Category Archives: La Musica

Music trends and videos from Argentina

Five Favorite Devendra Banhart Songs

Devendra Banhart.  What a name.  What beautiful music. I don’t think they’ve coined the genre yet, so I vote for “Avante-Folk Spanglish Tone Poetry“.  – Brindo  – Quedate Luna  – Seahorse  – Hey Mama Wolf  – Freely Bonus:  – La Pastorcita Perdida … Continue reading

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Play I Some Music, Just Like a Mighty Dread

I wave at a taxi turning onto Las Heras from the other side of the crosswalk.  The driver  stalls and smiles at me as I cross the street, walking behind the car and opening the passenger-side backseat door.  I tell … Continue reading

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This Hopeless Romantic Has Lost All Control

Yes.  This is really happening.  This is your Thursday night sappy love song playlist. I’m glad I got to know you: Herp Albert.  This Guys In Love With You How the thought of you does things to me: Nat King … Continue reading

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Whats up, Thursday?

Why do songs sound SO good in Portuguese?  And why is it that when I get started on this song, I cannot stop?

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5 Favorite Old School

I love Youtube.  This month’s favorite videos proudly featuring: The summer rain soft vocals of Dolly Parton: A taste for living with a young Patrick Swayze: My lovin one man show, Kevin Bacon: More than a woman, its John Travolta: … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires, Volvere, Porque Te Quiero

Today I fly back to the US.  Don’t worry Buenos Aires, this isn’t the end for us. I will return, I come back. Because I love you, I will return to your door I will return, I come back! You … Continue reading

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5 Things I Love About This Video

5. This song is so sweet and romantic! 4. I like watching people cook, especially breakfast, as it is my favorite. 3. Finally a song that is super easy to sing along with! 2. So THATS how you cut a … Continue reading

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It’s Electric

Someone once described Buenos Aires as an energy field.  As Lucas and drove me home this evening during an enormous electric storm I contemplated this.  The rain held off as colossal neon bolts lit up layers of gray nimbusi, creating … Continue reading

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5 Favorite Argentine Love Songs

Love is in the air long after Valentines Day.  Here are a few love songs that I’m singing along with ….  ps – these aren’t necessarily by Argentine artists, but all can be heard on the radio in Buenos Aires. … Continue reading

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World Music Photography Tour Starts in BA!

I received an email about an interesting project the other day …. The email was from James Goulden, a Dublin, Ireland based music photographer.  James has been photographing bands for the past ten years for both Irish and international press.  He … Continue reading

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