Rhyme et Reason Recommends: Exh-august-ion Playlist

If you’re on the east coast of the U.S. you’re probably pretty hot. It’s been sweltering for weeks. And now that it’s August (which is generally the hottest summer month anyway) you can expect to be a great deal hotter, which blows. Oh and if you’re in Maryland don’t forget about the humidity. Ugh. I’m exh-august-ed, already. So here’s some good music to get you (read: me) through. I recommend that you listen in order. Scattered? Sure! It’ll heat you up like that walk between your car and your office and then cool you down like the air conditioning that’s … Continue reading Rhyme et Reason Recommends: Exh-august-ion Playlist

Interview/Entrevista: Rafi Tells Us About “Quiero”/Rafi nos habla de “Quiero”

A few months back Rhyme et Reason heard that Mexican fashion designer (and this contributor’s style icon) Rafa Cuevas would be launching a solo career in music.  Even though we knew he’d worked as a DJ (and have happily downloaded several of his mixes) we were still dubious. After 10 seconds of “Quiero”–his first single–we were convinced. ¡Bienvenido Rafi! Rafi’s “Quiero” is an inspired electro track with touches of disco and echoes of late 70s Blondie and even early 80s Bowie.  Bravo!  It’s got enough edge to get anyone dancing–no importan los demás.  ¡Echenle un vistazo! The song adds to … Continue reading Interview/Entrevista: Rafi Tells Us About “Quiero”/Rafi nos habla de “Quiero”

Interview/Entrevista: Rafi Tells Us About “Quiero”/Rafi nos habla de “Quiero”

A few months back Rhyme et Reason heard that Mexican fashion designer (and this contributor’s style icon) Rafa Cuevas would be launching a solo career in music.  Even though we knew he’d worked as a DJ (and have happily downloaded several of his mixes) we were still dubious. After 10 seconds of “Quiero”–his first single–we were convinced. ¡Bienvenido Rafi! Rafi’s “Quiero” is an inspired electro track with touches of disco and echoes of late 70s Blondie and even early 80s Bowie.  Bravo!  It’s got enough edge to get anyone dancing–no importan los demás.  ¡Echenle un vistazo!   Quiero.mp3 Listen on … Continue reading Interview/Entrevista: Rafi Tells Us About “Quiero”/Rafi nos habla de “Quiero”