Tagged: country: puerto rico
Cinema is the tool by excellence to make a narrative out of mere image and sound. That’s why Cinemovida created Silent Fest, a way to showcase the local Puerto Rican film industry talent.
A list of songs by Asian musicians with some Latin flavor, some have decided to give songs their own spin, some others have done lyrics in their own language, and others are giving the language a spin.
Cultura Profética are an iconic Reggae Roots group from Puerto Rico, known for making their own brand of Reggae, incorporating fusions with jazz, funk, ska and overall Afro-Caribbean styles of music with very smooth lyrics.
Ricky Martin’s new single from his upcoming bilingual album.
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.
We’ve got our very first exclusive! I got a chance to chat with Grammy/Golden Globe/Academy Award winner/nominee Diane Warren. We are also covering a bit on the Lima Film Festival, which just wrapped up their 14th edition. Plus reviews for some of the very best of the blockbuster season in America… and a surprise review for Aftershocks.
YAM managed to chat with Ms. Warren in honor of the release of Chinese singer Bibi Zhou’s (Zhou Bichang) latest album i.Fish.Light.Mirror, which includes one of Warren’s compositions, titled I Miss U Missing Me… which has also been translated into Mandarin as Yi Di Lei de Ju Li (A Tear in the Distance).
The recent release of BoA’s English debut, and Utada Hikaru’s 3rd English release switched on my rant button, and prompted me to search for articles on why non-English artists must release music in the language, and oftentimes ditch their native tongue, to get into their market.
This new issue has reviews on the Tokyo! Michel Gondry-related project, as well as Maria Larsson’s Everlasting Moments, Watchmen, and a lot of music… including an article on why international artists need to record music in English~