With a tenuous connection with the sound brands that are associated with the music of Brazil – samba, bossa nova, carnival – the new Brazilian pop shares a tendency towards electronic music, contemporary R&B and avant garde pop. Here is a review of ten essential albums to dive into the […]Read More
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During the second decade of the new millennium, several Peruvian artists embarked on musical projects that articulated Afro-Peruvian culture with the sounds of contemporary electronics. Translocal styles such as grime, dubstep, trap and global bass were freely synthesized by these musicians to weave a rhythmic and sonic curtain. Jaws [quijadas] […]Read More
Archeological expeditions of the past to question the present and reinvent the future, Peruvian contemporary art goes beyond superficial layers. Selection and text by Peruvian art curator Luisa Fernanda Lindo. 1.CLAUDIA MARTINEZ-GARAY (1983) Martinez-Garay‘s work takes existing images to review and question the past. Her work reads the remains that […]Read More
This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features Nino Augustine, an Atlanta-based rapper and musician from Panama. Nino talks about his multicultural identity and how being exposed to early Panama reggae and Atlanta hip-hop influenced his music. Created by Paul Alonso, Hybrid Atlanta is a video interview series with local artists and creatives […]Read More
In 2016, Byte Dance, a Chinese company, created TikTok, but the app became popular in the United States in 2019. A short-form video-sharing app, TikTok allows users to create short music clips, lip-sync, dance, and comedy skits through videos with the use of music and audio clips created by users. […]Read More
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, various countries have experienced a national quarantine. Some artists used this time to write songs and encourage their listeners to follow the World Health Organization’s guidelines. The message has been to remain hopeful. This is a list of 10 artists who produced songs about the […]Read More