|Release Type||New Release|
|Extras||2 Double Sided Square Posters With Lyrics|
‘Aliso’ by Argentinean-born Malena Zavala was entirely written, played and produced by Zavala. Its 10 tracks owe a debt to Beach House, Brian Eno, Tame Impala, Cuban folk musician Silvio Rodriguez, and an addictive Argentinian tea called ‘Yerba Mate.’ For ‘Aliso,’ she drew inspiration from the women in her family, concerned largely with themes of cultural identity, self-doubt, acceptance, artistic freedom, miscommunication between cultures and relationships. In the span of six months, she had recorded, produced and mixed* (*with Gareth Jones) the album, and completed all the art, visuals and videos. The beauty of ‘Aliso’ — and the reason it sounds like no other album — is because its songs were recorded as they were written, with no boundaries, no set destination, and no rules in plac...