Uruguayan Music

REVIEW Valeria Matzner – Anima

By 27 June, 2018

“I don’t want to show I have a pretty voice. I want to tell a story,” says vocalist and composer, Valeria Matzner. She spent her early years in her native Uruguay, studying Western classical music, while imbibing Brazilian... Read Article

REVIEW Hablan Por La Espalda – Sangre

By 04 May, 2016

Sometimes local bands can be like milanesas, everyone thinks theirs is the best. But I know that this album hit a tone that resonates with the city I live in here in Montevideo, just as I know my grandma’s... Read Article

REVIEW Santi Mostaffa – Intratable

By 20 May, 2015

Intratable. It’s an album title that can appeal to any self respecting hip-hop community here in Uruguay, Latin America, or the rest of the world. Despite there being a never-ending flow of hip-hop in English, it’s been a... Read Article

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