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Soundtrack Venezuela! (+ Spotify playlist)

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Today, we spent our Sound Travels day on music from one of South Americas most beleaguered nations, Venezuela. A country that has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately as conflict between protestors and the government has escalated into conflict. The news outlets are a decent source for updates on the situation at current, but it was 21-year old student-activist Andreina Nash, whose youtube video on the crisis went viral with 2.8 million views, who was among the first...

Though Sound Travels tries to diverge from politics, the news has generated a lot of noise and my job is to sort the music from the noise and I've spent the better part of the day building a Spotify playlist stocked with Venezuelan music. Let me know how I did...