World Music

The first hour of this program presents a sampling of Spaniard musical traditions. The third ½ hour consists of songs by the Mexican composer Agustín Lara. The literature segment presents the second and last part of “Lección de cocina” by the Mexican writer Rosario Castellanos.

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Paul Harding, who just wrapped up a 16 year run as host of Radio K International, joined us in the second hour of today’s African Rhythms and put together a hot live mix in anticipation of a href=http://blogs.citypages.com/gimmenoise/2011/07/rewind_celebrat.phpa special celebration of those 16 years/a at the Cedar on Saturday.

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There is some stunning music and amazing singing on this show! Kristina features more milongas, more guajiras, and more talk with flamenca extraordinaire, La Conja!

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Funky Sensations On thie episode of Radio Pocho we get experimental with the jams. If we could bottle up Radio Pocho and give it away as a song it would probably sound something like the Nortec Collective song we feature.

Additional Ocote Soul Sounds, Gwen Mcrae, Taana Gardner and some salsa cuts by Los Adolescentes, the Latin Brothers and even a merengue by Olga Tañon. Enjoy poch@s.

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Summertime music in the form of rumba mambo opens this week’s program. A surprise visit from Pablo to talk up Novalima interview on Shake Bake Mon. 7/11 at 2 pm. From Peru, to Cuba Puerto Rico, and back to Africa again.

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This week’s Chamber debuted Zion Dirty Sound’s “Celebrity Fever”, a new Dub Tentacles Vol. 3 compilation, a Beats International/Lily Allen mashup by Jejah and See-I’s self-titled release on Fort Knox. Pressure Sounds turned up in the mix with some reissued classic Lee Perry and Augustus Pablo productions, and upcoming Bayfront performers Steel Pulse and Taj Weekes figured into the proceedings, as well as the hypnotizing, organically chilled groove of Tinariwen.

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Guests Jacqueline Regis and Alyssa Glawe will speak of the upcoming 14 Juillet (Bastille Day) celebration to be held Saturday, July 16, at the University Club. There will be live music (Francine Roche, Mark Stillman, Jim Price), French food, rides in vintage Citroën cars, and a market place with articles for sale. Several local bakeries will compete for the best French baguette with a plaque and recognition for the winner.

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