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Hot Mic 03: EL INSPECTOR

In our series HOT MIC we talk to podcasters and internet radio guys about their shows.


El Inspector

Your name … Joel Amaro

Name of the show…
EL INSPECTOR

How can we listen to it? … www.elinspector.podomatic.com

Country, language … Spanish

Since when, how many shows? …. 24 years on air

Which musical styles do you play? … Ska, Reggae, Rocksteady, Dub

Do you play new / old /both … Yes, both.

What formats do you use (vinyl, mp3, cd, streams)? … CDs, mp3, wav

How do you get your records? … Shipping by email .

What formats do you prefer for the show? … The digital format is widely used for immediacy, speed and convenience, as well as avoiding shipping costs.

How to reach you? Email? … elinspectorska@gmail.com

How do you promote your records? … Twitter, Facebook, website

If you like, post a short info text about the show …. EL INSPECTOR is a radio program dedicated to Ska and Reggae, in all its aspects, with more than 24 years on the air, currently in La Mega 103.3 FM in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.

5 all-time favourite albums

  1. The Specials – THE SPECIALS
  2. Hi Bop Ska – THE SKATALITES
  3. Ska-Ba – JUMP WITH JOEY
  4. Massive – JAZZ JAMAICA ALLSTARS
  5. Out Of Nowhere – HEPCAT

5 all-time favourite tunes

  1. Gangsters – THE SPECIALS
  2. Flowers for Albert – THE SKATALITES
  3. El Diablo Ska – JUMP WITH JOEY
  4. Dance with me – HEPCAT
  5. Ball of Fire – JAZZ JAMAICA ALLSTARS

What’s your no-1 challenge concerning the show? To take the editions of the program to all parts of the world.

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With his Ska band The Braces (1984-1991, 2000-2006) Joachim Uerschels released three albums for Unicorn, Pork Pie and Mad Butcher Records. He lives in Cologne, Germany as a writer and musician. In 2016, he published his solo debut album "Songbook Vol. II" as Joe ScholesJoe Scholes

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