Category Archives: New Episodes

Episode 29: Las Mamis

This week we’ve got TWO special guests on the show with us — las mujeres que nos dieron la vida — our mamis! We know we’re lucky to have two amazing and lovely mujeres that we get to call our mamis, so we invited them on to share their fave jams with us. Pia y Rosa each came on the show to tell some stories and share some very mami songs. You ready for some mom jams? Checkirau!

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Episode 28: Guest DJ Xenia Rubinos

Que emoción! For today’s show, we brought super-talented and fierce mujer Xenia Rubinos (!!!) on as Guest DJ. She joined us on a brief break from her tour to talk about un poco de todo – from lush sound collages and the artists who are inspiring her next project to her fiercely loyal mami. Que esperas? Check it out!

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Episode 27: Food with Latinos Who Lunch

Están redi? We got to meet (IRL!) with the chamacos over at Latinos Who Lunch and it was F-U-N. So today, with the fab Babelito and FavyFav, we bring you an episode full de música about food, obvio! And because we could only talk about four songs, we also put together a little playlist for you with more music about food that the four of us love.

We also recorded an episode for Latinos Who Lunch, so if you haven’t listened already, que esperas? Check out our Latinos Who Lunch episode to hear all the chisme and LOLs!

Listen on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and Google Play. As always, song details after the jump!

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Episode 26: República Dominicana ft Isabelia Herrera

For our second-ever country-specific episode, we decided to bring in the big guns. Isabelia Herrera – boss Dominicana and Music Editor over at Remezcla – joins us to chat about shredding on the accordion, dish about Rita Indiana’s glorious return to music, and give us lessons on Tigueraje. No te lo pierdas!

Listen on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and Google Play. As always, featured songs are below.

Follow Isabelia on twitter @jabladoraaa or at @remezcla!

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Send Us Your Favorite Latinx Songs

We’re prepping a very special listener picks episode of Radio Menea. We want you to be the guest DJs! So send us your favorite Latinx songs and tell us why you love them. Record a voice memo and send it to radiomenea@gmail.com.

Gracias!!

Episode 25: Spanglish

Today’s theme se trata de that perfect mezcla de inglés and spanish–spanglish! Some of our favorite songs mix these two languages in clever, funny, and straight up artful ways. Ponte redi for a wild spanglish pari!

Listen on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and Google Play. As always, featured songs are below.

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Episode 24: Problematic Faves

You know the songs. They are your jam when you hear them on the radio or at the club, but when you listen to the lyrics or think about the artist, you cringe a bit. Today’s episode is all about those problematic faves, the songs you love but maybe feel a little bit guilty about. Listen in…we won’t tell anyone!

Listen on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and Google Play. As always, featured songs are below.

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Episode 23: Classics

If we have any hope of understanding where we’re at today, we’ve got to look back. This week, we talk about classics: songs by artists who changed the game and became icons – from fierce mujeres sin pelos en la lengua to immigrants bringing their cultures to thrive in a totally new place.

Listen on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and Google Play. As always, featured songs are below.

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Episode 22: Mejor Sola

Que Valentines ni que nada! This is an episode for all our solitxs out there. Because our mamas weren’t ever wrong when they told us: mejor sola que mal acompañada.

Listen on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and Google Play. As always, featured songs are below.

The Remezcla feature about Ela Minus’ gear that Vero mentions in the episode is here.

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Episode 21: Novela Feels

Some of our favorite songs are the most dramáticas. Like boo, really? Your heartbreak hurts how bad? Ponte redi to cry in Spanish, because these songs are all over-the-top novela feels. Just so dramatic, it feels like your favorite telenovela. As if you haven’t been feeling every single feeling there is to feel already, verdad?

Listen on iTunesSoundcloudStitcher and Google Play. As always, featured songs are below.

The Remezcla feature about Ela Minus’ gear that Vero mentions in the episode is here.

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