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Juana Molina performs at a Tiny Desk Concert in April 2014.
May 31, 2014 Molina sounds as if she'd been raised by wolves and discovered the world of music on her own. She takes familiar elements and renders them bewildering, attractive and polished.
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Juana Molina's new album, Wed 21, comes out Oct. 28.
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October 20, 2013 The Argentine electronic artist has a loyal, adoring fan base that crosses cultural barriers — and her remarkable new album is both playful and profound. "Eras," the first single, washes over you with trance-like beats and a deep bass line as her whispered vocals weave in and out.
Argentine musician Juana Molina.
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October 17, 2013 We were thrilled to have Juana Molina on this week's show to talk about her new album, Wed21, her musical influences, and how to rebel when your parents have the coolest musical tastes ever.
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Andrea Echeverri of Aterciopelados.
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September 8, 2013 The Alt.Latino gang stops by Weekend Edition Sunday once again to share some favorite new songs from Mexico, Colombia and more.
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Clockwise from upper left: Juana Molina, Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails, Earl Sweatshirt, The Goldberg Sisters (Adam Goldberg)
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August 19, 2013 The latest edition of the program includes a new, pop-flavored single from Nine Inch Nails; brooding, cerebral hip-hop from Earl Sweatshirt; a late-summer dance jam from Seven Davis Jr.; the Beatle-y music of The Goldberg Sisters; Argentinian electronic musician Juana Molina; and more.
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Andrea Echeverri, lead singer of the Colombian band Aterciopelados.
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July 8, 2010 Latin rock is no boys club: From Argentina to Mexico, women are running much of the show. In this week's episode, Andrea Echeverri, lead singer of the Colombian band Aterciopelados, shares her picks for Latina women who rock.
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November 24, 2009 As expected with any list of its nature, our rundown of the Decade's 50 Most Important Recordings has drawn both praise and criticism, particularly from diehard fans of artists and albums that didn't make the cut. As one user put it in the comments, "How dare they list X, and I see no mention of Y?!" While we did our best to be inclusive, a lot of our individual choices didn't end up on the final list. Here are just a few, chosen by the reviewers who lobbied for them.
April 9, 2009 Long before she earned acclaim as a singer-songwriter, Molina was known as a comedic TV actress in her native Argentina. But ever since her musical debut in 1996, Molina has been building a career around an alluring blend of traditional Latin rhythms and innovative electronica.
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August 5, 2008 The history of road trip mixtapes is cluttered with tense and muscular songs that act as aural caffeine, especially at night. But nighttime offers its own set of stimuli if we're paying attention. Here are five songs to accompany the throbbing glow of lights in a distant town and tiny futures coming into focus.
December 20, 2006 Given the proliferation of year-end Top 10 lists, it seems natural that Shadow Classics — which gives shelter to under-appreciated music — would feature its own list of 2006 recordings likely to become Shadow Classics down the line. Don't let these gems go unnoticed.
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