Tag Archives: calypso

2013-07-05 Calypsos + Kobo Town interview

Kobo TownA celebration this week of Trinidad’s calypso roots and the various global branches of calypso today, plus an interview with Drew Gonsalves, leader of Kobo Town, on his contemporary take on this music and Kobo Town’s new album Jumbie in the Jukebox. Plus some new releases and concert previews in hour 2.

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2013-06-07 Music of the Caribbean

STG - Caribbean SoundsThis week, a variety of music from around the Caribbean. You may hear calypso, reggae, ska, son, salsa, bachata, soca, Cuban hip-hop, and other styles of music. The show was prompted by great new CDs by Kobo Town and Lord Mouse & the Kalypso Katz — be sure to check those out, along with the stunning new Afro-Latin album from Osvaldo Hernandéz-Napoles. Hour 2 veered more toward new releases. Enjoy, and have a great weekend!

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