Nedayeh Bahar, which translates to “Song For Spring” in Farsi, reminds me to honor the voices I never got to hear, and celebrate and amplify the ones emerging today. // Post by Misha
This song, from unknown Laotian singers and mysterious producer Sothy, and originally released in the 1981, has all of my favorite things – funk, psych, and grooves for days. It is the only thing I’ve listened to since like Monday morning. // Post by Misha
Mascarada’s unique blend of retro guitar riffs, Latin grooves, rich instrumentation, and, of course, Leana’s powerful voice, is tough to listen to while sitting still. // Post by Misha
The initial idea for Mascarada began as Shawn Grindle and Leana Courtney were driving along the I-10 from Phoenix to Los Angeles. Both stemming from completely different backgrounds, they started talking about making a record. The phrase “Latin Psych Rock” was thrown around. They liked it.
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