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  • review May 20, 2016

    Novíssima Música Brasileira

    Apart from the United States, the only other country in the Western Hemisphere that listens to more of its own homegrown music than imported international music is Brazil. Some of this can be attributed to the fact that, with over … Read more »

  • blog July 7, 2015

    Amplificador’s New Brazil Compilation

    Brazilian journalist Marcelo Monteiro made us an exclusive mix of New Music From the Brazilian Underground back in February. Monteiro’s blog Amplificador is now releasing a compilation called Amplificador: Novissima Musica Brasileira–The Brazilian 10’s Generation, which is available for preorder … 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 May 4, 2015

    Quema Quema Quema

    Remember four or five years ago, when American indie pop was all warm and shimmery and earnest? Remember the high, yearning vocals and pretty, delicate guitars? Since then, many (like me) may have grown cold, cynical and grumpy. Yet, if … Read more »

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