Music Reviews

REVIEW Jorge Drexler – Tinta y Tiempo

By 10 May, 2022

Jorge Drexler is a creatively scientific riddle. The Uruguayan-born, Madrid-based, medical degree-holding songwriter has carved a career out of exploring the boundaries and frontiers between love, science and everything in between. His latest album, Tinta y Tiempo, is... Read Article

REVIEW Coco Lagos y Sus Orates – Descargas

By 04 April, 2022

Blessed be the crate-diggers, for they shall inherit the airwaves. Vampisoul of Madrid have been rummaging around the vaults of South American labels like Colombia’s Disco Fuentes and Peru’s MAG for quite a few years, regularly rescuing dance-floor... Read Article

REVIEW Don L – Roteiro Pra Aïnouz Vol. 2

By 14 March, 2022

Despite a heavy influence from the US, Brazilian rap has its particularities. This is more related to lyrical content than the music, as there are few who dare to insert traditional genres of the country into their beats.... Read Article

REVIEW Various – Revueltas Vol. 1 & 2

By 08 March, 2022

From digital folklore to pop music, New Latam Beats is back with another compilation showcasing the freshest music from Latin America. Revueltas is a compilation series that brings together some of Chile’s finest electronic female and non-binary artists,... Read Article

REVIEW El Búho – Natura Sonora

By 05 November, 2021

There can be no doubt that El Búho has kept himself busy during lockdown, releasing the electronic “duets” album Ramas on Wonderwheel Recordings, reimagining the entirety of Minuk’s debut album Aurora as an ephemeral, albeit rhythmic, dream, joining... Read Article

REVIEW Dos Santos – City of Mirrors

By 03 November, 2021

If ever an album called for the convention of half stars, this is it. At times glorious and at others seemingly a little lacking in direction, City of Mirrors is almost very good, but ultimately it leaves one... Read Article

REVIEW Azueï – Artybonito

By 22 October, 2021

Now here’s a rather interesting – and important – musical, cultural and even socio-political release. It comes from an island of two troubled republics that have rarely seen eye to eye. Azueï is not just a musical collective... Read Article