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Dueling Granainas and Miles Davis playing a Saeta sandwich a snippet of conversation in which guitarist/composer Ben Abrahamson and Kristina talk about the mix of creativity and technique required to present a successful piece of music or dance.

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Nick Ashford Dedication On this episode of Radio Pocho we bring you music by the late great Nick Ashford, one half of the talented songwriting duo of Ashford Simpson. We also welcome special guests Audio Perm, in to talk about their first ever Audio Perm Block Party.

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Best of Youth Radio (Several producers). Listen to stories on Aspergers, African-American good hair and one boy’s tale of living with foster parents after surviving physical abuse from his father.

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Jackson and the ladies this afternoon. Angie and Sweet Mama J, I was in good hands. Sweet Mama J came in to talk about her gig this Saturday night at Lee’s, opening for Dave Gonzalez & The Stone River Boys. She also sang with Wanda Jackson tonight at Xcel Energy Center, opening for Adele.

Second hour was devoted to music featuring Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan, a.k.a. Flo & Eddie as either lead or backup singers. We played some of their solo material, Turtles songs, Zappa, T. Rex, Stephen Stills, Mothers….even a little bit from their old syndicated radio show. Flo & Eddie will be appearing at the State Fair Monday night, rain or shine.

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Europe opens the program today (Greece Spain) but we also hear from Ghana, Haiti, and some Afrobeat salsa and some local Willie Murphy as well.

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Jean Silverberg hosted Stone Soup this week.

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Another ton of new dub and other funky music tonight – including Rolling Lion Studio’s House of Dread (Renegade Media); Playing For Change’s PFC2; and more from 11 Acorn Lane, Baby Arm Sound System, 10 Ft. Ganja Plant, Jesse Royal, Dubkasm, Yabass, Amenta, Nakedi, Luisa Maita, Grace Jones, A Man Called PJ, Digitaldubs, and more. Also tonight, a short mix featuring Pale Rider and Phase Selector Sound System. And another short ON-U Sound mix featuring Little Axe, Creation Rebel, and Singers Players.

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Summer – I didn’t get one – guess this is why this set list is ALL OVER THE PLACE. I can’t explain it: Tom Waits, Cows, velvet Underground, stiff little fingers, replacements, Lupe Fiasco, Mos Def, M83, Suburban Lawns, Iggy Pop, abc Diablo, Limes, Sam Cooke, Swining utters, Slick Rick, Patti Smith, P.J. Harvey, Beastie Boys, the Little Murders, Cerebral Balzy, Parting Gifts, Guts Pie Earshot, LL Cool J, Humiliate, and the outlaws… and other crap

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