Great video essay produced by London based FACT Magazine about the rise of Mexican dance culture in Mexico City and Monterrey. Essential viewing.
Dayme Arocena is an award-winning Afro-Cuban singer from Havana, who has been described as Cuba’s “finest young female singer.” Her new album is Cubafonía.
Teresa Cristina is one of the best known singers in Brazil, revitalizing its most beloved musical style, samba. Her new album, Canta Cartola, is out now.
The Costa Rican lo-fi band you never knew you needed (but really, really do) has returned. Las Robertas are out with their new album, Waves of the New.
Systema Solar is a musical-visual collective from the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Their third album, Rumba a Tierra, is out now on Nacional Records.
Along with legendary jarana player Zenen Zeferino, son jarocho pioneers Radio Jarocho have a new project, An Exploration of Son Jarocho’s Past and Present.
LAMC – the Eighteenth annual Latin Alternative Music Conference took over New York City last week from July 11th to 15th.
Salt Cathedral is the duo of Juliana Ronderos and Nicolas Losada, born in Colombia and now based in Brooklyn, New York. Enjoy their new track “Always There When I Need You.”
Sofia Rei’s music has taken her all around the world and earned her critical acclaim. The next step is a week-long residency at The Stone in New York City.