Rhythm and Roots

El Buho – El Tecolote Canta (Antartek Records)

El Tecolote Canta is the new El Buho EP via the purveyors of Latin American futurism Antartek Records. Six tracks of owlbass patching together ambient textures, Latin American vocals and rhythms, flutes, bass and shimmering and bleeping synths…. Read More

Antartek Records Podcast 3: El Buho

A small bit of self-promotion here. The latest Antartek Records podcast has been put together by myself (El Buho) and mixes Latin American folk with electronica from across the spectrum. The mix combines one-off mash-ups, original material and… Read More

Zomby – A Devil Lay Here (Download)

[vodpod id=ExternalVideo.999338&w=425&h=350&fv=widgetid%3Dundefined]Ahead of Zomby’s new album Dedication, which drops via 4AD a week today, you can download a copy of one of the tracks, A Devil Lay Here, from the label themselves. Anticipation is high and this track… Read More

Matanza – Apolinar EP

Chilean andean-techno-shamans Matanza arrive on European shores for the first time next month playing a handful of shows and festivals. To coincide with their arrival the group have released Apolinar, a six track EP available for free download… Read More

Matanza – Chilean ‘Postmodern Folk’

Matanza are a Chilean group bringing Andean folklore into into the twenty first century. They mix traditional Latin American instrumentation like Colombian gaitas and Andean bombo drums with electronic beats and effects, drawing instant parallels to ZZK Records’… Read More

Project:Mooncricle – Stroke Music

Project:Mooncircle, the Berlin based label with a genre mixing global outlook, has teamed uo with Stroke Artfair, offering a sampler to promote the forthcoming thrid edition of the ‘the world’s first and only Urban Art Expo.’ The expo,… Read More

DJ Raff

DJ Raff is a Chilean DJ and producer now living in Barcelona. He produces in the Machine Drum/Glitch Mob/Lucky Me! vein of experimental hip-hop/electronica/dubstep/anything goes. There are a good handful of really great tunes available for free download… Read More

Nicolas Jaar

The latest XLR8R podcast comes from Nicolas Jaar and is one of the freshest mixes I have heard in a while. It spans all manner of BPM, genre and sound, all subtly woven together. Soul, jazz, dub-techno, tango… Read More

Tropic All!

Mexico’s Tropic All collective this week release their first compilation Folclor available for free download from tropicall.mx or via Soundcloud. The group brings together a host of Mexican producers from across the country such as Acorde On, MarĂ­a… Read More