Ruben Blades

New music: ‘Accidente’ by Making Movies

By 18 November, 2019

Indie immigrant rockers Making Movies drop a new Spanish-language single as they’re in Mexico City, set to open for one of their mentors, Panamanian great Rubén Blades, at the famed teatro Auditorio Nacional. “Accidente,” says lead singer-songwriter, Enrique... 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

The Evolution of Boogat

By 09 December, 2015

There is no question that Boogat is a guerrillero urbano; an urban warrior of sorts. Some of the first verses the Spanish-(and by extension, English-)speaking world first heard out of his mouth were a rallying cry, scored by... Read Article

Cal Jader’s Best Tracks of 2014

By 17 December, 2014

We asked Movimientos’ Cal Jader – a man at the heart of London’s Latin American music scene – to pick out 10 of his favourite tracks of the year, and boy has he delivered. It’s a selection that... Read Article

REVIEW Calle 13 – MultiViral

By 22 April, 2014

Few albums are as well crafted and thought out as Calle 13‘s fifth record MultiViral. Through it, the hybrid rap/alt-rock/urban/experimental band delivers its most sophisticated and best produced record thus far. It’s playful, profound and melodic while having... Read Article