ARTICLES FROM THIS ISSUE
Songs of freedom
02 Jul, 2012 | Deshan Chetty
‘From Bolivia, heart of dark skinned America, we come: miners, Indian peasants, students, men, women and children. We form a circle of raised fists, we say to those who stomp on our flag and steal our...
The maestro departs
02 Jul, 2012 | Helena Cavell
David Handel’s much-lauded tenure as the head of the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Bolivia has come to an end. Helena Cavell has a conversation with him about his time here and the precarious state o...
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...
Music, money and the messiah: Rocking Out for Christ
02 Jul, 2012 | Naomi Cohen
La Casa de la Casa, titan of the Bolivian rock industry, is not a corporate production house. The difference lies in the details: swap the glimmering skyscraper for a pasty one-storey ‘T’, the jet-set...
Music money can´t buy
02 Jul, 2012 | Eleanor Warnick
For many well-known Western musicians, success means profit and fame. A stereotypical Western pop star has a handful of number-one hits, with merchandise mounted on the walls of hormonal adolescents....