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Here's an unusual format for the Caipirinha Appreciation Society show in recent years. To celebrate the presence of our special guest - Marcelo Vig, original co-presenter of the show back in its first, London-based incarnation - this episode was recorded in the same LIVE, improvised fashion of old! Great music, as usual, especially the stuff from Vig's up and coming solo album Om'Dub. Listen in and learn all about it!

"Special Chicken songs"
Hosted by Yvan "Dustaphonics "Serrano Fontova aka DJ Healer Selecta
with special guest Nick Brown Intoxica
Another great show of authentic 50's 60's 70's music on original vinyl 45.
Tracklisting:
1/ LONNIE MACK: CHICKEN PICKIN
2/ KOKO TAYLOR: EGG OR THE HEN
3/ THE METRONOMES: THE CHICKIE GOO
4/ HASIL ADKINS: CHICKEN WALK
5/ ANDRE WILLIAMS: GREASY CHICKEN
6/ KING LEO & THE CHAMPION: CHICKEN SCRATCH PART 1
7/ EARL HOOKER: DO THE CHICKEN
8/ THE RADORS: FINGER LICKING CHICKEN

CAS Roda

As the Caipirinha Appreciation Society envoy to the United States returns from her travels, we thank our American fan-base for their warm welcome with this samba-packed episode.

Is Fair trade fair for all involved in the production of tea, coffee and other commodities? The Fair Trade, Employment and Poverty Reduction in Ethiopia and Uganda project set out to improve our understanding of how global trade in agricultural commodities affects the lives of poor rural Africans, especially through wage employment. Listen to Professor Christopher Cramer (Development Studies, SOAS) talk to Dr. Michael Jennings, (Chairman of the Centre of African Studies, SOAS) about the methodology, findings and implications of this DFID funded 4-year study in Ethiopia and Uganda.

Fenomeno Show live at Soas Radio featuring special guests Afrikan Simba & In Search Of.

Leading Gnawi & multi-talented musician Boujemaa Bouboul guested on this A World In London! Shedding light on the origins of Gnawa music and tradition, Boujemaa brought his hypnotic rhythms alive in the studio!

MADERA HAS LEFT THE BUILDING...

... but only for the Summer. And so, with thoughts of sun, sea & sand, with bucket & spade in hand, its a Balearic Beach Bar special all the way. See you in Autumn. You know who you are...

Cal Jader drops a more dance floor orientated show of Latin beats starting with a exclusive Aroop Roy summer anthem remix of Jorge Ben. Plus a Lambada - Dancehall mash up, Brazilian Hip Hop, Rastarinha, digital Cumbia and following his great recent show in London a track from the last Caetano Veloso album.

ITS A GAME OF TWO HALVES, MADERA...

Resistance was futile. Kind of. And the inevitable Brasilian theme as a programming idea crept in. But only for the first half, ... then it was back to the usual tiqui-taca fickle musical flicking from country to country we know and expect from MADERA!

Underground Latin beats from Cuba to Colombia, Peru to Puerto Rico and Argentina. With a special Chilean triplet with folk swing from Juana Fe & Nano Stern, Ska Jazz from Santiago Downbeat and laid back hip hop from Ana Tijoux. Plus a healthy dose of Brazilian selections from the new Kafundo comp on Dutty Artz, a Drumagick d'n'b mix of Da Lata, and an exclusive futebol themed tune from Nina Miranda who's playing at Joga Bola Festival at Rich Mix during the world cup.

In this public lecture, Kumi Naidoo looks at what justifies non-violent direct action, and discusses when and why it should be deployed. Dr Naidoo draws on recent campaigns such as last year's protest at an Arctic oil drilling rig, which saw activists arrested by Russian authorities and held for 100 days, and the anti-apartheid struggle he was part of in his home country, South Africa.

Dynamic young rapper & masterful lyricist Afrikan Boy was on this A World In London! Ambassador for Yoruba roots, Afrobeats, and Urban London, Afrikan Boy gave us an exclusive preview of his album ABCD, hot off the presses! See him at Celebrating Sanctuary on June 15th before he zooms off for some gigs in Lagos next week!

In this Governance in Africa Conversations podcast produced by the School of Oriental and African Studies(SOAS)/Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Dr. Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director of Greenpeace International, talks about natural resources in Africa, governance and the effects of climate change.

In time for the world cup a Brazil focussed show mostly featuring a DJ mix from DJ Mais Um Gringo aka Lewis Robinson from the label Mais Um Discos some of the fresh sounds from the label's artist roster including Bixiga 70, Lucas Santtana and Dona Onete plus some tracks from the new compilation and few other exclusive bangers. Right the way from Afrobeat to Carimbo, Dub, Hip Hop, Techno Brega and Rasterinha to the classic rock song from Raul Seixas that gives the mix it's name 'Sociedade Alternativa'. Before that we celebrate the Joga Bola festival at Rich Mix with tracks from Gilles Peterson, Maga Bo and Tulipa - all performing at the venue throughout the world cup.

SOMETHING'S BURNING, MADERA

Hot hot hot Global Glitch action all the way from Brasil to Thailand, via Colombia, Morocco & Kenya. Scorchio...