Mr Twin Sister: Polvo

New from NYC-based Mr Twin Sister, “Polvo” is named for the word “dust” in Spanish, the language that vocalist Andrea Estella sings the song in. She says in a statement, “‘Polvo’ is about how death fuels life, how we’re all connected, and how we must die in order to live.” Despite its somewhat morbid theme, the track is decidedly high-energy, pop-forward and danceable. It’s also …

Spanish Chef Ángel León Wants Us To View The Sea as a Garden

Known in Spain as “el chef del mar” or “the chef of the sea,” Ángel León had encountered the seagrass known as Zostera marina countless times during his life, but in 2017 (the same year he won his third Michelin star at his restaurant, Aponiente), he decided to look at how it could be used in the culinary world. Perhaps unsurprisingly, he found that an …

Natalia Lafourcade: La Malquerida

Dedicated to “all our sisters,” Mexican singer Natalia Lafourcade’s acoustic rendition of “La Malquerida” spotlights the love and pain women feel. Its title roughly translates to “the badly loved,” but its mission is empowerment. Lafourcade sings alone, at first, strumming a guitar next to a fire, but a choir of young women chime in when the track reaches its chorus. Together, they create an emotionally …