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Los Desterrados

‘Los Desterrados take the music of the Sephardic Jews, with its strong Latin influences, and drag it effortlessly into the 21st Century with lashings of Spanish folk and Balkan soul.’
London Metro

Los Desterrados – ‘The Exiles’ – weave soul, jazz, flamenco and folk influences into the Mediterranean music of the Sephardic Jews. Based in London they formed in 1999 and cut their teeth in London’s thriving world music scene.

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El Paramo

Label/Date: Alone Records, 2008
Genre: psychedelic, instrumental stoner-rock
From: Madrid, Spain
Similar/Related: Colour Haze, Los Natas, La Ira De Dios, Kyuss, Gonga, Karma To Burn El Paramo is a four piece from Madrid, Spain, formed at the beginning of 2005. They are influenced by Black Sabbath, Colour Haze, Black Mountain and Kyuss among a few others, so ofcourse their sound is a mix of the desert sounds with tones of Colour Haze, Kyuss.

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Glory

There is more than one artist with this name: 1) Alternative hip-hop group from the United States. Their first single "Hunting Man", which features/samples Disney star and indie singer-songwriter Hayley Kiyoko, was released on Tuesday, April 10, 2012. Their debut mixtape, "The Cloud Story", is set to be released in Summer 2012. This is the only Glory to give a fuck about. 2) Hardrock band from sweden, popular in the late 80s and early 90s.

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Mr. Vegas

He catapulted to the top of the Jamaican charts in 1997 with the dancehall boomshots "Heads High" and "Nike Air", his distinctive vocals fusing melodious singing with precision deejaying (rapping). Since then he has built an international fan base with hit singles like "Pull Up", "Tamale" and "Hot Gal Today" but it is on his latest CD "Constant Spring" that Mr. Vegas' spectacular sing-jay approach and cleverly crafted lyrics dazzle with the intensity of an evening in, well, Las Vegas.

Read more about Mr. Vegas on Last.fm.

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Alejandro Fernandez

Alejandro Fernandez (born April 24, 1971) is a popular Latin Grammy-winning Mexican singer nicknamed as "El Potrillo" ("The Little Colt") by the media and his fans. ] Alejandro originally specialized in traditional, earthy forms of Mexican folk and country music, such as mariachi and ranchera. However, his more recent work has focused on mainstream pop music. He is the son of Vicente Fernández, also a popular Mexican country singer.

Read more about Alejandro Fernandez on Last.fm.

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Tomás Luis de Victoria

Tomás Luis de Victoria (1548 – August 20, 1611) was a Spanish composer of the late Renaissance. He was the most famous composer of the 16th century in Spain, and is considered by many to be second only to Palestrina as a composer of sacred polyphony at the time. He was born in Ávila, likely studying with Escobedo at Segovia early in his life. He is known to have gone to Rome around 1564, where he joined the monastery founded by St. Ignatius Loyola as part of the fight against Lutheranism.

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Ska-P

SKA-P is a Spanish Ska group formed in Vallecas (a neighborhood of Madrid, Spain) in 1994. Most of their songs feature an infectious and energic vibe and feature lyrics about non-conformity, criticism of capitalism and racism, and their defense of equal justice, plus taking part in various multicultural, alternative and anti-globalization festivals. . Their song "Cannabis," supporting and defending the legalization of said substance, launched them to certain popularity in Spain and parts of Mexico and South America.

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