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Swinga tu Madre at Bistro Cultural. The group is among several on a new Spotify playlist dedicated to artists from Yucatán. Photo: Contributed

The music streaming service Spotify finally has the playlist you’ve been waiting for: Oye Yucatán.

The eclectic playlist, devoted solely to groups and music originating in Yucatán, so far has 72 songs in rotation. It’s not just traditional ballads. The sounds of rock, pop, jazz, reggae, fusion, and rap in Mayan and Spanish are included.

The playlist is available for free at spoti.fi/2BykvQV and artists are invited to join it by contacting the creators at yucatanpresenta@gmail.com.

On Facebook each Tuesday and Thursday new music is announced and comments are welcomed.

Artists and groups on the channel include Acid Waves, Ave Delta, Emiliano Buenfil and the Chan Cil Tropical, Yucatán Jazz Ensemble, Swinga tu Madre, Las Trovadoras del Mayab, Alice True Colors, Percebes, Lvlxby, Barzoo, Pargo y Everest, Valeria Jasso, Jairo Zubieta, Pat Boy, Laura Gabriela, Azul Ciego, Malamala, De Trova Son, Totem, Rubén Arias, Juumil Moots, Maltrechos, Mafud, Sergio Aguilar, Javier Alcalá, Nano el Cenzontle and Joss-D. Asimismo, Armando Rodríguez, María San Felipe, Beto Ramírez, Chida, Patricio Esperón, Kalibre Mazter, Los Perdidos, Libia Rodríguez, Atversus, King Wong and Wallace are also represented.

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