A special broadcast of Global Rhythm Radio featuring conversations with Grammy-award winning producer IAN BRENNAN (Tinariwen, Zomba Prison Project). Throughout the program, your host Parisa and Ian discuss the issues with the Grammy's global nominations, rooting music consumption in anti-racist practices, the new Witch Camp album from Ghana, and much more.
Vinyl Vault Entry #13: The Genesis of Shibuya-Kei with Doctor Head’s World Tower
With the release of the 1991 album Doctor Head's World Tower, alternative rock group Flipper's Guitar introduced a wholly original sound to the burgeoning music scene in Japan, and even created a new genre dubbed "Shibuya-Kei". For this entry in the Vinyl Vault, we spoke with our friend and zine artist Randy Asakura about the history, influence and legacy of this seminal, yet underappreciated, album.
To celebrate International Women's Day 2021, DJ and T&E manager Parisa curated a two hour set highlighting women pioneers of the past and present, and reflected on their legacies in the current musical landscape.
Ronny's Record Party is for lovers of the music pantheon. Streaming monthly on Oakland's Lower Grand Radio, this all-vinyl, all-genre show explores the threads weaving together the world’s sounds, from classical, jazz, and r&b to disco, punk, and poetry. This episode moves across three major movements: first, an eclectic mix of loose leaf techno; then a walk into the folky past and other guitar music; finally, a disco house dance party.
Global Rhythm Radio is monthly radio show hosted by DJ and T&E writer Parisa, featuring both traditional and contemporary music from around the globe. This two hour episode features Mongolian folk metal, electro-cumbia, South Korean avant post-rock, Congolese drumming, Shibuya-kei pop, and so much more.