La Ruleta

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Airs at: Fri, 10/12/2018 at 10:00pm - 12:00am
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The 2nd and 4th Friday of every month, 10:00pm to midnight. 

Cada segundo viernes de cada mes. De 10 a 12 de la noche.

Underground, alternative, non commercial, mainly Mexican, Latin American, Hispanic music. 

La Ruleta (The Roulette) is a music show, sometimes in english, sometimes in spanish, focused mainly, but not exclusively, on underground, hard to find, independently produced, non commercial,  limited edition recordings, mostly of Mexican, South American and Spanish origin. Ranging from many musical styles as classical, rock, jazz, experimental, avant garde, indigenous, blues, ethnic, electronic, free jazz, some poetry and theatre.

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La Ruleta es un programa, algunas veces en español, otras en inglés, de música principalmente, pero no exclusivamente, mexicana, sudamericana y española subterránea, no comercial, poco conocida, de producciones y compañías independientes, tocando géneros como el rock, el jazz, experimental, clásica, moderna, blues, jazz libre, indígena, electrónica, teatro y poesía.

Programas anteriores pueden ser escuchados en

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Francisco Mora Catlett

Airs at: Fri, 09/14/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 09/15/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
El baterista mexicano Francisco Mora Catlett, quien toco con Sun Ra durante su estancia en Mexico, despues de que el tecladista necesito baterista para su grupo, empezo su carrera con el grupo de rock psicodelico "Los Profetas" a finales de los 60's. Tendremos una muy inte... Read more

Sweet 'N Juicy, Chonk! and Tone Poet Live in Studio

Airs at: Fri, 08/24/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 08/25/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Join Sean The BusDriver as he takes you on a magical painted bus ride through time, space and around the globe. This Friday he will have returning studio guests, Sweet 'N Juicy with soulful funk, Chonk! with rootsy rockin' whistle-tastic tunes and Tone Poet providing interm... Read more

Walter Schmidt: Clásicos

Airs at: Fri, 08/10/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 08/11/2018 at 12:00am
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La Ruleta on 07/27/18

Airs at: Fri, 07/27/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 07/28/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

Indie Pop & Rock from Mexico & Latin America

Airs at: Fri, 07/13/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 07/14/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Mostly indie rock-n-pop, mostly from Mexico. Mostly, but not exclusively, from Mexico City.  Most get airplay on independent & college/community radio (but are off the beaten track). We do make a foray or two into South America, into rock-n-roll, and into the commercial wor... Read more

Gamelan Wahyu Dari Langit Live in Studio

Airs at: Fri, 06/22/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 06/23/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
We are a 15 member ensemble of the ONLY Balinese Gamelan in the Pacific Northwest. We play a genre known at Baleganjer, used in ceremonies of cremation and battle songs. We have been playing in Portland for about a year. There is more information about us in the links below... Read more

La Ruleta on 06/08/18

Airs at: Fri, 06/08/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 06/09/2018 at 12:00am
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La Ruleta on 05/25/18

Airs at: Fri, 05/25/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 05/26/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

La Ruleta on 05/11/18

Airs at: Fri, 05/11/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 05/12/2018 at 12:00am
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La Ruleta Spring 2018 Membership Drive

Airs at: Fri, 04/27/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 04/28/2018 at 12:00am
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Luis Ocasio of Live Island discusses his new album Atlas Suite. New Music by local artists Sean Steward, The Painted Bus Driver takes to the open road on yet another Friday journeying into the wee hours of the weekend on the 2018 Spring Membership Drive. He hosts in studio... Read more