In Brazil a new generation of artists are fusing rhythms and shaking up established musical codes.
A major Bossa Nova label whose elegant vinyl sleeves reflected its desire for precision and intimacy, Elenco was the work of one man: Aloysio de Oliveira.
It’s where reggaeton meets sensual pop, MC’s scathing flows describe blatant social inequalities and soaring electronica tries to soothe a violent populous. Welcome to the new sounds from Medellín.
A soundtrack and accompanying story for a lazy afternoon spent in a bar by the beach.
Eclectic Brazilian pop diva Marisa Monte undoubtedly had one of the most successful careers in the history of this musical continent.
Corridos tumbados (or trap corridos as it’s sometimes referred to – translator's note) forms a musical bridge between the borders of Mexico and the United States, bringing together families separated by exile.
The birth of a new sub-genre of Latin urban music, from its humble beginnings to its conquest of the international charts.
From Al Green to Fela Kuti via Miles Davis, Ray Baretto and Jorge Ben, let’s take a glimpse at 1972’s musical landscape – the rhythm & soul edition.
Whilst neoperreo, a digital DIY subgenre of reggaeton, might be a child of the internet worldwide, its flame burns brightest in Santiago.
Introducing a timeless selection of Brazilian protest songs from Chico Buarque to Linn da Quebrada which remind us that hatred and violence are best fought by love and music.
This is a movie for your imagination to watch as it wishes. In fact, you’re starring in it.
It’s cocktail time on the terrace. This selection will give you a neck massage and will slowly make you move your hips.
João Gilberto was a pioneer of bossa nova. Mixing traditional and modern musical influences, he inspired generations of musicians.
From down to mid-up tempo, from Jamaica to Brazil with a French twist, from the 1960s to the 2010s, a selection to warm you up.
When you know you have a long dull winter ahead of you, this might be the moment to listen to songs about going away.
1966 proved to be such a wonderful year for music that it is worth documenting these great tracks that somehow avoided the radar.