Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Pizzicato 5 Is Still Good

Classic. All good each in different way. Last one brings back the most memories (no video... but listen - it's ridiculous!)

Monday, September 21, 2009

Just Heard This On One Of The Mexican Radio Stations (Disregard Cat Image)

So jolly, sounds like church music (happy church music), but it's simply about love. Joan Sebastian, "Sembrador de Amor."

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Francis Cabrel

I like this 70s or so French guitar-based pop. It reminds me of my childhood and visiting Colombia, even though I don't think I have ever heard it before.

I Recommend Making YouTube Japan Your Starting Point

Every time I go to YouTube, I am blessed with recommended gems like these (every time!):

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

African Music

Thanks to Alexis for this post and for pointing me in the direction of all this great music here, including this great video. See the post for everything, Nigerian disco and more.

DJ Playero - The Best Reggaeton

DJ Playero, one of reggaeton's pioneers. Enjoy these classic videos.

You can download all his mixtapes at Masala here.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

"Son Muy Buenos"

I was watching TV with my uncle here in Pasto, and he likes this channel called Euro Channel. In between showing films, they show videos by all sorts of artists ranging from DJ Mehdi (I saw this pretty entertaining video for "I Am Somebody") to random Italian pop to Late of the Pier.

This video came on and he was like, "Conoces este grupo?" (Do you know this group?). I said yes. He said, "Son muy buenos." I was like, huh, I like them more now than when I first heard them. Maybe they were too advanced for me a year ago. I was surprised my classical music-loving uncle liked them too. This was the video we saw: