2014

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Obla Di Obla Da – Double Session

Ph.D. Julia Emilia Palacios from Universidad Iberoamericana has been hosting Obla Di Obla Da for the past 11 years. She give me one of the first opportunities to talk about my records on a music radio show. This was some 11-12 years ago. These are some nostalgia sessions we did around Brazil and the World […]

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Madvillainy by Madvillain – RADIO REVIEW

My homey Manuel Carrasco and I were invited to review Madvillain’s Madvillainy in its 10th anniversary for the #VintageSessions on Ibero 90.90 FM. Mexico City. Please enjoy: Vintage, 28-Jun-2014 (“Madvillainy” de Madvillain) by John Collalba Fm on Mixcloud

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SCRATCHAMAMA – May 8th

I’ve been hosting Scratchamama for the last decade (almost). This one of the latest shows:   Scratchamama, 08-May-2014 by John Collalba on Mixcloud

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THE SOURCE MAGAZINE – EL CHAPO GUZMÁN SPECIAL – INTERVIEWEE

The Source Magazine’s politics blogger Jason Jonhson (@DrJasonJohnson) interviewed me regarding Mexican hip-hop and its relation with the drug cartels and the narcocorrido genre. Here’s the piece: Cartel Boss “El Chapo” has been arrested and Mexican Gangsta Rap has lost it’s Muse jasonajohnson | February 25, 2014 Where would country music be without Jesse James? […]

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Carnaval Bahidorá | No Ripcord – review

In February 2014 I reviewed Carnaval Bahidorá. The second edition of boutique-ish festival held in Las Estacas, a natural oasis outside Mexico City. The review was published in the London based blog No Ripcord. Piece in English.