When Okie Ryan Hendrix and British exchange student Nick Turner met in college in Oklahoma, neither particularly liked the music the other was making and they were bored out of their minds. So they decided to collaborate as long as they did something new. What followed is Colourmusic, a spunky mix that's hard to beat. Today's Top Tune is "Put in a Little Gas."
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Orquesta Akokán: Mambo Rapidito" When Daptone Records decided to record their first Spanish language album, they went to Cuba where they set up a 16-piece orchestra featuring some of Havana's finest musicians. Orquesta Akokán evokes the sound of classical big bands like Perez Prado and Tito Puente. "Mambo Rapidito"explodes with passion!
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