Author Archives: MZP

Episode 68: La Nueva Canción

This week we’re getting historical, and exploring the Latin American folk music movement that was La Nueva Canción. Fueled by leftist politics and the integration of indigenous musical elements and instruments, La Nueva Canción produced incredible and inspirational folk music across the region and continues to influence the music we love today.

Featuring music by Violeta Parra, Carlos Varela, Atahualpa Yupanqui, Ali Primera, Lourdes Pérez and Victor Jara.

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Episode 65: Felices Fiestas

On this week’s episode we talk about some of our favorite holiday jams! Pérez has been working on Vero to do this episode for three years and it’s finally here. Listen in to learn about their holiday traditions, why Nochebuena is LIT, and even a little tale of Latino Jewish Hanukah.

Featuring music by Trío Cubamar, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Hip Hop Hoodios, Mariah Carey, Maracaibo 15 and Oscar D’Leon.

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Episode 63: Songmessy

Esta semana we are muy excited to finally have on our longtime podcast primxs from SONGMESS! Richard and Beverly join us to talk about songs that highlight MESS! From cheating and lies to no-good fuckboys, we get all up in the delicious mess. And if you don’t know Songmess: you’re welcome.

Featuring music by Magic Juan, Nitty Scott, Sailor Fag, Mexican Entertainment System, Mazzy Star and Pimpinela.

Listen to Songmess here, and follow them on instagram, facebook and twitter.

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Meneito 27: The Morning After

On this week’s meneito we’re sharing all our feels about the midterm election results, and even get into a little political nerdery. You’re welcome. Of course we also get into the music on rotation this week, going all the way from Veracruz to Bogota and back to Nueva York because that is how we roll. Tune in for the diverse music selection, stay for the chisme.

Featuring music by Radio Jarocho, Zenen Zeferino, CERO39, Soy Emilia and Elvis Crespo.

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Episode 61: Favy Fav’s Life Story

This week we’re welcoming a very special guest. You probably know Favy Fav from his stellar podcast Latinos Who Lunch, but get ready to get to know him in a whole different way! From Guatemalan Christian Rock to Cypress Hill, we learn the most about one of our favorite Latino podcasters as he walks through the story of his life in music.

Featuring music by Los Voceros de Cristo, Antonio Aguilar, Banda Zeta, Banda Blanca, Cypress Hill and Girl in a Coma.

Follow Favy:
Instagram: @FavyFav
Podast: Latinos Who Lunch

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Meneito 25: The New New

On this week’s Meneito we’re bringing you three of our favorite songs that dropped in the last few weeks. We also share the surprising news of who is the most followed person on instagram (spoiler alert: it’s not Beyonce or any of the Kardashians) and talk about what it was like to record live with Bembona!

Featuring music by Cardi B., Selena Gomez, DJ Snake, Ozuna, CLUBZ, Ela Minus, Will Smith, Marc Anthony and Bad Bunny.

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Episode 59: Cumbia

This week we’re taking a tour around Latin America through one of our favorite genres–cumbia! We start with Colombia but journey through time and geography tracing some of the ways cumbia has evolved and been adopted by other Latin American countries.

Featuring music by Sonora Dinamita, Los Ángeles Azules, Natalia LaFourcade, La Yegros, Monsieur Perine, Vicentico, Los Hermanos Flores and Nicola Cruz.

Join us on September 30th in Brooklyn for the New Latin Wave festival! We’ll be recording a live episode with special guest DJ Bembona at 3pm. Use the code RadioMenea to get special $10 discounted tickets.

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Meneito 23: We’re back!

Did you miss us? After a lovely verano break we are baaack! In this week’s meneito we share a few of the songs we were listening to while we were gone. We also update you on our adventures while we were away, including how Pérez spent their time in Mexico, and Vero’s run-in with sea creatures at the queer beach. We also announce a very exciting event coming up at the end of this month!

Featuring music by Piso 21, Paulo Londra, Empress Of, Ha*Ash and Prince Royce.

Join us on September 30th in Brooklyn for the New Latin Wave festival! We’ll be recording a live episode with special guest DJ Bembona. Use the code RadioMenea to get special $10 discounted tickets.

We’re also offering a special discount to our tienda in honor of our return, so for a limited time, use the code MENEALO to get 10% any purchases.

The view from El Pipila of Guanajuato by Pérez

Wanna listen elsewhere? Find us on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and Google Play. As always, song details after the jump!

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Meneito 22: La Tienda!

On this week’s episode we POR FIN tell ya’ll all about our new tiendita, which is open. We’re obsessed with our merch, and we hope you are too. Check it out below. We also share a few songs we are loving right now, including two artists we got to see live recently. And we talk about Vero’s summer anxiety and the super sweet thing Pérez witnessed at a show this past weekend.

Featuring music by Kafu Banton, La Santa Cecilia and STEFA.

Check out our brand new tienda!

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Episode 57: FANIA

On this week’s episode it’s all about FANIA! We’re taking a deep dive into the history of salsa by exploring some of the incredible folks who were involved in FANIA and FANIA All Stars. Latinx music today would not be the same without the innovation and expertise of these incredible musicians. Listen in to learn more about how New York City made this collaboration possible and to enjoy some amazing salsa classics from the 70s and 80s.

Featuring music by Willie Colon, Celia Cruz, Johnny Pacheco, Rubén Blades, Hector Lavoe, Cheo Feliciano and Pete “El Conde” Rodriguez.

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