New Music Friday: Natalia Lafourcade, Jamiroquai, & More

This blog is back in business, yet again, with my first New Music Friday post in quite some time. I’ve been really jonesing to share the things I’ve been listening to these past few months, but life got in the way. I’m pushing it out of the way now for a few minutes so I…

My Top 100 Albums of 2015, Part IV

It’s finally time. This list has been all kinds of delayed in coming out (and full disclosure, there will still be one more quick post after this), but here it is–the fourth and final part of my Top 100 Albums list. These 25 albums are my absolute favorites from last year, the cream of the crop….

The Top 25 Songs of 2015

2016 may already be upon us, but it’s never too late to look back on 2015 and the musical treasures it gave us. Today starts a brief but jam-packed series of posts celebrating a glorious year in music, culminating of course with my annual Top Albums list. In my earliest years on the blog, I…

La canción del día: “Hasta la raíz”

Es hora de compartir más música en español, algo que yo descubrí hoy día, de hecho. Comparto con todos Uds. la canción… “Hasta la raíz” por Natalia Lafourcade! Natalia Lafourcade, una cantautora mexicana, es una de mis artistas preferidas. (Ella ha trabajado mucho con Ximena Sarinaña, una cantante de que he hablado en este blog,…

Album Review: Hu Hu Hu

New album review coming right up, without further ado. Album: Hu Hu Hu Artist: Natalia LaFourcade Released: May 2009 Latin music can be a minefield for the English-speaking listener. There are a mountain of stereotypes; the language is foreign; the styles potentially hard to navigate. That’s not to say it’s difficult for someone who doesn’t…

Song of the Day: “Tu y Yo”

Happy 2011, everyone! Sorry for my long 11-day absence. It happens sometimes with blogging. Many apologies…here’s a small but lovely piece of music to tide you over until I get a few more posts up in the coming days… “Tu y Yo” by Ximena Sariñana! Ximena is an artist (and actress) from Mexico whose debut…