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Diandra’s 2017 in New Music

Though the years seem to take away more and more of my energy and ability to write, I still want to share the new music I encountered in 2017. Whether you want a new dance rhythm or something to sing along to, or just want to forget life and become sound, I hope you find something new to like!

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Amy’s Top50 Songs of 2017

Continuing with my traditional End of the Year lists— following the recent publication of my Music Highlights; you’ll see -as it is already customary- a lot of crossover picks. After all, good albums usually have some good tracks.

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Residente featuring Soko – Desencuentro

Residente presents Desencuentro, a Franco-Spanish duet that features French entertainer Soko. The clip features Edgar Ramirez and Charlotte Le Bon in a disastrous serendipitous meeting at a picturesque French-styled cafe.

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Diandra’s 2014 in Music

From strident Latin American rap to chill pop, jazz takes on classical works to unrepentant disco, along with the Utopia soundtrack (once again), songs of all sorts of styles stood out to me from the past year.

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Calle 13 – Latinoamérica

Puerto Rico’s Calle 13 release their fifth single, Latinoamérica featuring Peru’s Susana Baca, Colombia’s Totó la Momposina and Brazil’s Maria Rita — directed by Jorge Carmona and Milovan Radovic.

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Calle 13 – Entren los que Quieran

Calle 13 has always been known for their “in your face”, scandalous and raw lyrics. Their music is a widespread fusion of all things Latin American, music from merengue to salsa to traditional South American instruments, all over a base of steady rhythm hip-hop.