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Pascuala is not only a delicate voice but a fantastic musical ensemble behind the image of a woman who puts the Chilean culture in each of her chords. Likewise, her work is frequently recognized by the contemporaneity of her compositions, fusing ethnic traditions from around the world.
Jorge "Coque" Malla, is a Spanish musician, best known for being the frontman of the Los Ronaldos band. For fans of romantic music in Spanish, his album "Irrepetible" was one of the best gifts of the year.
Julieta Venegas doesn’t need an introduction. Her musical career precedes her, as well as her reinterpretation of Latin American historical songs. Such is the case of the iconic "Te Solté La Rienda" by José Alfredo Jiménez, a song that is part of the tribute to the master of Mexican music.
Petrona Martinez is one of the oldest and most powerful voices of Afro-Colombian music, typical of the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. This woman personifies one of the most important traditions in Latin America, and her life work has allowed the survival of the deepest roots of the cultural fusion in the continent.
Log is described as "Earthling in love with life", in those attempts of the new wave of Latin American pop music to reinvent itself. Originally from Cholula (Mexico), Joséan has a sweet, moving and contemporary musical proposal. For fans of the Beach Boys, Log is one of those key artists in every playlist.