Raíces

Raíces is a KUNM Volunteer Collective dedicated to bring listeners the rich and diverse Latin American, Chicano and Hispano musical roots and alternative culture, rhythms, instruments and singers or musical groups. From our particular life experience we all have an individual passion and love to share such songs and musical pieces you won’t hear anywhere else.

Raíces Shows air Mondays 7:30 to 10 pm, Saturdays 2 to 5 pm. “Salsa Sabrosa” is also brought to you by Raíces Collective Fridays 7 to 10 pm; and “Corazón Tanguero” every other Saturday 4:15 to 4:45 pm.

“Espejos de Aztlán”, is a weekly half hour interview segment, every Monday 7 – 7:30 pm dedicated to bring you local news and cultural/political discussions affecting our Latino/Chicano/Hispano New Mexican communities from a social justice perspective.

Ways to Connect

Photo: Reece Martínez - www.http://www.laramanzanares.com

Con un tono de voz inconfundible y una poesía que desarma el alma y fortalece esperanzas, Lara Manzanares crece en el horizonte artístico nuevomexicano. Lara conversa en vivo con Cristina Baccin sobre sus nuevos proyectos, nuevos temas musicales y sus próximos recitales en el programa Raíces. También nos cuenta cómo integra su arte textil con la incorporación del sonido del telar en sus composiciones. // With an unmistakable tone of voice and poetry that can disarm your soul and strengthen your hopes, Lara Manzanares grows in the New Mexican artistic horizon. Lara talks with host Cristina Baccin about her new projects and upcoming recitals. She also tells us about incorporating the sounds of her textile art into her musical compositions. (2/29, 3:30pm)

More information: http://www.laramanzanares.com/shows


Photography: Liz Linder / www.newpolimusic.com

 

Mon. 12/16 7p.: In this episode of Espejos de Aztlán show, we feature an exclusive interview with high school students and teachers who are currently teaching and taking ethnic studies course in Albuquerque, NM. Students & teachers will talk about duo-enrollment courses, the importance of ethnic studies in New Mexico, and the impacts these courses are having in our state.

Hosts: Froilan Orozco
Producer: Rafael Martinez

Sat. 11/16, 3p: Join us in a conversation about Indigenous linguistic rights with Oaxacan leaders and teachers Arcelia López Hernández -who is also an Oaxacan State Legislator- and Gisela Baloes Gutiérrez.  Joining in this conversation will also be UNM Emerita Professor Dr.

Sol Fire

Aug 13, 2019

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, radio host and DJ, Maria Elena Ipiotis had guests Amado & Buddy Abeyta visit the KUNM studio. She spoke with them and they played a few songs live as well as a few off of their new EP.


Roberta Cole

Sat. 8/10/19 Raices:  Musical guests, Sol Fire of Santa Fe, include brothers Amado and Buddy Abeyta, guitarists, vocalists and song writers. The second generation musicians began their musical odessy as children who grew-up around a musical culture encompassing song writing, rehersals, and stage performances of their father and leader of Santa Fe's, Lumbre del Sol who were hotter than July around the New Mexico music world in the 70s, 80s and 90s.

7.27.19 Raíces "Los Indie Rockers" Angel Garcia, Carlos Mendoza, Mina Gonzalez & Evan Rico, with Maria Elena


Sat. 7/27 3p: This is a beautiful group of 13-yr-old kids who have the nerve, skill, passion and respect, for music. Mina Gonzalez is lead singer and plays rhythm guitar, Carlos Mendoza is lead guitarist, Angel Garcia is the bassist and Evan Rico takes care of percussion. 

Carlos Medina
https://carlos.mw

Sat. 3/2, 2p: This Saturday, we´ll begin RAÍCES show with a live interview at 2pm with cantador Carlos Medina. He´ll share with us his exploration of mariachi music on his album “El Cantador” released last August at Meow Wolf.  We will enjoy his witty humor in a bi-lingual conversation with co-hosts Cristina Baccin and María Elena Ipiotis

Picture: Irving Mondragon (Diversidad sin fronteras)

Sat. 8/4, 3p: An interview with Charlotte -who fled from Honduras-, and Nakai -an activist and doctoral candidate at Harvard University-  about the 2018 Transgender Caravan of asylum seekers coming from Central America to the US.

www.nicolascarter.com

Sat. 7/14, 4p: The Harp is to Paraguayan music as the bandoneon is to Argentinian tango or the guitar to flamenco.  Musician, educator and actor, Nicolas Carter travels the world with one hand on his heart and the other on the harp.  From Paraguay to Minnesota, Carter mastered this unique instrument that is the essence of the Guaraní community.  He projects its sounds from Paraguayan folk music to magical horizons and beyond.

Photography: Philip Wiley

  Sábado 14 de julio, 15hs: Desde la poesía traviesa y naïf de “Lobito” al compromiso social expresado en “Borderlands”, Lara Manzanares manifiesta una profunda empatía con las gentes que -más que nunca- requieren una caricia al alma.

La compositora, guitarrista y cantante del profundo Nuevo México recrea un lenguaje lírico y musical propio que trasciende las fronteras lingüísticas y de los géneros musicales revitalizando el legado del mestizaje de su tierra. 

Henry López

Mon. 4/23, 8p: Jazz drummer extraordinaire, composer, arranger and bandleader Dafnis Prieto joins Raíces.  Prieto returns to the Outpost Performance Space Sunday, April 29 with his Si o Si Quartet. Tonight he will speak to his development as a player and performer growing up in Cuba, his time in New York and beyond, and his recent big band project and it’s just-released CD "Sunset". Hosted by Louis Head.

Photo by Giulia Martins / www.theengineproject.com

Sat. 4/20, 3p: On Raíces, we´ll share a live performance and conversation with French-Argentinian trio The Engine hosted by Cristina Baccin.

Photo by Ignacio Escuin (2017, Spain)

Mon. 2/5, 7:30p: Interview and live performance by flamenco guitarist Juani de la Isla.  From the Island of San Fernando (Cádiz, Spain) a place known as the cradle of late Flamenco vocalist Camarón de la Isla, Juani de la Isla has accompanied renowned flamenco singers such as José Mercé, Chato de la Isla, Juan Villar among others.

Musical Ventures

Mon. 1/29, 7:30p: Carnival is one of the most ancient popular feasts that survives across the world, it is a time to celebrate freedom and let the hidden side of our humanity come to light. Today, on Raíces show hosted by Cristina Baccin, Frank Leto will bring a taste of “Carnaval Fever”, a performance Musical Ventures produces yearly at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (February 9-10, 7:30pm). Enjoy the kick off of Carnival in New Mexico.

Eli del Puertos y los encantos

Sat. 1/20, 3p: Eli del Puerto and Sabino Iturbe -local music maestros- play their own compositions and Latin American melodies LIVE on Raíces show hosted by Cristina Baccin. Eli del Puerto y los Encantos will perform at Hotel Andaluz, Saturday January 20th, 7pm (2nd St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102).

Sat. 1/13 2p: Cartoonist, satirist, writer and radio host Lalo Alcaraz returns to the KUNM airwaves on Raíces to commune with the New Mexico listening audience. Great conversation and plenty of great music await. Hosted by Louis Head.

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Sat. 7/15, 3pm: Host Cristina Baccin interviews the musicians of TradiSon sharing their joy and knowledge of Cuban traditional musical genres: son, guajira, guaracha, bolero y más!

http://www.mariachinyc.com

Sat. 7/1, 2pm: Latin Grammy Nominee Mariachi Flor de Toloache, an all­-female Mariachi ensemble creates a unique yet familiar sound in a largely male dominant musical genre. Since 2008, they have created an intoxicating mariachi style that expands the borders of the genre. On Raíces enjoy an interview hosted by Cristina Baccin with Mireya Ramos, Shae Fiol, Eunice Aparicio and Julie Acosta.

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Sat. 5/20, 2p: Local band Hot Glue plays live on Raíces hosted by Cristina Baccin. They share their songs based on feminist stories highlighting historical heroines.

ZZK Records

Sat. 3/4, 3p: Interview with Buenos Aires based musician Dat Garcia, one of a new generation of women in the electro-folk music scene. She shares her story of survival from trauma that inspires her thriving compositions of her new album “Maleducada” with host Cristina Baccin.

PHOTOGRAPHY BY WENDY JOHNSON

Sat. 2/4, 3p: Live performance and interview with local trio Lone Piñón about their new CD “Días Felices”.

Hip Hop In Cuba

Dec 15, 2016
Picture: Colin Diles Hazelbaker

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Art: El Moisés

 

Sat. 11/19, 2p: Live performance and interview with Félix Peralta (aka) El Gato Malo & David Barclay Gómez. They talk with host Cristina Baccin about their new album "Louisiana nights" just released by their band "Félix y Los Gatos" . They play live "Nuevo México", "Yo quiero más" and other songs and tell us their stories about how this musical adventure began with a close brotherhood and to keep sober.

Photo: Milken Family Foundation

Mon. 11/7, 7:30p: A Latina second-grade teacher from Santa Fe (New Mexico) Melissa Tapia-Kovac received $25,000 from the Milken Educator Awards.  From Amy Biehl Community School at Rancho Viejo, Ms. Kovac is one of the 35 recipients of this nationwide recognition for teaching.

"Bohemia Viva"

Nov 6, 2016
http://www.bohemiaviva.com

Sat. 11/5, 3pm: Live performance and interview with Argentinian duo singers  Bohemia Viva (Bohemia lives) hosted by Cristina Baccin. Like troubadours Andrea Mottura & Luis Luján take you to a journey with songs and stories from Latin America, United States and Europe. 

Photography: Nora Lozano

Sat. 11/5, 2p: From the Buenos Aires underground cultural scene and the Argentinian borders with Brazil and Bolivia, Mariana Yegros (aka), La Yegros embraces the multicolored Latin American mestizaje through a fresh interpretation of cumbia featuring electronic beats and her unique vocal timber.

Art: Arturo Martínez (Veracruz, México)

Sat. 9/17, 3p: Did you know that “Cielito lindo”, one of the most popular songs in Mexico and Latin America, was an inspiration for Mexican painter Frida Kahlo´s works? In fact, Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo Calderon is one of the most well known female artists in the world, yet we still don´t know all the secrets hidden in her paintings.

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