Unlocking the Rhythms of Rosalía, Vox
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Unlocking the Rhythms of Rosalía

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Back in the fall of 2017, our producer Megan Lubin went for a stroll near her house, popped in earbuds, and heard a song that’s stuck with her ever since: “Si Tú Supieras Compañero” (“If you only knew, my friend”), by the Spanish pop star Rosalía. Since then, Rosalía’s star has continued, especially after the 2018 release of “El Mal Querer,” Rosalía’s genre-blending album of R&B and flamenco.
On this episode, we dig into Rosalía’s sound to try and figure out what stopped Megan in her tracks back then, and what keeps us coming back. With the help of New York Times Magazine writer Marcela Valdes, we break down key elements of the flamenco tradition, like the hard-to-define magic of duende, and count out some of the diabolical rhythms that keep us dancing.
Songs Discussed

Rosalía - Si Tú Supieras Compañero

Rosalía - BAGDAD (Cap.7: Liturgia)

Rosalía - PIENSO EN TU MIRÁ (Cap.3: Celos)

Episode Playlist:
https://open.spotify.com/playlist/4zRce31m3RhCjVwmSSMz2Q
Read “Rosalía’s Incredible Journey from Flamenco to Megastardom” by Marcela Valdes: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/10/08/magazine/rosalia-flamenco.html
Watch Rosalía performing “Me quedo contigo”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32d1bq-kG5c
More coverage of Rosalía from The FADER magazine: https://www.thefader.com/artist/rosalia
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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