Rodrigo y Gabriela: Echoes (Pink Floyd Cover)

Mexican acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela return with a cover of Pink Floyd’s “Echoes” and the announcement of a new album, Mettavolution. Their first release in five years, the track once again highlights Rodrigo’s profoundly nuanced fingerpicking and Gabriela’s depth of rhythm. The energy within the new song honors the original—all 19 minutes of it. Their forthcoming album, which features the tune, will release on 26 …

Rodrigo y Gabriela: Hanuman

Mexican acoustic guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela have constantly found success within their paradoxical nature. Take, for instance, their initial leap into fame while living in Dublin despite speaking no English, or the fact that they are deeply inspired by heavy metal despite their exclusive use of nylon string guitars. The duo took to the TED stage this week and their performance was entirely mesmerizing. …