Latin Pop

5 songs for your summer playlist | Chicago News

Music journalist Sandra Treviño enjoys sharing Latin alternative music so much that she has three: her own site, Enchúfate; arts and culture site Gozamos; and collaborative Future Rootz. As we prepare to celebrate the start of summer, Treviño has five new songs perfect for a road trip or a day …

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Eminem, Big Freedia, Georgia Anne Muldrow, more

So many artists, so little time. Each week we review a handful of new albums (of all genres), collect even more new music we would call “indie” and talk about it. what metal comes out. We post music news, song previews and more all day long. In these concert-free times, …

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Juanes returns to his musical roots for ‘Origen’

NEW YORK – After experimenting with different types of music, Juanes returns to his roots with “Origen”, a cover album in which he pays homage to the most influential artists of his life and career, from Joe Arroyo and Bruce Springsteen to Bob Marley and Juan Luis Guerra. Through 12 …

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Let’s talk about the sax, baby: how one of music’s most maligned instruments won back pop and indie

WWhen an experimental independent band Black Country, New Road performs live, saxophonist Lewis Evans will often take center stage, occupying the hallowed place traditionally occupied by a lead singer. It’s partly a question of aesthetics. The seven London-based tracks relish the subversive madness of putting the saxophonist forward, relegating their …

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New music books to read this summer

“Last Chance Texaco,” named after one of the memorable songs from that debut album, also features tales of his problematic romances with Tom Waits, Lowell George and Dr. John. The musicians are a problem, but it is the music (starting with childhood obsessions with “West Side Story” and Laura Nyro) …

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