As the days get closer to Christmas, record labels start pushing all their potential moneymakers to the forefront. Sometimes quality releases go unnoticed in the avalanche of greatest hits and blockbuster releases. Here is a reminder of some releases that you can find in our Latin Rock & Pop section for yourself and for future gifts for Christmas.
newest release, Rio
, is their most focused release since 2001's classic, Gozo Poderoso
. Filled with melodic vocals and soft Latin electronica beats,
Aterciopelados explores their Colombian hippie side without sounding contrived. Life and the environment are the central themes of this album that link each song with the sound of a river flowing, rio/river...get it? Click here
to watch a song from their Amoeba instore.
Rodrigo Y Gabriela
, the surprise Flamenco hit of 2006, return with Live In Tokyo
. Fans of the brother/sister duo claim that their strength comes from their live performances, including many Amoebites who witnessed their in store performance at Amoeba Hollywood
ago. The release includes a DVD and a few new tunes for you to play air guitar to.