PELANGA en LA SALA
By La Pelanga
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A sofa, a turntable, a few beers, and lots of RECORDS! Join Los Pelangueros (the curators of lapelanga.com), who have spent decades scouring the bottoms of record bins, garages, fleamarkets, private estates, and record stores from around the world as they hangout in La Sala to share vinyl treasures—often with special guests. The show for anyone who is passionate about exploring long-lost music from Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.
||PELS 12-Migration Mix with Sita Bhaumik||We’re back en La Sala again, this time with the artist Sita Bhaumik. She joins us to talk about her new exhibition Estamos contra el muro | We Are Against the Wall and to preview the exclusive Migration Mixtape we are producing … Continue reading||9/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||PELS 11: Brazil and beyond with T-Kay||This month we welcome professional archivist and deejay T-Kay, host of Hip Hop Hooray out of Austin, Texas and Dublab’s The Afternoon Love-In out of Los Angeles. T-Kay has traveled the world collecting records with special attention to Brazil.||7/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||PELS: 10 – Kiskeya & Quisqueya||This month we visit the island referred to as Kiskeya or Quisqueya depending which side of the shared border of Haïti or La República Dominicana you live on. To lead us through a vinyl exploration of this beautiful shared musical history we are …||6/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Pelanga en La Sala: 09 – Cleaning up in México||Digging for records can get dirty, very dirty. So we get to cleaning some of our grimiest records, many of which we found in México and Colombia. DJs China Tu Madre, Papicultor, Smokestack, and Pozole all in La Sala sharing some filthy good … Cont||3/16/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Pelanga en La Sala: 008 – The Accordion Episode with Marié Abe||The accordion, one of the most fascinating, unique and without question culturally important musical instruments that all of us pelangueros can’t get enough of. Yet to be honest, we actually know very little about these squeezable typewriter-look||1/14/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Pelanga en La Sala: 007 – Digging at the record swap||For this podcast we decided to try something we have never done before — set out to do a show without any records from our collection. Instead we went to a local record swap meet with a set budget of $50 … Continue reading →||11/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Pelanga en La Sala: 006 – Colombia!||In our previous podcast we loved having Daniel French of Las Cafeteras in La Sala so much we brought him back. We also welcomed the super talented Bardo Martinez, lead singer, guitarist and organist from Chicano Batman into La Sala.||9/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Pelanga en La Sala: 005 – Egypt and beyond||Hosts Arjuna (dj smokestack), Jacobo (dj pozole), Federico (dj papicultor), and May-Li (dj china tu madre) welcome special guest Daniel French from the East LA band Las Cafeteras to La Sala. Our vinyl journey begins with classic sounds from Egypt t||4/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Pelanga en La Sala: 004 – Digging deep in Ghana||Hosts Arjuna (dj smokestack), Jacobo (dj pozole) and Federico (dj papicultor) welcome guest DJ and collector Juan G into La Sala, the man behind Diggin4Gold, as they discuss record digging in Ghana and explore much of West Africa via vinyl treasures.||3/9/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Pelanga en La Sala: 003 – Panama!||Arjuna and Jacobo host the 3rd episode of Pelanga en La Sala with special guest Adam Dunbar from Discos Alma. (note: episode #2 tragically perished with a faulty hard drive) Join the three as they explore the vibrant and often overlooked music of Pa||2/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||Pelanga en La Sala: 001 – Welcome||The very first episode from La Sala. Host DJs: China Tu Madre, Papicultor, Pozole and Smokestack all getting together to explore a wide range of records from Haiti, Colombia, Nigeria, Suriname, Zaire / DR Congo and New York. Playlist Intro Advice –||1/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|