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Huey talks to Matt Caughthran, frontman with The Bronx, about the band's successful 2008 Warped tour and their new mariachi incarnation.

With his motto "if it's cool, I'll play it", Fun Lovin' Criminal Huey Morgan plays an eclectic mix of the best music from the past six decades, spanning rock, rap, reggae, blues, disco, soul and Latino. Inspired by his New York upbringing and his experiences as a musician, Huey accompanies his playlist with personal anecdotes and stories in his own inimitable laid-back style.

This week, Huey meets the LA rockers The Bronx who have borrowed stylings from the pirate Mexican radio that bleeds through their stereos on their sunny Californian shores for their new album 'El Bronx' under the band name Mariachi El Bronx. Billed as a 'vehicle for a border bending journey of the senses' the band are over in the UK on a short tour after finding UK success with their Mariachi sound and a noted appearance at SXSW. Huey talks to front man Matt Caughthran about The Bronx's successful 2008 Warped tour and their new Mariachi incarnation.

Plus listeners get to suggest their own Sunday chill-out jams in 'Slack Sabbath' and former Ash guitarist and feted solo artist Charlotte Hatherley joins Huey to 'Share and Care' a rare record.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 6 Dec 2009 14:00

Music Played

  • Otis Redding

    Day Tripper

  • Helen Humes

    He May Be Your Man

  • Yeasayer

    Ambling Alp

  • Bo Diddley


  • Untitled

    Sharing Is Caring with Charlotte Hatherley

  • Bat for Lashes


  • Them Crooked Vultures

    Scumbag Blues

  • Ween

    Japanese Cowboy

  • Depeche Mode

    Fragile Tension

  • Aalon

    Rock And Roll Gangster

  • Roots Manuva

    Yellow Submarine

  • Untitled

    Slack Sabbath

  • Jon Brion

    Here We Go Again

  • Eldorado

    Savage Colt

  • Method Man and Mary J. Blige

    All I Need

  • Little Richard

    Good Golly, Miss Molly

  • Ry Cooder

    Buena Vista Social Club

  • Untitled

    Interview with Matt Caughthran of Mariachi El Bronx

  • Mariachi El Bronx

    Slave Labour

  • Danzig


  • Untitled

    Jam of the Week

  • Grand Funk Railroad

    Gimme Shelter