Argo is a bass, juke and future beats producer from Xalapa, Mexico. His Malasya EP got our attention for its beautiful accessible beats, influenced by both ambient and jersey club music. Start off with Excite, our track of the day and stream the whole EP on his SoundCloud.Read full article
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MusicMap’s ‘Soundscape’ series is the easiest way to keep up with local music scenes and global trends. Every few weeks we visit a different country and ask a local artist to serve up a mix of the finest sounds from that area. The 12th episode of Soundscape sees us on an excursion to México, home […]Read full article
As is the global trend at the moment, Mexico has seen a decrease in revenue from physical music but an increase in digital. Since 2009 physical music income has almost halved (from $108.1million to $53.6million in 2014), while digital music grew to gross $69.4million. Additionally, there has been a significant increase in revenue from performance rights since […]Read full article
Mexico is another country we have been paying special attention to lately, and we’ve been uncovering tracks of surprising quality and creativity. Finesse Records have been paving the way, releasing some of the best music we’ve heard from Latin America including artists like Naked Geometry, Girl Ultra, Jesse Baez and Teen Flirt amongst others. The amount of beatmakers we’ve been coming across in Mexico is significant too. Producers like UPPER, Basher and Tau are also setting the tone and improving release after release.
Since bursting onto the international scene in 2015 via coverage on nearly every music site you could shake a stick at, NAAFI have turned into a musical collective that blaze trails and set trends. This year the group of DJs and producers have jumped from shows in Mexico City, where the group reside, to MUTEK …