Today’s track was picked by Continental Drift DJ Claire.
Hailing from Cuba, Los Zafiros (The Sapphires) were a close-harmony vocal group that was part of the filín movement that combined American doo-wop with Cuban genres like bolero and bossa nova. Their album Bossa Cubana was re-released in 1999, and their track “He Venido” was featured on the show Breaking Bad.
Happy Friday WNUR fans! Here’s a fun track to take you into the weekend, courtesy of Phat Beats DJ Pat.
Show You Suck is a Chicago rapper with a growing local fanbase who just released his first for-sale album, DudeBro. He’s got a ton of free projects up online. He’s known for fun raps about unorthodox rap subjects (eg nachos. He also has a song called “80s Boobs”).
Today’s track of the day comes from SoSaLa, the NYC jazz quintet by way of Germany, Iran, and Senegal. They will be performing tonight in Northwestern’s Dittmar Gallery at 8:30PM for free! Space is limited, come early!
Today’s track is from Drift DJ Jessica! Agnes Obel is a Danish singer/songwriter. Her first album, Philharmonics, won five prizes at the Danish Music Awards, including Best Album and Best Debut. Her latest, Avertine, was released on September 30th of this year. Check it out!