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La Salsera: The Home of Salsa in the City of Tango

La Salsera: The Home of Salsa in the City of Tango

It doesn’t have to be all about tango in Buenos Aires. Annie Bacher says the Latin rhythms at La Salsera draws a mixed crowd of locals and foreigners united by the desire to dance.

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Out Now: ‘Un Nuevo Amanecer’ by Los Mersey Mustards

Out Now: ‘Un Nuevo Amanecer’ by Los Mersey Mustards

Hugh Stanley reviews the latest album by Córdoba band Los Mersey Mustards, a respectful homage to 1960s British rock and roll.

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The Indy Eye: RoBOt Festival BA 2015

The Indy Eye: RoBOt Festival BA 2015

Indy photographers Katie McCutcheon and Michalina Kowol were at the Usina del Arte in La Boca this weekend to cover the first full edition of RoBOt Festival Buenos Aires.

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Italy’s RoBOt Festival Lands in Buenos Aires

Italy’s RoBOt Festival Lands in Buenos Aires

RoBOt Festival, an event dedicated to digital art and electronic music, is coming to Buenos Aires for its first edition this weekend.

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The Indie Scene: Julián Mourin

The Indie Scene: Julián Mourin

Luján Gambina will introduce us to different artists from the thriving independent music scene in Buenos Aires. This month: soulful singer-songwriter Julián Mourin.

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Out Now: ‘Orcas’ by Lulacruza

Out Now: ‘Orcas’ by Lulacruza

Annie Bacher talks to Colombian/Argentine electro-folk duo Lulacruza about their latest album, ‘Orcas’, and the evolution of their musical partnership.

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Music and Dictatorship: The Cultural Legacy of ‘El Proceso’

Music and Dictatorship: The Cultural Legacy of ‘El Proceso’

Cameron McPhedran analyses the social and political role of rock and roll, punk, and heavy metal in Argentina during the last dictatorship.

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Rap in Buenos Aires: The Golden Age of the Masters of Ceremony

Rap in Buenos Aires: The Golden Age of the Masters of Ceremony

In every corner of Buenos Aires and its metropolitan area, rap culture thrives. Manuel Cullen learned that, when push comes to shove, it’s not not about cumbia or rock, but rap.

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A ‘Musical Assassin': Greg Dulli Comes to Buenos Aires

A ‘Musical Assassin': Greg Dulli Comes to Buenos Aires

On the eve of the long-awaited first gig in Buenos Aires, Stephan Phelan speaks to Greg Dulli, frontman of The Afghan Whigs, about his life, musical evolution, and his love of Piazzolla.

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Introducing Chaski Pum: An Electro-Cumbia Pioneer

Introducing Chaski Pum: An Electro-Cumbia Pioneer

Sam Pothecary catches up with Chaski-Pum, one of Argentina’s pioneers in the electro-cumbia genre.

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