Tag Archives: Latin

SONG OF THE DAY Los Lazos – La Rola

I cast out my sonic net with an open mind and the catch of the day was this slinky little instrumental beast!! This will keep my ears fed for days! It surprised me to discover that today’s song was actually … Continue reading

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Alceu Valença & Geraldo Azevedo – Planetário

Oh wow!! This song makes you feel like you have slept walked into a street full of fire crackers and then woke up!! Its crazy, the vocals are insane and it’s a frenzy of sound….I love it!! The ear-feast that … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Los Invasores de Progreso – La Bola Buche

Los Invasores de Progreso (translating as The Invaders Of Progress) was the musical project of Peruvian guitarist/keyboardist/composer, Ernesto Diestro Herrera.  Also known as ‘Shanty’, this San Martin-born artist formed his band in 1980 and continued to release his music on … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Freddie & The Scenarios – Sensei

Freddie & The Scenarios is the new project from The Vaccines’ lead guitarist Freddie Cowan who, together with some of the best musicians of Mexico City’s music scene, is creating some very vibrant sounds! Whilst visiting Mexico city in 2019, … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The (St. Thomas) Pepper Smelter – Pepper’s Boogaloo

Hailing from Lima and coming together in the late 1960’s, The Saint Thomas Pepper Smelter were a psych-rock outfit that formed from the ashes of Los Shain’s (1963-68). Named after (a combination of) The Beatles Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Os Tincoãs – Deixa a Gira Girà

There is something quite magical, mysterious and ever-so-slightly haunting about the adorable vocal harmonies in today’s song, but mostly they are striking. I love how the guitar nestles in the background initially, allowing the voices lead the way, but how … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Evinha – Esperar Pra Ver

This little burst of sunbeams comes courtesy of a lady called Eva Correia José Maria, better known as Evinha. For many decades this Brazilian singer has been adorning the world with her soft vocal prowess and as far as I … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Eric Grant Orchestra – Uncle Joe

I love unusual fusions of sound and how the crossover of genres creates something quite unique! Today’s song is a fine example of this and comes from a record that was recorded nearly 70 years ago! Seamlessly blending elements of … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Gitkin – East Middle Dub

“Gitkin started out as an experimental recording project. I had gotten an 8 track tape machine and I wanted to make some music that didn’t sound anything like myself. Somehow almost by accident I connected to something that felt soulful … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jackie Mittoo & The Soul Brothers – Voodoo Moon

In August 1965, barely a week after the disbandment of the original Skatalites, The Soul Brothers (featuring ex-Skatalites members Jackie Mittoo, Roland Alphonso, Johnny Moore and Lloyd Brevitt) were up and running as the new house band at Studio One. … Continue reading

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