‚ÄčThe issue of the arts within Cuba is a polarizing one. And you'd be hard pressed to find a more politically charged art form out of the island than Nueva Trova, which was more than just a genre following the revolution that put Castro in power in 1959. It was a movement, and a mode of expression ... More >>
With his latest album, En Primera Plana, recent Cuban defector and popular sonero Issac Delgado starts over in the States
Habana Abierta, the supergroup made up of Cuba's premier rock and roll pioneers, prepares for international stardom
Siete Rayo, a simply sophisticated example of Afro-Cuban fusion
Celebrating some of 2003's best efforts in Latin music
Santo Pecado "Sony International"
Thanks to new local label Duque Productions, two of Miami's most talented musicians will finally be heard
Fight the Feeling (MCA/Universal)
The timba boom of the Nineties may have subsided, but salsa's smoothest voice is still here
The tinkling sound of that romantic, political, poetic nuevo Cuban music comes to Tobacco Road
If it ain't your party, you better fight for your rights
Before Night Falls Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Blue Thumb Records
From Calle 54 to Calle Ocho
In his native Cuba he was a film star. Here in the States he's just another car salesman with a dream.
Issac Delgado returns to a kinder, gentler Miami
Fito Paez and the salvation of the absurd
Finding one of Cuba's most famous stars on either side of the Florida Straits can be downright impossible, as the musician navigates between big dreams and political realities
From the issue of July 27, 2000
Has Café Nostalgia lost that lovin' filin'?
The Castro government is marketing music, and the whole world is buying. Except Miami.
How one record label delivers something good from Castro's Cuba to the U.S.
You might think Cuba's glorious traditional music is hundreds of yeas old. You're wrong. It's 31. It's wearing tight jeans. And it's called Albita Rodriguez.
Just how popular is Juan Luis Guerra? If you have to ask, you haven't been listening.