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Radio Puente

Radio Puente

By Josué + Rachel Arias

Hello and welcome to Radio Puente - a podcast all about sharing the best and latest in the Latin alternative genre. I'm your host Josué Arias and week by week I'll be sharing with you the music that I'm enjoying and discovering from all parts of Latin America. So take a seat back and enjoy this musical ride across multiple continents and musical styles with me. This is Radio Puente, Gracias Por Venir.
On Our Radar Latin Grammys ’22
On Our Radar Latin Grammys ’22
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In this episode Josué and Rachel discuss some of the Latin Grammy nominees for Best Singer-Songwriter Album, Best New Artist, and Album of the year.
48:18
November 16, 2022
016 Sofía Campos: Trasnoche
016 Sofía Campos: Trasnoche
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In this episode, Josué and Rachel are talking about Latin Grammy-nominated artist Sofía Campos!
15:21
November 12, 2022
015: Natalia Lafourcade: De todas las flores
015: Natalia Lafourcade: De todas las flores
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Josue and Rachel listen and discuss Natalia Lafourcade's first completely original album in seven years, De todas las Flores. 
43:10
November 04, 2022
First Listen - Abrazo
First Listen - Abrazo
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Josué and Rachel are back to talk about Silvana Estrada's new EP titled Abrazo. 
36:33
September 23, 2022
014 Kevin Kaarl: como me encanta
014 Kevin Kaarl: como me encanta
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Discussing the aesthetic and music of singer-songwriter Kevin Kaarl. 
16:02
August 18, 2022
On Our Radar Summer '22
On Our Radar Summer '22
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Radio Puente turned six months this month so we wanted to take some time to highlight some songs and artists that we have been listening to this year. Check out this special episode entitled On Our Radar! 
48:51
July 31, 2022
013 Loyal Lobos: Papel
013 Loyal Lobos: Papel
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With this version of Papel, we are presented with a songwriter performing an honest, tender and devastating ballad and as the listener, it is as if we are taking in a private moment between a songwriter and her song.
09:57
July 15, 2022
012 Vicente Garcia: Camino Al Sol
012 Vicente Garcia: Camino Al Sol
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This last week, Vicente Garcia released his most recent project: an EP titled Camino Al Sol. Camino al Sol was produced by UK producer Richard Blair, known for his project Sidestepper. The EP consists of five songs that are introspective, sentimental meditations that are directly inspired by the pandemic and written during Vicente’s own experience in quarantine. Vicente Garcia said that he was really impacted by the pandemic, especially seeing so many people lose their lives around the world that it forced him to look at and question his own life and eventual death. He says “Camino Al Sol is a search within, an introspective voyage through the fundamental questions of our lives: birth, the emotions we feel in our existence and the mystery of death.”
10:36
July 07, 2022
Artist Profile: Jarabe De Palo
Artist Profile: Jarabe De Palo
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Celebrating the life and music of Pau Donés also known as Jarabe De Palo. 
40:30
June 09, 2022
011 Adrian Quesada : Mentiras Con Cariño (feat iLe)
011 Adrian Quesada : Mentiras Con Cariño (feat iLe)
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In this episode we are highlighting an album that is being released this week. The album is called “Boleros Psicodélicos” by Adrian Quesada.
07:36
May 30, 2022
010 Augusto Bracho - Nubarrón Pasajero
010 Augusto Bracho - Nubarrón Pasajero
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Who is Augusto Bracho? Rachel is back for this episode to discuss the mysterious latin troubadour. 
20:01
May 20, 2022
009 Gustavo Cerati : Puente
009 Gustavo Cerati : Puente
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Gustavo Cerati found himself in a peculiar situation: he was not the front man of the biggest rock band in Latin America anymore. A lot had changed since they had started Soda Stereo in 1982. Cerati had married and become a father. The music industry and the way artists could create and record music had evolved. Cerati could book any studio in the world for his next project, but he decided what was best for his next project was to go home and create from his basement. Two years later, Gustavo Cerati would re-emerged with his second solo album entitled Bocanada- a dream pop wonderland album that would mark a new era for his music and the start of his 2nd historic career as a soloist. Today on Radio Puente we take a closer look at Gustavo Cerati’s classic album Bocanada and the song “Puente.”
13:07
May 13, 2022
008 Jorge Drexler: Al Otro Lado Del Rio
008 Jorge Drexler: Al Otro Lado Del Rio
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The story about the first ever song in Spanish to be nominated and win an Oscar for best original song and the xenophobia that prevented its creator the ability to perform it. Today on Radio Puente, we take a deeper look at the controversy revolving Jorge Drexler’s “Al Otro Lado Del Rio.”
13:15
March 25, 2022
A Conversation With: Alex Ferreira
A Conversation With: Alex Ferreira
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Josué and Rachel talk with Alex Ferreira about his new album "En Lo Que Llega La Primavera" and more. 
01:12:55
March 18, 2022
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Amor De Paso
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Amor De Paso
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Josue and Rachel listen to the final two songs of Alex Ferreira's album "En Lo Que Llega La Primavera" 
20:24
March 11, 2022
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Segundo Plano
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Segundo Plano
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Rachel and Josue continue listening track by track to Alex Ferreira's upcoming album "En Lo Que Llega La Primavera". Today they listen to the song "Segundo Plano"
19:15
March 04, 2022
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Ni Una Cosa Ni la Otra (feat. Silvana Estrada)
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Ni Una Cosa Ni la Otra (feat. Silvana Estrada)
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Rachel and Josue continue listening track by track to Alex Ferreira's upcoming album "En Lo Que Llega La Primavera." This week, they listen to the song, "Ni Una Cosa Ni La Otra (feat. Silvana Estrada) 
13:32
February 25, 2022
007 El David Aguilar: Rumbo Bello
007 El David Aguilar: Rumbo Bello
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Today we showcase an artist named El David Aguilar who recently released an incredible and beutifully minimalist album titled Agendas Vencidas that continues this rich tradition of latin american prose in song.
08:45
February 23, 2022
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Como Una Flecha
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Como Una Flecha
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Rachel and Josué continue listening and talking track by track Alex Ferreira's upcoming album En Lo Que Llega La Primavera. This week they listen to "Como Una Flecha" 
13:14
February 18, 2022
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primera: Esa Canción
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primera: Esa Canción
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Rachel and Josue continue listening track by track to Alex Ferreira's upcoming album En Lo Que Llega La Primavera. Today they listen to the song "Esa Canción"
13:37
February 11, 2022
006 C Tangana: Tú Me Dejaste De Querer
006 C Tangana: Tú Me Dejaste De Querer
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C Tangana embarked on a two-year journey writing and creating a landmark album that is both critically acclaimed and a commercial success, achieving the biggest premiere of a Spanish album on Spotify, having generated more than five million streams in just one day after its release. Today on Radio Puente we look deeper into C. Tangana’s Magnum Opus album “El Madrileno” and the song “Tu me dejaste de querer.”
08:53
February 08, 2022
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: La Verbena y el Moriviví
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: La Verbena y el Moriviví
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Rachel is back for Week 2 of our special series covering track by track Alex Ferreira's upcoming new album "En Lo Que Llega La Primavera". This week we listen to "La Verbena y el Moriviví." 
19:46
February 04, 2022
005 Rodrigo Amarante: Maré
005 Rodrigo Amarante: Maré
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What is it about the human experience that makes us want to over emphasize and add dramatic components to our stories? This exact human tendency was what inspired Brazilian singer songwriter Rodrigo Amarante to look deeper into and write songs about in latest album. Today we are looking into Rodrigo Amarante’s latest release titled Drama and the song Maré
09:18
January 31, 2022
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Hubo Algo
First Listen - En Lo Que Llega La Primavera: Hubo Algo
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Bonus episode! My wife Rachel is my first guest on the pod to join me on a mini series, where we listen to some of our favorite artists' latest releases. First up we are listening week by week to Alex Ferreira's new album "En Lo Que Llega La Primavera" out March 11, 2022. Today we listen to "Hubo Algo" ft Vanessa Zamora.
25:49
January 28, 2022
004 Arath Herce: Quiero Sentirlo Todo
004 Arath Herce: Quiero Sentirlo Todo
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Today on Radio Puente, we look into the music of Mexican singer songwriter Arath Herce and take a closer look at his song Quiero Sentirlo Todo. Interview with El Sol: https://www.elsoldemexico.com.mx/gossip/arath-herce-cuenta-su-historia-a-traves-de-la-musica-5777264.html
08:48
January 25, 2022
003 Silvana Estrada: Marchita
003 Silvana Estrada: Marchita
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A look at the title track from Silvana Estrada's debut album "Marchita"
06:10
January 21, 2022
002 Lido Pimienta: Te Quería
002 Lido Pimienta: Te Quería
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Do you remember seeing all the headlines about Steve Harvey mistakingly announcing the wrong winner of the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant? For sure at the very least, you have probably seen a meme or two poking fun at Steve Harvey’s expense. Here in the US, the spectacle was taken mostly as a humorous human error that was silly, but ultimately fell out of the headlines in the US after a few days. But in Colombia, the country who’s contestant was incorrectly announced as the winner, the error sparked national outrage. Today on Radio Puente we take a closer look at Lido Pimienta’s album Miss Colombia and her song Te Queria from her 2020 release “Miss Colombia”
09:52
January 18, 2022
001 Alex Ferreira: Una Fecha En El Calendario
001 Alex Ferreira: Una Fecha En El Calendario
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This week we are looking into the music of Dominican singer songwriter Alex Ferreira.
09:30
January 18, 2022