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‘This Isn’t Goodbye': Gilda, the Cumbia Saint

‘This Isn’t Goodbye': Gilda, the Cumbia Saint

Almost 20 years after her premature death, cumbia singer Gilda still draws crowds of devoted followers, who worship her as a saint. Michalina Kowol speaks to some of them at her shrine in Chacarita.

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The Indy Guide to BA’s Alternative Music Venues (I)

The Indy Guide to BA’s Alternative Music Venues (I)

Luján Gambina explores the best venues for independent music and arts in Buenos Aires. This month, we visit Palermo, Recoleta, and Abasto.

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The Indie Scene: Félix San Martín

The Indie Scene: Félix San Martín

Luján Gambina chats to Córdoba singer-songwriter Félix San Martin about his new album ‘Enero’, playing with music, and organising art festivals in his back yard.

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The Indie List: Album Recommendations for June

The Indie List: Album Recommendations for June

This month, Luján Gambina brings us a handful of albums to discover local indie artists Julio & Agosto, Manuel Onís, and Jimena López Chaplin.

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The Indie Scene: Julián Oroz

The Indie Scene: Julián Oroz

Luján Gambina’s music column, introducing up-and-coming independent bands and musicians in Argentina, continues this month with Julián Oroz.

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The Indie Scene: A Night of Boleros and Love in Parque Chas

The Indie Scene: A Night of Boleros and Love in Parque Chas

Love takes over the night of Parque Chas, with a one-off show of boleros and love songs.

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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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