Based on the song titles below, what do you think the vocabulary in the module will be about?
Zoé – Labios Rotos
Zoé is a Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award-winning Mexican rock band.
La Dame Blanche – Dos Caras (feat. Celso Piña & Serko Fu)
With her explosive mix of hip hop, cumbia, dancehall and reggae, the Cuban singer, flautist and percussionist Yaite Ramos Rodriguez, aka La Dame Blanche delivers a powerful and compelling sound which summons the spirits. (More about La Dame Blanche)
T3R Elemento — En boca de todos
T3R Elemento Pay Homage to their Humble Beginnings in the Music Video for their New Single, “En Boca De Todos”. Regional Mexican band, T3R Elemento have captured the attention and admiration of fans and industry alike with their alternative take on the traditional since they exploded onto the scene a little over a year ago. (youtube description) (More about T3R Elemento)
Cable Head – Cierro Los Ojos
Cable Head is a performing artist and activist. As a modern superhero, its superpower is to change consciousness through sound & technology and the cables around its head are a representation of human interconnections. The music is Electro-Pop produced with advanced and vintage technology, featuring the trademarked vocals of Cable Head singing in different languages. (Spotify description)
Devendra Banhart – Abre Las Manos
Devendra Obi Banhart is a Venezuelan American singer-songwriter and visual artist. Banhart was born in Houston, Texas and was raised by his mother in Venezuela, until he moved to California as a teenager. Banhart’s music is often associated with the New Weird America genre, along with Vetiver and Joanna Newsom. (More about Devendra Banhart at Wikipedia)
Calle 13 – Ojos Color Sol (ft. Silvio Rodríguez)
Calle 13 is a Puerto Rican band formed by stepbrothers René Pérez Joglar, who calls himself Residente (lead singer, songwriter) and Eduardo José Cabra Martínez, who calls himself Visitante (multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, beat producer), and their half-sister Ileana Cabra Joglar aka PG-13 or recently ILE.
Juan Luis Guerra — Lámpara Pa’ Mis Pies
Juan Luis Guerra Seijas is a Dominican musician, singer, composer, and record producer. Guerra is one of the most internationally recognized Latin artists of recent decades. His popular style of merengue and Afro-Latin fusion has garnered him considerable success throughout Latin America. He is also credited for popularizing bachata music on a global level and is often associated with the genre, although his distinct style of bachata features a more traditional bolero rhythm and aesthetic mixed with bossa-nova influenced melodies and harmony in some of his songs. (wikipedia entry on Juan Luis Guerra)
In this module, we’ll also be working on reflexive verbs. Here are a few:
Julieta Venegas – Me Voy
Julieta Venegas is an American-born Mexican singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and producer who sings pop-rock in Spanish.
Sech, Ozuna – Si Te Vas
Carlos Isaías Morales Williams, better known as Sech, is a Panamanian singer. Juan Carlos Ozuna Rosado, known simply by his surname Ozuna, is a Puerto Rican Latin trap and reggaeton singer.
Debi Nova, Pedro Capó – Quédate
Deborah Nowalski Kader, better known by her stage name Debi Nova, is a Costa Rican singer-songwriter who resides in Los Angeles. Pedro Capó is a Puerto Rican musician, singer, songwriter and actor.
Fania All Stars ft Oscar D’Leon, Milly Quezada, El Canario and others – Quítate Tu (Yo Soy La Salsa)
The Fania All-Stars is a musical group formed in 1968 as a showcase for the musicians on Fania Records, the leading salsa music record label of the time.
The Delirians – Quitate Tu
The Delirians are the heavy hitters of Californias ever growing traditional ska and reggae scene. (from the Delirians website).