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  • program March 10, 2016

    Dancefloor Dynamite: Future Grooves Today

    Sometimes it’s hard to sit still in the Afropop office. The funkiest, most leg-shakingly infectious music blasts from our speakers on a regular basis. Impromptu dance demonstrations have been known to take place. It’s our mission to share this wealth … Read more »

  • blog July 14, 2015

    Kinky, Los Auténticos Decadentes and Astro at Celebrate Brooklyn!

    The LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) this year took place July 7-11. One of the highlights of the festivities this year was Celebrate Brooklyn’s show at the Prospect Park Bandshell  on July 10, headlined by Mexican techno-funk band Kinky, with … Read more »

  • blog July 6, 2015

    A Brief Guide to LAMC 2015

    Every year, the LAMC (Latin Alternative Music Conference) brings together an incredible lineup of Spanish-speaking musicians in New York. Check out previous Afropop programs on LAMC from 2o11 and 2012 for a taste of some of the outstanding music you’re in … Read more »

  • blog May 22, 2015

    Cristián Heyne, Chilean Electropop Master: A Primer

    In our new show, “Dancefloor Dynamite: Future Grooves Today,” we devote a section to the spectacular Chilean electropop scene. Even though Cristián Heyne only produced one of the three tracks featured, the genre cannot be discussed without mentioning his name. Heyne’s … Read more »

  • review February 19, 2015

    MTV Unplugged

    Kinky first emerged in the late ‘90s as part of a wave of groups from Monterrey that challenged Mexico City’s dominance over the country’s music business. The movement, known as avanzada regia, united bands through regional pride rather than musical … Read more »

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