It feels like a stubborn effort to keep listening to new music and finding new art to keep us either grounded with what’s happening in the world, or distracted from it, because reality has become unbearable. In any... Read Article
Barely six months since its last edition, The UK’s largest and most popular celebration of Spanish and Latin American culture – ¡Viva! Festival – returns to HOME Manchester for its 28th film fiesta, which runs 18 March-7 April. With 14 titles... Read Article
It’s your usual eclectic mix of Latin American music here, starting with a new addition to the Brazilian carnival repertoire, and passing through US-Mexico border music, Yma Sumac-aping folktronica, Brazilian-Belgian smooth jazz, math rock meets Violeta Parra, alluring... Read Article
One artist who has massively impressed us these past couple of years is Peruvian producer Vitu Valera, whose electronic productions have continued to evolve in unexpected and effervescent fashion. In 2020, he released “MAMAKUMBA” with fellow Peruvian Mikongo,... Read Article
There’s been a real mix of tunes released so far this year, with Isaac Sasson‘s gentle Venezuelan folk album Canciones de Isaac seeing the light of day, Sofia Kourtesis following an excellent 2020 EP with a new, very... Read Article
Complementing our Best Albums of 2021 article here is our list of the best compilations, as voted for by our writers. As opposed to our Best Albums list, which is confined to new music, this one highlights some... Read Article
Bonne année one and all. This is my last New Year’s Honours list before I seek re-election in May, and I hope my selections won’t “piss you off”. I’ve avoided any reference to the big hitters flagged up... Read Article
The best Latin American films of 2021.
Our selection of the best Latin American albums of 2021.
With the year coming to an end – yes, again, another year has passed living in a pandemic – we can attest to the quality of the music made in our country. Peruvian promoters restarted the wheel by... Read Article
The last update of the playlist for the year comes fast and short, with the best songs that have come out since October. Pleitø, Reies, Daske Gaitan, Junior Zamora – Ddqtt A.C.O. ft. Yezzy Wallace – Que Esperas... Read Article
As someone who listens to music all the time – rarely is there not a vinyl spinning, a headphone in the ear or speaker of some kind making a racket – I am always finding good, new music... Read Article