Sunday, February 23, 2014

Acapulco Nights 2/22/14, Guest Mix and Interview with Pablo Yglesias

Excited to have Pablo Yglesias a.k.a. DJ Bongohead down to the station this week. Studebaker Hawk interviews Pablo about his upcoming exhibition Visual Clave: 50 Years of Latin Album Cover Design. The exhibition will run for a month at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in the Student Union Gallery, and features the many facets of Latin album covers, as well as original artwork in association with the theme. The opening party is Thursday February 27, and features DJs, Bongohead, Studebaker Hawk, and Andujar, among others, and a live performance by Jesús Pagán y Conjunto Barrio. Legendary designer Charlie Rosario will also be in the house, telling stories of how he created covers for classic Latin LPs by Eddie Palmieri, Charlie Palmieri, Larry Harlow, etc. In addition to many collections of Latin and African music, Pablo has released on Vampi Soul and the Rough Guides series, he put out the seminal book on Latin covers Cocinando!: Fifty Years of Latin Album Cover Art. Pablo is also a percussionist for the Afrobeat revival group Shokazoba. Throughout the interview, Pablo drops a lot of great latin records, so tune in for excellent music as well.

Playlist for hour 1

(Interspersed between segments of the interview)
Jesus Pagan y su Orquestra - La Rumba se pone Buena
Bosq (featuring Jesus Pagan) - Pura Candela
Cumbia En Moog - Cumbia De Sal
Lucho Bermúdez - Gaita De Las Flores
Afrosound (Featuring Jamie Ley) - Baila Mi Rumbita
Willie Colón - Ah-Ah/O-No
Tortilla Factory - Cookin'

Playlist for hour 2

(Interspersed between segments of the interview)
El Chicano - Satisfy Me Woman
Malo - Latin Woman
Azteca - Can't Take The Funk Out Of Me

(Pablo takes over for a full set)
Sonora Ponceña - Hasta Que Se Rompa El Cuero
Machito - Tanga
Gil Suarez And His Hi-Latins - Waterloo Boogaloo
Tito Puente - Safari
Freddy Fender - Cajun Stomp
Mongo Santamaría - O Mi Shango
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco - Quimbara
Irakere - Bacalao Con Pan
Ray Barretto - Guarare
Beny Moré - Dolor Karabali

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