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Rupa & The April Fishes on Africa Mix

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Host Emmanuel Nado welcomes lead singer Rupa to talk about the band's latest release, "Build" and to share her unique story.  She was born to Indian parents in San Francisco and raised in the US, India, and the south of France.  Rupa & The April Fishes are one of the hottest musical acts to come out of San Francisco in the several years.  The band, which takes its name from the French version of April Fool’s Day,  is the foremost exponent of a style which cross all music boundaries.  Whether singing in French,  Spanish,  English, Romany, Hindi, or Trotzil,  she echoes the roots of all the music she grew up listening to.   Africa Mix:  Originally broadcast 11/8/12 at 9pm, listen anytime through 11/15 via KALW's Local Music Player.