We sample tracks from a number of recent comps on Luv N’Haight, Now Again, Jazzman, Analog Africa, Sound Way, Secret Stash, Hot Casa Honest Jons, and other excellent reissue labels. In the process, we visit the 1970’s Funk & Psychedelic scene of the USA, Nigeria, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Cuba, Panama, Belize, Colombia, Peru, Cambodia, & even Estonia…
This program presents music from Paraguay and Marimba music, as well as songs interpreted by Concha Buika and Chavela Vargas. It also includes a few “Romanzas” and music by Astor Piazzolla. The literature segment presents “Un cuento de navidad” by the Mexican playwright Emilio Carvallido.
On this edition of African Rhythms: new music from Hindi Zahra (Paris via Morocco) and Tendai “Baba” Maraire (Zimbabwe via USA, Shabazz Palaces), a look at Congolese music, new and vintage, and its Cuban influences, and much more with Brad, Jojo and Deborah.
“Midnight Radio en Estyle” On this episode of Radio Pocho we feature special guest Midnight Radio, an L.A. based electro rock group. You’ll hear cuts off of their latest EP (available at www.midnightradio.bandcamp.com) and a guest DJ set by band member Thenmozhi Soundararajan.
In addition, DJ Miguel Vargas and DJ Ren bring back the “Pocho” word of the week and drop two musical sets with the theme of Run & Pocho. Check it out ese.