Gustavo Santaolalla

REVIEW Valeria Matzner – Anima

By 27 June, 2018

“I don’t want to show I have a pretty voice. I want to tell a story,” says vocalist and composer, Valeria Matzner. She spent her early years in her native Uruguay, studying Western classical music, while imbibing Brazilian... Read Article

MIXTAPE Plaza Francia’s Chamán Mixtape

By 12 June, 2015

So many of our favourite artists from the emerging Andean Beat scene are present on this glorious mixtape by Plaza Francia. A new name on the block, though one helmed by some seriously-honed musicians, Plaza Francia is a... Read Article

MIXTAPE SidiRum’s Hangover Tape #21

By 18 July, 2014

We’re loving this new mixtape from Argentina’s SidiRum, a hangover cure full of Latin American lullabies. In fact, it’s a mix that shows the links between Argentine folklore and the artists currently working at the more chilled-out end... Read Article

REVIEW Bajofondo – Presente

By 17 May, 2013

Spending an evening listening to Presente is, I imagine, a bit like spending a night round a table with the eight members of the Bajofondo collective themselves. You leave with stories from every corner of Argentina and Uruguay... Read Article

REVIEW Campo – Bajofondo Presenta: Campo

By 10 December, 2012

In late May, Uruguayan super producer and Bajofondo co-founder Juan Campodónico unleashed his newest musical adventure under the stage name Campo. The record, Bajofondo Presenta: Campo, is the producer’s take on the recent explosion of South American folklore... Read Article

Campo – La Marcha Tropical

By 02 April, 2012

Here’s a track and a release that really snuck under our radar. Campo is the alias of Juan Campodónico, a Uruguayan musician formerly in the great hip-hop/rock band El Peyote Asesino, producer for the likes of Jorge Drexler,... Read Article