09 diciembre 2017

La canción de la semana #572

...is Yo voy vendiendo candela by Raúl Rodríguez. This song opens his new album, La Raiz Eléctrica.

01 diciembre 2017

La canción de la semana #571

...is Maldigo del Alto Cielo by Violeta Parra as performed by Sofía Rei. This beautiful rendition appears on the Argentinian singer's latest album, El Gavilan (Tributo a Violeta Parra).

26 noviembre 2017

La canción de la semana #570

Malvaloca is a project by the guitarist José Luís Sánchez "El Piru" and the singer Aina Espinosa. This week's song is Cabellos de acero blanco from the duo's debut album, Oliva y naranja. Here, El Piru and Aina are accompanied by Matthieu Saglio (cello) and Ulises Pistolo Eliza (throat singing).

29 octubre 2017

La canción de la semana #566

Once again, I come across a cover version which is way better than the original: Colombia-raised, Canada-based Lido Pimienta's take on Rihanna's Work. Camellando is Barranquilla slang for "working". Read more here.

22 octubre 2017

La canción de la semana #565

...is Sólo Para Mí by Vinila Von Bismark, featuring LaMari de Chambao. This is the first single from Vinila's new album, Motel Llamado Mentira.

15 octubre 2017

La canción de la semana #564

...is El Corazón del Sapo by the Madrid-based The Machetazo. The members of this quintet studied jazz at Musikene (Conservatorio Superior de Música de País Vasco), San Sebastián, but it was New York where they decided to form a band. This theme appears on their album 1290 Prospect Place.

The Machetazo: Jorge Castañeda (piano), Daniel Juárez (sax), Nacho Fernández (guitar), Darío Guibert (double bass) and Mikel Urretagoiena (drums).