My KUTX: Superfónicos

Photo by Gabriel C. Pérez/KUTX. Erick Bohorquez (seated, front row, center), Jaime Ospina (seated, second row), and Nico Sanchez (seated, front row, right) are the guest DJs.

Superfónicos (from 2018)

My KUTX // July 17, 2021

Superfónicos is an eight-piece Austin band formed around a love of Colombian and African music, mixed with funk and psychedelic rock. In their hands, all these sounds collide with the force of a runaway train, and that’s exactly what the band’s My KUTX episode from 2018 feels like. Bassist Nico Sanchez, guitarist Erick Bohorquez, and gaitero and singer Jaime Ospina put together a mix that’s dizzying and highly danceable.

Listening to this guest DJ set is a great way to get acquainted with Superfónicos ahead of the band’s July 30 show at the Mohawk, where they perform alongside fellow psychedelic/Latin music explorers Money Chicha. Hear Superfónicos’ My KUTX on Saturday, July 17 at 6 p.m. or listen anytime in the player above.

–Art Levy // producer, My KUTX


1. Paito y Los Gaiteros de Punta Brava – “El Gusto de las Mujeres”

2. Carmelo Torres – “Tierra de Poetas”

3. Abelardo Carbonó – “Palenque”

4. Wganda Kenya – “Shakalaodé”

5. Bloque – “Daño en el Baño”

6. Carlos Vives – “Ella”

7. The Meters – “Cissy Strut”

8. Jimi Hendrix – “Bold As Love”

9. Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson – “The Bottle”

10. Lee Perry/Seke Molenga & Kalo Kawongolo – “Bad Food”

11. Son Palenque – “ La Zorrononona”

12. Petrona Martínez – “La Vida Vale La Pena”

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