Here’s a bit of a rattlesnake! Radio Pocho takes you into the world of Chicano Rock and Rock en Español. But of course we’ve got the usual assortment of disco and funk tunes to make you shake your rump and the slow jams that’ll have you holding someone tight.
Let’s start what we have come into the room to do! Episode 4 is a trip back to the ultimate motherland, Africa, as we give you a taste of Afrobeat, Highlife, Punta, Salsa and Mambo. Let’s not forget the usual intoxicating mix of funk and tejano music, and Radio Pocho’s very own interpretation of Cheech and Chong’s Mexican-Americans titled, Minnesota Mexicans!
MAJORMAJOR birthday shout outs to Danny Topete and amalia deloney.
“Gacho!” This episode explores the lost genre of Freestyle, Colombian Vallenato (cumbia), Soul and Funk, and Latino Hip Hop. Tambien, we give a shout out to the entire island of Puerto Rico. Look inside for more details and playlists ese.
“Ni de aqui, ni de alla” Neither from here nor from there, the premiere of Radio Pocho takes us on a musical journey ese. Pocho is a term that refers to Chican@s, Mexican-Americans, or other Latin@s born in the U.S.A. but with roots elsewhere.