Argentine electronic singer, Juana Molina released her album Halo, last spring via Crammed Discs. This fall she will be touring North American cities. Juana,…Read More
Following the 1976 Argentine coup d’état, her mother fled the country and lived in exile in Paris for five years. She grew up in a musical environment her tango-singing father taught her guitar from the age of six.
Juana Molina started her career in 1988 as a comedic television actress in Argentina on the show La Noticia Rebelde. She later starred in Juana y sus hermanas, a hit sketch show across the Spanish-speaking world, for which she remains better known in Latin America.
In 1996, she pursued singing and has released several albums since. The lyrics on her albums are sung in her native Rioplatense Spanish, except “The Wrong Song,” from Segundo which is in English, and “Insensible,” from Tres Cosas, which is in French. She is usually accompanied by acoustic guitar, among other instruments. Her music features elements of ambient and electronica, and she is often compared by critics to Björk, Beth Orton, and Lisa Germano. She usually writes, mixes tracks and performs on her own. Her second album, Segundo, was named Best World Music Album 2003 in Entertainment Weekly and gained a Shortlist Award 2004 nomination. Tres Cosas was placed in the Top Ten Records of 2004 by the New York Times.
Juana Molina’s latest album Wed 21 was released last year. The album has just earned the Carlos Gardel Award (the equivalent of a Grammy) for Best Alternative Rock and Pop Album of 2013. Today she is sharing her new video for the single “Lo Decidí Yo”:Read More
Born in Argentina, Juana Molina grew up in a musical environment. Her father, a revered tango singer/composer and her mother a talented actress. Molina took up guitar at age five and was exposed to her parent’s extensive record collection. Following,Read More
Today, Juana Molina’s premieres the video for “Eras.”This is a fantasy tale about the Bichapong, a creature which first appeared in Alejandro Ros’ artwork for Juana Molina’s new album Wed 21. Juana and video director Mario Caporali worked together,Read More
Born in Argentina, Juana Molina grew up in a musical environment. Her father, a revered tango singer/composer and her mother a talented actress. Molina took up guitar at age five and was exposed to her parents’ extensive record collection.Read More