Latin Hemispheres (Music)
Providing a wide spectrum of contemporary tunes, beats, sounds and pulsations all with the Latin touch. From club dance to traditional rhythms, from tock to jazz, from chill to throb. Two hours of fun, grace, weird and the human spirit. ¡Asi nos gusta!
Sun Jan 9th 2011 1.00am–3.00am
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Time zone: central
Quantic “Sabor (feat. Tempo)”
from An Announcement to Answer (Ubiquity www.ubiquityrecords.com 2006) —Will Holland is the founder of Quantic Soul Orchestra, a Soul/funk/Latin/Pop/Reggae/Hip-Hop collection of artists. The British dj, producer also works as a solo musician, under the Quantic moniker.
Pitbull “Hurry Up and Wait”
from M.I.A.M.I. (T.V.T. 2004) R —His debut on T.V.T. Armando Chrisitan Perez brings the 'crunk' style of rap/hip-hop to the Latin side. This style also known as Dirty South rap originates in Atlanta GA by Lil John at the head of this movement and made it way to southern Florida.
Black Eyed Peas “Latin Girls”
from Elephunk (Inerscope/AM 2003) —Formed in the mid 90's from the L.A. region, influenced by A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul and The Red Hot Chili Peppers, high school buddies WIlliam James Adams (Will.i.am) and Allan Pineda (apl.de.ap) made a big and new mark in the hip-hop community.
Tonino Carotone & Manu Chao “La Trampa”
from Fuerza (compilation) (Virgin 2000) —Antonio De La Questa was born in the Basque region of Spain. He was in various punk bands, one of which caught the attention of Mano Chao, who later produced Antonio's fist solo album, 'E Un Mondo Defficil.' Renato Carosone a famous Italian singer from th
Desi Arnaz “In Santiago Chile, (Tain't Chilly at All)”
from Babalu (RCA 1996) —From a wealthy family in Cuba, part owners of Bacardi Rum, having to flee because of political turmoil and all their land taken away, Desiderio Alberto Arnaz de Macha III was a young teen. This tune came from the popular series I Love Lucy, episode 37
Bomba Estéreo “Huepajé”
from Vol. 1 (Polen Records 2007) —Colombia S.A. is sd. to be the birth of the popular cumbia rhythm. Champeta & punta are similar, combine this with powerful vocals from Lilian Saumet, loops and bass from Simón Mejia, the founders of this band and it will make you dance.
from Descarga Mambito (Hollywood www.hollywoodrecords.com 1996) —Band leader, music promoter and congero, Mark Cotgrove is British. With more than 10 full length recordings, with and with out his band, The Latin Section and as studio musician. He blends dance club rhythms with Latin Acid Jazz.
Paco de Lucia “La Nina de Puerta Oscura”
from The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture) (Hollywood www.hollywoodrecords.com 2004)
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