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
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
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.Buy it!
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 witBuy it!
Rodamaal “Insomnia (Kemistry Mix) [feat. Claudia Franco]” from Insomnia remixes (Buzzin Fly Records 2005) —The Portuguese trio of Alex Santos, Sémakdji Mourad (dj Rocco and Emmanuel Kossi (dj Manoo), joined by Claudia Franco, guest Brazilian vocalist.Buy it!
Bajofondo “El Sonido de la Milonga” from Tango Club (Surco/Vibra/Universal 2002) —Gusatvo Santaolalla is a master musician turned producer from Argentina. He gathered Uruguian musicians as well as Argentinians with the same love for tango and the incorporation of electronica.Buy it!
Carlos Libedinsky “Que Onda” from Narcotango (Pata Music Argentina/Tademus, Argentina 2006) —Composer, arranger & producer, this Argentine musician was part of many groups in the rock/blues/pop genre of the 70's. In '85, he founded the prestigious music institute, Tademus in Buenos Aires.Buy it!
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.Buy it!
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 latesBuy it!
Nortec Collective Presents Bostic+Fussible “The Clap” from Tijuana Sound Machine (Nacional Records 2008) —Building on their success of two previous releases, the duo continue to present Norteño music to the world, in a 21st century way.Buy it!
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,Buy it!
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.Buy it!
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 andBuy it!
Digitano “Donde Quiera Que Estás” from Rough Guide to Flamenco Nuevo (World Music Network) —From a compilation released 2006, this track features popular vocalist Eva Duran & special guest Nano Garcia.Buy it!
Alex Cuba “If You Give Me Love” from Alex Cuba (Caracol Records 2010) —In his 20's he moves to Canada, leaving a successful collaboration project, The Alex Cuba Band, with his brother Adonis. This third solo release won the 2010 Latin Grammy, Best new artist.Buy it!
Afrocubism “Mali Cuba” from Afrocubism (World Circuit/Nonesuch 2010) N —The idea of World Circut Records producer Nick Gold was to join African musicians with Cuban musicians, that was in 1990. Due to undetermined reasons the world felt the Buena Vista Social Club.Buy it!
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