The Weekly Mix, Vol. 737 - Enkutatash

The Weekly Mix
Hosted by Gabriel Teodros

September 11th is the start of the new year on the Ethiopian, Eritrean and Coptic calendars, so in honor of, KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros connects with fellow Ethiopian-American musician, organizer, and DJ Munit Mesfin to bring us a sampling of some of the most exciting new music out of Ethiopia and the diaspora, along with a few classics.


 
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Munit Mesfin // photo by Michael Tsegaye

September 11th is the start of the new year on the Ethiopian, Eritrean and Coptic calendars, so in honor of, KEXP DJ Gabriel Teodros connects with fellow Ethiopian-American musician, organizer, and DJ Munit Mesfin to bring us a sampling of some of the most exciting new music out of Ethiopia and the diaspora, along with a few classics. We also learn about Munit's time as a morning show host on Afro FM in Addis Ababa, the connection of Admas to everything, and a little bit about the state of Ethiopia today. Artists featured include Teref Kasahun, Iri Di, Jano Band, Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience, Tommy T with Mahmoud Ahmed, and a world premiere of a new song from Munit feat. Kenny Allen.

1. Teref Kasahun - Demo’Na
2. Iri Di - Waymala
3. Rahel Getu - Tilobign
4. Munit Mesfin feat. Kenny Allen - Man Ale Ende Enae
5. Lemlem Hailemichael - Gedam
6. Yohana feat. Tsedi - Yelel
7. Tommy T feat. Mahmoud Ahmed - Anchin
8. Admas - Anchi Bale Game
9. Zebiba Girma - Yamal Qenew
10. Chelina - Ayzon
11. Jano Band & Hewan Gebrewold - Ane
12. Belina & Yohanna E - Back To You
13. Burntface feat. Scholar Black, Surafel & Walta - U Abesha?
14. Ahadu feat. AB - Qal'oo
15. Te'Amir & Professor H feat. Jimetta Rose, Hugh Augustine, Godfrey at Large, Arima Ederra, Seti X & Thurz - Here & Now
16. Mulatu Astatke & Black Jesus Experience - Living On Stolen Land

All background instrumentals heard during the mic breaks are produced by Burntface.

Gabriel Teodros is the host of Early on KEXP, every weekday from 5-7am PT on KEXP.org, the KEXP app or 90.3 FM in Seattle.

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