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 Dec 19th 2010 1.00am–3.00am
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Time zone: central
Afro-Mystik “Future Tropic”
from Latin Travels (Six Degrees Record) —Chirs Smith (dj Fluid) formed Afro-Mystik '99 along with other musicians & dj's from the San Francisco area. Blending hip-hop, afro-beat, samba, electronic soul, samba. This is the title track from their debut release on Om records.
Radio Zumbido “Lo-Fi Chicken Bus”
from Los Últimos Diás del AM (Palm Pictures Ltd. 2003) —Former member of Bohemia Suburbana, an alt. pop rock band out of Guatemala, Juan Carlos Barrios had the help of musicians from Colombia & Peru. The guitarist left for Spain to create his solo project that included field recordings, sampling all mixed wit
Wanda Sá “Meditaçao”
from Bossa Cuca Nova (compilation, 1 0f 3 -Travelpack-) (Six Degrees) —Started as a guitarist at age 13, by the time she was 19, she appeared on Brazilian T.V. networks as a vocalist. Not long after that, she joined Sergio Mendez Brazil '65 and continued with her long list of accomplishments.
Nortec Collective Presents Bostic+Fussible “Punta Band”
from Bulevar 2000 (Nacional Records 2010) N —Since 1999 this collection of musicians, dj's, producers, artist have come together to fuse the sound of Northern Mexico's traditional music with electronics. At the root of this group are dj's, Bostich & Fussible, Ramon Amezcua & Pep Mogt, on their lates
The Juju Orchestra “Kind of Latin Rhythm”
from Rough Guide to Latin Lounge (World Music Network) —German based dj's/producers Fab DJ Sammy and Oliver Belz, and as many as 10 or more additional members that make up this groove oriented sound. Blending bossa nova, funk, jazz, latin and soul with electronic downtempo nujazz along with sampling & beats,
The Afromotive “Yako”
from Scare Tactics (Harmonized Records 2007) —Asheville N.C. is the homebase for this 10 plus group of musicians with the back bone of Afro beat. They focus on West African rhythms and add funk, mix a bit of the Latin touch and improv with dance beats for a great final result.
El Guincho “Bombay”
from Pop Negro (Young Turks 2010) N —Pablo Diaz Reixa became a member of the band CocoNut in '05. They made Tropicalismo music, that is, the blending of Brazilian rhythms, Afro-beat and dub along with Spain induced indie rock. He departed with the band, retreated to create his first solo and
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