Album Reviews

Music You Don't Know You Like Yet

VARIOUS

Cafe con Musica

2012-06-18

I’ll give Starbucks credit for recognizing the current Latin alternative music scene and bringing it to the masses on this compilation. I’m sure many of WYCE’s listeners are already familiar with such artists as Senor Coconut, Los Amigos Invisibles, Aterciopelados, and Mexican Institute of Sound. You may discover some you aren’t so familiar with, though, such as Spanish rock band, Polock, Columbian beat-masters, Monareta, or electro-bossa nova artist, DJ Bitman. My favorite? The Venezuelan collective, Cuarto Poder, with the playful summertime ode, ”Arenita Playita”. Rebecca Ruth

Quick Links:

More reviews tagged #World

  • reviewed 01/2007

    KRISTO NUMPUBY
    Assiko City

  • reviewed 11/2006

    VARIOUS
    Rhythms Del Mundo

  • reviewed 01/2005

    Fonn Mor
    Who You Working For

  • reviewed 12/1969

    Tiny Tim with Brave Combo
    Girl

  • reviewed 04/2006

    Salsa Celtica
    El Agua De La Vida

  • reviewed 01/2007

    HAZMAT MODINE
    Klezmer Blues

Compiled by the WYCE Journalism Club

The opinions expressed in these reviews are those of the individual volunteers that submitted the article and do not necessarily reflect the views of WYCE or GRCMC; nor its staff, donors, or affiliates.