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 Mar 27th 2011 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
Chingon “Malagueña Salerosa” from Mexico and Mariachis .... (Milan Music 2004) —...music from & inspired by Robert Rodriguez's 'El Mariachi' trilogy. Members of Austin, TX bands.including Del Castillo.Buy it!
Charlie Wadhams/Gus Seyffert “Guilty As Charged” from Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Columbia) —Sung by John C. Riley.... or so it appears.Buy it!
Los Fabulosos Cadillacs “El Matador” from Grosse Pointe Blank (original soundtrack...) (Sony) —Appears as a bonus track, 1995 best of Los Fabulosos Cadillacs, an Argentine band, that brassy sound, combing rock/salsa/ska/reggae/folk.Buy it!
Trio Los Panchos “Esperame En El Cielo” from Los Panchos - Mis 30 Mejores Canciones (Sony Special Products 1998) —Spain's acclaimed film make/director, Pedro Almodovar and his film 'Matador' 1986.Buy it!
Beny Moré “Como Fue” from Lo Mejor/The Best Of Beny Moré (RCA) —Bartolomé Maximiliano Moré Gutierrez, Cuban composer, b.1919. On the soundtracks of many movies, including 'Mambo Kings' as well as 'Danzon'.Buy it!
Eric Burden & War “Spill The Wine” from Original soundtrack from the movie Boogie Nights (Capitol Records) —Bringing funk/rock-n-roll/Latin grooves to the pop world, when bell bottoms, long wavy hair & free love was in the air, hit the top 5 in 1970.Buy it!
Rick Nielsen/Gael Garcia Bernal “Quiero Que Me Quieras” from Music from the movie 'Rudo y Cursi' (Nacional Records) —The Cheap Trick hit, I want you to want me, a song that is covered by others in the film.Buy it!
Jose Gallegos “Rudy's Theme” from Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Crossover Dreams (Ekektra)Buy it!
Virgilio Marti/Ruben Blades “Todos Vuelven” from Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Crossover Dreams (Ekektra) —A Peruvian Waltz, circa 1949. Also on 'Buscando America' the Ruben Blades release in 1984Buy it!
Antonio Banderas & Los Lobos “Cancion Del Mariachi” from Mexico & Mariachis: Music from and Inspired By Robert Rodriguez's El Mariachi Trilogy (Milan Records 2006) R —Written by Cesar Rosas, originally a slow ranchero song, reworked by Roberto Rodriguez & Los Lobos.Buy it!
Lalo Schifrin “La Comparsita” from The Ultimate Tango Album (Polygram) —Composer Gerardo Matos Rodriguez from Uruguay, 1916, one of the most if not the most popular tango, on countless movies/films including Some Like It Hot.Buy it!
Carmen McRae “Besame Mucho” from Body And Soul (Universal Music Classics & Jazz 2010) —Consuelo Velázquez wrote this tune 1940, one that has been redone/covered more than any other song, translated into more than 20 languages, appears in several movies, declared the song of the century. The Mexican composer was a teenager when she wrote it.Buy it!
Marc Anthony “El Cantante” (Sony Music Latin 2007) —Written for the Puerto Rican vocalist, Hector Lavoe by Panamanian Ruben Blades. 'The Singer' was made into the film, about the famous vocalist.Buy it!
Maurice White, Allee Willis & Al McKay “September/The Joker” from Babel (Music from and Inspired by the Motion Picture) (Concord Records) —The Shinichi Osawa remix, feat. Fatboy Slim, as we all know the track from Earth, Wind & Fire.Buy it!
Blanquito Man, Celso Piña & Control Machete y Su Runda Bogota “Cumbia Sobre El Rio” from Babel (Music from and Inspired By the Motion Picture) (Concord Records 2006) —The original Colombian cumbia rhythm with an added new twist called Sonidero cumbia.Buy it!
Señor Coconut “Showroom Dummies (Album Version)” from Y Tu Mama Tanbien, music from the motion picture. (IFC films/Zomba Recordings) —German born, Uwe Schmidt is also dj Atom Heart and number of other monikers, now makes his home in Chile S.A. known as Señor Coconut.Buy it!
War “Low Rider” from Best of War (Avenue Records/UMe 2010) R —The popular song that crossed into three decades, numerous films & T.V. shows, capturing the 'chicano' vibe, crossing into the soul/funk crowd.Buy it!
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