This episode of Hybrid Atlanta features DJ EU, a Puerto Rico-raised and Atlanta-based DJ. He talks about his journey into the DJ industry, his LatinX cultural background, and his experience as the official DJ for Atlanta United FC Team. Created by Paul Alonso, Hybrid Atlanta is a video interview series with […]Read More
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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
The songs of Temporada de Pesca [Fishing Season], the latest album by Martin Guerra, will probably appear on exquisitely curated playlists of Indie Alterlatino. Martin Guerra, a Peruvian musician based in Madrid, has produced an experimental and hybrid album that combines Latin American musical traditions—the Afro-Peruvian being a crucial one—with […]Read More
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
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
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