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 26th 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
Cheech and Chong “Santa Claus and His Old Lady”
from Dr. Demento Presents: Greatest Christmas Novelty CD (Rhino Records 1989) —Originally found on their '76 release, Sleeping Beauty, this would be their final great collaboration, two other releases would follow but would not compare to the success of previous ones.
DJ Bitman “El Diablo”
from Latin Bitman (Nacional Records 2007) —The Chilian beat maker had a previous release, 'Musica Para Despues de Almuerzo' 2006, under the stage name Bitman Y Roban, it was a huge success. This track samples audio bites from Venezuelan president Hugo Chave at the U.N. at the U.N. "...smells like
Los de Abajo “Pepez”
from Los de Abajo (Luaka Bop 1998) —Following in the footsteps of other great rock bands out of Mexico, Los De Abajo combine ska, rock, and punk. This release marks their debut on Luaka Bop, but not their first recording. They were a key player in the underground movement early 90's.
Ruben Blades & Willie Colon “Pedro Navaja”
from Siembra (Fania Records/Emusic Rcds. 2006) —The superstar from Panama took this new sound of salsa of the early 70's and built a world wide appreciation. On this, one of his first releases, his partnership with long time friend & trombonist, Willie, would limited so he could focus on his solo work
Chicago Afro Latin Jazz Ensemble “Send Eggs”
from blueprints (Chicago Sessions 2010) N —For the Nicaraguan band leader, composer, arranger, keyboardist and founder of this 16 plus piece band, it was important to keep the big band sound. With co-leader, award winning trumpeter, Grammy nominee as well as arranger, Victor Garcia was also keen
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