Music

Mexico pays tribute to Morrissey April 1, 2015 00:01

Mexico pays tribute to Morrissey

Mexrrissey is a new band inspired by the songs of the ex-vocalist of The Smiths. They will be touring England between the 25th of [...]
 
Willy Claure, on Cueca rhythm March 16, 2015 00:41

Willy Claure, on Cueca rhythm

On Tuesday the 24th of March the Bolivian guitarist and composer will give his first UK concert at the Bolivar Hall in London.   [...]
 
Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way March 13, 2015 00:03

Music and drugs: a friendship that goes back a long way

Music and drugs, drugs and music, they seem to go hand in hand. History has left us many examples of the degradation an artist [...]
 
 
Latin America by birdsong March 8, 2015 00:49

Latin America by birdsong

  From the sounds of species in danger of extinction, various Latin American artists have come together to create original songs and make a [...]
 
Danzón: a dance that overcame discrimination and racism February 28, 2015 17:28

Danzón: a dance that overcame discrimination and racism

The first night of 1879 was calm and fresh, and those attending the Artistic and Literary School, currently the Sala José White, rested after [...]
 
“Hay quien precisa”: a song about identity and roots February 7, 2015 16:16

“Hay quien precisa”: a song about identity and roots

Venezuelan folk singer Cecilia Todd and Cuban singer-songwriter Liuba María Hevia are combining their unique voices in a compilation album that includes some of [...]
 
 
The record the Beatles, Bob Dylan or the Stones never made November 30, 2014 23:06

The record the Beatles, Bob Dylan or the Stones never made

Two Bob Dylan bootleg records have begun circulating in Spain accompanied by until now unknown revelations, such as the fact that he was interested [...]
 
A documentary on DJs November 30, 2014 21:45

A documentary on DJs

A film premiere is set to take place on the 4th of December in Buenos Aires, Argentina. “LADO A” explores the world of musical [...]
 
Cuban children’s festival in London November 16, 2014 02:01

Cuban children’s festival in London

A Cuban event will take place in Bolivar Hall on the 23rd of November for children and anyone who wants to enjoy the Caribbean [...]
 
 
Valentina Montoya Martínez sings to free the silence October 5, 2014 03:53

Valentina Montoya Martínez sings to free the silence

A Chilean singer living in Edinburgh, her life and work are profoundly marked by her political exile to the UK in 1977, when she [...]
 
The arrival of the classics of French music September 26, 2014 01:25

The arrival of the classics of French music

The 1 October, in London, a choir with artists from the Brandenburg Choral Festival will be performing in St Clement Danes church.   A [...]
 
The story of how Lennon’s  strawberry fields came to be July 26, 2014 21:40

The story of how Lennon’s strawberry fields came to be

 The fact that John Lennon wrote ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ in Almeria has been referred to before in historical accounts about the Beatles but the [...]
 
 
José Luís Lara : Venezuela’s musical side May 11, 2014 00:04

José Luís Lara : Venezuela’s musical side

Internationally recognised Venezuelan musician, composer and teacher, José Luís Lara  has brought his music to more than 19 countries, with an ability to innovate [...]
 
Latin American music connecting countries April 20, 2014 03:31

Latin American music connecting countries

Next Friday 25th of April, London will be witness the concert of Venezuelan guitarist Jose Luis Lara.   The free event will take place [...]
 
Changuito: his disappointment, gratitude and the mystery March 23, 2014 23:02

Changuito: his disappointment, gratitude and the mystery

“Chango… the mysterious… breaks the paila[i]!” was the cry from Pedrito Calvo some three decades ago, when the Cuban orchestra Van Van was warming [...]
 
 
 

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