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Merca Bae is set to conquer the world

by Editor | 22nd June 2018

One of our favourite acts at Sónar this year was Merca Bae with his epic session of Latin and contemporary club sounds. The London-based Spaniard has just recently signed with Perth Records and is now on a world tour, setting his sighs beyond the underground. Check this track featuring dancehall vocalist and Dise Records co-founder […]

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Nine up-and-comers who killed it at Primavera Sound 2018

by Editor | 7th June 2018

As expected, the old hands performing at Primavera Sound 2018 proved adept at holding the crowd’s attention. Whether it was Nick Cave’s thousand-mile-stare or Sparks’ ‘Mael Gaze’ (see below), Björk’s bizarre stagecraft or Jane Birkin’s tearful chansons, Skepta’s last minute appearance or hip-hop big guns Tyler, the Creator and A$AP Rocky joining forces, there was […]

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Spain

by Editor | 7th June 2016

Like many mediterranean countries recently, the Spanish music industry has had a bit of a boost thanks to streaming. However, there is still a “serious piracy problem“, and live music is currently suffering  – a lack of Agent of Change policy (like most of Europe) has put an end to some famous venues in the country, […]

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With a generation of young rappers and singers gaining big audiences via YouTube and Instagram, a new wave of producers and beatmakers are broadening the creative horizon of electronic and urban music in Spain. ‘Space Family’ by BSN Posse is the perfect example of how a group that have made a name for themselves producing Juke and Footwork at 160 BPM can also deliver a top quality low tempo beat and still be coherent with their sound. It looks like there are no creative boundaries for a lot of these producers and it’s great to see them bring their own personal feel to the table.

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Having developed his Skygaze profile with a series of EPs on various netlabels, Jaime Tellado has confirmed his status as one of Spain’s most valuable products in terms of downtempo electronic music. Loaded with bright, jazz-influenced collages of sound, Skygaze …

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Insight: Marbella (Alvaro Tobar – Third Culture)

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The city of Marbella, nestled halfway down Spain’s Costa del Sol, is famous for being one of Europe’s most popular resort destinations, providing sun, sea, sand and cerveza to a large seasonal flow of wealthy foreign visitors. What it hasn’t generally been famous for is its music scene. Fortunately, Marbella’s Third Culture collective is flipping …

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merca bae

Merca Bae is set to conquer the world

by Editor | 22nd June 2018

One of our favourite acts at Sónar this year was Merca Bae with his epic session of Latin and contemporary club sounds. The London-based Spaniard has just recently signed with Perth Records and is now on a world tour, setting his sighs beyond the underground. Check this track featuring dancehall vocalist and Dise Records co-founder […]

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Nine up-and-comers who killed it at Primavera Sound 2018

by Editor | 7th June 2018

As expected, the old hands performing at Primavera Sound 2018 proved adept at holding the crowd’s attention. Whether it was Nick Cave’s thousand-mile-stare or Sparks’ ‘Mael Gaze’ (see below), Björk’s bizarre stagecraft or Jane Birkin’s tearful chansons, Skepta’s last minute …

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