Uruguay

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

7 Carnival Classics from Uruguay

By 10 February, 2016

The Uruguayan Carnival, apparently the longest in the world, is a month and a bit marathon of riotous satire, fiercely contested shows and above all, the emblematic sound of the murga. It’s said that ticket sales outnumber any... 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

In Memoriam: Eduardo Galeano

By 24 April, 2015

“Now I feel more than ever proud of having been born in America, in this shit, in this marvel”: an insight into the works and legacy of Eduardo Galeano. “¡Un clasico!”, I glanced over to see an elderly... Read Article

El Gol de Galeano

By 21 April, 2015

Like the most of us, Eduardo Galeano had never been a footballer. Well, of course he played fútbol, but he never played it in a professional way. Even if, like every Uruguayan children, he “always wanted to be... Read Article