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    Dulce Pontes “Momentos”, great Portugese fado  ➜
Dulce Pontes - Momentos

March 1st, 2013
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Pontes is a modern fado singer, who blends different genres into the traditional music of her homeland. She has this rare thing in her voice, which mesmerizes listeners: energy. There are two tracks on this album which I absolutely love: O Mar e Tu and Cancao Do Mar. CAncao de Mar was in her repertoire for  Read more…

    Zaz, modern version of Edit Piaf  ➜

March 1st, 2013

Zaz started singing on streets. I saw those home-made clips and understood why the young French singer, with her slightly raspy voice, gained popularity in the world of “legitimate” music so fast. There are very few singers whose energy and passion crosses the borders, cultural differences and language barriers.

    Chango Spasiuk: ravishingly beautiful  ➜
Chango Spasiuk - Pynandi - Los DescalzosChango Spasiuk - Tarefero de mis pagos

February 28th, 2013
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“ravishingly beautiful” – John Lusk, BBC Chango Spasiuk (b. 1968) is a virtuoso chamamé accordeon player from Misiones, Argentina, a small province near the Brazilian border. By the admission of many European music critics, Spasiuk opened the previously unknown world of the Argentine chamamé to the Western listeners. His music, and, especially, this last album  Read more…