Maya culture is among the most persistent in the world. People sometimes say things like “The disappearance of Maya civilization remains something of a mystery.” But anyone…
I’m back after a little medical absence.
If figures somehow that Sun Ra would have done a tune called Mayan Temples. Far out? .
Amparo Ochoa’s take on Mexican history.
I got a CD by Garifuna artist Andy Palacio for Christmas.
This song is going viral in many parts of the Spanish-speaking world.
Thanks to Rudy of La Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo for pointing out “Zacatenango” by Francis Dávila, part of a compilation of electronic music from Guatemala. The compilation can…
Xeni Jardin has posted a great list of classic Mexican tunes (“YouTubes to Make Your Mexican Grandmother Cry“). Well worth checking out.
Here’s another music video from contemporary Mesoamerica. The singer, Lila Downs, is of Mixteca descent on her mother’s side (Mixtecs are a people of Oaxaca).
The Guatemalan singer Ricardo Arjona is accompanied by Angentian model Chenoa in this video version of his hit Pinguinos en la cama.