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Slapping Some Soul On You! Hotpants Rare Funk Soul joins Steely in the studio to celebrate their upcoming 4-year Anniversary Show in Minneapolis. DJ Rambo Salinas gives us a retrospective run through of the team’s most trusted 45’s including singles from Little Jimmy Edwards, Willie Tee, Jimi Macon, Pamoja, Third Guitar, The Majestics, The Enchanters, The Royal Jesters many more…

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This program presents Celina González, from Cuba, Tish Hinojosa, from Texas, some examples of “pirekuas”, from Michoacán, México, and a few variations on the traditional Mexican song “Cielito lindo”. The literature segment presents popular poetry recited by Rafael Acevedo.

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Fatoumata Diawara‘s lovely new CD Fatou hit record store shelves in the UK on Tuesday and our mailbox on Wednesday (nice job Royal Mail + USPS!). We heard a couple of tracks from that record on today’s African Rhythms, along with a set of contemporary Afro-Latin-Salsa-Cumbia cuts from the USA and the usual eclectic mix of music from the continent and beyond.

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More ladies sing more tientos, and Debra Elias talks about her love of the cante, which is the impetus for her upcoming show Flamenco – Pure and Strong playing at Intermedia Arts Oct 7 and 8. To reserve tickets, CLICK HERE:http://www.dedanza.org

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We are Troy Davis feat. Quetzal Special guest Quetzal Flores from the L.A. based group Quetzal joins us on Radio Pocho to share exclusive tracks from their upcoming album Imaginaries. He also discusses the connection between activism, art and change.

With music from Cajmere, Chaka Khan, Frankie Ruiz, Curtis Mayfield, Rigo Tovar, Raices and others…we keep reclaiming roots through musica.

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This week Dr. StrangeDub and DJ Baby Swiss parked themselves at the Dub Club Tiki Bar for the “Echo Beach” end of summer special: an annual special where every track is appropriate for the Dub Club Tiki Bar – from instrumental Surf, to old R&B, Jazz, Cumbia, Chicha, Exotica Lounge, chilled Electronica, James Bond theme music, Bollywood sounds, Latin grooves, Ska, and Dub. Maybe the most eclectic list of artists ever on the Echo Chamber.

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