Music, Politics, and Nationalism in Latin America looks at how culture, specifically folk music – música típica (typical music), neofolclore (new folklore) and nueva canción – was appropriated for the purposes of politics, propaganda, patriotism and national identity.... Read Article
Rage Against the Machine
Why would a New York City-based “futurerock” band, made up of five non-Latinos, embark on a tour of the Southwestern United States to proclaim, “We Are All Illegal?” I asked myself the very same question.
After ten years Rock in Rio festival is back to the city that gives name to the event. In the last decade, Madrid and Lisbon had the privilege to have their own editions of one of the biggest... Read Article