My KUTX: Cilantro Boombox

Félix Pacheco and Joe Woullard formed Cilantro Boombox in Austin back in 2010, working together on a one-off track. But soon that collaboration bloomed into a bigger band with a much larger sound. Cilantro Boombox mixes together rap, reggae, salsa, jazz, and everything in between, and they’ve quickly become a sight to behold onstage. Friday, May 1st is the second annual “Cilantro Boombox Day” (as proclaimed by the city of Austin last year), and they’re throwing a party that night at the Sahara Lounge. To get you ready, Pacheco is this week’s guest DJ on My KUTX, sharing the music that influenced him both as a kid in Venezuela and a musician here in Austin. Listen anytime below his playlist!

–Art Levy

Félix Pacheco’s playlist:

1. Mano Negra – “Señor Matanza”

2. Desorden Público – “Valle De Balas”

3. Fugazi – “Waiting Room”

4. Luciano Pavarotti & Jovanotti – “Serenata Rap/Mattinata”

5. Micah Shalom & The Babylonians – “Funky Reggae”

6. Sade – “The Moon & The Sky”

7. J Dilla – “Think Twice”

8. Israel “Cachao” Lopez – “Mambo”

9. Ray Barretto – “A Deeper Shade Of Soul”

10. Dimension Latina – “Arroz Con Manteca”

11. James Jamerson – “Fever In The Funk House”

12. Stevie Wonder – “I Just Called To Say I Love You”

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