Candombe

REVIEW Hablan Por La Espalda – Sangre

By 04 May, 2016

Sometimes local bands can be like milanesas, everyone thinks theirs is the best. But I know that this album hit a tone that resonates with the city I live in here in Montevideo, just as I know my grandma’s... Read Article

7 Carnival Classics from Uruguay

By 10 February, 2016

The Uruguayan Carnival, apparently the longest in the world, is a month and a bit marathon of riotous satire, fiercely contested shows and above all, the emblematic sound of the murga. It’s said that ticket sales outnumber any... Read Article

MIXTAPE Selectorchico™’s Revisiting Macondo Mixtape

By 20 March, 2015

After publishing Uruguayan producer Selectorchico™‘s amazing fusion of tropical bass and gnawa music earlier this week, we stumbled across this incredible mixtape that Selectorchico™ put together just a few months ago. Titled Revisiting Macondo Vol. 1 and with... Read Article

Mateo Alone Licks Himself Well

By 14 July, 2014

I first heard Eduardo Mateo thanks to a bald-headed man on a Vespa in a small Uruguayan town called Tacuarembó. There was really no reason for me to be there, other than the fact I knew that a... Read Article

MIXTAPE ¡Oyé, Oyé! Candombe Uruguayo Mixtape

By 24 January, 2014

Last month we got an email from the Brazilian music/graphic design collective coletivoACTION telling us about a mixtape of Uruguayan candombe-influenced music they’d put together. Well, it’s been a busy month and so we only just got round... Read Article