Borderline Latin: White Rabbits – "No Soy Yo" (Free Download)

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Borderline Latin is an exploration of the influence of Latin music in styles, places and rhythms beyond its traditional borders, and of different types of cross-pollination between Latin music and other musical creatures. Each week, we will feature the works of a ‘non-Latin’ artist via song or musical style whose rhythm, themes, melodic inflections or influences have earned it the name of Borderline Latin.

Of all the bands that have come out of Brooklyn’s complex, vibrant and diverse music scene in the past few years, White Rabbits stands out for their consistency, their knack for sonic experimentation, and the praise they have collected from fans and critics alike. Unlike many others, they are in it for the music –and it certainly shows.

Greg Roberts and Stephen Patterson lead this band, which also includes Alexander Even, Matthew Clark, Jamie Levinson and Rustine Bragaw. They formed in Missouri, but it was in New York that they consolidated the band, adding new members and standing out in the Brooklyn music scene. But what makes them borderline Latin, you may ask? Well, in March 2012 they launched Milk Famous, their latest album, through TBD Records –which also handles Radiohead… Radiohead, people! This album contains a track called “I’m Not Me,” and the band decided to record a Spanish version of it. Yes. The Spanish version is called, unsurprisingly, “No Soy Yo,” and they’re giving it away to Remezcla’s readers for free, in this very column.

White Rabbits’ members have a rather broad musical taste. Patterson admits he is a fan of Beyoncé, and in a recent interview, they praised the musical work of Kanye West, mentioning him as an influence, and even comparing him to Mick Jagger –Kanye is, without a doubt, one of today’s musical masters of the land. It is not surprising that they want to expand their musical influence into the Latin American world. So enjoy this free gift, and tell us what you think! Here, as an exclusive free download for Remezcla’s readers: “No Soy Yo.”

White Rabbits – No Soy Yo by tbd records

To download White Rabbits’ full-length album, Milk Famous, click below:

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