Mexican Radio

KAFM Grand Junction, 9pm - 12am

Polvo Polvo

If you are of a certain age and exposure to the MTV, you would think that people in Tijuana eat barbecued iguana, but that was just Stan Ridgway and Wall of Voodoo reaching for a cheap rhyme. Polvo takes the song’s nervous energy and turns it up a few notches.

In this episode: Arab Strap, Atomic 7, Bachelor, Blood Lemon, Boom Pam, The Bug, The Chills, Cilantro Boombox, The Cure, Datblygu, !Dela Dap, Dry Cleaning, El Michels Affair, Five Alarm Funk, The Fleshtones, Flying Lotus, Fool's Gold, Forro In The Dark, Genghis Tron, The Gravel Pit, James, Janis Joplin, Japanese Breakfast, Jeff Rosenstock, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, Mariachi El Bronx, Matt Sweeney & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, Mexican Institute of Sound, Nine Inch Nails, OCS, Once And Future Band, Polvo, The Rare Occasions, Round Eye, Smoove & Turrell, Steward, Supergrass, Tiny Masters of Today, Tony Allen, Wolf Alice, XTC, µ-Ziq

  Song Artist Notes
1 Mexican Radio Polvo Hot wind on my shoulder
3 Sick of Spiraling Bachelor Drive slowly
4 Despertador Mariachi El Bronx Wake up waltz
5 Paprika Japanese Breakfast Your favorite spice
6 No Hard Feelings Wolf Alice Highly dynamic
8 You Aint Havin Fun Till You're Dialling 911 Atomic 7 True words
9 Wedding Song Boom Pam It was a wild reception
10 Jalale Mexican Institute of Sound Flushin’
12 Don't Do What You're Dying To Do The Gravel Pit Dive right in
13 Real Good Tiny Masters of Today The new Johnny B. Goode
14 Given It All Smoove & Turrell Not quite predictable
16 Dream Weapon Genghis Tron Heavy blasting
17 Fable Of The Urban Fox Arab Strap Northern myths
18 Surprise Hotel Fool's Gold Southern climes
20 Burned Blood Lemon The power of rock
21 Caught By The Fuzz Supergrass For being up to the usual
22 If I Had A Reason OCS A transmission from the deep psyche
24 S K A D R E A M Jeff Rosenstock It’s the 90s all over again
25 Hamfisted, Chromatic Steward Whiplash moods
26 Bye, Bye Baby Janis Joplin A lovely kiss-off
27 Endless Sleep Round Eye Anguished men
29 Somerset Morning The Fleshtones No particular place to go
30 Close To Me The Cure It’s crowded in here
31 Watch What Happens Matt Sweeney & Bonnie 'Prince' Billy My, what big teeth you have
32 ZERO James In true form
34 Andromeda Once And Future Band An orchestral approach
35 Science Friction XTC Urgent communication
36 Alone The Rare Occasions Big big sounds
37 Heavenly Pop Hit The Chills Still heavenly, still a pop hit
39 Scratchcard Lanyard Dry Cleaning Disaffected affectation
40 Shanghai King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Wander through the Chinese scale
41 Goldregen (n.o.h.a. Mix) !Dela Dap Opa
43 Babannod Beichiog Nawr Datblygu It makes sense
44 Forrowest Forro In The Dark Easy hooting
45 Sha Na Na (feat. The Shacks) El Michels Affair The end of the night
47 Cosmosis Tony Allen How things break
48 Power Of Funk Five Alarm Funk No mistaking it
49 Living in a Box Cilantro Boombox Or a screen
51 You Version The Bug Dark undercurrents
52 Using What You Got Flying Lotus A fragmented approach
53 That's What I Get Nine Inch Nails Inevitable rewards
55 Slade Treacher µ-Ziq Washing your delicates