The Arts

THE CEMETERY SINGER

13 Jun, 2013 | Ryle Lagonsin

Fabián Luizaga’s repertoire consists of various kinds of boleros, huayños , Christian tunes and even waltzes. Among the most popular requests he receives are ‘El Llanto de Mi Madre’, ‘Mi Querido Vie...

Constellation Sacaba

30 Jan, 2013 | Amaru Villanueva Rance

The Ch’askitas, named after the quechua word for star, are Sacaba’s latest girl-band export. Amaru Villanueva Rance went to meet these folk starlets to learn their story, and left with three goddaught...

Matamba

30 Sep, 2012 | Rosanna Butters

Band interview If you have been to TTKOS, Parque de las Cholas or Tercer Festival Intercultural del Amor these last two months you may have come across the reggae-hardcore fusion act that is Mata...

Jaime Saenz

30 Sep, 2012 | Deshan Chetty

The poète maudit (accursed poet) of La Paz As I walk through the streets, taking in the sights and sounds of the city, I begin to wonder about him. A lot must have changed about the city since hi...

Drumming for hate S.A.

02 Jul, 2012 | Naomi Cohen, Eleanor Warnick

An interview with Christian Paredes BX: Who was the first musician that inspired you? C.P.: The first musician that inspired me was Igor Cavalera. He’s a heavy metal drummer. I liked his energy,...

Vero Perez

02 Jul, 2012 | Antoaneta Roussinova

Interview with Efecto Mandarina’s Verónica Pérez Verónica, or Vero, Pérez is the singer of the electric- jazz group Efecto Mandarina (which also features Bladimir Morales on bass, Diego Ballón on pi...