With the weekend upon us we’re going to give you a small treat for your musical pleasure. Here are a few blogs listing mp3s of several Latin American musicians from around the region. Enjoy and we’ll be back on Monday!
* Here’s an interesting blend- 70s-style salsa along with reggaeton. La Onda Tropical clues us in to the music of Los Cocorocos.
* The Smudge of Ashen Fluff provides an mp3 of REM’s live 1991 cover of Latin jazz legend Cal Tjader’s “Spooky” as well as the original itself.
* Tito Puente and Ray Baretto were two kings of salsa that were the focus of this recent Audiversity post.
* José González is a Swedish-born folk singer-songwriter yet his parents were from
* Sand is Overrated links to an mp3 and video of Rodrigo y Gabriela’s (image) appearance earlier this week on “The Tonight Show.” (Don’t know who they are? Check out this post from Brooklyn Vegan that we mentioned in September.)
* Finally, it wouldn’t be an article in this blog on
Links- La Onda Tropical, The Smudge of Ashen Fluff, Audiversity, Sand is Overrated,