Carolina Amoruso

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REVIEW Dom La Nena – Tempo

By 01 March, 2021

She is young, soft spoken; her vocals are zephyrous, her lyrics without guile, her arrangements demure, and she plays the cello without bombast. At the same time, Dom La Nena is an immensely affecting and gently powerful musician,... Read Article

REVIEW Roberto Fonseca – Yesun

By 08 January, 2020

Yesun, Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca’s 9th release, is a work of vivid intricacies woven by a master hand. Scion of a family of Cuban headliners—his mother is a famed dancer and singer, and was formerly married to Chucho... Read Article

REVIEW Alex Cuba – Sublime

By 19 November, 2019

Twenty years in the sub-Arctic cold of Smithers, British Columbia, hasn’t chilled the tropical soul of Alex Cuba (born Alexis Puentes). To the contrary, he’s recently added a layer of warmth, borne out by his seventh release, Sublime.... Read Article

REVIEW Montoya – Otun

By 04 July, 2019

I write from my go-to café in Merida, Mexico. Ki’ Xocolatl has been a refuge since I discovered their music collection, a virtually complete catalog of Putamayo’s compilation CDs from the discovery days of ‘world music’. But, I... Read Article

REVIEW Orlando ‘Cachaito’ López – Cachaito

By 13 September, 2018

World Circuit Records has been reissuing on vinyl various jewels from its trove of world music recordings. Their latest release is the superlative solo album of Cuba’s brilliant bassist, Orlando ‘Cachaito’ López, titled just Cachaito. I am as... Read Article