight!TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #20 (19apr12)
April 24, 2013 02:31 AM PDT
We start this tri p with Rikki Ililonga, accompanied by Karl Hectors & The Malcouns, playing “Dark Sunrise (live at transmusicales Rennes 2013)”, followed by St Maarten's Rolling Tones with “It’s a Feeling”, rereleased now by Record Kicks. We’ll follow with Greater Davis and his “ My Love is so Strong for You”, and with the Brazilian master Tim Maia, and his “Nobody Can Live Forever”. Then some contemporary and psychedelic excursions, with the always suprising Heliocentrics and the track “Wrecking Ball”,, from their forthcoming new LP, and the amazing Chicha Libre playsing “La danza de los Simpsons”. After that, we move to South America, to listen to Willie Colon, and the track “Jazzy”, from the Fania LP El malo, and the Cuban group Orquesta de Musica Moderna de Oriente, withtheir interpretation of the classic “La Negra Tomasa”. More grooves with the South-Africans group The Movers, playing “Kansas City” , from the astonishing Disco Soul Jive Electric vol.1, and a Sofrito Edits, “ Fanatik (Sofrito Cadence Disco Edit)”. For a sweet landing, The Heptones and their classic “Message from a Black Man”. Enjoy the flight!TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #18 (22mar13)
March 26, 2013 12:35 AM PDT
Ready to start a new trip? Take your seat and enjoy the take off with Calvin Keys and his masterpiece “B.K.” from the LP Shawn-Neeq, released by Black Jazz in 1971. We’ll follow with Apple and the the Three Oranges, and “I’ll Give You A Ring (When I Come, If I Come)”, from the new Now Again’s release, and The Impellers, with “Signs Of Hope And Happiness”. More funk vibes with The Soul Seven, and their “Southside Funk”, from the LP Everything is Everything, followed by the anthem “Family Affair (Instrumental)” by The Family, from the North Bay 1971’s 7”. Then, we’ll listen to John Ozila and his 1979’s track “Funky Boogie”, and William Onyeabor, with “Let’s Fall in Love”, released in 1983 by Wilfilms rec.
March 11, 2013 11:56 AM PDT
We're very happy to present you a special trip this week. With us on the carpet, the man behind Awesome Tapes from Africa, Brian Schimkovitz that takes his wonderful cassettes on the carpet for a very special flight.
TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #16 (1mar13)
March 04, 2013 03:38 AM PST
We start this trip with a wonderful release of the Senegaese band Dieuf - Dieul de Thiès, playing “Na Binta”, taken from the LP Aw Sa Yone Vol. 1, released by Teranga Beat, followed by Mélome Clément & TP Poly-Rythmo, playing “Miyimi kpo ji jo ce kpo”, from the homonimous LP released by Echos sonores du Benin. Then, we move to Guinea, to liste to Camayenn Soga, with “Kononin”, followed by Johnny and Orchesta Rodrigues, playng their version of “African Woman”. Then, the carpet goes live, to listen two of the more interesting contemporary afrobeat combos from Europe, first the Jungle By Night, playing “Marsvin” live, then The Public Opinion Afro Orchestra, with a recording of “Two Sides of the Truth (Live at Bluesfest, 2011)”. Then, we’ll listen to Pierre Dutour, with “Jungle Trumpet”, before to land with Hannah William & the Tastemakers and their cover of “I’m A good Woman”. Enjoy the flight!
TheFlyingCarper RadioShow #15 (22feb13)
February 27, 2013 03:17 AM PST
We’re ready to start a new trip through grooves, this week more discotized ones. We start with Guitar Red and his wonderful 1976’s track “Disco from a Space Show”, followed by Mandré and his “Final Funk”, taken form 79’s LP M3000. Some boogie with Komiko and “Feel Allright”, a 12” released by SAM in ’82, followed by a fresh 7” release, The Mardo Bump Society with “Orange Thievery”. Then, Mark de Clive-Lowe & the Rotterdam Jazz Orchestra will take us to the space with “Take The Space Trane”, from their homonimous new LP, followed by Sonny Stitt feat. Eddie Russ, interpreting “Tornado”, from the homonimous 70’s LP, and Carl Grubbs, with “Scorcher (instrmental)”, both availables also on the 2012 compilation Sadar Bahar Presents Soul In The Hole. Another disco monster, with Sandy’s Gang and “Hungry”, taken from Al Kent’s Disco Love 3 - Even More Rare Disco-Soul Uncovered, before to landing with Joe Thomas, and his “Thank You (MopMop rework)”, originally on his 74’s LP Joy of Cookin. Enjoy the trip!
TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow#14 (15feb13)
February 19, 2013 02:16 AM PST
A new flight full of music! We start from the 20’s, with Lovie Austin and Her Blues Serenaders, and their “Charleston South Carolina”, followed by Clarence Williams & His Orchestra, playing “Wild Flower Rag”. Then, we stop in the 50’s, and we’ll listen to Joan Shaw, and his “Evil Gal’s Daughter Blues”, and Ray Charles with the anthem “Hallelujah, I love her so”. After that, it’s time to Willie Wright and his “I’m So Happy Now”, followed by the new Daptone release, the voices of Como Mamas singing “Old Landmark”. Then we move South, first in Cuba, to listent to Merceditas Valdés and his 64’s track “Invocación a Elegguá y Changó”, and then in Brasil, with Joyce playing “Aldeia de Ogum”. More latin grooves with Cortijo y su Maquina del Tiempo, with “Carnaval (Plena Dulce)”, followed by Eddy Louiss and his 68’s track “Mazurka Cacodou”. A stop in Africa, wiht the Sweet Talks and their “Akampanye”, and with Niama Makalou & Africa Soul Band, playing “Kognokoura”, before the landing with The Ben Gunn Mento Band and their “Jumbee”. Enjoy!
TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #13 (1feb13)
February 11, 2013 12:07 PM PST
Ready for the new trip, take your place on board en enjoy! We start with
TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #12 (24jan13)
February 01, 2013 04:08 AM PST
We start this trip from Ghana with C.K. Mann & his Carousel 7, playing “Asafo Beesuon (Medley)”, from their LP Funky Highlife, and we follow with Ebo Taylor & Uhuru Yenzu and their “You Need Love” from the LP Conflict/Nkru!, both LPs rereleased now by Mr. Bongo. Another track from Ghana, the powerfull “Locomotive Train (Locomotive Beat)” by the African Brothers Band, and then we listen to a new hot release, Fumaça Preta with “Vou-Me Libertar”, followed by the JD Evils Dynamite Band, and their “Haaa sheesh”. After that, some heavy R&B tracks, first with Jack Mc Vea playing “Fiddlesticks”, and then with two tunes of Jimmy Preacher Ellis, “Cry no More” and “Since i Fell For You”, taken from the Tramp Records release The Story of Jimmy Preacher Ellis.For the landing, the piano of Sammy Price playing “Funky Butt Boogie”. Enjoy the flight!TheFlyingCarpet #11 (18jan13) with Bombino to the desert
January 25, 2013 04:55 AM PST
We’re very proud to have on board with us Ghoumour Oumara Moctar, best known aka Bombino. a young Tuareg guitarist and songwriter, was raised during an era of armed struggles for independence and violent suppression by government forces. His electrifying jams capture the spirit of resistance and rebellion while echoing with guitar riffs reminiscent of fellow Africans Tinariwen and Ali Farka Touré not to mention rock and blues icons such as Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker and Jimmy Page. We’ll discover his beginning with guitars and music, his relation with the desert, and his though about music and life. Take your place on board and enjoy this wonderful trip to the desert!
1 - Bombino - “Tar Hani (My Love)” [LP Agadez, Cumbancha, 2011]
TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #10 (11jan2012)
January 18, 2013 10:33 AM PST
Welcome to anther trip with TheFlyingCarpet. We’ll start with Milt Buckner and his track “Margie”, followed by Philip Cohran and The Artistic Heritage Ensemble, playing “The African Look” and Guapacha, with “Cha cha be bop”.
TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #9 (21dec12)
December 26, 2012 02:30 AM PST
Another flight is ready for you, board on and enjoy it! We’ll start with HE3 and his “Civilization”, from the third volume of Herman Eberitzsch’s unreleased material, followed by Darwin’s Theory playing “On A Lovely Night Like This”. Then, we’ll discover
December 17, 2012 01:26 AM PST
This week, the carpet takes you in a wonderful trip throught the South of Mali, between 1973 and 1979. We’ll start the flight with the Super Biton de Segou and their “Yèrè Jabô”, from their 1977 LP, followed by Le Kéné-Star De Sikasso, playing “Fitiriwale”, form their homonimous ’77 LP, both released by Mali Kunkan. )We follow the trip with the Tentemba Jazz du Mali, interpretating “Yayoroba”, also released in ’77 by Badmos, followed by the Orchestre Kanaga de Mopti, and their ode to the band’s musical director “Sory Bamba”, another 77’s LP by Mali Kunkan label. Then, we move to Bamako, to listen the Rail Band, with the fat groove of “Moko Jolo”, form their 73’s LP Buffet Hotel de la Gare, and then Les Ambassadeurs du Motel with the track “Wara”, released by Sonafric in 1976. For the landing, Sadio Kouyaté et Le Trio Manding Du Mali, and their “Marigoundo”. Enjoy the flight!
TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow #7 (7dec12)
December 11, 2012 09:06 AM PST
Ready for a new flight, very bluesy! We start with John Lee Hooker and his 48’s track “Boogie Chillen”, followed by “Mardi Gras in New Orleans”, by Professor Longhair, Big Maybelle’s “Ocean of Tears”, and Debbie Moore, singing “Baby Won’t You Please Come Home”. Then, we’ll listen to Maxine Sullivan ft. Fats Weller Orchestra, with “Honeysuckle Rose” and Ruth Brown singing “Teardrops From My Eyes”. More grooves with Little Curtis & The Blues, and their “Soul Desire”, with Vern Blair Debate and “Super Funk”, followed by Lito Orquesta Barrientos, playing “Push & Pull“, and Pretty Purdie, with “Soul Drums”. Then, it’s the turn of HE3 (Herman Eberitzsch) project, playing “Dark Angels”, from the forthcoming HE3 Project Vol. 3, followed by Barbara Acklin and “Am I The Same Girl”. For the landing, the Metronomes, with their interpretation of “Night In Tunisia”. Enjoy the trip!
TheFlyingCarpet RadioShow 6 (30nov12)
December 04, 2012 03:57 AM PST
We start this new trip from Brazil, with Baden Powell & Vinicius de Moraes playing for us “Canto de Xango”, from their LP Os Afro-Sambas, followed by Dizzie Gillespie’s “Jambo, from 1964’s LP Jambo Caribe. We’ll follow with the wonderful "Mongolia", by Palle Mikkelborg, from Spiritual Jazz vol. 3, and Louis Xavier, playing “Steps”.
Imaginary trips throught musical worlds.
TheFlyingCarpet, 60 minutes' excursions in history of music and society. We are a weekly radio show dedicated to black music. Particularly, we center our attention on different african music (afrobeat, afrojazz, afrodisco) and other black music (jazz, funk, disco, boogie, detroit, etc.). We are broadcasting weekly in the city on the 100.5 fm dial from a 25 years old radio station « Radio Ciutat Vella » situated in the heart of the old city of Barcelona. Flight with us! Contacts, infos request, booking & promotional issues >> firstname.lastname@example.org _______________________________________________ TheFlyingCarpet 60は音楽および社会の歴史の脱線の時間を精密に計った: 即興のafrojazz深い音楽ディスコ音溝のbasslinesの儀式の種族の都市ブギウギ私達との幻覚性音壊れ目の恐怖のafrobeatのディスコ音楽noirの黒さの単一性の詩歌飛行!
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