Blowing the roof off the place tonight with brand new vinyl from Eric Blowtorch…along with U-Roy! Also, choice new dubs from the Basque Dub Foundation (BDF); a cool new track from Sista M (and DaVinci Sound); and part 2 of the “Gangsters, Vampires, Politicians, & Informers” Mix by Emch from Subatomic Sound System. Whew!
Guest Celestin Radison from Madagascar explains the French game of Petanque or Boules. Madagascar has taken the world championship three years in a row! We will listen to several songs from Madagascar. The 2nd half of the program features old and new music from France and French-speaking countries.
Adam Langer talks about his newest novel, Thieves of Manhattan, a comedic tour de force that examines the memoir industry.
In the second half of our show, we talk with members of the St. Paul Soap Boxing Slam Team about their bid to capture the National Poetry Slam Championship, taking place in St. Paul August 3-7. Shane Hawley, Khary Jackson (aka 6 is 9), Kyle “Guante” Myhre, Sam Cook, Michael Mlekoday, and Matthew Rucker.
No pare, sigue sigue! What’s better than merengue and hip hop? How about both…merengue hip hop. This episode TROPICAL features the ancestors of reggaeton Vico C and El General. Proyecto Uno makes a cameo with their great early 90s hit El Tiburon. Also Charanga Habanera delivers the latest and greatest from la isla de Cuba.
With a full studio and two guests (Rodrigo Sanchez Chavarria Terrell Webb)…this episode of Radio Pocho no para y sigue sigue.