“I can’t imagine making music during any other time. Genres are constantly reinventing themselves and I feel lucky to have so many contemporaries that are pushing the boundaries on the music that I love.”
Lange talks Florida’s “bizarre Paradise,” past band tours through Japan, and what exactly being “Young, Latin and Proud” means to him. Catch his performance at Ruido Fest this afternoon!
Promoting their second album, Nation II Nation, I got to talk with A Tribe Called Red about their music, videos, spirituality and identity before their Sunday set here in Chicago.
One of the most experimental, innovative and important producers to date, K-the-I??? sets forth a two disc journey across contemporary plains of uncharted dance-noise terrain.
In this kaleidoscope vision of Argentina, we see the entire world for all its error, humor and mystery presented in four shorts directed by Maria Verónica Ramirez tying in the artistic range of several graphic artists in a madcap vision of modernity.
Using story box, toy theaters and incredible cantastoria song mixed with unique wooden puppets, this work moves along with poised craftsmanship and artistry, all fitting well within a world of matchbox wonder.
By Jose Luis Benavides on April 10, 2013
Beating PC is a great electro-house, techno-tinged release full of brooding, experimentally edging moments that remind you of an era of house music long lost and forgotten.
Modern Italian funkers, Mop Mop take on African rhythms on their hit release, Isle of Magic.
Amara Betty Martin talks Q4 and EMPACT!, a fundraiser for the Chicago Women’s Health Center.
A quiet song of Algerian refugee camp community, family and discovery.
Latin sounds and pop-processing on Jose Luis Pardo produced Los Exilios, Cuban American affirmation, Panamericano.
By Jose Luis Benavides on February 18, 2013
Northern Automatic Music drops out of the sky like a meteor over a Russian city, catch Panda Riot’s release party for the LP, Feb. 22 at The Hideout.