October Outlook: Argentina
The Panorama Lighthouse is a section that is responsible for highlighting the most important releases in Ibero-America and is published simultaneously in all the media that make up the alliance, thus multiplying its reach and visibility. Every delivery updates us on the struggles in each of our countries, currently going through the reality of COVID-19, and on the news of their musical ecosystems. As we always say, there is much to discover out there. If you want to know what the region sounds like today, this is the place and the time.
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By Juampa Barbero /indie today
October left in its wake a variety of premieres that show the artistic diversity of the Argentine scene. After shimmering in the shadows, music once again occupied the place it had lost on Argentina's cultural agenda: the return of the shows live without restrictions took place on a par with a usual high season of premieres. Below we review some of them.
Bandalos Chinos presented My Party, preview of his third album. It's about a track elegant with hints of funk that raises the expectations of the long-awaited successor of pop paranoid (2020). Starring Peter Lanzani ―whom we saw earlier in the clip of I said your name― The video was filmed at the National Museum of Fine Arts and directed by Tomas Terzano.
Chanel Manconha is the preview of Ca7riel's first solo album to be titled the disk. This sensual R&B ballad alludes to polyamory and free sexuality and was produced by Tomás Sainz and came out together with a video clip directed by Sepia. The musician from Buenos Aires does not let himself be pigeonholed into any genre and demonstrates his irrefutable versatility in each release.
Malena Villa brought together Angela Torres, Axel Fiks, Lara91k and Santiago Motorizado on her new EP not so good. Throughout five songs, the singer and actress crosses various genres without losing her pop essence. The EP came out together with a video directed by Gabriel Bosisio that combines the melodic elegance of his songs with the emotional narrative of the cinematographic story.
telescopes premiered all from afar, the first single of the triad of songs that the Cordovan band will publish until the end of the year. in his new track they sing about the acceptance of distance as something vital in a romantic relationship. The video that accompanied the launch was directed by his faithful collaborator Joaquín Ferrón and produced by Mar Michelotti.
Babasónicos surprised his followers with a single for his next album. the left of the night It is a pop piece with hints of psychedelia that radiates the mystery and sensuality that characterize its proposal. The video was directed by Juan Cabral and starred by Adrián Dárgelos, who once again echoes his acting ingenuity in a story of nocturnal heartbreak.
Santiago Motorized published Songs about a house, four friends and a dog, with the songs he composed for the soundtrack from the revival of the series squatters. throughout 19 tracks, the front man by He killed experiment with folklore, cumbia, tango and rock, adding participations by Vicentico, Sergio Rotman, Anabella Cartollano from Las Ligas Menores, among others.
After captivating us with preview after preview, Nicki Nicole shared her long-awaited second album, Part of me. Made up of 16 songs, the successor to Regards (2019) boasts fascinating collaborations from the likes of Mon Laferte, Bizarrap, Trueno, Rauw Alejandro, among others. Prior to the launch, the Rosario star performed an intimate concert for the emblematic Tiny Desk.
five years after Following, the group from La Plata normA published their fifth studio album made up of nine tracks powerful that blend with darkness and distortion to the adversities of these last two years. titled Cro9uis, the disc It has the special participation of artists consecrated in the national scene of the stature of Fito Páez and Sergio Rotman.
the fugitive, starring Érica Rivas, hit theaters and captivated thousands of viewers. The cast is completed with figures of the stature of Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Daniel Hendler and Cecilia Roth. After catching us Death in Buenos Aires (2014), the filmmaker Natalia Meta will be representing the country at the Oscars with her adaptation of the novel the lesser evil by C.E. Feiling.
Charlie Garcia turned 70 years old and to honor him, several concerts were held in different parts of the City of Buenos Aires. One of the unexpected moments of the day was the appearance of the musician himself at the Kirchner Cultural Center. Accompanied by Fito Páez, Fernando Samalea, Hilda Lizarazu, Rosario Ortega, Zorrito Von Quintiero and more, he performed some of his greatest hits.
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