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Journey Without Maps
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May 14, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Journey Without Maps brings you vintage, rare, and underground global music from uncharted sonic territories. Every week, I unearth a new musical landscape: African soul & funk, Latin rhythms, eastern European electronica, Middle East psychedelic, Asian surf rock … and more.
Journey Without Maps is a production of WERA-LP 96.7 FM and Arlington Independent Media. For archives, updates, and to broadcast the episodes on your station, contact:
From the nightclubs of the capital Addis Ababa to the coffeehouses of Washington, DC and its outlying suburbs – emerge hypnotic sounds. This is jazz, funk, soul with a pentatonic edge and electronic experimentation rooted in folk traditions. On this episode, we return to Ethiopia and pay respect to classic and contemporary sounds. Getatchew Mekurya, Hailu Mergia, Asselefetch Ashine And Getenesh Kebret, Mahmoud Ahmed, Berhe Raza, and experimental artists from the Washington-DC based 1432 R record label.

Getatchew Mekurya "Yegenet muziqa" from "Ethiopiques, Vol. 14: Negus of Ethiopian Sax" on Buda musique
Hailu Mergia "Yegle Nesh" from "Hailu / Yegle Nesh - Single" on Philophon
Berhe Raza "Kule" from "Out of Addis" on Eastern Connection
Asselefetch Ashine, Getenesh Kebret & Army Band "Amlak abet abet" from "Ethiopiques, Vol. 13: The Golden Seventies (Ethiopian Groove)" on Buda musique
Mahmoud Ahmed "Atawurulegn lela" from "Éthiopiques, Vol. 7: Mahmoud Ahmed (1975)" on Buda musique
Hailu Mergia "Amrew Demkew" from "Hailu Mergia & His Classical Instrument: Shemonmuanaye" on Awesome Tapes From Africa
Yishak Banjaw "Libey Ma'aduley" from "Love Songs, Vol. 2 (Deluxe Edition)" on Teranga Beat
Habtamu Assefa "Gubiliye" from "Out of Addis" on Eastern Connection
Ayalew Mesfin & Black Lion Band "Gedawo" from "Ethiopiques, Vol. 13: The Golden Seventies (Ethiopian Groove)" on Buda musique
Mikael Seifu "How to Save a Life (Vector of Eternity)" from "Zelalem - EP" on RVNG INTL.
Ethiopian Records "In My Sleep" from "In My Sleep EP 12"" on 1432 R

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