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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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Suculentón: Improvised Genius

Suculentón: Improvised Genius

Chiara Gnoli catches up with Suculentón, the amazing 15-piece band that impressed the crowds at the last Underground Market with their improvised Latin beats.

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Swing Dancing in Buenos Aires

Swing Dancing in Buenos Aires

Bored of tango? Frances Black offers a round up of the best places to get swinging in Buenos Aires.

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Afrobeat Finds its Groove in Argentina with Guanabana

Afrobeat Finds its Groove in Argentina with Guanabana

Brendan O’Boyle meets up with Guanabana Afrobeat, a quasi-orchestra of local talent helping to bring a relatively unknown genre to the Argentine public one performance at a time.

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UltraBrit Live Sessions: A Must For Rock Fans

UltraBrit Live Sessions: A Must For Rock Fans

Brendan O’Boyle enjoys the first gig of the new UltraBrit Live Sessions series, created to highlight local talent, both established and up-and-coming, inspired by British rock traditions, starting with Richard Coleman.

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Los Monos de la China

Los Monos de la China

Lucy Adler reviews up and coming porteño band, Los Monos de la China, an “acoustic power trio” that is winning over fans with their live performances as they prepare to release their first album.

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Roxana Martínez Zabala – Live Tango and Art

Roxana Martínez Zabala – Live Tango and Art

Roxana Martínez Zabala is described as having “the deep voice that tango deserves” a claim that was thoroughly verified at her recent performance at the National Tango Academy, says Cristina Trujillo.

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Five Minutes With… John Digweed

Five Minutes With… John Digweed

The Indy caught up with renowned British DJ and producer, John Digweed, after his recent Buenos Aires gig to talk about his inspiration, his new abum, and why Argentine fans love him so much.

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