It’s all about Diego El Cigala – his music, his thoughts – in honor of the last week of his North American tour to promote the release of his new CD, Tangos, which has already been nominated for a Grammy. If he wins it, it will the the third for this versatile and generous Madrileño.
Illuminous 2/3 Two thirds of Twin Cities hip hop group Illuminous 3 (Mavin MC; Freeze) visit the Radio Pocho studio to share some tracks of their latest EP Montessori (Available for download for free: http://www.divshare.com/download/15805040-36b)
Enjoy some Jorge Ben, Los Invasores de Nuevo Leon, La Mafia, Rotary Connection, Musical Youth, Grace Jones, Inner Circle and much much more…
Tonight we celebrated Dia de Los Muertos (Day of The Dead) with a big Cumbia set, and some other Latin flavored tracks. Additionally, we featured some tracks we never got to on last week’s Echo Chamber of Horrors special. On top of this we debuted some brand new reggae and dub from McPullish & Dub Fanatic, Roots Nation, GemStone & Asante Amen, Cherine, The Dropsteppers, The Prizefighters, LoveAvalanche feat. MC Benjammin, Droegenbwoys & El Bib, and our own Mutant Frogs!
Leah Hagar Cohen talks with us about her fourth novel The Grief of Others, which The New York Times calls her best work yet.
Also on this week’s show, we talk with J. Otis Powell! about his upcoming project, Duende and the Sound of Soul, which he will perform with Alexs Pate, Louis Alemayehu, e.g. bailey, Andrea Jenkins, Leah Nelson, and musicians Tom Kanthak and Katherine Pehrson November 14th.