Wednesday, December 24, 2008

and here's dj bongohead's list:

check DJ Bongohead at Latin Nite at the Iron Horse, tuesday nights 10pm (free!!). A fine designer, writer, dj, percussionist, artist, familyman, and all around good guy!! He's got many CD compilations under his belt for such folks as Rough Guides, Tuff City, and others. Also, check out his book, "Cocinando! 50 Years of Latin Album Cover Art", published by Princeton Architectural Press
He also has a blog at:

Here's his list of his favorite albums of 2008 (thanks Bongohead for the contribution!):

Grupo Fantasma – Sonidos Gold
Nomo – Ghost Rock
Femi Kuti – Day By Day
Gilberto ‘Pulpo’ Colón – Pulpo’s Hot Bread
Kaleta & Zozo Afrobeat – Country Of Guns
Bio Ritmo – Bíonico
Orchestra Baobab – Made In Dakar
Introducing: Spam Allstars – Spam Allstars
Bronx River Parkway & the Candela All Stars San - Sebatstian 152
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 - Seun Kuti & Fela's Egypt 80
Orquesta Magia Caribeña – Llegó La Salsa, II Parte
Souljazz Orchestra - Manifesto
Quantic Presenta: Flowering Inferno - Death of the Revolution
Brownout - Homenaje
Pimps Of Joytime - Funk Fixes & Remixes
Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrain Quesada - The Alchemist Manifesto
Jesús Pagan y su Orquesta – Salsa De La Mata
The Lions - Jungle Struttin
Bobby Valentin - Evolution
Karl Hector & the Malcouns - Sahara Swing
Lila Downs – Shake Away
Alex Wilson – Salsa Con Soul
Devochka – A Mad And Faithful Telling – Reprezent
Chicago Afrobeat Project – Off The Grid
Roberto Linares Brown – Que No Pierda La Esencia
Roswell Rudd & Yomo Toro - Espiritu Jíbaro feat. Bobby Sanabria & Ascención
Umalali – The Garifuna Women’s Project

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