• Best of 2020 – Steve Kindig (World)

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    Steve Kindig alternates on Beyond Borders Wednesday afternoon from 12-2 (eastern). Artist(s)/Album/Label Modou Toure/Touki/Arc Music A sweet slice of upbeat Afropop that features both modern and traditional sounds. Bab L’Bluz/Nayda!/Real World Using Gnawa trance music as a base, this quartet of young Moroccan and French musicians blends in rock, blues, and funk to create a […]

  • Steve Kindig’s Best World Albums of 2015

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    Steve Kindig, host of Radio Tropicale (Wednesday, 12-2 pm) In no particular order (Artist/Album/Label) with thoughts and top pick off each album Grupo Fantasma/Problemas/Blue Corn Music This Grammy-winning Austin-based 9-piece band delivers another horn-drenched blast of Latin funk. Top picks: “Descarga Pura Y Dura” and “Cayuco.” Amara Toure/Amara Toure 1973-1980/Analog Africa Yet another essential release […]

  • Steve Kindig’s Best Folk Albums of 2015

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    Steve Kindig, Atlantic Weekly I (Saturday, 8-10 am est) In no particular order (Artist/Album/Label) with thoughts and top pick off each album Pharis & Jason Romero/A Wanderer I’ll Stay/Lula This duo was one of 2015’s happiest discoveries. On track after track there’s a purity to their singing and playing that’s striking. Gorgeous harmonies. Fans of […]