20th-century Italian composer Luciano Berio embraced many forms of music, from twelve-tone modernism, to Romanticism, to folk musics. His works range from pieces for solo instruments (called Sequenzas), to electroacoustic works, to works for orchestra. Berio was particularly fascinated with the capab
Born in the South Bronx, to Puertorrican descent, Willie Colón stands as an icon of Salsa Music and the Nuyorican culture.
The singer, trombonist and producer recorded his first album at the age of 16 with Fania Records (the Motown of Salsa). His main singer was the legendary Héctor Lavoe.
Maurico Kagel was a German-Argentine composer, filmmaker, visual artist, and playwright of Argentine birth. He is recognized as one of the most important figures in 20th century European music, and has garnered his place through his imaginative, absurd, and theatrical works for the concert hall. Kage
Darlings are a four-piece band from New York. The current climate of popular music criticism demands that influences be compactly delineated and musical kinfolk named, and Darlings are no strangers to this treatment: their music has drawn comparisons to Teenage Fanclub and My Bloody Valentine; their