Unity Church-Unitarian Sunday Services Podcast

About the Music
The music for this service, which integrates Latinx and indigenous perspectives, was chosen to reference and honor values of the Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration.

Lady Xøk is a Nu-Nueva music project mixing Indigenous instruments, electronic, acoustic, and experimental performance and multimedia installations. Front woman interdisciplinary artist Rebekah Crisanta de Ybarra pulls from roots in Latin American Nueva Canción and American Blues. Members are Rebekah Crisanta de Ybarra (vocals, piano, guitar) and Xilam Balam (bass, Indigenous instruments).

Curandero is a Twin-Cities based sound-healing project whose music presents a fusion of pre-Columbian Indigenous instruments, house, and dance hall. Curandero's music brings together traditional indigenous instrumentation and rhythms of Mesoamerica (Mexico) with electronic DJ elements and production. Members are Gustavo Lira, Xilam Balam, and Rico Simon Mendez (DJ Don Cuco).

Ahmed Anzalduúa, Director of Music Ministries, piano