Pablo E. Yglesias

Posts by Pablo E. Yglesias:

REVIEW XIXA – The Code

By 08 May, 2019

The ‘rediscovery’ of Peruvian tropical nuggets over the last dozen years has led not only to some amazing reissues and compilations but also to a fascinating and vibrant resurgence of artists and bands influenced by the music. Much... Read Article

REVIEW Combo Chimbita – Ahomale

By 02 May, 2019

The first element you notice about Combo Chimbita—whether live in concert or on a recording like “Sola”, the opening cut from their incredible new album Ahomale—is Carolina Oliveros. Her sublime feminine presence, her intensity, grace and fire is... Read Article

REVIEW Setenta – We Latin Like That

By 30 April, 2019

Setenta have been around for more than a dozen years and during the course of several singles, four albums and countless live performances they have proved time and time again that they are Europe’s hottest Latin soul outfit.... Read Article

REVIEW Fumaça Preta – Pepas

By 03 April, 2019

Fumaça Preta have done it again – their new album Pepas is one “pepa” (pill) you’ll want to swallow for sure! The UK and Amsterdam-based power trio seem to exist simultaneously on a parallel lysergic astral plane hovering... Read Article

Ten Of The Best From… Rubén Blades

By 12 July, 2018

It is no exaggeration to say that Panamanian singer/songwriter, actor, lawyer, and politician Rubén Blades is one of the most important figures in Spanish-language music in general and certainly in the transnational Latin dance music known as salsa,... Read Article