Bambu Hut

Saturdays 4PM

Presented by King Keith (Keith Williams), South Plains Drifter (Luke Hebden),  Raul Pa Nui (Raul Manriquez) and Señor Bambu (Brent Clough)

Bambu Hut is a showcase for an incredible diversity of tropical popular musics, old and new, from the Caribbean, Asia-Pacific, South America and Africa. We also make connections to African-American sounds from the US. Your Bambu Hut hosts hail from various points on this musical planet – Australia, Chile, Jamaica, and Aotearoa/New Zealand – each with a deep love and knowledge of particular tropical styles. King Keith (Keith Williams), South Plains Drifter (Luke Hebden), Raul Pa Nui (Raul Manriquez) and Señor Bambu (Brent Clough) will guide you through the intricacies and profound pleasures of ska, calypso, R&B, rocksteady, reggae, lover’s rock, dub, samba, forro, mambo, salsa, chicha, bugalú, Latin jazz, cumbia, kompa, slack-key, exotica, highlife, juju, Afrobeat and more. Drop by the Bambu Hut for a joyful, party-starting Saturday afternoon!

Recent Episodes

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 24th June, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 24th June, 2017
04:03pm The- Skatalites - Road Block
RELEASE: Stretching Out - LABEL: Danceteria
04:07pm Baba Brooks - Boat Ride
RELEASE: Original Ska Explosion Volume 2 - LABEL: Carib Gem Records
04:11pm The Skatalites - Samson
RELEASE: The Skatalites and friends at Randy's - LABEL: VP Records
04:14pm Jackie Mittoo - Everybody Plays The Fool
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
04:19pm Burning Spear - The Invasion
RELEASE: Marcus Garvey - LABEL: Island
04:21pm Jackie Mittoo - El Bang Bang
RELEASE: El Bang Bang - LABEL: Studio One
04:28pm Tyrone Taylor - Cottage in Negril
RELEASE: Jet Star Reggae Max - LABEL: Jet Star Reggae
04:32pm Lorna Bennett - Breakfast In Bed
RELEASE: This Is Lorna Bennett - LABEL: Harry J Records
04:36pm Judy Mowatt - Mellow Mood
RELEASE: Album Mellow Mood - LABEL: Tuff Gong
04:39pm Tommy McCook - Dracula
RELEASE: - - LABEL: RIOR
04:57pm The Skatalites - Beardman Ska
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Supreme Label
04:58pm Gregory Isaacs - Oh what a feeling
RELEASE: Cool Ruler - LABEL: Taxi
04:58pm Culture - Natty never get dreary
RELEASE: Two Sevens Clash - LABEL: Taxi
04:59pm Black Uhuru - Plastic Smile
RELEASE: Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - LABEL: Taxi
05:06pm Sly and Robbie - Unmetered Taxi
RELEASE: Taxi Fare - LABEL: Taxi
05:11pm The Maytals with Byron Lee and the Dragonaires - Bam Bam
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Island
05:13pm The Islanders - Love in the Cemetary
RELEASE: Merengae / Calypso Collection - LABEL: Village Records
05:17pm Sarah Vaughan - Nice work if you can get it
RELEASE: The Four Queens - LABEL: Columbia
05:18pm Sherman Williams - Hello
RELEASE: Jump Blues Jamaica Way - LABEL: Fantastic Voyage
05:22pm Dennis Brown - Things in Life
RELEASE: Milk and Honey - LABEL: RAS Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 17th June, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 17th June, 2017
The Skatalites - Freedom Sounds
RELEASE: Stretching Out - LABEL: ROIR
Tommy McCook & the Super Sonic - Top Secret
RELEASE: Top Scret - LABEL: Beatville Records
Prince Buster - Madness
RELEASE: Freedom Sounds - LABEL: -
Derrick & Patsy - Housewifes' Choice
RELEASE: Independent Jamaica: Songs of Freedom from the Treasure Isle - LABEL: Trojan Records
Justin Hines & The Dominoes - Rub Up, Push Up
RELEASE: Freedom Sounds - LABEL: -
Lloyd Clarke - Love you the Most
RELEASE: Independent Jamaica: Songs of Freedom from the Treasure Isle - LABEL: Trojan Records
Baba Brooks - Lara's Theme
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Treasure Isle
I Roy - Lean on Me (Feme Version)
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Splash
Sanchez - You make my day
RELEASE: No More Heartaches - LABEL: VP Records
Tommy McCook - Scattered Lights
RELEASE: Ska-Ra-Van - LABEL: Westside
The Heptones - Country Boy
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Clocktower Records
Susan Cadogan - Hurts So Good
RELEASE: - - LABEL: R & T
The Meditations - Sympathy
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Love
Slim Smith and The Uniques - Watch this Sound
RELEASE: Watch This Sound - LABEL: Pressure Sounds
The Hippy Boys - This is It
RELEASE: Reggae with The Hippy Boys - LABEL: High Note
Bob Marley and The Wailers - Small Axe
RELEASE: Burnin' - LABEL: Island Records
Vivian Jackson and The Defenders - Love Thy Neighbour
RELEASE: Conquering Lion - LABEL: Prophet Record
Bob Marley and The Wailers - Satisfy my soul
RELEASE: Kaya - LABEL: Island Records
The Jolly Boys of Port Antonio - Go Down a Manuel Road
RELEASE: - - LABEL: -
Lord Spoon and David - Woman a love you in the night time
RELEASE: Merengae/ Calypso Collection - LABEL: Village Records
Jolly Boys of Port Antonio - Ring of Fire
Sanchez - He ain't heavy he's my brother
RELEASE: No more Heartaches - LABEL: VP Records
Gregory Isaacs - Border
RELEASE: One man against the world: The best of Gregory Isaacs - LABEL: VP Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 10th June, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 10th June, 2017
Harold Richardson and The Ticklers - Glamour Gal
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Melodisc
Mac Beth, the Great with Gerald Clark and his Original Calypsos - My Donkey Want Water (hold 'em Joe)
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Musicraft
Byron Lee & the Dragonaires - Frankenstein Ska
RELEASE: Dance the Ska - LABEL: BMN
Desmond Dekker & The Aces - It's a Shame
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Beverley's
Lord Tanamo - I am Holding On
RELEASE: - - LABEL: SEP Records
The Spanishtonians - Rudie Gets Plenty
RELEASE: Trojan Ska Box Set - LABEL: Trojan Records
Prince Buster - Enjoy Yourself
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Voice of the People
The Heptones - Hypocrite
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Green Door
Toots and The Maytals - Alidina
RELEASE: The Very Best Of Toots & The Maytals - LABEL: Music Club
Alton Ellis & The Flames - Girl I've Got a Date
RELEASE: Trojan Ska Box Set - LABEL: Trojan Records
Bob Marley and The Wailing Wailers - Stir it Up
LABEL: Wail'N Soul'M
Ken Boothe - Feel Good
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
Ken Boothe - The Train is coming
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Studio One
The Eternals - Queen of the Minstrels
RELEASE: Studio One Soul - LABEL: Soul Jazz Records
Jimmy Cliff and The Pioneers - Let your Yeah be Yeah
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Trojan Records
Eric Donaldson - Cherry Oh Baby
RELEASE: Eric Donaldson - LABEL: Trojan Records
Felix Gross - What's Your Style, Baby
RELEASE: Essential Rhythm & Blues (1947-1955) - LABEL: Master Classics Records
Gene Ammons - Ammons Boogie
RELEASE: The Gene Ammons Story: The 78 Era - LABEL: 1951 Prestige Records, Inc.
Hal Paige and The Whalers - Going Back To My Hometown
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Fury Records
Gregory Isaacs - Rock Away
RELEASE: - - LABEL: Horse
Dennis Brown - Wolf and Leopards
RELEASE: Wolf and Leopards - LABEL: DEB Music
The Melodians - Sweet Sensation
RELEASE: Sweet Sensation - LABEL: Harry J Records

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 3rd June, 2017

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 27th May, 2017

Bambu Hut - 04:00pm - Saturday 20th May, 2017

Playlist
Bambu Hut - 12:00am Saturday 20th May, 2017
The Wailers - Simmer down
RELEASE: The Wailing Wailers
Byron Lee and the Dragonaires - Jamaican Ska