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Favoriting January 11, 2020:

Johanna Tzipkine on the Cosmic Rai of Sofiane Saidi and Mazalda and Algerian Music in France

The annual APAP arts presenters conference brings artists to New York for showcase concerts. It also brings people here who help make the music happen, like Johanna Tzipkine. The onetime radio DJ from Marseille joins us to introduce the edgy French-Algerian music of Sofiane Saidi and Mazalda plus other new global sounds from across the Atlantic. Saidi and Mazalda play two big world music showcases this weekend: Saturday night's Secret Planet at Drom and Sunday night's globalFEST at the Copacabana.

Check out Sofiane Saidi and Mazalda's excellent album El Ndjoum: https://sofianesaidimazalda.bandcamp.com/

Like Sofiane Saidi and Mazalda on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Sofiane.saidimusic/

And learn / see / hear more at http://sofianesaidi.com//.

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New Approx. start time
Waipot Petsuwan  Mia Chaa (My Darling)   Favoriting Various Artists: Thai Beat A Go-Go Vol. 2        0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Viparat Piengsuwan  Nai Teum (Cool Guy)   Favoriting Various Artists: Thai Beat A Go-Go Vol. 2        0:04:36 (Pop-up)
Kazuyuki Sekiguchi  5963 Rock n Roll   Favoriting Ukelele Caravan        0:07:05 (Pop-up)
Haruomi Hosono  Fujiyama Mama   Favoriting Paraiso        0:10:17 (Pop-up)
Brave Combo  Sukiyaki Twist   Favoriting ÉÉjhanaika        0:13:16 (Pop-up)
Sabelo Mathe  Hambanini   Favoriting Various Artists: Bulawayo Blue Yodel  Mississippi  New compilation  *   0:22:06 (Pop-up)
Jean-Bosco Mwenda  Masanga   Favoriting Jean-Bosco Mwenda  Mississippi  New anthology  *   0:24:35 (Pop-up)
The Good Ones  The Farmer   Favoriting Rwanda, You Should Be Loved  Anti-    *   0:27:37 (Pop-up)
Peru Negro  Lando   Favoriting Peru Negro  VampiSoul  New reissue  *   0:31:22 (Pop-up)
Ani Cordero  Mi Machete   Favoriting El Machete  Panapen    *   0:37:36 (Pop-up)
Cumbia River Band  En La Mar (Soledad)   Favoriting Rio  Chia    *   0:40:46 (Pop-up)
Conjunto Miramar  Cumbia de Estrellas   Favoriting Cumbias Con El Miramar  VampiSoul  New reissue  *   0:45:04 (Pop-up)
El Afrocombo  Bomba Pa' Los Cueros   Favoriting Pan Con Salsa  VampiSoul  New reissue  *   0:48:42 (Pop-up)
Minyo Crusaders  Aizubandaisan   Favoriting Echoes of Japan  Mais Um Discos    *   0:50:33 (Pop-up)
Misora Hibari  Omatsuri Mambo   Favoriting Various Artists: Japan Retro Hits        0:56:50 (Pop-up)
Joanna Tzipkine  Interview (about Sofiane Saidi)   Favoriting         1:05:09 (Pop-up)
Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda  El Ndjoum   Favoriting El Ndjoum  Airfono  GIG: Tonight at Drom (Secret Planet Showcase); Tomorrow night at Copacabana (Globalfest Showcase)    1:10:43 (Pop-up)
Cheikha Rimitti  Ghir el Baroud   Favoriting Ghir el Baroud  Michel Levy Productions      1:15:31 (Pop-up)
Sofiane Saidi  Interview   Favoriting         1:20:22 (Pop-up)
Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda  La Classe Fi Las Vegas (Las Vegas Class)   Favoriting El Ndjoum  Airfono      1:26:06 (Pop-up)
Acid Arab feat Sofiane Saidi  Rimitti Dor   Favoriting Jdid  Crammed Discs    *   1:32:11 (Pop-up)
Mohamed Lamouri & Groupe Mostla  Sbart Ou Tal Adabi   Favoriting Underground Raï Love  Almost Musique      1:40:52 (Pop-up)
Rachid Taha  Ida   Favoriting Diwân  Barclay      1:50:21 (Pop-up)
Raïna Raï  Zina   Favoriting Hagda  Blue Moon Productions      1:55:56 (Pop-up)
Mauvais Œil  Asha   Favoriting Nuits de Velours      *   2:00:54 (Pop-up)
Raja Meziane  Rebelle   Favoriting Single      *   2:06:51 (Pop-up)
Sofiane Saidi  Kifache Bnadem   Favoriting El Mordjane  Quart de Lune      2:12:57 (Pop-up)
Sofiane Saidi & Mazalda  Bourkan   Favoriting El Ndjoum  Airfono      2:20:02 (Pop-up)
Ammar 808 Featuring Sofiane Saidi  Degdega   Favoriting Maghreb United  Glitterbeat      2:24:34 (Pop-up)
Land Of Kush  Safe Space   Favoriting Sand Enigma  Constellation  Vocal by Maya Kuroki  *   2:30:26 (Pop-up)
Nathalie Joachim with Spektral Quartet  Suite Pour Dantan: Alleluia   Favoriting Fanm d'Ayiti  New Amsterdam    *   2:36:04 (Pop-up)
Choban Elektrik  Medley ending with Sitna Lisa   Favoriting Live at Golden Fest 2019        2:40:14 (Pop-up)
Choban Elektrik feat. Eva Salina  Ibrahim   Favoriting Live at Golden Fest 2019        2:49:35 (Pop-up)
Ork. Gypsy Kings  Live at Golden Fest 2019   Favoriting         2:54:05 (Pop-up)
Peter Stan and Zlatni Balkan Svuk  Live at Golden Fest 2019   Favoriting         2:57:05 (Pop-up)

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Organizations supporting the rights of immigrants and refugees:

(For more suggestions see https://www.bustle.com/p/9-immigration-organizations-to-donate-to-if-you-want-to-support-daca-recipients-80757.)

National Immigration Law Center: Established in 1979, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) is one of the leading organizations in the U.S. exclusively dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of low-income immigrants.

National Immigration Forum: The National Immigration Forum is one of the leading immigrant advocacy organizations in the country, with a mission to advocate for the value of immigrants and immigration to the nation.

New York Immigration Coalition: The New York Immigration Coalition aims to achieve a fairer and more just society that values the contributions of immigrants and extends opportunity to all. The NYIC promotes immigrants’ full civic participation, fosters their leadership, and provides a unified voice and a vehicle for collective action for New York’s diverse immigrant communities.

Arab American Family Support Center (New York City): The Arab-American Family Support Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-sectarian organization that provides culturally and linguistically sensitive services to immigrant communities throughout New York City.

Action NYC: ActionNYC connects New Yorkers to free, safe immigration legal help. You can make an appointment to learn your immigration legal options and get immigration application assistance. There are ActionNYC sites in all five boroughs. Appointments are required. Your appointment will be in your language.

Immigration Equality is the leading LGBTQ immigrant rights organization in the country. It provide s advice and legal services to thousands of LGBTQ and HIV-positive immigrants seeking refuge, fair treatment, and freedom in the United States. The work is truly lifesaving because there are nearly 80 countries around the world where it is a crime to be LGBTQ, with consequences up to and including the death penalty. For this reason, Immigration Equality fights to obtain asylum in the United States for LGBTQ and HIV-positive refugees - with a remarkable 99% win rate.

International Refugee Assistance Project: The International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) organizes law students and lawyers to develop and enforce a set of legal and human rights for refugees and displaced persons. Mobilizing direct legal aid and systemic policy advocacy, IRAP serves the world’s most persecuted individuals and empowers the next generation of human rights leaders.

International Rescue Committee: The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.

Kids in Need of Defense (KIND): KIND serves as the leading organization for the protection of children who enter the US immigration system alone and strives to ensure that no such child appears in immigration court without representation. We achieve fundamental fairness through high-quality legal representation and by advancing the child's best interests, safety and well-being.

Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF): AALDEF is a national organization that protects and promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans by combining litigation, advocacy, education, and community organizing. Issues / focus include immigrant rights, civic participation and voting rights, economic justice for workers, language access to services, educational equity, housing and environmental justice, and the elimination of anti-Asian violence, police misconduct, and human trafficking.

Make the Road New York (MRNY): MRNY builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

Make the Road New Jersey (MRNJ): Make the Road New Jersey builds the power of immigrant and working class communities in New Jersey to achieve dignity and justice through community organizing, legal and support services, transformative education and policy innovation.

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:05pm Smilty69:

Buenas noches, Rob & friends!
Avatar 6:07pm Bob Slee:

Ja Goeindagdan allemoale en Rob int bi'jzonder.......
Avatar 👻 6:11pm Bas NL:

Hi Rob! Hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:15pm Rob W:

Good evening folks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:16pm mariano:

Hey Rob and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:16pm full metal monkey:

Good evening Rob and fellow listeners
Avatar 6:19pm Bob Slee:

ÉÉjh !!!!!!!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 6:20pm chresti:

Hello sound paradise!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:42pm Spinning Giant:

Lovely stuff Rob! Especially enjoyable up here in the land of rural Ontario (Canada) tonight where we have no power due to the crazy storm!
  6:42pm Duck_King:

Man, Mi Machete is a jam!
  6:43pm johnzo:

great set! love everything you’ve been playing since I tuned in 20 minutes or so ago!
  6:44pm johnzo:

gonna make my bike ride to work in the cold & rain a lot more bearable too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:55pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

greetings, Rob and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:05pm radioronan:

I agree with @johnzo. Amazing hour of music so far..Thanks, Rob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:07pm Rob W:

Thanks everyone. The show will take a turn now, as it often does - but I hope you continue to enjoy it!
  7:30pm Andal:

I am really glad to learn of Sofiane. Thank you to the guest.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm Rob W:

Thanks for your comment Andal!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Rob and Johanna and Paradisians
  7:54pm Andal:

Rachid Taha rest in peace. What a voice.
  7:56pm Carmichael:

Heya Rob and trans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:02pm Handy Haversack:

Really been digging the entire turn the show took.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:04pm Rob W:

Thanks Handy Haversack!
  8:10pm Andal:

My favorite set of the new year. These selections are all splendid.
Avatar 👻 8:11pm Megaroni:

Such a great guest sharing with us all! Thank you TPSP for keeping us in the know about cool Algerian artists
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:15pm Rob W:

Thanks Megaroni, Andal and everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20pm Smilty69:

Habibi. One of the most beautiful words in language.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm coelacanth∅:

what a Lovely guest...with a lovely voice!
  8:27pm Zydeco Phil:

Hey Rob thanks for getting us psyched for tomorrow!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 8:49pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Rob and encampment. Was out on the town and streaming and now at home to catch the last bits from the living room.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:54pm Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Rob!
  8:55pm dug:

Thanks rob.
been digging it
Avatar 👻 8:56pm Bas NL:

Thanks Rob! Thanks Sofiane! I loved the Rai music!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm Rob W:

Thanks Bas and everyone, have a lovely Sunday!
Avatar 👻 Swag For Life Member 9:00pm chresti:

Thanks Rob!
  9:00pm Andal:

I think the common thread to Rob's show is "sounds like klezmer."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Rob (and Johanna)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52pm Michael 98145:

That was excellent. Thank you again.
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