From amongst the hundreds of tapes, one man’s name had a way of resonating a bit louder than the others. Perhaps it was the myth of him. A name I had heard my whole life, a man whose... Read Article
Music of Ecuador
One of Ecuador’s finest purveyors of pop Can Can are back with a compilation celebrating 10 years of the band. Malas Influencias (Remixes y Reversiones), as the title suggests, is a collection of remixes and new versions of... Read Article
This Friday we are bringing you the current sounds of Ecuador with this mixtape of new indie music from Ecuador put together thanks to the great people at Gye-Ind. Based in Guayaquil, Gye-Ind are devoted to promoting the... Read Article
Great new video from Ecuador’s Can Can. This video both looks great and seems as if it was probably quite cheap to make, i.e. it only uses one set, yet it packs so many ideas into that simple... Read Article
Hypnotic video for “Tonto” by Niñosaurios. It was their first video and is a good introduction to their tense post-punk sound. Listen to more of their songs at their Myspace page.
Situated between Colombia and Peru, Ecuador have formed their own sounds away from the cumbia of Colombia and the African and Criollo roots of Peru, with some influence from the traditional music of the Andes but mainly taking... Read Article