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.
Great video essay produced by London based FACT Magazine about the rise of Mexican dance culture in Mexico City and Monterrey. Essential viewing.
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.”
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.
Landfill Harmonic follows the Recycled Orchestra of Cateura, a Paraguayan musical group that plays instruments made entirely out of garbage.
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.
Mexrrissey, a band made in Mexico City reinventing Morrissey’s songs with a Mexican flair.
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.
Miramar captures the poetry of Puerto Rican bolero music for a modern audience. The band’s first release “Dedication to Sylvia Rexach” is out now on Barbes Records. Check it out.