19 mayo 2017

La canción de la semana #579

A weird, unsettling and mesmerising Paraguaya by Juana Molina, from the Argentine "folktronica" artist's new (weird, unsettling and mesmerising) album Halo.

12 mayo 2017

La canción de la semana #578

...is famous Pajarillo by the Venezuelan Ángel Custodio Loyola. I like the version by the Chilean singer Elizabeth Morris, from the Chilean singer's 2012 album Pájaros.

28 abril 2017

La canción de la semana #576

Finally! Following a few days of cyberspace riddles (Mi gente! Adivinen cómo se llama mi nueva canción! or ¿Ya saben cómo se llama mi nuevo sencillo?), Lila Downs has revealed the amazing new song, Peligrosa, from her forthcoming 10th studio album — to be released next month, woohoo!

12 abril 2017

La canción de la semana #574

Los Hijos de la Montaña is a collaboration between Sergio Mendoza, of Orkesta Mendoza fame, and Luz Elena Mendoza, a singer of Y la Bamba, an indie folk pop band from Portland, Oregon. (They are not related to each other). This week's song is Amor de lejos from their eponymous album.

02 abril 2017

La canción de la semana #572

...is Madres by young and incredibly talented Cuban singer, composer and bandleader Daymé Arocena. Daymé's new album Cubafonía is out now.