It's the last night of our Fall Pledge Drive! It's also the pre-Halloween, kabuki-spooky-vibes show. I imagine that any of the songs in tonight's show would do well in the soundtrack of a horror movie.
I'll also be DJing back-to-back with sassy-pants dj mr.nick this Friday for a virtual Halloween dance party for HPR's GenListen - get your tickets here.
Being stuck at home most days has given me a chance to watch the shows and movies that I didn't have time to prior to the pandmic. One of these, is Beyoncé's visual album, "Black Is King." Beside it being visually and lyrically stunning, in my opinion, she also featured a handful of African and Latin artists, some of whom I had heard of before (like Oumou Sangaré), while most I had not.
Paying tribute to DJ José Padilla, who many consider the godfather of chillout music. He passed away last week at 64. He was the resident DJ of Café del Mar in Ibiza for 4 decades, and the music tonight is pulled from a few of their many compilations. We're also winding down our Fall 2020 Pledge Drive and if you want to (and can) support HPR...