What a fun summer show… Great new stuff from 10 Ft. Ganja Plant, Dubsalon, Dublicator, Dubness, Dr. Ongo Mala, and others. Plus the first half of a choice mix from Emch of Subatomic Sound (and courtesy of Terry C at Echo Beach – WLUW-FM).
Guests Mark Stillman on the accordeon and Francine Roche, singer, perform live in studio. The popular duo present classic French songs and speak of their lives.
Old and new French music, current announcements round out the program.
William Powers calls in to discuss his much talked about book Hamlet’s Blackberry: A Practical Philosophy for Building a Good Life in the Digital Age. Publisher’s Weekly has called it Incisive. . . Refreshing. . . Compelling.”
We also talk with Jarkko and Jouko Sipila. Jarkko Sipila is one of the most widely crime fiction writers in Finland. His novel Against the Wall was the 2009 Winner of the Best Finnish Crime Novel. His latest book to be translated into English is Helsinki Homicide: Vengeance.
Let’s start what we have come into the room to do! Episode 4 is a trip back to the ultimate motherland, Africa, as we give you a taste of Afrobeat, Highlife, Punta, Salsa and Mambo. Let’s not forget the usual intoxicating mix of funk and tejano music, and Radio Pocho’s very own interpretation of Cheech and Chong’s Mexican-Americans titled, Minnesota Mexicans!
MAJORMAJOR birthday shout outs to Danny Topete and amalia deloney.