Antionio Hernández and Camilo Lara could be described as the modern-day dons of Latin music. The two producers better known as Toy Selectah and Mexican Institute of Sound have helped shape, globalise and drive the evolution of modern Latin American music. From the advent of digital Cumbia to subtly infusing modern-day Pop with Latin roots and […]Read more "Compass: Navigating the Global Dancefloor"
There must be something in the water. First there was Control Machete (and of course Toy Selectah) then the whole 3Ball MTY explosion now Monterrey gives us Ezekiel. The young Mexican producer has been making waves in all the right places for his fusion of splintered “bass” styles (dubstep, trap, hip-hop, juke), creating fresh music that manages […]Read more "Ezekiel – Life Begins at Night (Moveltraxx)"
I first came across this project via D/J Rupture’s Mudd Up! blog. Back in November, Nrmal, a Mexican platform for the creative arts/music festival, invited six producers (Algodón Egipcio, Chancha via Circuito, D/J Rupture, Helado Negro, Mumdance & White Rainbow) to Monterrey to indulge in the music of the region. They each worked with Mexican don Toy Selectah […]Read more "Norte Sonoro EP 1 (Nrmal.net)"
Tribal Guarachero, or 3Ball, has been floating about the blog/global bass sphere for a while now and its latest exposure comes in the form of the latest Man Recordings podcast in which label boss Daniel Haaksman interviews Toy Selectah and the Monterrey Tribal collective of DJ Otto, Erick Rincon and Sheeqo Beat before a huge […]Read more "Man Recordings on Tribal Guarachero"