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LIZZ Forges an Imperio for the Future of Chilean Hip-Hop

October 11, 2016

Profiling the fearless rapper, producer, and DJ making waves in Chile’s subversive hip-hop and reggaeton scenes.

Discobres Mix 005: Mezcla Casera

October 4, 2016

A sonic palette and musical energy that could only emanate from this unique stretch of South American soil.

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Power on the Perimeter: A Conversation with Alisú

September 27, 2016

Getting familiar with the musician, designer, and label owner keeping the independent spirit alive and well in Chile.

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New Urban Mythologies: A Conversation with CAO

August 25, 2016

A fascinating interview with the Peruvian artist exploring the mysticism of cities and civilizations through evocative, experimental electronica.

Resist and Remain: An Interview with Mika Martini

August 22, 2016

Speaking with the prolific musician on the last two decades of electronic music in Chile, his outlook for the future in his city, and a home studio synth tour.

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Discobres Mix 004: The Chica

July 12, 2016

The Chica dives into a selection of crunchy techno, tripping electro, and cosmic house that could equally energize and contort any adventurous dance floor.

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Discobres Mix 003: Drogas en VHS

June 27, 2016

The Mexican producer steps briefly aside from his ambient and downtempo works to navigate a vaporous mix of house and techno.

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Inside the Liberated, Organic Electronica of Aoraquï

June 21, 2016

Chile’s Aoraquï weave Renata Anaya’s phonemic vocal improvisation into Daniel Jeffs’ fluid minimal techno.

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Peruvian Folklore Gets an Electronic Treatment on “Sonidos Raíces del Perú”

June 17, 2016

Sounds & Colours joins forces with Vincent Moon for a compilation of reinterpretations of unique sounds from Perú.

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Discobres Mix 002: El Altiplano

May 31, 2016

A cassette mix of retro house gems, woozy vaporwave, and Chilean techno-pop from the folks at No Problema Tapes.

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Plastic Dreams: An Interview with Pablo Salas of No Problema Tapes

May 31, 2016

A look inside Santiago’s small, tenacious label releasing highly sought after limited editions on cassette.

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Discobres Mix 001: 49 hrtz

May 23, 2016

A vinyl-only hour of spaced-out house and machine funk from Santiago’s 49 hrtz.

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“Vescica” by White Sample [Exclusive Track]

May 11, 2016

White Sample brings the full force of his custom modular synthesizers.

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In the Studio with White Sample

May 11, 2016

A studio tour, conversation, and exclusive track by Santiago’s chief operator of modular synths.

Warmi Noise: A Mujeres-Only Compilation of Experimental Music

May 4, 2016

The Cordoba-based label Sudamerica Electrónica has compiled a collection of live and recorded works by women from South America and abroad.

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The Revival of Santiago’s Vinyl Culture

April 20, 2016

New pressing plants, strong cultural hubs, and progressive business owners continue to spur enthusiasm for music on wax.

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Frank Benkho Releases A Trip to the Space [Between]

April 20, 2016

Celebrating a release and navigating the liminal with fellow sonic voyagers Oscar Santis, La Bella Violencia, and audio-visual duo A+.

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Photos: Piknic Électronik with Ricardo Villalobos & Friends

April 20, 2016

The lineup included Perlon labelmate Akufen and local talents Umho and Vale Colvin.

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Pier Bucci on the Traditional Roots of Dance Music

April 19, 2016

The prolific producer also offers a bit of insider history of the Chilean electronic music community.

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“Squeeze” by Lars from Mars (Exclusive Track)

April 19, 2016

A twisted techno joyride by the clang boss.

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A Conversation with clang’s Lars from Mars

April 19, 2016

Catching up with the worldly artist, label head, and traveler about running a multinational record label between Denmark and Chile.

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Parties4Peace: Uniting Electronic Music and Social Activism in Chile

April 19, 2016

How founder Emilie McGlone is helping to promote a culture of peace through a culture of music.