La Yegros

The Evolution of Boogat

By 09 December, 2015

There is no question that Boogat is a guerrillero urbano; an urban warrior of sorts. Some of the first verses the Spanish-(and by extension, English-)speaking world first heard out of his mouth were a rallying cry, scored by... Read Article

MIXTAPE de Lacey’s Digital Cumbia Mixtape

By 25 August, 2014

From cumbia’s modest beginnings in Colombia, its influence has now stretched across the majority of South America. The sound of “Digital Cumbia” is a relatively new beast, with the primary sites of production now being Lima, Peru and... Read Article

Best Albums Of 2013

By 20 December, 2013

There is little doubt that it has been a great year for South American music. The proof of that can be found in how hard it was for us to select just 20 albums as representing the cream... Read Article

REVIEW La Yegros – Viene De Mi

By 12 September, 2013

Mariana Yegros a.k.a. La Yegros, referred to as “The First Lady of Electronic Cumbia”, is an extremely attractive woman who possesses a very distinctive and original voice with the timbre of an elderly cantadora (a female South American... Read Article

REVIEW Future Sounds of Buenos Aires

By 29 October, 2012

Since approximately 2006, the musicians from ZZK Records have managed to turn Buenos Aires into a hotbed for sonic experimentation, mirroring on some level global trends within electronic music and the remix culture. Nonetheless, the sounds coming from... Read Article