Tag Archives: El Polen

2010s Retrospective: 10 Years of Discoveries, Obsessions and True Moments

Well folks, welcome to my most indulgent, most confessional, most self-referential and truly most vain post on the blog. This is probably playing it up, but I’ve written a lot about myself on here. The dang header image is literally … Continue reading

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2012 Retrospective

The self-indulgent Retrospective series continues, this time diving into 2012, maybe THE year that my music taste fully broke and I went from a dedicated listener + hunter of new music to a depraved lunatic. Wild times here, y’all. I … Continue reading

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El Polen – “A Las Orillas Del Vilcanota” [1973]

El Polen’s fantastic record Fuera De La Ciudad was one of my first worldly discoveries I made while on the hunt for new music and one of the main sparkplugs that has fueled my desire to continue finding buried gold (well, maybe … Continue reading

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El Polen – “Mi Cueva”

I’ve been getting really into world music lately. World music, meaning music that wasn’t made by “Western” culture of the US and UK, is a bit of an ignorant term but it seems like the only blanket term I can … Continue reading

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