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UPPER’s back with a new baile funk banger

by Editor | 15th February 2018

UPPER, co-founder of Mexico’s label DaFuture and one of our all-time favourites at MusicMap has returned! It’s been a while without news about him, but he just came back and stronger than ever. His latest track ‘Evolução’ mixes the best of baile funk, club ghetto and future beats to remind us we’re only 33 days […]

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Beastie C is the absolute boy

by Editor | 11th January 2018

From Agrentina’s ABYSS netlabel to MATRACA’s Lima Footwork compilation, last year saw Juke taking a firm foot(work)hold in South America. One of the best examples of this increasing spread was captured on the second volume of Juke MX’s Traxmex comp, which brought together a limber mix of artists from Xalapa’s Eric Uh to Veracruz’s Ma […]

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Mexico

by Editor | 27th May 2016

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 […]

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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.

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(Spanish version below) Today we unveil the patterns and structures that dress the music of Fermin M., better known as Naked Geometry. As his stage name suggests, he’s genuinely attracted to geometric figures, giving an engineer’s point of view to …

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NAAFI

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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 …

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UPPER’s back with a new baile funk banger

by Editor | 15th February 2018

UPPER, co-founder of Mexico’s label DaFuture and one of our all-time favourites at MusicMap has returned! It’s been a while without news about him, but he just came back and stronger than ever. His latest track ‘Evolução’ mixes the best of baile funk, club ghetto and future beats to remind us we’re only 33 days […]

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Soundscape 012: Adrian Be (México)

by Editor | 22nd November 2017

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 …

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