Uruguay

MIXTAPE Selectorchico™’s Revisiting Macondo Mixtape

By 20 March, 2015

After publishing Uruguayan producer Selectorchico™‘s amazing fusion of tropical bass and gnawa music earlier this week, we stumbled across this incredible mixtape that Selectorchico™ put together just a few months ago. Titled Revisiting Macondo Vol. 1 and with... Read Article

REVIEW Carmen Sandiego – Ciudad Dormitorio

By 10 November, 2014

Carmen Sandiego’s latest album Ciudad Dormitorio is a testament to the fact that the Uruguayan band is born of a millennial generation. The album’s opening track, “Generación 2002,” makes that last statement a no-brainer, but it’s the Uruguayan... Read Article

REVIEW Mr Kaplan

By 15 October, 2014

Mr Kaplan is the latest offering from Uruguayan director Álvaro Brechner (Bad Day to Go Fishing) which screened at the BFI London Film Festival on Saturday. Jacobo Kaplan (Héctor Noguera) is a Polish Jew who emigrated to Uruguay... Read Article

Mateo Alone Licks Himself Well

By 14 July, 2014

I first heard Eduardo Mateo thanks to a bald-headed man on a Vespa in a small Uruguayan town called Tacuarembó. There was really no reason for me to be there, other than the fact I knew that a... Read Article

REVIEW Jorge Drexler – Bailar En La Cueva

By 23 June, 2014

Jorge Drexler’s thirteenth album Bailar En La Cueva starts with a strong ear-worm of a track and then eases into a sweet beach record characterized by tonnes and tonnes of movement. Bailar en La Cueva, or “dancing in... Read Article