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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Episode 56: Exagerada

You know those songs–that are just so EXTRA?!? This week we’re bringing you some of our faves that are just the most exageradas. Over the top love metaphors, literal long hair bangers, love triangles, summer jams, misogynistic and apocalyptic takes.

Featuring music by Felipe Peláez, Tomasa de Real, Gloria Trevi, Alejandra Guzman, Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Roman el Original, Twin Shadow and HAIM.

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Meneito 8: Shoutout las Sad Girls [RE-RUN]

Que buen vainón! We had some last-minute tech dificulties ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Soooo we’re re-running this episode dedicated to las sad girls, because this week has been a shit-show and it’s ok to be sad. Shoutout to you for surviving even when shit is hard.

Featuring music by Lila Downs, Nina Pastori, Soledad, Noita, and Laura León.

Wanna listen elsewhere? We’re also on Apple PodcastsStitcher and Google Play. Song details in our old episode post here.

Episode 55: Cholo Jams

This week we’re muy excited to bring you a special invitado, writer Eddie Cepeda, to come share his favorite cholo jams. Songs for a Sunday afternoon carne asada, oldies for an evening ride in a lowrider, the beginnings of a playlist for a good day at the park. This episode goes well with a perfectly seasoned michelada, so get what you need to feel good y escucha ya!

Featuring music by Tres Delincuentes, Tommy James and the Shondells, Malo, Lighter Shade of Brown, Control Machete, and Rosie and the Originals.

Things we mentioned in the episode:

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