For years, Chileans generally ignored the spicier music of their past in favor of imported American and British hits. Fortunately, JuanaFe has no reservations about reviving Latin cumbia and ska, and thanks to them, neither does the public.
JuanaFe. Photo by Christopher Valdes
Combining traditional Latin American music with the attitude and lilt of a Santiago street vendor, JuanaFe’s addictive melodies, foot-tapping rhythms and Chile-centric lyrics go down easy like a piscola (pisco and Coca Cola) on a sunny afternoon.
Songs to check out: Callejero, Chinchin