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Un descanso poderoso: new BristoLatino lockdown mix

“Nos sembraron miedo, nos crecieron alas” — They sowed fear in us and we grew wings. Vivir Quintana ft. El Palomar, from ‘Canción Sin Miedo’   Un descanso poderoso is a powerful mix of percussive tropical pop and electronic sounds, folk resistance and twisted traditional tunes from Latin America and the diaspora, aimed at gifting […]

COISA MAIS LINDA: A NEW ERA OF BRAZILIAN TELENOVELAS

Every week we will be sharing one of the pieces from our first ever print magazine which discusses all things Latin America! We hope you become inspired to read and learn more about this fascinating region of the world. Here is the fifth article from Bristolatino’s Bella Caro and Rupert Comer about the Brazilian telenovela, Coisa Mais Linda (Most Beautiful Thing).    […]

From Pounds to Pesos: Bristol’s La Clandestina Fight Hunger in Mexico

Every week we will be sharing one of the pieces from our first ever print magazine which discusses all things Latin America! We hope you become inspired to read and learn more about this fascinating region of the world. Here is the first article from BristoLatino’s editor-in-chief Isaac Norris where he interviews the two women behind La […]

Inspiration of the week #11: Christian Rodriguez

Every week we will be sharing an inspirational figure from Latin America, someone who we think you deserve to know about. Our aim is to spread the creativity and passion for their subject and hopefully inspire you as well! This week we chose the documentary photographer Christian Rodriguez from Uruguay.    Christian Rodriguez is a documentary photographer and […]

This Month in Literature…6 Literary Podcasts

Every month, we tell you which Latin American writings we are reading. Taking many different forms and featuring writers stretching the whole of the South, Central and North America, we bring to you a wide selection of the works that are stirring literary interests. This January, BristoLatino Literature Editor Edie Essex Barrett introduces us to some Latin American […]

Genre Lens: Mexican surf-punk selection

Music Editor Lily Stroud takes a look at punky grooves hailing from coastal México.   If you’re a fan of King Krule, Mac DeMarco or Steve Lacy.. listen up! At first, Mexican surf-punk might sound like a random amalgamation of words. On closer look however, we see the genre makes a lot of sense. With […]

Inspiration of the week #9: Alejandro Cegarra

Every week we will be sharing an inspirational figure from Latin America, someone who we think you deserve to know about. Our aim is to spread the creativity and passion for their subject and hopefully inspire you as well ! This week we chose the Venezuelan photographer Alejandro Cegarra.    Born in Caracas, Veneuzela, photographer Alejandro Cegarra […]

Formula Secreta: A Meditation through Music and Philosophy

Toby Feldman, Sports Editor for Bristolatino, sits down with dear friend José Luis Rangel to talk about his podcast/cultural revolution, Formula Secreta. A few small tips before you listen: -Find a quiet, comfortable place. -Try to ensure you have good headphones that will block out all the hustle and bustle around you- you will want […]

Inspiration of the week #8: Dinho Lascoski

Every week we will be sharing an inspirational figure from Latin America, someone who we think you deserve to know about. Our aim is to spread the creativity and passion for their subject and hopefully inspire you as well ! This week we chose the Brazilian illustrator Dinho Lascoski.    Dinho Lascoski (Cláudio Fernando Lascoski) was born […]