The State of the Latin Alternative: The Manero Pop Podcast, Ep. 8
The 16th edtiion of the Latin Alternative Music Conference, LAMC, took place last week in New York City, with industry-oriented panels at a Midtown hotel and concerts and showcases all over town. In this episode of the Manero Pop Podcast, José Manuel Simián and Marcelo Báez talk about their favorite artists in the conference's lineup, the state of Latin alternative music and their own narcissistic personality disorders.
Female Pop: The Manero Pop Podcast, Ep. 6
Recent album releases by a number of female singers that can loosely be grouped under the pop umbrella —from Ximena Sariñana to Lila Downs, Natalia Lafourcade and Natalia Jiménez— are the excuse for José Manuel Simián and Marcelo Báez to talk about the status of female Latin pop. Can these artists really be grouped together as pop artists? Are some of the singer-songwriters in this group taking themselves too seriously? And also: is a good pop song one that you end up liking even in spite...