KEXP Suggests: Latin American Music Conference in NYC

New York City is ready to receive once again the festival that showcases musicians from different Spanish-speaking countries, from Argentina to Mexico, and Spain. The best of Latin pop, rock, hip-hop, electronic and raggaeton travels all the way to the big city to celebrate the 11th edition of the Latin American Music Conference, gathering communities from around the world trough artists that can turn any regional sound into an exotic ambiance.

For five days, the festival that takes place in different venues and typical spots around the city, will also be joined by musical leaders from the industry to express in different panels their thoughts on music-making, and also to perform for a large audience; around 35 thousand music lovers attend every year to enjoy the favorites from Latin America.

Starting on July 6th to the 10th, the beats of Latin music will invade New York City, with performances by the amazing, and Chile’s hip-hop queen, Ana Tijoux, who will also be in the opening event; from Mexico, Nortec Collective’s Bostich and Fussible, Mexican Institute of Sound, Jumbo, San Pascualito Rey and Maldita Vecindad; coming from Argentina, Fidel Nadal with the best of reggae sound; and all the way from Barcelona, the experimental sound of El Guincho, The Pink Tones and indie pop’s La Bien Querida. The show will also feature performances from American artists, gathering the best grooves from Ozomatli, Manu Chao, Kinky,Chico Mann, Pacha Massive and ska-rockers, King Chango.

KEXP ‘s DJ Chilly will be covering the event, interviewing some of the best artists. To find out more about this festival that will take place in NYC from this Tuesday to Saturday, visit the LAMC official website, and also, if you are by the area, I recommend you to take a look at the schedule.

Mexican Institute of Sound – Jálale (MP3)

The Pinker Tones – Fugaz (MP3)

Ozomatli – Gay Vatos in Love

Nortec Collective Presents: Bostich & Fussible ‒ Mama Loves Nortec (MP3)

Ana Tijoux – 1977 (MP3)

Pacha Massive – All Good Things

Kinky – Fuego En La Fabrica (MP3)

Manu Chao ‒ Clandestino

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  1. Chris Estey
    Posted July 7, 2010 at 3:04 pm | Permalink

    Wow, this is amazing. You make it sound irresistible, Mariana! So wish I could go out to it. (Great video selections, too, BTW.)

  2. Posted July 7, 2010 at 4:43 pm | Permalink

    Thanks Mariana! I’ll post soon. For now get updates on my Twitter.

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