This program is a rebroadcast of our second show, an homenaje to our local treasure, flamenco singer María Elena La Cordobesa. The show features an interview with the late La Cordobesa and different sections of various flamenco masses.
“They Sampled It” On this episode of Radio Pocho we feature special guest indigenous actor/musician Gary Farmer. We also bring you our favorite Hip Hop cuts and the original songs they sampled. Find out what’s going on this weekend at KFAI and around the Twin Cities…oh and the “Pocho” word of the week sponsored by Ese the Cholo clock.
Tonight we debuted the new Kevin Kinsella album “Great Design” (out on ROIR 6/28) – an excellent, eclectic mix of reggae, alt-folk, and rock. Also new tonight: the “Fire In The Hole Meets Zion Train” EP (Universal Egg); “General Smiley meets McPullish at Dub Cove” (Charlie’s); and more from Prince Blanco, AB2G, Lee “Scratch” Perry (with Bill Laswell), Jaja Matsimela, and Turban.
We talk with Howard Blum about his new book, The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush. He is the author of eight nonfiction books and one novel. His works include the New York Times bestsellers American Lightning, Wanted!, The Gold of Exodus, and Gangland. He is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair.
We also speak with Johan Harstad about his book Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?
For 40 years, the National Environmental Scorecard issued by the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) has been the nationally accepted yardstick used to rate members of Congress on environmental, public health, and energy issues.
Kinshasha talks with Alex Taurel, a Legislative Representative for LCV about votes to cut funding to the Clean Air Act.
One such vote by our own Senator Amy Klobuchar. There is another important vote coming up this fall as a part of the budget cutting process – lets encourage Senator Klobuchar to vote to keep the Environmental Protection Agency well funded.