Brazil All the cuts from this episode of Radio Pocho come from beautiful Brazil. From Samba, Bossa Nova, Tropicalia, Funk and Boogaloo, Brazil demonstrates is deep rich history of music. Special guest BK-One joins us in the studio to share some of his favorite records and tracks from his new EP Tema do Canibal.
Continuing the Echo Chamber 15th Anniversary festivities, pulling in some artists we missed last week – including Arrogalla, Subatomic Sound System, Thomas Blondet, Vibronics, Citizen Sound, Dubblestandart, and Easy Star All Stars. On top of this we had brand new releases from Zion Train:http://www.wobblyweb.com/zt/state-of-mind.html, Funk Dub Division:http://www.myspace.com/funkdubdivision, Victoria Moralez:http://www.victoriamoralez.com, Ras Amerlock, Luisa Maita, Indigenous Resistance, and more. Finally, we included another mix (TDZ #101) from The Dub Zone, Pete Cogle’s fantastic podcast series.
We speak with poet Ed Bok Lee about his second collection of poetry, Whorled. Ed Bok Lee’s previous collection of poetry, Real Karaoke People, was a 2008 Poetry Foundation National Bestseller in Poetry.
We also speak with Ellen Lansky about her debut novel, Golden Jeep, a book that is part family drama, and part a coming-of-age story as the heroine, Lucy Glass, contends with a birth in the face of death.