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

Things we mentioned on the show:

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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 60: Live with Bembona

We are SO! HYPE! to bring you our very first live taping! Last weekend we had the pleasure of interviewing Puerto Rican-Panamanian DJ, multi-platform artist, and activist Bembona at the New Latin Wave festival. Born & raised in Brooklyn, NY, Bembona’s work bridges the gap between POC communities, generations, activist work & beyond. She goes deep on Afrolatinidad and the artists who have inspired her work and her life. MIL GRACIAS to everyone who showed up and out for this event – lxs queremos muchísimo!

Featuring music by Celia Cruz, Ismael Rivera, Chocquibtown, Los Rakas, Tego Calderón, and Caribefunk.

Don’t forget to follow Bembona on Instagram and Twitter!

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Meneito 24: From Rom Coms to Baking Shows

What a fucking shitshow week, y’all! Pero look at us: we’re still here, you’re still here. De una manera u otra, pero seguimos. Today we’ve got some jams to soothe your weary souls, and we chat about some of the stuff we’ve been watching lately.

Featuring music by Kelela ft Princess Nokia, JUNGLEPUSSY, Cupcakke & Ms. Boogie; Reik; and Omar Apollo ft Teo Halm.

Also! Don’t forget to join us THIS WEEKEND (!!!) 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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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

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Episode 58: Summer Mix Tape

We’re about to take our first break EVER pero no se preocupen! We wouldn’t leave you without plenty of música for these critical verano months, and we made you a Summer Mixtape playlist. We included our current summery faves in today’s epi to get you in the mood. Make sure to hydrate while we’re gone, amores – we’ll be back on September 14th!

Our tiendita will still be open, so order any cositas you like!

Things we talked about today:

Featuring music by Bad Bunny, Donny Caballero ft Chelito de Castro, MULA, Nicky Jam y Ken-Y, Kablito, and Agustin Arguello.

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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.

Things we mentioned on the episode:

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Meneito 21: Accents & Personality Types

This week we share a few of the songs we’ve currently got on repeat: Latinx folk, cushy synths and high energy jams about quedándose en la casa. We also chat about our relationship to accents, how we feel about personality typing and bachata’s brothel roots.

Featuring music by Gina Chavez, Balún and Andre Veloz.

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The Latinos Out Loud episode with Andre Veloz

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