INTERVIEW: Mercedes Nasta_The Singer

Mecedes Nasta Is a multi talented artist/singer songwriter from Mexico City. She supported Hot Chip with her previous band, and is now writing and performing her own tropical Cumbia inspired music. Listen here - https://soundcloud.com/mercedesnasta/paricutin Here she talks about a few of her favourite things... 1. First love / Dancing  2. Day or Night / Day 3. Smell / Wet soil 4. Song / Petit Pays, Cesaria Evora 5. Drink / Pineapple, cucumber, ginger, lemon, and coriander juice 6. What do you collect / Rocks 7. Season / Fall 8. Last supper / At my grandmother's to celebrate my grandpa's birthday. He was syrian and so was the exquisite food. 9. Curent Inspiration / The works of architect Luis Barragan.  10. Name / Tlaloc 11. Hidden Treasure / A village in the jungle 12. Town/City / Marrakech  13. Sound / Birds singing  14. Place to perform / Enchanted gardens 15. Place in Mexico / Chiapas 16. Concert / Peter Murphy performing at the Anahuacalli  17. Musical Artist / Andres Landero, Colombian Cumbia genius 18. Influence / Nature and dreams 19. Next Destination / I'm going to a love fest in Ixtapa on the Pacific Coast  20. Greatest Love / cumin Interview and photography: Ithaka Roddam

Mecedes Nasta Is a multi talented artist/singer songwriter from Mexico City. She supported Hot Chip with her previous band, and is now writing and performing her own tropical Cumbia inspired music. Listen here – https://soundcloud.com/mercedesnasta/paricutin
Here she talks about a few of her favourite things…
1. First love / Dancing
2. Day or Night / Day
3. Smell / Wet soil
4. Song / Petit Pays, Cesaria Evora
5. Drink / Pineapple, cucumber, ginger, lemon, and coriander juice
6. What do you collect / Rocks
7. Season / Fall
8. Last supper / At my grandmother’s to celebrate my grandpa’s birthday. He was syrian and so was the exquisite food.
9. Curent Inspiration / The works of architect Luis Barragan.
10. Name / Tlaloc
11. Hidden Treasure / A village in the jungle
12. Town/City / Marrakech
13. Sound / Birds singing
14. Place to perform / Enchanted gardens
15. Place in Mexico / Chiapas
16. Concert / Peter Murphy performing at the Anahuacalli
17. Musical Artist / Andres Landero, Colombian Cumbia genius
18. Influence / Nature and dreams
19. Next Destination / I’m going to a love fest in Ixtapa on the Pacific Coast
20. Greatest Love / cumin
Interview and photography: Ithaka Roddam

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