A lot of great sounds tonight…including 2 new EPs from Secret Archives of the Vatican a dubwise summer mix (“Dubble Trubble from Pete Cogle’s Podcast Factory); the soundtrack from Eric Hilton’s new film Babylon Central; and a couple of Michael Rose selections to commemorate his appearance at the 5th annual Bayfront Reggae Festival.
Kurtis Scaletta discusses Mamba Point, a book for middle-grade readers inspired by his childhood in Liberia. In a recent starred review, Kirkus Reviews called the book “A tale tinted with magical realism that is by turns scary and very funny.”
Award-winning children’s book author John Coy also joins us to discuss his ongoing series for younger readers. John Coy is the author of 9 books ranging from picture books to young adult novels.
“Gacho!” This episode explores the lost genre of Freestyle, Colombian Vallenato (cumbia), Soul and Funk, and Latino Hip Hop. Tambien, we give a shout out to the entire island of Puerto Rico. Look inside for more details and playlists ese.