One of those weeks where nearly all the tracks were new or recent releases… New music from I-One (Yoseph Lion remix), Dr. Remix, Bamjimba, Luciano, Thunderball, GadManDubs, Grim Grinners, Sushidread, Sameer Gupta, B.Riddim, Brownout, and more…
Felix Gilman calls in to talk about his marvelous fantasy novel, The Half-Made World, fantastical reimagining of the American West which draws its influence from steampunk, the American western tradition, and magical realism.
Also in this show, Brett and Sheila Waldman of Tristan Publishing join us with one their authors, Joan Steffend, to talk about her new book, And She Sparkled. Joan Steffend is an Emmy Award-winning former television journalist and HGTV host. And She Sparkled has been recommended as a holiday gift book by Pioneer Press Books Editor Mary Ann Grossman.
Hall and Oates! DJ Miguel Vargas has Grounds for Separation as DJ Ren is out sick (Say It Isn’t So). On this episode of Radio Pocho we bust out some Fotos y Recuerdos of our favorite late 70s mid 80s pop group. Hall Oates makes Magdalena look like she’s possessed by the Holy Ghost and have us saying Ay Mujer you’re such a Maneater.
But that ain’t it! We’re also Slapping Some Soul Into Me. Honey Please, Cant You See there’s a Yellow Moon outside and La Paloma needs some Papachongo and some Bilongo too. And like John Lennon we’re Watching the Wheels of your Time Machine to take us back to a Verano en Veracruz but like a Samba do Malandrinho trying to do the Lazy Boogaloo You’re Much too Soon.