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News: Fania develops first ever Latin music app for Spotify

Marcos Hassan. @Kiddieriot 50-year-old music institutions normally don’t do revolutionary things with technology, but this is exactly what’s happening right now. Fania---who flipped the world upside down with rhythm, soul and instrumental prowess---has developed the …
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Bachata: From Rags to Riches to Romeo Santos

Three weeks ago I was invited to have a one-on-one chat with Romeo Santos. Don't worry, you're still at Remezcla.com. It was an odd request, considering that I have to explain to …
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Veramente Italiano: How Pop En Español Got Italianized

Twitter: @maryangelrox Throughout the '60s, '70s, and '80s, Latin Americans experienced an influx of Italian pop music, which capitalized on our romantic and sentimental tendencies. A song would be translated and repackaged to …
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An Ode to the Vagina: A Lyrical Deluge

Twitter: @maryangelrox Fruits, solar eclipses and metaphysical journeys: Latin American singers and songwriters have done an expansive job in paying tribute to feminine sexuality. It would seem as if Spanish was designed …
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Playlist: Elastic Bond's Guiltiest Pleasures

Twitter: @danieluh When I first heard the Miami-based group Elastic Bond, I was instantly a fan of their tropical-surf vibes, along with singer Sofy Encanto's smooth voice that glides along every track-- a …
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Valentine’s Day Playlist: Me Derrito Por Ti Vol. 2 [GLOBAL]

The one thing everyone---whether single, taken, in a complicated relationship, trapped in baby mama/daddy drama, self-loving, etc.---can look forward to on Valentine’s Day is the wonderful Valentine’s Day-related music compilation curated by …
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