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Music Monday: Calle 13

So, this Puerto Rican band of stepbrothers is not exactly underground, but all the more reason they’re worth noting. They have won nineteen Latin Grammy Awards and two plain Grammy Awards. Their sound is sort of…eclectically reggaeton? Ya, just give … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Bomba Estéreo

Bleehh it’s been all rainy recently. Really mainly in the afternoons, but still kind of a drag. (How did I live in Portland? Well ok, I like rain, just not when I need to do things) I still managed to … Continue reading

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Music Monday and Tense with Tenses

Today I learned the present subjunctive! As you may or may not know, the subjunctive has many of the same uses as other tenses, but has a different tone, is softer, or is more unsure. So incase it’s not confusing … Continue reading

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Music Tuesday and the Usual

Yeaaaah no real good excuse, just sluggish. It’s been rainy? I dropped my Transmi card in the only possible crack at the station? During a tour? No sé. I also have been preoccupied with looking for some U.S. news I … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Childhood Nostalgia

This week’s Music Monday (yes, I know it’s Tuesday; it’s hard to remember the days of the week when you’re on vacation) is about childhood. One of the interesting things about different cultures is children’s songs. In the States you … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Things I heard at the bar

There really is no grand theme to this week, I had another idea lined up but I’ll save it for next time around in favor of just tossing some popular stuff at you. It’s good to keep abreast of these … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Tango Transformations

I am not a particularly big tango person (in fact it weirdly reminds me of my high school Japanese teacher who used to love Argentine tango) but I was talking with someone the other day and they showed me all … Continue reading

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