Bob Tarte

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  • 13 years ago | Music News

    I can't remember the last time I've had a love/hate relationship as intense as the one I've been enjoying/despising with Fermin Muguruza's Brigadistak Sound System. How could I not love an album with Euskera-language lead vocals, Cuban horns, a re...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    If you're not a Spanish speaker, "Contrabando y Traición" by Los Tigres del Norte on the Mexican-music anthology Corridos y Narcocorridos sounds every inch as innocuous as a wedding polka. Jorge Hernandez's sweet vocals ride a bouncing oomp...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    It's fitting that Raul Malo's first solo album kicks off with a whirlwind hybrid of a song, blending salsa figures with calypso horns, English-language lyrics, a chorus drawn from Beatles-era Top 40 hits, and a pumped-up carnival atmosphere raucou...