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 5th 2010 1.00am–3.00am
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Mo' Horizons “Foto Viva” from Bassic Institnct II (Stereo Deluxe) —German producers/djs Ralf Droesemeyer & Mark 'Foh' Wetzler, combining Latin jazz/downtempo/bossa nova/funk/acid jazz/soul.... electronica. From their 1999 release, Come Touch the Sun, also on this double disc sampler.Buy it!
Babel Gilberto “Cada Beijo (Theivery Corporation Mix)” from Babel Gilberto Remixed (Ziriguiboom/Crammed Discs/Six Degrees Records) —New York born, daughter of Joåo Gilberto (father of Bossa Nova) songstress.Buy it!
Sidestepper “Me Voy Tripeando” from The Buena Vibra Sound System (Palm Pictures 2008) —Afro-Colombian music and British dj/producer Richard Blair combine electronic beats to an already funky sound.Buy it!
Rodrigo Y Gabriela “Juan Loco” from Rodrigo Y Gabriela (ATO / Rubyworks 2006) R —Rodrigo Sanchez, Gabriela Quintero, from Mexico City, moved to Dublin, Ireland on a musical quest that turned sour....Buy it!
Rodrigo Y Gabriela “Buster Voodoo” from 11:11 (ATO www.atorecords.com 2009) R —... because their contact was no where to be found. But their drive to fuse heavy metal music, (which was their forte back home) with flamenco acoustic styles made the scene.... big time.Buy it!
Rodrigo Y Gabriela “Hanuman” from 11:11 (ATO www.atorecords.com 2009) R —A world wide success, from Japan to Spain and back to America. This release is dedicated to their eleven idols, this track for Carlos Santana and the previous, to Jimmy Hendrix.Buy it!
David Byrne “Like Humans Do (Los Amigos Invisibles Remix)” from Lotería Beats Mixtape, Vol. 1 (Raul Campos Presents) (Nacional Records)Buy it!
Todos Tus Muertos “Quiero Ser El Cantante” from Fidel/Todos Tus Muertos: Crucial Cuts/Greatest Hits (Nacional Records 2008) —Fidel Nadal, front man for the Argentine reggae band.Buy it!
Kinky “Mas (Toy Selectah Remix)” from Rarities (Sonic 360 2007) —From Monterrey, Mexico, mixing a bit of punk, good dose of funk and plenty of rock, debuting at the Latin Alternative Music Conference (LAMC) 2000, New York City.Buy it!
Mano Negra “Amerika Perdida” (Virgin France 1991) —Parisian born artist, José-Manuel Thomas Arthur Chao. His parents were from Spain, but fled the country during the Franco dictatorship. With his brother Antoine Chao and cousin Santiago Casariego, they started this band in the late 80'sBuy it!
Manu Chao “Rainin In Paradise” from La Radiolina (Nacional 2007) —In the mid 90's Mano Negra split up, but Manu continued the music mix of different styles, touring in different ways, with different members.Buy it!
Juan Luis Guerra 440 “No Aparecen” from Asondeguerra (CAPITOL 2010) N —Brings to a total of 12 Latin Grammy wins, from the Dominican Republic, getting his start at the Berklee College of Music in Massachusetts, with over 14 full length releases, and this his latest, 'best contemporary tropical album' Latin Grammy winner.Buy it!
The Hometown Boys “Vengo a Ver Unos Ojos” from Conjunto Tejano/Mexicana Compilation (Hacienda Records 2001) R —From Lubbock Texas, this multi generation band brings the two styles of music to please the younger and older crowds.Buy it!
Los IV Del Barrio “Brindo Para Ti” from Conjunto Tejano/Mexicana Compilation (Hacienda Records 2010) N —Another band from down south, Victoria, TX. southern TX to be exact. Conjunto music from their recent release, title track.Buy it!
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