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Chris Moss

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Chris Moss was born in Lancashire. He spent a decade in Argentina as a teacher and journalist and has since lived in London, Wales and Devon. He has worked at the BBC, Time Out and Daily Telegraph and has written books on Patagonia and commuting.

Articles by Chris Moss

12/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Amália Rodrigues: A Beginner's Guide

Pleasure, pain and poetry – the ‘Queen of Fado’ gave Portugal its soundtrack during a turbulent 20th century. Chris Moss looks back over Amália’s career

2/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Playlist: Salsa From The Street

A Songlines playlist for Apple Music charting the rise of the Fania label, featuring Eddie Palmieri, La Lupe, Ray Barretto and Cheo Feliciano

8/12/2021 12:00:00 AM

Flamenco Albums | The Essential 10

Chris Moss teases ten of his all-time favourite flamenco albums into the bullring, featuring Camarón de la Isla & Paco de Lucía, Manolo Caracol, Lola Flores and more

10/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Tango Albums – The Essential 10

As Argentinian tango comes to the Proms, and with the form currently undergoing a revival in Buenos Aires, Chris Moss selects ten timeless albums

4/19/2021 12:00:00 AM

How Astor Piazzolla transformed tango

Chris Moss assesses the intrepid composer’s impact on music – and why his legacy, 100 years on since the great man’s birth, remains a challenge for contemporary tangueros

6/1/2021 12:00:00 AM

Chango Spasiuk: A Beginner's Guide

Chris Moss shines a spotlight on Argentina’s chamamé music and the career of one of its leading ambassadors, accordionist Chango Spasiuk


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