Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Daily Discovery: MIMA – La máquina patinaba

Daily Discovery: MIMA – La máquina patinaba

Check out this very ‘MIMA‘ version of ‘La Maquina Patinanaba’, a plena standard originally written by Puerto Rican musician Manuel Jiménez (Canario).   Singer/songwriter MIMA covered the song back in 2014 reinterpreting it using a more contemporary register through bass, claps and synths.   Find out more on her Bandcamp...
News: Bandcamp Your Friday, for One Last Time (Friday, 4th December 2020)

News: Bandcamp Your Friday, for One Last Time (Friday, 4th December 2020)

It goes without saying that we will miss Bandcamp Fridays… Today, till midnight (Pacific Time), is indeed the last appointment with one of our favourite initiatives meant to support and bring some well-deserved fee-free income to the pocketsof labels and musicians. So, to celebrate the 10th Bandcamp Friday of this...
Visions of Sound  (May 2020)

Visions of Sound (May 2020)

Every month, we bring you a collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes!   Watch the full playlist:
Preview: Princess Nokia @ EartH (London; Friday 20th March 2020)

Preview: Princess Nokia @ EartH (London; Friday 20th March 2020)

Princess Nokia is a perfect representation of contemporary hip-hop, and a wonderful fixture of feminist rap. Representing perhaps an anti0-movement because Princess Nokia brought back – or perhaps invented – emo rap, she’s a Puerto Rican American and she sings about not conforming to gender ideas. She takes her intersectional...
Your Ticket to… the 2010s

Your Ticket to… the 2010s

At times, we ask the Rhythm Passport family some cruel tasks. For example, to musically retrace their 2010s and pick only five albums among the hundreds (or thousands) they have listened, loved and/or felt particularly important considering the world music world. Click on the names below and you will meet...
Your Ticket to… 2019 (in 50 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2019 (in 50 songs)

To start the new year right, we’ve decided to tidy up our 2019 music listenings and recall the songs that have made us sing, dance, think, happy and love music even more…   Enjoy the tunes that our stereos played in heavy rotation and a big thanks to 2019 for...
Visions of Sound – August 2019

Visions of Sound – August 2019

Every month, we bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist:
Preview: Residente @ Koko (London; Sunday 8th July 2018)   

Preview: Residente @ Koko (London; Sunday 8th July 2018)  

There were very few albums released in 2017 that got us excited and emotional as much as Residente’s debut. The Puerto Rican rapper, former member of the referential duo Calle 13, is undoubtedly one of the most recognised voices in the Latin hip-hop scene. The millions of albums sold and...
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