Give 'Em The Boot Episode October 24, 2006

Give 'em the boot Broadcast on 24-Oct-2006

12:59pm - 2:00am

Great roots music from all around Italy 1. Filippo Gambetta 'La lumaca equilibrista' - 3.25
Pria Goaea (Felmay 2002)

2. Mau Mau 'Ratatoj' - 3.11
Bass Paradis (EMI 1994)
3. Agricantus 'Amatevi' - 4.49
Best of Agricantus (CNI 1999)
4. Mau Mau 'La via salata' - 3.21
Bass Paradis (EMI 1994)

* Mau Mau came into the world in Turin in 1991. They are Luca Morino (voice and guitar), Fabio Barovero (voice and accordion) and Bienvenu Nsongan (from Cameroun, voice and percussions). Their music is a blend of different styles mixed together to generate a new language, a blend of northern and southern Mediterranean atmospheres. The lyrics of their songs are about emigration, poverty, hunger, the suburbs, expectations, amusement and computers. Their use of language is very peculiar: Italian, Piedmont dialect, Spanish, English and French.
* Agricantus from Palermo, Sicily were formed in 1979. They play world music fusion - a mix of ethnic, trance and ambient music.

5. Ridillo 'Mondo Nuovo' - 3.57
Ridillo (Best Sound 1996)
6. Jovanotti 'Stella cometa' - 3.52
Lorenzo 1999 Capo Horn (Soleluna 1999)
7. Ridillo 'Il poeta si diverte' - 4.21
Ridillo (Best Sound 1996)

* Ridillo are a funk/pop band from Emilia Romagna, formed in 1991.
* Jovanotti, a DJ from Tuscany, started his career as a rapper and now incorporates music from many diverse cultures into his original compositions.

8. Jovanotti 'Ti sposero'' - 5.03
Lorenzo 2002 Il Quinto Mondo (Soleluna 2002)
9. 24 Grana 'Kanzone doce' - 4.14
Tora! Tora! 02 disc 2 (Mescal 2002)
10. Afterhours 'Quello che non c'e'' - 3.42
Tora! Tora! 02 disc 1 (Mescal 2002)

* 24 Grana are from Naples. They were formed in 1995.
* Afterhours come from Milan, and made their debut in 1990.

11. Ustmamo 'Storto' - 3.05
s/t (Virgin 1993)
12. Casa del vento 'Carne da cannone' - 4.16
Tora! Tora! 02 disc 2 (Mescal 2002)

* Ustmamo are from Emilia Romagna and sing in their local dialect as well as Italian.
* Casa del vento are from Arezzo