Breakin Bread Radio: Latin Special with Chris Read

This month I was invited down to Breakin Bread HQ to be guest DJ on their monthly radio show. Faced with the choice of theme for the show, I selected Latin as an excuse to tie in a few things I’ve been working on lately. As a result, host Dave Magness and I pulled together a couple of hours of Latin flavoured stuff in a multitude of styles. Although we originally planned for Dave to handle the older material whilst I provided some modern bits and pieces we both vered off track a little and ended up playing all sorts of stuff from hip hop to disco, all with a Latin twist.

My selections include a few tracks to be included on a forthcoming mix / compilation I putting together for BBE and also a track of my own which will be released on a Breakin Bread 7 inch single later this year.

You can check out the full 2 hour show featuring a load of great music and little bit of banter on Breakin Bread’s Mixcloud page here.

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About musicofsubstance

A collector of hip hop, funk, soul, boogie and related beats and jazz based music since the late eighties. Came to prominence as a club DJ through involvement in Substance (one of the UK's largest and longest running hip hop and funk nights) and a 2 year spell as mix DJ on BBC Radio 1Xtra. In recent years a steady output of high profile mix albums has allowed me to DJ worldwide. Currently compiling a series of mix albums for the BBE label and producing an album for BBC New Urban Music Bursary award winning 7 piece jazz / soul outfit 'Maylight'.
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