Category Archives: latin world

SONG OF THE DAY Vinicius De Moraes and Baden Powell – Canto De Lemanjá

When I first heard this song earlier, the two words that sprang to mind were ethereal and otherworldly – It’s a pretty enchanting one is this!  Canto de Iemanjá is a piece of music written over 50 years ago by … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Charles Lembe et Son Orchestra – Quiero Wapatcha

The wondrous fusion of West African and Latin never ceases to amaze me when it comes to Afro-Cuban sounds – the two (seemingly) different elements work so well together. Today’s song is a fine example of this harmonious union and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Wax Machine – Extralude (Wyndham Earl’s More Than​-​An​-​Interlude Remix)

Brighton-based Wax Machine have been gaining attention for their melodic jazzy psych-rock offerings ever since they emerged in 2015. Self-releasing their mystical, psychedelic DIY creations in the early days, they have so far issued one album and few EP’s; with … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Earl Coleman And The Latin Love-In – What You Gonna Do?

You may recall me featuring a track by Earl Coleman a couple of months ago, so forgive me copying some of the information from that post in today’s write-up! Coleman was active for nearly five decades, with some of his … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dolor et Ses Étoiles – Bourrique La

Today’s little percussive sunbeam of joy was concocted and issued sometime in the 1960’s I believe? I merely speculate on this fact as information is sparse and details on both the band and song are very few and far between, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Aquarians – Jungle Grass

As far as chilled out music goes, this is one place I’d retreat into if I could literally be swallowed up by a song!! Listen to it! No rushing, no pressure, no stress….just laid-back coolness!!! Ahhh….please take me there!!! In … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Texao – La Pelea Del Gobernador

Hailing from Peru and named after a Peruvian flower (A Texao – commonly associated with the province of Arequipa, where the band originated), Los Texao were a garage rock band that specialised in all things psychedelic. Featuring band members, Feño … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Juca Chaves – Take Me Back To Piauí

Jurandyr Czaczkes, a.k.a Juca Chaves, is a Brazilian singer-songwriter whose musical career began the early 1960’s. Over the course of nearly 40 years, he’s celebrated an array of vibrant releases across a varied spectrum of labels. As is career progressed … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Earl Coleman and the Latin Love-In – Hippy Heaven

Curious lyrics and a song that’s caught my attention twice now, so I thought I’d share. Earl Coleman was a jazz singer born in Port Huron, Michigan in 1925. When he was 14 years old he moved to Indianapolis and … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Traffic Sound – Meshkalina

Having heard today’s stomper a good while back, I could’ve sworn I’d already featured this but just as well I checked, it would appear that the wonders of Meshkalina has never made it onto the LP blog…until now! Traffic Sound … Continue reading

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