REVIEW Elegante & La Imperial – Evolución

By 19 November, 2018

Evolución highlights the past and present oeuvre of Daniel Martinetti, one of Peru’s most prolific producers of the “nu cumbia” generation as Elegante & La Imperial in his current incarnation. The project represents yet another shift away from... Read Article

REVIEW Rosa Chumbe

By 26 June, 2018

Rosa Chumbe is an intriguing debut feature length drama from Chinese-Peruvian director Jonatan Relayze. Yet despite moments of glimmering promise, it is let down by an oblique ending which fails to dazzle. The film was selected as the... Read Article

REVIEW La Lá – Zamba Puta

By 12 September, 2017

Her work may suggest otherwise, but Giovanna Nuñez, who sings under the pseudonym of La Lá, does not have a typical history with music. When asked by Evaristo Corona, host of the Mexican podcast Meta: Cultura Pop en... Read Article

REVIEW Novalima – Planetario

By 30 September, 2015

For anyone, who hasn’t heard Novalima before, then you’re in for a treat. Because these are past masters of grafting the rootsiest of Peruvian sounds with the best that international DJ culture has to offer. And for those... Read Article

REVIEW Kanaku Y El Tigre – Quema Quema Quema

By 15 June, 2015

The evolution of Kanaku y el Tigre is apparent with their new album Quema, Quema, Quema. The Peruvian indie-folk band have expanded their sound with Anglo-influences and vintage undertones. Known for their psych-folk-tinged music, their latest is a... Read Article