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 12th 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
Patato Y Totico “Dile Como Yo (Antibalas Remix)”
from verve remixed 4 (Verve 2008) —Brooklyn based musicians sometimes known as Antibalas Afro beat Orchestra founded '98. Originally from the '68 Verve release, Patato Y Totico. Carlos 'Patato' Valdes, Cuban master of the congas and Eugenio Arango on vocals, also from Cuba.
P-18 “Mi Cuba”
from Urban Cuban (Tabata Tour/Higher Octave World/Virgin Rcds. France 1999) —Keyboardist Tom Darnal was with the band Mano Negra, went to Cuba, returned to France, collaborated with several musicians & djs to form this explosive group, fusing hip-hop, Cuban son, funk and electronic beats.
Maldita Vecindad Y Los Hijos Del Quinto Patio “Y Asi Seguir”
from Circular Colectivo (Nacional Records 2010) N —Formed in '85 in the underground scene of Mexico City, fusing rock, ska and traditional folk rhythms have five previous releases. The high energy sound is accompanied with conscious lyrics that tackle the crisis of every day Mexican society.
Maldita Vecindad Y Los Hijos Del Quinto Patio “El Pais de No Pas Nada”
from Circular Colectivo (Nacional Records 2010) N —This release was a long awaited studio production, their first in 12 years. In '91, El Circo gained major attention, plus an appearance in the film, Gift, directed by Jane's Addition, Perry Farrell.
Johnny Chingas “Se Me Paro”
from Latin Oldies Vol. Two (Thump Records) —Singer, saxophonist, keyboardist and band leader uses the alias, Johnny 'fu**er' or 'fu**ed.' In a do-wop style, the title, or chorus is also risque. Roughly translates 'I got an erection' as he tells the story of one night stand. Comical and sexual a
Luis Gasca “Spanish Gypsy”
from Music... A Reason to Celebrate (Urban Theory 2002) —Born in Houston TX, his parents were from Guanajuato Mexico. This trumpet master started his career in the late 50's, with the likes of Perez Prado, Count Basie, Mongo Santamaria, Cal Tjader and others. Toured with Janis Joplin, Malo, Carlos Santana, W
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