Like a snowball speeding down the Andes, Santiago’s underground urban scene is growing at an astonishing rate with millions of YouTube views and packed club nights, pushing many of the artists into receiving mainstream local media recognition. This... Read Article
REVIEW Gepe – Estilo Libre
When I first listened to Gepe on Gepinto (2005), it felt very much like an addition to a folk ambient movement that was going on in Santiago at the time (arguably still present), probably most exemplified by the... Read Article
The latest video from Chilean electro-pop chanteuse Fakuta focuses on what a good night out in Santiago is all about. Filmed on an actual night out, the video shows Fakuta and her friends – who are in fact... Read Article
REVIEW Diosque – Constante
Diosque’s Constante represents some of the freshest new sounds coming out of Argentina. Everything from the order of the tracks to the diversity within them reflects a carefully thought-out album. The string of dance tracks placed at the... Read Article
The free download of Protistas‘ new album Nefertiti has come and gone. As with the majority of releases on the Chilean label Quemasucabeza the album was available for free for 24 hours after release. As it was released... Read Article
Chile’s Protistas are back with a new video, representing our first taste of their new album, due later this year. Protistas have established themselves as one of Latin America’s finest indie-pop groups, and this latest track, “En Mis... Read Article
Here is the video for “Campos Magnéticos”, the first single from Gepegepegepe, Gepe‘s forthcoming new album, and one we hope will be just as good as it’s predecessor Audiovision, one of our favourite albums of 2010.
Another new video from Santiago, Chile. This one is from Pedropiedra, purveyor of some of the finest pop in Latin America, someone with a real touch of subtlety and attention to detail which he brings to all of... Read Article
REVIEW Caravana — Caravana
Caravana starts ominously with “Reconocer”, a thundering, sludgy piece of dark pop in the vein of The National and The Walkmen. As the album continues though light begins to slip through, revealing a highly inventive, textured pop album.