Episode 37: Bodega Island

This week we’re previewing Bodega Island, the biggest & dopest indie, merengue, alt, bachata, punk music festival in the world (slash the only one), which takes place on September 9th in Brooklyn – get tickets here! Bodega Island’s Lael Llaverías joins us to chat merengue punkiao, bachata Black Sabbath, and his eternal quest for incorporating Dominican rhythms in the most unsuspecting places.

Oh! And check out this cute piece on Autostraddle on seventeen (SEVENTEEN!!!) queer and feminist podcasts to get into, including yours truly.

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Meneito 1: Sorpesa!

Sorpresa amores! We’ve been thinking about this forever pero finally decided to do it – we’re gonna start giving you some Radio Menea love every week! We’re keeping our full episodes bi-weekly, pero from now on, on all our off Fridays we wanna give you un meneito. No themes ni nada – just a taste of what we’re into. Disfruten!

Oh! And don’t forget about our ***TICKET GIVEAWAY*** to the amazing Bodega Island Music Festival! If you are in Brooklyn (or can get there!) on September 9th, you can win a pair of tickets to the biggest & dopest indie, merengue, alt, bachata, punk music festival in the world. Just post on your profile about a song that makes you menearlo – on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter – using the tag #RadioMenea. We’ll pick a winner randomly (your DMs must be open to us so we can tell you that you won!) on September 6th.

Also, don’t forget about our amores in Texas. Here’s the piece we mentioned that highlights organizations working to keep people of color safe after hurricane Harvey.

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Episode 36: Menealo

This week’s episode is extra special! We’re not only talking about our favorite topic–music that makes us want to menearlo, naturally–but we recorded this episode on a wild fun Instagram live. It’s been a rough few weeks (months? years? lifetimes?), and it never hurts to dance it out. So dale duro (más duro! más duro! más duro!) while you listen along to the música that makes Vero want to wine her waist, and makes Pérez want to wiggle it.

Pero no es todo! We are excited to announce a ***TICKET GIVEAWAY*** to the amazing Bodega Island Music Festival! If you are in Brooklyn (or can get here!) on September 9th, you can win a pair of tickets to the biggest & dopest indie, merengue, alt, bachata, punk music festival in the world. Just tell us about a song that makes you menearlo on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter using the tag #RadioMenea. We’ll pick a winner randomly (your DMs must be open to us so we can tell you that you won!) on September 6th.

Featuring music by Jimmy Bad Boy, Cardi B, Fruko y Sus Tesos, El Alfa, Aventura, Bomba Estereo.

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Episode 35: Intoxicated

On this week’s episode, we bring you songs about being intoxicated: with substances, with love, with our total lack of fucks to give. Our usual variedad, pero maybe a bit tipsy. ¿Si ya saben como nos ponemos pa que nos invitan?

Wanna listen elsewhere? We’re also on Apple PodcastsStitcher and Google Play. As always, song details after the jump!

And! You can find the profile of Rubby that Vero wrote & we mentioned in the episode here.

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Episode 34: Duos

Fulano y Mengana. Zutano y Perengano. We realized that many of our faves are paired up, so we’re bringing you an entire episode of some of our favorite duos. Like our tastes, they span a wild range of genres, so ponte redi for a range of canciones from your fave duo of all (us, obvio)!

Wanna listen elsewhere? We’re also on Apple PodcastsStitcher and Google Play. As always, song details after the jump!

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Episode 33: Endings

Se acabó! This week, we talk about endings, and all the feels that come with them. Songs about endings that fuck you up, endings that are sad, endings you’d rather forget, and endings that feel like freedom.

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Episode 32: Afro-Latino Festival

Pónganse redi pal Afro-Latino Fest with our invitada and Guest DJ Mai-Elka Prado – the incredible mujer behind the one of the most fire summer New York summer events. On today’s episode we preview un lineup bien jevi, así que no te lo pierdas!Mai-Elka nos cuenta about how the festival got started and brings you six of her favorite artists who will be at the festival this year. And if there’s any way you can get to New York City, trust: you won’t wanna sleep on those tickets.

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Episode 31: Engaño

You know the stories. The twisted, lying, cheating kind? This week’s episode is all about those canciones que se tratan de engaño–deception. We’ve got plot twists, indecent proposals, and LOLz, as well as discussions about the real shit, like…is that Maluma song legit about consensual non-monogamy??? Escuchen below ❤

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BONUS: Más Listener Picks!

Your voice memos & song recs were demasiado cute for us to keep to ourselves, so….we won’t! Sharao all the folks who sent us song recs and voice memos – y’all really filled our corazoncitos. So here’s un poquitito más listener picks action, because we love you and you’re the best ❤

And don’t forget we put together a playlist with ALL your recs, so checkirau!

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Episode 30: Listener Picks

We’ve been talking about this forever, and it’s finally time! This week, we’ve relied on you – our queridísimxs listeners – to make the playlist. We asked, and you CAME THRU! Turns out y’all are mad cool, and have fire taste – nada de sorpresas here. Gracias for your suggestions, your voice memos, and your overwhelming amor – our listeners are truly the best! And because we couldn’t bare to keep all your fab suggestions to ourselves, we put together a Listener Picks playlist for all the jams you suggested. De nada, cuties.

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