Articles tagged latin music

Back to Blue Bayou: An Interview With Linda Ronstadt

In her exclusive interview with PopMatters, Linda Ronstadt revisits Simple Dreams just in time for Rhino's 40th anniversary edition of her classic number one album.

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Alex Cuba - “Half a Chance (feat. Ron Sexsmith)” (audio) (Premiere)

"Half a Chance" finds the Cuban-Canadian singer/songwriter Alex Cuba joining his smooth brand of songwriting with that of legendary troubadour Ron Sexsmith.

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Banda Los Recoditos: Sueño XXX

Pinup banda provides forum for drinking stories and sex dreams; its brass lines tangle together like sweaty bodies.

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Luis Coronel: Quiero Ser Tu Dueño

Teen heartthrob makes terrible music, tops Latin Albums chart, threatens to cross over.

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17 Oct 2014 // 2:01 AM

Noel Torres: La Balanza

When playing corridos, one must be absolutely modern. If you play them as hard as possible, that helps.

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23 Oct 2011 // 10:00 PM

Bio Ritmo: La Verdad

La Verdad captures the power and punch and authentic spontaneity of a live performance without sacrificing any studio polish.

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Various Artists: 101 Things to Do in Bongolia

Hip Brooklyn label sells nostalgia and world grooves, one 45 at a time.

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Sergent Garcia: Una y Otra Vez

Imagine if Theodor Adorno wrote Disney princess songs -- only, you know, with a salsa band.

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15 Aug 2011 // 10:00 PM

Pitbull: Planet Pit

The newly rechristened "Mr. Worldwide" is sharpening stones and picking up broads to improve his business acumen. It's a sign of the times.

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Various: Fania Records 1964-1980: The Original Sound of Latin New York

Fania Records had it all: salsa, soul, jazz, grooves, horns, Chopin, subway imitations, and a seemingly inexhaustible appetite for urban America.

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Mexican singer-songwriter Ximena Sarinana possesses a crafty intelligence that belies her 22 years. Her new album, “Mediocre” (Warner Latina), is far from that - in fact,

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We want you: Presidential election rocks to a new Latin beat

MIAMI - They’re not just rocking the vote - they’re salseando, perreando and mariachi-ando it. Latino musicians, actors and celebrities are getting involved

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1 Jul 2008 // 5:02 AM

Sitting on a beach or by the pool with a guide to summer reading, but no advice on what’s rocking the Latin music world?

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Indie singer follows her passions from North Miami to Latin music success

MIAMI - When Rosanna Tavarez was a little girl in New York’s Washington Heights, she’d have dance parties with her Dominican father on

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TIFF 2017: 'The Shape of Water'

// Notes from the Road

"The Shape of Water comes off as uninformed political correctness, which is more detrimental to its cause than it is progressive.

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